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Supplementary R script for manuscript 'Digital image analysis of outcropping sediments: comparison to photospectrometric data from Quaternary Loess deposits at Sanovita (Romania) and Achenheim (France)' SFB806 doi

Supplementary R script for a manuscript. The script facilitates automatic drawing of a representative outcrop from colour data (L*, a*, b*).
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Bayesian age models of Luminescence data


The Stalac loess-paleosol sequence: pIRIR dating of polymineral fine grains and component analysis investigating dose dependency on quartz fine grains

Preliminary luminescence ages of the Stalac section are presented and challenges within the quartz SAR measurements are discussed.
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Is there a causal link between sea level, permafrost zone advances and Pleistocene climate evolution?

Since Milanković postulated casual links between orbitaly controlled insolation change sand (Pleistocene) climate dynamics, the global palaeoclimate community has made significant progress in the understanding the numerous important patterns and shifts in late Cenozoic climate variation. However, the cause of events such as the middle Pleistocene transition, the mid Brunhes event, and changes in the expression of interglacials over time remain largely enigmatic.A potential answer to some of these unsolved...

Towards modelling of loess-paleosol sequence formation

A simple modelling approach of loess-paleosol sequences combining both local insolation (as represented by a combination of precession and obliquity; p-0.5t) and a global climate signal (represented by the LR04 benthic oxygen isotope stack) is presented. Aim is the combination of these signals and the setting of threshold values to mimic loess-paleosol formation in the Pannonian Basin. As a good fit dies not necessarily imply a causal link, results require critical discussion.

Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of loess-paleosol sequences in Serbia and Hungary - first luminescence data Spatial

Paleoenvironmental conditions in southeastern Europe may be important for modern human migration investigated within the CRC 806 “Our way to Europe”. Results of a multi-proxy approach on loess-paleosol sequences is presented.
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Danube loess – paleoenvironmental record and potential eastern European corridor for the dispersal of modern humans Spatial

An international and interdisciplinary team is working on different proxy data for the paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the last glacial cycle as recorded by loess and similar terrestrial deposits. Our group focuses on loess sections, archaeological open air sites and cave sediments. The major topic is the environmental background of migration pathways of Anatomically Modern Humans (AMH) from Africa into Europe. We focus on Early Upper Palaeolithic sites in selected morphological positions....
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Sedimentological dynamics of the Orlovat loess-paleosol sequence (Northern Serbia) show both local and regional paleoenvironmental fluctuations Spatial

The last glacial cycle as recorded in the Orlovat loess section (Northern Serbia) gives insight into both local and regional paleoenvironmental conditions. The Orlovat section is a unique section in the Carpathian Basin and it is characterized by irregularities in sedimentology, magnetic susceptibility, geochemistry and other paleoproxies. Therefore the local conditions need to be understood before making claims on a regional scale. Especially the grain size distribution indicates that the Orlovat site was...

Paleoenvironmental change as derived from loess sediment properties: Examples of last glacial loess sites from the Carpathian Basin Spatial

The project B1 within the CRC 806 “Our way to Europe” focuses on the "Eastern Trajectory" of modern human migration from Africa into Europe. The Middle East, and SE Europe constitute the principal areas to be investigated. SE Europe has become a special research focus since two early Homo sapiens individuals have been found at Oase Cave in the southern Banat. The fossils lack any stratigraphic context; cultural and environmental circumstances of these findings have remained unclear. In the...
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Dust deposition during the Early Holocene on the loess plateaus of the Vojvodina region in Northern Serbia

The Northern Serbian province of Vojvodina is a lowland area encompassing the confluence of the Danube, Sava, Tisa (Tisza), Drava, Morava and Tamiš (Temes, Timi ̧s) rivers, which separate several remnant loess plateaus. Loess sediments in the Vojvodina region are among the oldest and most complete loess-paleosol formations in Europe. These thick sequences contain a detailed paleoclimatic record since the Early Pleistocene. The better preservation of Serbian loess-paleosol...
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Concurrent and opposed environmental trends during the last climatic cycle between the Carpathian Basin and the Black Sea coast: evidence from high resolution enviromagnetic records from late glacial loess providing millennial environmental fluctuations

Aeolian dust sediments (loess) are beside marine/lacustrine sediments, speleothemes and arctic ice cores the key archives for the reconstruction of the Quaternary palaeoenvironment in the Eurasian continental mid-latitudes. The Eurasian loess-belt has its western end in the Middle (Carpathian) and the Lower Danube Basin where one can find true loess plateaus dating back more than one million years and comprising a semi-continuous record of Pleistocene environmental change. The loess-palaeosol sequences...
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OSL & pIRIR290 dating of the Stalac loess profile, Serbia

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