a point to start for lake sediments might be here:
LENG, M.J., LAMB A.L., HEATON T.H.E., MARSHALL J.D., WOLFE B.B., JONES M.D, HOLMES J.A. and ARROWSMITH C. 2005.
Isotopes in lake sediments. In: Leng M. J. (ed.). Isotopes in Palaeoenvironmental Research. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 148-176 pp.
M.J. Leng, J.D. Marshall / Quaternary Science Reviews 23 (2004) 811–831
Am 14.08.2013 um 03:49 schrieb Julie Lebreton-Anberree:
> Dear all,
> I plan to sample Miocene lake sediments for O and C stable isotope analysis of CaCO3 (the sediment is a carbonate rich silty clay). I looked in geochemistry textbooks, in papers, but I found nowhere the best way to preserve the sediments.
> I read in the archives of this list that for organic sediments, the best way to preserve them is to freeze them, but does this also apply to inorganic sediments? I assumed that sealable bags was enough, but I may be very wrong.
> Thank you for any help and advice you could provide.
> Best regards,
> Julie Lebreton Anberree
> PhD student
> Chinese Academy of Science
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