The Holocene history of a tropical high-altitude lake in central Mexico

@article{Caballero2020TheHH,
  title={The Holocene history of a tropical high-altitude lake in central Mexico},
  author={Margarita Caballero and Edyta Zawisza and Margorie Hern{\'a}ndez and Socorro Lozano-Garc{\'i}a and Juan Pablo Ruiz-Cordova and Matthew Neal Waters and Beatriz Ortega Guerrero},
  journal={The Holocene},
  year={2020},
  volume={30},
  pages={865 - 877}
}
High-altitude lakes are sensitive to modern and past climate changes. Given their low-water temperatures, alkalinity, and nutrient levels, small climatic differences can strongly affect their water chemistry, and/or biodiversity. In central Mexico, there are only two high-altitude lakes, and both are within the crater of the Nevado de Toluca volcano. Here, we present a paleolimnological record from one of these lakes: La Luna. Previous paleoenvironmental work showed that it was sensitive to the… 

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