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A geologic time scale 2004

Author: F M Gradstein; James G Ogg; A Gilbert Smith
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The latest research methods, including isotope geochronology, geomathematics & orbital turning, have been utilised to produce this new stratigraphic framework for the Precambrian & Phanerozoic periods.
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Genre/Form: Zeittafel
Geologic time scales
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F M Gradstein; James G Ogg; A Gilbert Smith
ISBN: 0521781426 9780521781428 0521786738 9780521786737 0511081561 9780511081569
OCLC Number: 54446393
Notes: One folded ill. in pocket.
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Multivol. Ref/Science) 2012
Description: xix, 589 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / F.M. Gradstein --
Chronostratigraphy : linking time and rock / F.M. Gradstein, J.G. Ogg and A.G. Smith --
Biostratigraphy : time scales from graphic and quantitative methods / F.M. Gradstein, R.A. Cooper and P.M. Sadler --
Earth's orbital parameters and cycle stratigraphy / L.A. Hinnov --
The geomagnetic polarity time scale / J.G. Ogg and A.G. Smith --
Radiogenic isotope geochronology / M. Villeneuve --
Strontium isotope stratigraphy / J.M. McArthur and R.J. Howarth --
Geomathematics / F.P. Agterberg --
The Precambrian : the Archean and Proterozoic eons / L.J. Robb [and others] --
Toward a "natural" Precambrian time scale / W. Bleeker --
The Cambrian period / J.H. Shergold and R.A. Cooper --
The Ordovician period / R.A. Cooper and P.M. Sadler --
The Silurian period / M.J. Melchin, R.A. Cooper and P.M. Sadler --
The Devonian period / M.R. House and F.M. Gradstein --
The Carboniferous period / V. Davydov, B.R. Wardlaw and F.M. Gradstein --
The Permian period / B.R. Wardlaw, V. Davydov and F.M. Gradstein --
The Triassic period / J.G. Ogg --
The Jurassic period / J.G. Ogg --
The Cretaceous period / J.G. Ogg, F.P. Agterberg and F.M. Gradstein --
The Paleogene period / H.P. Luterbacher [and others] --
The Neogene period / L. Lourens [and others] --
The Pleistocene and Holocene epochs / P. Gibbard and T. van Kolfschoten --
Construction and summary of the geologic time scale / F.M. Gradstein, J.G. Ogg and A.G. Smith --
Appendix 1. Recommended color coding of stages / F.M. Gradstein and J.G. Ogg --
Appendix 2. Orbital tuning calibrations and conversions for the Neogene period / L. Lourens [and others] --
Appendix 3. Geomathematics / F.P. Agterberg.
Responsibility: edited by Felix M. Gradstein, James G. Ogg, and Alan G. Smith.
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