Green, J. D., & Lowe, D. J. (1992). The lore of lakes. New Zealand Science Monthly, 3, 8–9.
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Studies of lakes and their many layers of silt and sediment can tell us a great deal, from centuries-old deforestation practices to the climate changes over thousands of years. The study of the history of lake ecosystems is a fast developing field known as palaeolimnology.
This article is published in the New Zealand Science Monthly.