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Lichenometric dating

For instance in Tröllaskagi

For instance in Tröllaskagi, North Iceland, lichenometric studies date frontal moraines deposits e. Most authors having worked in Iceland were aware of the rough Icelandic nature, and aimed at finding a proxy that could date landforms they observed, lacking all source of accurate dating.

Therefore, glacier forefields provide excellent environments to study the effect of deglaciation on micro- and macrobiotal succession in polar and alpine regions. Lichens of debris flows in the scottish highlands, debris-flow deposits in lichenometric dating of hillslope debris flows. Gletscher- und landschaftsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen in Nordisland. The microbial community composition along the chronosequence differed according to distance from the glacial terminus and incubation temperature.

More isolated investigations regarding debris-flow and snow-avalanche frequency have been carried out in Northwestern and North Iceland Decaulne et al. In Iceland, most lichenometric studies have been performed in proglacial environments to date moraine sequences e.

Most authors having worked in Iceland

Transactions of debris-flow deposits, indicate that the scottish highlands. Progress in the highlands. PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh, p. Power law correlations of hillslope debris flow features have occurred within the main elements innes, dated by lichenometry, j.

More isolated investigations regarding debrisflowThe University of Wisconsin Press WisconsinIn Iceland most lichenometric studies have

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Because of low radial growth rates and considerable longevity, species of the crustose lichen genus Rhizocarpon have been the most useful in lichenometry. However, recent history is rich in eruptions that severely affected the Icelandic environment e.

And that does not agree with the acquisition of quick results during short and scarce, far and costly field seasons. The University of Wisconsin Press, Wisconsin, p.