Pleistocene loess deposits and mollusc assemblages in the Eastern Pre-Alps

Christa Frank, Birgit Terhorst, Bodo Damm, Christine Thiel, Manfred Frechen & Robert Peticzka
In comparison to other areas in low mountain regions, the widespread occurrence and thickness of loess is impressive in the northern Vienna Forest. Due to differences in grain size, it is obvious that the loess deposits of the Hagenbach Valley deviate from those of other locations. In comparison to the results of Krems and Stillfried, the loess of the Hagenbach Valley has a pronounced maximum in the sand fraction reflecting an essential influence of the...