80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018

Opportunities presented by the energy transition

Date
11 - 14 June
Location
Copenhagen, Denmark
Registration
Closed
Call for papers
Closed

Field trip 2: Chalk Reservoir Analogue and Bryozoan Mounds at Stevns Klint

Monday 11 June 2018, 08:00 - 18:00 hrs 

Field trip leaders: M. Bjerager (GEUS), J. Ineson (GEUS), P. Frykman (GEUS)

Field trip description

Field trip to the famous Stevns Klint section with Upper Maastrichtian chalk, the K-T boundary profile and the lower Danian bryozoan mounds. The trip will look into aspects of dynamic chalk and bryozoan limestone sedimentation and reservoir properties. The tour includes a 2 km walk along the beach to study the architecture of the bryozoan mounds.

 

 

 

 

  

Preliminary programme:

08:00  Departure from Bella Centre, Copenhagen 
09:30 Panoramic view of Stevns Klint and short visit to the Højerup Church where the eastern part collapsed into the sea in 1928 due to marine undercutting
09:45

Stop to examine the overall Maastrichtian-Danian succession and the uppermost Maastrichtian chalk with flint and small mounds.

Please note: stairs with 112 steps and 24m elevation difference leads to the beach locality.

11:00   Stop to examine the classic K/T section – the iridium sample locality of Alvarez
12:15 
Lunch at Rødvig Kro
13:45 
Guided 2 km walk along gravel beach to inspect the architecture of the bryozoan mounds
16:30 
Departure from Stevns back to Copenhagen. Afternoon snack included
18:00 
Arrival at Bella Center, Copenhagen