Articles | Volume 69, issue 2
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 69, 201–223, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-69-201-2020
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 69, 201–223, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-69-201-2020

Research article 30 Oct 2020

Research article | 30 Oct 2020

Proposing a new conceptual model for the reconstruction of ice dynamics in the SW sector of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet (SIS) based on the reinterpretation of published data and new evidence from optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating

Christopher Lüthgens et al.

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Our new concept of the Weichselian ice dynamics in the south-western sector of the Baltic Sea depression is based on existing geochronological data from Germany, Denmark and southernmost Sweden, as well as new data from north-east Germany. Previous models are mainly based on the reconstruction of morphologically continuous ice-marginal positions, whereas our model shows a strong lobate and variable character of ice advances. We strongly suggest an age- and process-based approach in the future.