Eine eem- und frühweichselzeitliche Abfolge im Tagebau Schöningen, Landkreis Helmstedt

Brigitte Urban, Harald Elsner, Adam Hölzer, Dietrich Mania & Barbara Albrecht
In the Eastern Lower Saxony lignite area close to Helmstedt, huge deposits of Eemian age have been exposed during 1985 —1987. A channel of several hundred meters of extend, filled with autochtonous and partly allochtonous carbonate-silt-peat sequences, might reflect the early riverbed of a creek, running only a few meters beside the nowaday brook "Mißaue".The loose kind of travertine sediments were rich in wood-remains, fruits, seeds, shells of molluscs and mosses. The pollenanalytic results reflect...