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Meerfelder Maar

Country: Germany
Region: West Eifel Volcanic Field
Varve Category: mixed varves
Archive Type: lacustrine sediments
Lake Type: volcanic (maar)
Maximum Depth: 18
Catchment Area: 1.27
Surface Area: 0.248
Elevation: 336
Length of Record: 12700
DOI / Reference Link: Access Link
Reference: Brauer, A., Haug, G.H., Dulski, P., Sigman, D.M., Negendank, J.F.W., 2008. An abrupt wind shift in western Europe at the onset of the Younger Dryas cold period. Nature Geoscience 1, 520-523.
Picture 1:
aerial photo of the lake with surrounding clliffs

Author of Picture 1: Marmuseum Manderscheid
Description: Aerial photography of Meerfelder Maar
Picture Authors: Achim Brauer

Description: Microphotography of minerogenic varves of Younger Dryas age from Meerfelder Maar – the scale represents 1 mm
Picture Type: microscopic