Nussloch, Germany (IMAGE) University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Science Caption Nussloch, Germany. The succession of layers in the loess is like a climate archive. To obtain precise data the outcrop was cleaned carefully and the stratigraphic read properly before samples were taken for dating and further analysis Credit Pierre Antoine, Laboratoire de Geographie Physique in Meudon. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.