Aquatic Transitions paper

wires water 2017Members of PAGES' Aquatic Transitions working group discuss the importance of understanding how lake systems have and will continue to function when subjected to multiple stressors, in a paper recently published in WIREs Water.

Written by Keely Mills et. al, "Deciphering long-term records of natural variability and human impact as recorded in lake sediments: a palaeolimnological puzzle" explains how a paleolimnological approach is a powerful tool for better understanding and managing global aquatic resources.

Lake sediments are an important archive of how drivers have changed through time, and how these impacts manifest in lake systems. Paleolimnological archives offer the only insight into both natural variability (i.e. driven by climate and intrinsic lake processes) and the impact of people.

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