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The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set

Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals, this title includes a detachable wall chart of the complete time scale for use as a handy  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780444593900 044459390X
OCLC Number: 780365802
Awards: Winner of PROSE Award 2012, Reference Work: Honorable Mention for Multivolume Reference/Science 2012
Contents: Volume 1 PART I INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction, F. M. Gradstein 2. Chronostratigraphy: linking time and rock, F. M. Gradstein and j. G. Ogg PART II CONCEPTS AND METHODS 3. Biochronology, F.M.Gradstein 4. Cyclostratigraphy and astrochronology, L. A.hinnov and f.j.hilgen 5. The geomagnetic polarity time scale, J. G. Ogg 6. Radiogenic isotopes geochronology, M.Schmitz And M. Villeneuve 7. Strontium isotope stratigraphy, J. M. Mcarthur, R. J. Howarth and G.Shields 8. Osmium isotope stratigraphy, B. Peucker-Ehrenbrink and G. Ravizza 9. Sulfur isotope stratigraphy, A. Paytan 10. Oxygen isotope stratigraphy, E. Grossman 11. Carbon isotope stratigraphy, M. Saltzman and E. Thomas 12. A Brief History of Plants on Earth S.R. Gradstein and H. Kerp 13. Sequence chronostratigraphy, M. Simmons 14. Statistical procedures, F. P. Agterberg, O. Hammer and F.M. Gradstein PART III 15. The Planetary time scale, K.TANAKA AND B.HARTMANN 16. The Precambrian: the Archean and Proterozoic Eons, M.van Kranendonk and co-authors 17. The Cryogenian Period, G. A. Shields, A.C. Hill and B. A. MacGabhann 18. The Ediacaran Period, G. Narbonne, S. Xiao and G.A. Shields Bibliography Volume 2 PART IV GEOLOGIC PERIODS PHANEROZOIC 19. The Cambrian Period, S. Peng, L. Babcock and R. A. Cooper 20. The Ordovician Period, R. A. Cooper and P. M. Sadler 21. The Silurian Period, M. J. Melchin, R. A. Cooper and P. M. Sadler 22. The Devonian Period, T. Becker, F. M. Gradstein and O. Hammer 23. The Carboniferous Period, V. Davydov, D. Korn and M. Schmitz 24. The Permian Period, CH. Henderson, V. Davydov and B. Wardlaw 25. The Triassic Period, J. G. Ogg 26. The Jurassic Period, J. G. Ogg 27. The Cretaceous Period, J. G. Ogg and L. Hinnov 28. The Paleogene Period, N. Vandenberghe, R. Speijer and F.J. Hilgen 29. The Neogene Period, F.J. Hilgen, L. Lourens, and J. van Dam 30. The Quaternary Period, B. Pillans and P. Gibbard 31. The Prehistoric Human Time Scale, J.A. Catt and M.A. Maslin 32. The Anthropocene, J.Z Alasiewicz, P. Crutzen and W. Steffen Appendix 1- Recommended color coding of stages Appendix 2 - Radiometric ages used in GTS2012, M.D. Schmitz Appendix 3 - Biochronology of Paleogene and Neogene Microfossils, E. Anthonissen, J.G. Ogg.
Responsibility: Gradstein, F M ; Ogg, J G ; Schmitz, Mark ; Ogg, Gabi.

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