Landscape and land evaluation excursion through SW-Germany 2003Research areas: Germany, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Excursions: Australia, China, Germany, Hungary, Morocco, Thailand (NE-part)
The "Landscape and land evaluation excursion through SW-Germany" was organized by the Institute of Soil Science and Land Evaluation of the Hohenheim University and led by Karl Stahr. The excursion covers most of SW-Germany's petrography and soil inventory. The following pictures underline the high landscape and soil variability of SW-Germany (Baden-Württemberg).
Figure 1: The lower terrace (Pleistocene - Würm glaciation) west of Mörsch (left). Luvisol from gravel on lower terrace position near Mörsch (right).
Figure 2: View from the Schliffkopf Mountain (Black Forest) (left). Stagnosol from solifluction debris consisting of sandstone fragments (Triassic Buntsandstein formation) on the Schliffkopf Mountain (right).
Figure 3: River channel of the Rhine river near Au (top); Gleysol from fluvial sediments (bottom, left); Fluvisol from fluvial sediments (bottom right).
Figure 4: Black forest near Klosterreichenbach (left); Podzol from talus deposits consisting of sandstone fragments of the Triassic Buntsanstein formation (right).
Figure 5: Acrisol from limestone (Upper Jurassic) near Tauchenweiler.
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