Classification of lacustrine sediments based on sedimentary components

@article{Schnurrenberger2003ClassificationOL,
  title={Classification of lacustrine sediments based on sedimentary components},
  author={Douglas W. Schnurrenberger and James M. Russell and Kerry R. Kelts},
  journal={Journal of Paleolimnology},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={141-154}
}
This paper introduces a flexible sediment classification scheme for modern and ancient lake sediments employed at the Limnological Research Center, University of Minnesota. Our classification scheme emphasizes the macroscopic structure and microscopic components of the sedimentary matrix (clastic, chemical and biological) and can be applied to a wide range of lacustrine settings. Such a classification scheme is necessary to i) facilitate communication and collaboration between the highly… 

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