Transgression und Umlagerung im Gebiet des Helgoland-Riffs

Friedrich Wunderlich
In the Helgoland-Riff area (Pleistocene relict material), profiles were investigated by sediment echo sounder and side-scan sonar. Samples were taken on the profile lines by-grab sampler, dredges and vibro-coring. A usually thin cover of recent deposits overlies subrecent and fossil sediments with an often sharp, erosion discontinuity plane. Sediments of marine facies, tidal flat and brackish facies, as well as peat. Pleistocene melt water sand and morainic material were found. At present, the investigated area...