Quartärgeologisch-tephrostratigraphische Neuaufnahme und Interpretation des Pleistozänprofils Kärlich

Christel Van Den Bogaard, Paul Van Den Bogaard & Hans-Ulrich Schmincke
The Quaternary sedimentary sequence of the Kärlich clay pit (F.R.G.) represents a key Pleistocene section in Central Europe: (a) Rhine and Moselle terrace sediments record the young tectonic uplift of the Paleozoic Rhenish Shield, (b) loess and paleosol strata reflect Late Quaternary climatic changes, (c) artefact horizons document an extended history of early man in the Middle Rhine area, and (d) numerous intercalated tephra layers — derived from explosive eruptions in the East Eifel volcanic...