Die jungpleistozänen Löß-Deckschichten der Braunkohlentagebaue der Braunschweigischen Kohlenbergwerke (BKB) zwischen Helmstedt und Schöningen

Karl-Ulrich Brosche & Michael Walther
Several multi-sectional loess profiles in the open-cast mines Treue, Helmstedt and Alversdorf, belonging to the Brunswick coalmines near Helmstedt, were described, interpreted and dated. Up to 4 tundra gleys were distinguished in the completest Upper Würm profiles. It is possible to correlate them with the Upper Wurm classification by Rohdenburg & Meyer (1966). 1—1,2 metre thick Middle Würm loesses were found for the first time in the area on the northern edge of the loess...