New news from the Dolomites - research in the alpine regions of South Tyrol

Wednesday, 05. January 2011, 17:30 Uhr |
Alexander Lukeneder: Tropical conditions in the South Tyrolean Dolomites? A team from the Geological-Paleontological Department at the NHM were able to collect the first evidence for a tropical climate in the Cretaceous from the more than 3000-m-high Dolomites. In a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the climate and the fauna and flora 120 million years ago are now being studied. IN GERMAN