Weichselzeitlicher Löß als Rohstoff für die landwirtschaftliche Rekultivierung im Rheinischen Braunkohlentagebau

Rainer Schmidt & Armin Skowronek
Since the 19th century in the Rhine Browncoal Area large lands are eliminated for agricultural treatment and reclaimed after the coal-mining. Because of the abundant loess in the Lower Rhine Basin it is possible to reclaim agricultural lands with good soil qualities. Soil physical/-chemical properties are shown by the investigation of a loess profile in the browncoal mine Garzweiler 1. It provides a valuation for the aptitude o f the loess. With these results it...