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