Klimazeugen des periglazialen Dauerfrostbodens in Mittel- und Westeuropa: Ein Beitrag zur Rekonstruktion des Klimas der Glaziale des quartären Eiszeitalters

Karlheinz Kaiser
Certain periglacial phenomena (ice-wedges, cryoturbations, patterned ground, pingos) are critically investigated with respect to their outer appearance as well as to the causes of their formation, but especially how far they might be used as indicators of an old permafrost. The results for Central and Western Europe have been mapped according to our actual status of knowledge. The attempts hitherto made to reconstruct the climate of the Quaternary glacial periods, have been thoroughly checked. A...