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This is another core from Round Lake in Chippewa County in northwestern Wisconsin. Round Lake is a soft water, drainage lake. As with Moose Lake, the diatom community responded early in the development phase. Although some slight improvement in water qual
As a sidelight: In all of Paul Garrison’s cores from around the state he noticed that an expansion of the macrophyte community occurs with the early development of the watershed. For example,in Moose Lake this occurred around 1915.
(Paul Garrison, Journal of Paleolimnology, Use of paleolimnology to document the effect of lake shoreland development on water quality)