Molluscs in loess, their paleoecological significance and role in geochronology — Principles and methods

@inproceedings{Loek1990MolluscsIL,
  title={Molluscs in loess, their paleoecological significance and role in geochronology — Principles and methods},
  author={Vojen Lo{\vz}ek},
  year={1990}
}
Abstract The malacofauna of genuine wind-blown loess consists of a minor number of tolerant species occurring mostly in high amounts and reflecting open habitats with poorly developed calcareous soils. It shows a rather uniform character in space and time distinctly differing from all present-day assemblages of the temperate zone, and thus indicating a very peculiar environment characteristic of the loess steppe. In protected areas, particularly on valley slopes, the loess covers alternate with… CONTINUE READING

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