Pollen counts of sediment core MFM6


In recent years enormous success has been achieved in varve counting of the Eifel maar lakes, but a detailed correlation with the biostratigraphy has been missing. In this paper, we present new palynological results of the Lateglacial sequences from Holzmaar Lake and Meerfelder Maar Lake based on annually laminated sediments. In particular, the Meerfelder Maar has great potential, because, in contrast to the Holzmaar, the sequence between the Ulmener Maar Tephra (11 000 varve years BP) and the Laacher See Tephra (12 880 varve years BP) including the Younger Dryas is undisturbed and complete. Therefore, we currently use the Meerfelder Maar chronology (Brauer et al., 1999b) as an independent varve calendar for the biostratigraphy of the Lateglacial. The palynological signals of both maar lakes are in good agreement and can easily be correlated with one another and with type sections/type regions in northwestern Germany and Jutland. The sequences of the Eifel maar lakes have the quality of hypostratotypes with regional biozones based on an absolute time scale.

Supplement to: Litt, Thomas; Stebich, Martina (1999): Bio- and chronostratigraphy of the Lateglacial in the Eifel region, Germany. Quaternary International, 61(1), 5-16

DOI https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.59877
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.1016/S1040-6182(99)00013-0
Related Identifier http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/detail/isbn/9783443642327
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.59877
Creator Litt, Thomas; Stebich, Martina
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2001
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Dataset; Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 17794 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (6.750 LON, 50.100 LAT); Germany