Reference : Development and application of high-resolution petrography on resin-impregnated Holocene...
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Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Multidisciplinary, general & others
Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Earth sciences & physical geography
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/37381
Development and application of high-resolution petrography on resin-impregnated Holocene peat columns to detect and analyse tephras, cryptotephras, and other materials
English
De Vleeschouwer, François [> > > >]
van Vliet-Lanoe, Brigitte [> > > >]
Fagel, Nathalie mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de géologie > Argiles, géochimie et environnements sédimentaires >]
Richter, Thomas [> > > >]
Boes, Xavier [> > > >]
2008
Quaternary International
Pergamon Press - An Imprint of Elsevier Science
178
54-67
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1040-6182
Oxford
United Kingdom
[en] tephra ; impregnation technique ; peatbog
[en] We describe the potential for high-resolution detection, observation and chemical analysis of tephras and cryptotephras in freeze-dried and resin-impregnated peat sections. Special attention is drawn to tephra grain alteration products, sensitive to standard lab treatment, but preserved using an impregnation technique developed here. Resulting blocks and thin sections provide a continuous archive of tephras that can be investigated through a wide range of non-destructive techniques encompassing polarising and fluorescence microscopy, scanning electron microscopy with/without elemental analysis, and XRF-based core scanning. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd and INQUA. All rights reserved.
Fonds pour la formation à la Recherche dans l'Industrie et dans l'Agriculture (Communauté française de Belgique) - FRIA ; Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (Communauté française de Belgique) - F.R.S.-FNRS
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/37381
10.1016/j.quaint.2006.12.021
The authors thank Elsevier for their authorisation.

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