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Main Title A paleolimnological comparison of Burntside and Shagawa Lakes, Northeastern Minnesota /
Author Bradbury, J. Platt
CORP Author Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Limnological Research Center. ;Geological Survey, Denver, Colo.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., Oreg. Marine and Freshwater Ecology Branch.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA-600/3-78-004; CONTRIB-155
Stock Number PB-278 298
OCLC Number 03793670
Subjects Paleolimnology--Minnesota--Burntside Lake. ; Paleolimnology--Minnesota--Shagawa Lake.
Additional Subjects Limnology ; Primary biological productivity ; Burntside Lake ; Shagawa Lake ; Water pollution abatement ; Algae ; Diatoms ; Sediments ; Vegetation ; Stratigraphy ; Concentration(Composition) ; Cores ; Pollen ; Calcium ; Magnesium ; Sodium ; Potassium ; Iron ; Manganese ; Phosphorus ; Nitrogen ; Chlorides ; Sulfates ; Minnesota ; Paleolimnology ; Eutrophication
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NTIS  PB-278 298 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation x, 51 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Abstract The paleolimnological records of Burntside and Shagawa Lakes in Northeastern Minnesota reveal that these two adjacent lakes have been limnologically distinct for many years prior to the late 19th century activities of white men that polluted Shagawa Lake. Although both lakes occur within the same vegetation type and share much of their water, the diatom stratigraphy of their bottom sediments indicates that Burntside Lake was less productive in its natural state than Shagawa Lake. The causes for this natural difference are not clearly known, but differences in relative size of drainage area and in bedrock geology may be responsible. The results of this study show that paleolimnological studies may provide better comparative information for lake rehabilitation programs than do biological and chemical analyses of contemporary unpolluted water bodies.
Notes P.O. no. 04J1PO-0605. Includes bibliographical references (pages 47-50).
Place Published Corvallis, Ore.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Geological Survey, Denver, Colo.
Access Notes Also available on the Internet. Viewed: 12/27/2006.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development. ; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Ecological research ; EPA-600/3-78-004.
PUB Date Free Form 1978
Series Title Untraced Ecological research series ; EPA-600/3-78-004
NTIS Prices PC A04/MF A01
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20170830060719
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23:600/3-78-004
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01979cam 2200457Ii 45010