Impact of the Late Glacial Eruption of the Laacher See Volcano, Central Rhineland, Germany

  title={Impact of the Late Glacial Eruption of the Laacher See Volcano, Central Rhineland, Germany},
  author={Michael Baales and Olaf J{\"o}ris and Martin Street and Felix Bittmann and Bernhard Weninger and Julian Wiethold},
  journal={Quaternary Research},
  pages={273 - 288}
Abstract Within a period of a few weeks toward the end of the Allerød Interstadial, the major Plinian eruption of the Laacher See volcano produced some 20 km3 of eruptiva, covering and preserving the late-glacial landscape in the German Central Rhineland over an area of more than 1000 km2. Correlation of terrestrial archives with the Greenland ice-core records and improved calibration of the radiocarbon timescale permit a precise, accurate age determination of the Laacher See event some 200 yr… 

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