Site - Laguna de Medina


Laguna de Medina

Lake   geoscience   E -6.054, N 36.619  
c3 z2

Description

Laguna de Medina is a small and shallow endorheic lake in southern Spain. During 2 coring campaigns in Sep. 2014 and Mar. 1015, a 25.7 long core from the centre of the lake was retrieved. The record covers the last 9.500 years and shows 3 dirfferent phases of sedimentation which reflect the climate very well.

Campaigns

  • Coring campaign Sept. 2014 (2014)

    Start of the coring campaign in the Laguna de Medina resulted in a 21 m long sediment core. Next to this, several ramp core were retrieved.
  • Coring campaign Mar. 2015 (2015)

    The second coring campaign in the Laguna de Medina to extend the former retrieved core. This resulted in a composite length of a 26.65 m sediment core. Next to this, lake surface and soil catchment samples were taken to link the modern processes to the palaeoprocesses.


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