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3 Tage Nachexkursion (21.-23.9.2012)

3 days post-excursion (September 21-23 , 2012)

Tschechien und an grenzende Teile Nordbayerns (Neotektonik, Neovulkanismus, Holozän, Löss), Leitung: Cílek/Lisa/Peterek/Zöller

Czech Republic and neighbouring parts of NE Bavaria (neotectonics, neo-volcanism, Holocene, Loess)

Leaders: Cílek/Lisa/Peterek/Zöller

 

Route and Program (make sure to have your passport or identification card with you!):

 

1st day:

8:00 h: Departure at Universsity of Bayreuth, Geo parking

 

1st stop: Armesberg (via Kemnath)

Morphostructure between Fichtel Mts. and Upper Palatinate Forest; view into the Waldershof-Neusorg graben

 

2nd stop: Železná hůrka (Eisenbühl) and Mýtina-Maar (via Neualbenreuth)

Pleistocene volcanism, maar volcanism

 

3rd stop: Jesenice water reservoir

Overview Cheb Basin, Mariánské Lázně fault

 

Lunch at Hartosov (not included in the price)

 

4th stop: Mofetts in the Hartosov – Milhostov area

CO2-emanation, Plesna fault zone

 

5th stop: Nebanice open pit

Terraces of the Ohre / Eger River / Nebanice fault zone

 

6th stop: Mariánské Lázně fault and epicentral area of Nový Kostel

Neotectonics, geomorphology, and seismotectonics in the main epicentral zone of the NW Bohemian / Vogtland swarm earthquakes

 

7th stop: Open pit Skalna / Nova Ves

Vildstejn Formation (late Pliocene to Pleistocene deposits), china clay

 

8th stop: Františkovy Lázně

Hydrogeology and balneology of the well-known spa

 

9th stop: Komorní Hůrka (Kammerbühl).

Middle Pleistocene volcanism, melinite-nephelinite with olivine; J.W. v. Goethe and the dispute between neptunists and plutonists.

 

Accommodation in twin rooms at Hotel Stein near Komorní Hůrka, www.hotelstein.cz . (If you wish single room accomodation, please, contact Ludwig Zoeller).

Dinner at Hotel Stein (not included).

 

2nd day

8:00 h departure

 

1st stop: Nové Sedlo

Brown-coal mining, open mining Družba, Eger Graben, neotectonics


2nd stop: Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad)

Walk through the famous spa; travertine, “Sprudelquell” Karlovy Vary hot spring / Sprudel (Vřídlo)

 

Lunch break (not included) at Karlovy Vary or at

3rd stop: Andĕlská Hora viewpoint

Tertiary Phonolith, Doupov Mts. (Doupovské hory)

 

4th stop: Bohemian Karst, Svatý Jan pod Skalou (St. Johann unter dem Felsen), thick Holocene travertines and cave

 

5th stop: Tetín, viewpoint at the ruins of former Royal castle; canyon of Berounka River, fluvial geomorphology from Upper Tertiary river inversion to the 2002 millennial flood.

 

Accommodation at Praha (Prague) in twin rooms. (If you wish single room accommodation, please, contact Ludwig Zoeller).

Individual visit to the old city and dinner in Praha.

 

3rd day

8:30 h departure


1st stop: Řež near Husinec, (N of Praha); terraces of the Vlatava River


2nd stop: Zemĕchy; loess stratigraphy of the last glacial-interglacial cycle

 

Trip back to Bayreuth with lunch break on the way (not included).

Arrival to Bayreuth Train Station until 18:00 h.

Letzte Änderung 25.05.2012