Post-eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the Samoan sedimentary record

Post-eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the... J Paleolimnol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-018-0035-y OR IGINAL PAPER Post-eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the Samoan sedimentary record . . . . . A. Fepuleai S. J. Gale N. A. Wales S. P. L. McInerney K. K. Lal B. V. Alloway Received: 27 July 2017 / Accepted: 25 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The two largest islands of the Samoan post-eruptive sedimentology of volcanic calderas and chain, Savai’i and Upolu, possess almost 400 volcanic maars is relatively well-established, that of crater cones. Their craters form enclosed, internally drained lakes remains poorly understood. The volcanic edifice basins that potentially retain long, detailed and of Mount Lanoto ¯ in southeast Upolu was selected for uninterrupted sedimentary sequences. Because of the investigation. The form of the volcano and its crater sparsity, fragmentary nature and low temporal resolu- are typical of those observed across the island. The tion of records of environmental change from the sediments retained in the crater are composed largely tropical Pacific, these deposits have the potential to fill of plant-organic-rich muds that display little visible an important gap in our knowledge of global climatic evidence of stratigraphic variation. Mineral magnetic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Paleolimnology Springer Journals

Post-eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the Samoan sedimentary record

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
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Earth Sciences; Paleontology; Sedimentology; Climate Change; Physical Geography; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Geology
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0921-2728
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1573-0417
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10.1007/s10933-018-0035-y
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J Paleolimnol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-018-0035-y OR IGINAL PAPER Post-eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the Samoan sedimentary record . . . . . A. Fepuleai S. J. Gale N. A. Wales S. P. L. McInerney K. K. Lal B. V. Alloway Received: 27 July 2017 / Accepted: 25 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The two largest islands of the Samoan post-eruptive sedimentology of volcanic calderas and chain, Savai’i and Upolu, possess almost 400 volcanic maars is relatively well-established, that of crater cones. Their craters form enclosed, internally drained lakes remains poorly understood. The volcanic edifice basins that potentially retain long, detailed and of Mount Lanoto ¯ in southeast Upolu was selected for uninterrupted sedimentary sequences. Because of the investigation. The form of the volcano and its crater sparsity, fragmentary nature and low temporal resolu- are typical of those observed across the island. The tion of records of environmental change from the sediments retained in the crater are composed largely tropical Pacific, these deposits have the potential to fill of plant-organic-rich muds that display little visible an important gap in our knowledge of global climatic evidence of stratigraphic variation. Mineral magnetic

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Journal of PaleolimnologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 5, 2018

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