Site - Laguna de Fuente de Piedra


Laguna de Fuente de Piedra

Lake   geoscience   E -4.769, N 37.109  
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Description

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, is a shallow saline lake (0.7 m mean depth). The basin has evolved by dissolution-induced subsidence in relation to the local lithology, which is mainly composed of evaporitic formations. As an endorheic basin with low water depth this setting is hydro-sensitive and is supposed to show quick responses to variability in the water balance.

Campaigns

  • Coring campaign (Campillos area) (2013)

    Percussion drilling was performed along the shore with max. core recovery of 14 m and by Russian Coring a max. core of 1.5 m has been recovered from the lake centre.


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