Published: 23 Sep 2014
The Varves Working Group (VWG) is now welcoming contributions to its online Varve Image Portal, which summarizes existing varve images around the world.
The portal includes examples of seasonal sedimentary successions, specific sediment components, and structures of varved sediments. Different varve types from all continents are visualised by macroscopic, microscopic, and X-radiographic images with corresponding metadata.
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Published: 19 Sep 2014
Members of the C-PEAT working group have published a special issue in The Holocene on peatland carbon dynamics in the circum-Arctic region during the Holocene.
The articles provide a regional syntheses of major peatland regions, case studies at individual sites, novel approaches to investigating peatland carbon dynamics, and address important peatland processes. Some of this work emerged from a PAGES-supported meeting in Pennsylvania in 2013.
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