Der Rodderberg-Krater bei Bonn

Ludwig Zöller, Ulrich Hambach, Henrik Blanchard, Stefanie Fischer, Sven Köhne & Rüdiger Stritzke
The Middle Pleistocene Rodderberg Volcanic Complex south of the city of Bonn, Germany, probably bears a most valuable climate archive of regional and supra-regional relevance. It rests on top of the “younger Main Terrace” of the river Rhine, which was deposited during the early Middle Pleistocene. The central crater of the Rodderberg is preserved as a closed depression until present and is surrounded by an almost continuous rampart built from scoria and tephra. A 55...