Event layers in the Japanese Lake Suigetsu ‘ SG 06 ’ sediment core : description , interpretation and climatic implications

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Event layers in lake sediments are indicators of past extreme events, mostly the results of floods or earthquakes. Detailed characterisation of the layers allows the discrimination of the sedimentation processes involved, such as surface runoff, landslides or subaqueous slope failures. These processes can then be interpreted in terms of their triggering… (More)

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