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Ferrantia, Volume 44: Sandstone Landcapes in Europe – Past, Present and Future Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sandstone Landscapes, Vianden (Luxembourg) 25-28.05.2005

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Language: Contributions in either English with French abstracts, or French with English abstracts

Contents include documentation of talks and posters from this international sandstone symposium on subject areas such as:
- Evolution of sandstone landscapes: geology and geomorphology
- Archaeology of sandstone landscapes: from Prehistory to the Middle Ages
- Flora, fauna and microclimate of sandstone ecosystems
- Human impact on sandstone landscapes: threats and protection

Contents

Preface of the editors  7
Conference poster  12
Conference programme  13

Conference opening
Frantzen-Heger, Gaby. - Allocution de bienvenue de la bourgmestre  
  (Welcome speech of the mayor)  15
Werner, Jean. - Allocution de bienvenue de la part des organisateurs  
(Organizers welcome speech)  17

Oral communications - Communications orales
1. Evolution of sandstone landscapes: geology and geomorphology (  Evolution des paysages de grès: géologie et géomorphologie)
- Adamovic, Jirí. - Sandstone cementation and its geomorphic and hydraulic implications.  21
- Juilleret, Jérôme, Jean-Francois Iffly, Patrick Matgen, Cyrille Taillez, Lucien Hoffmann & Laurent Pfister. - Soutien des débits d’étiage des cours d’eau du Grand-Duché du Luxembourg par l’aquifère du Grès du Luxembourg.  25
- Jung, Jürgen. - Sandstone-Saprolite and its relation to geomorphological processes - examples from Spessart/Germany as a sandstone-dominated highland-region.  31
- Mikuláš, Radek. - Features of the sandstone palaeorelief preserved: The Osek area, Miocene, Czech Republic.  37
- Robinson, D.A. & R.B.G. Williams. - Comparative morphology and weathering characteristics of sandstone outcrops in England, UK.  41
- Thiry, Médard. - Weathering morphologies of the Fontainebleau Sandstones and related silica mobility.  47
- Varilová, Zuzana & Jirí Zvelebil. - Sandstone Relief Geohazards and their Mitigation: Rock Fall Risk Management in Bohemian Switzerland National Park.  53

2. Archaeology of sandstone landscapes: from Prehistory to the Middle Ages (Archéologie des paysages de grès: de la Préhistoire au Moyen-Âge)
- Auffret, Marie-Claude & Jean-Pierre Auffret. - Similitudes et différences dans l’art rupestre post glaciaire de Cantabrie (Espagne), Bassin parisien sud (France), Picardie, Oise et Aisne (Tardenois, France), Vosges du nord (Bas Rhin et Moselle, France) et Luxembourg.  59
- Bénard, Alain. - Aperçu de l’art rupestre des chaos gréseux stampien du Massif de Fontainebleau, France.  65
- Dimitriadis, George. - A Prehistoric Sandstone Landscape: Camonica Valley, Italy.  69
- Hauzeur, Anne & Foni Le Brun-Ricalens. - Grès et préhistoire au Luxembourg: Rupture et continuité dans les stratégies d’implantation et d’approvisionnement liées aux formations gréseuses durant le Néolithique.  71
- Le Brun-Ricalens, Foni & François Valotteau. - Patrimoine archéologique et Grès de Luxembourg: un potentiel exceptionnel méconnu.  77
- Schwenninger, Jean-Luc. - Optical dating of sand grains: Recent advances and applications in archaeology and Quaternary research.  83

3. Flora, fauna and microclimate of sandstone ecosystems (Flore, faune et microclimat des écosystèmes gréseux)
- Colling, Guy & Sylvie Hermant. - Genetic variation in an isolated population of Hymenophyllum tunbrigense.  89
- Harbusch, Christine. - Bats and sandstone: the importance of sandstone regions in Luxembourg for the ecology and conservation of bats.  93
- Hoffmann, Lucien & Tatyana Darienko. - Algal biodiversity on sandstone in Luxembourg.  99
- Härtel, Handrij & Ivana Marková. - Phytogeographic importance of sandstone landscapes.  103
- Pokorný, Petr & Petr Kuneš. - Holocene acidification process recorded in three pollen profiles from Czech sandstone and river terrace environments.  107
- Monnier, Olivier, Martial Ferréol, Frédéric Rimet, Alain Dohet, Christophe Bouillon,  Henry-Michel Cauchie, Lucien Hoffmann & Luc Ector. - Le Grès du Luxembourg: un îlot de biodiversité pour les diatomées des ruisseaux.  115
- Muller, Serge. - Les phytocénoses d’indigénat du Pin sylvestre (Pinus sylvestris L.) sur les affleurements de grès du Pays de Bitche (Vosges du Nord).  119
- Signoret, Jonathan. - Les pineraies à caractère naturel au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg: caractéristiques, conservation et suivi.  123
- Swierkosz, Krzysztof & Marek Krukowski. - Main features of the sandstone flora and plant communities of the North-Western part of Sudetes Foreland.  127
- Werner, Jean. - Intérêt et richesse de la flore bryologique du Grès hettangien (Luxembourg, Eifel et Lorraine).  133

4. Human impact on sandstone landscapes: threats and protection (Impacts humains sur les paysages de grès: menaces et conservation)
- Alexandrowicz, Zofia & Jan Urban. - Sandstone regions of Poland – Geomorphological types, scientific importance and problems of protection.  137
- Duchamp, Loïc. - Une charte pour la pratique de l’escalade sur les rochers du Parc naturel régional des Vosges du Nord.  143
- Krippel, Yves. - Is the conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of sandstone landscapes guaranteed? Case study of the Petite Suisse area in Luxembourg.  147

Posters

1. Evolution of sandstone landscapes: geology and geomorphology (Evolution des paysages de grès: géologie et géomorphologie)
- Colbach, Robert. - Overview of the Geology of the Luxembourg Sandstone(s).  155
- Faber, Alain & Robert Weis. - Le Grès de Luxembourg: intérêt scientifique et patrimonial de ses sites fossilifères.  161
- Jung, Jürgen. - Cretaceous-Tertiary weathering in sandstones of the Southwest Spessart/Germany.  165
- Mertlík, Jan & Jirí Adamovic. - Some significant geomorphic features of the Klokocí Cuesta, Czech Republic.  171
- Schweigstillová, Jana, Veronika Šímová & David Hradil. - New investigations of the salt weathering of Cretaceous sandstones in Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic.  177
- Urban, Jan. - Pseudokarst caves as an evidence of sandstone forms evolution – a case study of Nieklan, the Swietokrzyskie Mts., central Poland.  181

2. Archaeology of sandstone landscapes: from Prehistory to the Middle Ages (Archéologie des paysages de grès: de la Préhistoire au Moyen-Âge)
- Le Brun-Ricalens, Foni. - Grès de Luxembourg et Art rupestre: L’œuvre du Dr E. Schneider et la correspondance inédite (1937-1949) avec l’abbé H. Breuil.  187
- Le Brun-Ricalens, Foni, Jean-Noël Anslijn, Frank Broniewski & Susanne Rick. - Le projet FNR «Espace et Patrimoine Culturel»: un outil de gestion informatisé au service du Patrimoine luxembourgeois. L’exemple de la zone-pilote du Müllerthal.  193
- Valotteau, François & Foni Le Brun-Ricalens. - Grès de Luxembourg et Mégalithisme : bilan après 5 années de recherche.  199

3. Flora, fauna and microclimate of sandstone ecosystems (Flore, faune et microclimat des écosystèmes gréseux)
- Colling Guy, Thierry Helminger & Jim Meisch. - Microclimatic conditions in a sandstone gorge with Hymenophyllum tunbrigense.  205
- Krippel, Yves. - The Hymenophyllaceae (Pteridophyta) in Luxembourg. Past, present and future.  209
- Liron, Marie Nieves & Médard Thiry. - Peaty micro-zones on the sandstone ridges of the Fontainebleau Massif (France): hydrology and vegetation biodiversity.  215
- Marková, Ivana. - Bryophyte diversity of Bohemian Switzerland in relation to microclimatic conditions.  221
- Stomp, Norbert & Wanda M. Weiner. - Some remarkable species of Collembola (Insecta, Apterygota) of the Luxembourg sandstone area.  227
- Turoñová, Dana. - Mapping and monitoring of Killarney Fern (Trichomanes speciosum) in the Czech Republic.  233
- Urbanová, Hana & Jan Procházka. - Kokorínsko Protected Landscape area – Rare species, protection and conservation.  237

Photos of the conference - Photos de la conférence  239
On behalf of the participants - Au nom des participants  245
List of participants - Liste des participants  247

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