80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018
Opportunities presented by the energy transition
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.
|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|
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|
||Lunch at Rødvig Kro|
||Guided 2 km walk along gravel beach to inspect the architecture of the bryozoan mounds|
||Departure from Stevns back to Copenhagen. Afternoon snack included|
||Arrival at Bella Center, Copenhagen|