Limnogeology: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities A Tribute to Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch

This book honors the career of Professor Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch who was a pioneer and leader in the field of limnogeology since the 1980s. Her work was instrumental in guiding students and professionals in the field until her untimely death in 2016. This collection of chapters was written by...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Rosen, Michael R. (Editor), Finkelstein, David B. (Editor), Park Boush, Lisa (Editor), Pla-Pueyo, Sila (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2021, 2021
Edition:1st ed. 2021
Series:Syntheses in Limnogeology
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter7. Ecological response of ostracodes (Arthropoda, Crustacea) to lake level fluctuations in the EoceneGreen River Formation, Fossil Basin, Wyoming, USA
  • Chapter8. History of Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA, since the termination of Lake Bonneville
  • Chapter9. What’s new about the old Bonneville Basin? Fresh insights about the modern Limnogeology of Great Salt Lake
  • Chapter10. Middle Holocene hydrologic changes catalyzed by river avulsion in Big Soda Lake, Nevada, USA
  • Chapter11. Diatom record of Holocene moisture variability in the San Bernardino Mountains, California, USA
  • Chapter12. A 12,000 year diatom-based palaeoenvironmental record from Lago de Zirahuén, Mexico
  • Chapter13. Sedimentary record of the Zacapu Basin, Michoacán, México and implications for P’urhépecha Culture during the Pre-Classic and Post-Classic Periods
  • Chapter14. Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Upper Pleistocene to Holocene Lake Chalco drill cores (Mexico Basin)
  • Chapter15. Submarine groundwater discharge as a catalyst for eodiagenetic carbonate cements within marine sedimentary basins
  • Part5. South America
  • Chapter16. Reconstructing paleoenvironmental conditions through integration of paleogeography, stratigraphy, sedimentology, mineralogy, and stable isotope data of lacustrine carbonates—an example from early Middle Triassic strata of southwest Gondwana, Cuyana Rift, Argentina
  • Part6. Asia
  • Chapter17. Modern sedimentary systems of Qinghai Lake
  • Chapter18. Freshwater microbialites in Early Jurassic fluvial strata of the Pranhita-Godavari Gondwana Basin, India
  • Part1. Introduction
  • Chapter1. Introduction to limnogeology: progress, challenges, and opportunities—A tribute to Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch
  • Part2. African Lake
  • Chapter2. Modern and ancient animal traces in the extreme environments of Lake Magadi and Nasikie Engida, Kenya rift valley
  • Part3. European lakes
  • Chapter3. Lake level fluctuations and allochthonous lignite deposition in the Eocene pull-apart basin “Prinz von Hessen” (Hesse, Germany) - A palynological study
  • Chapter4. How changes of past vegetation and human impact are documented in lake sediments: Paleoenvironmental research in Southwestern Germany, a review
  • Chapter5. Large-scale slumps and associated resedimented deposits in Miocene lake basins from SE Spain
  • Chapter6. Lacustrine and fluvial microbialites in the Neogene of the Ebro Basin, Spain: a summary of up to date knowledge
  • Part4. North America