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The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set.

Author: F M Gradstein; J G Ogg; Mark Schmitz; Gabi Ogg
Publisher: San Diego : Elsevier Science & Technology Books July 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Geologic Time Scale 2012' is the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F M Gradstein; J G Ogg; Mark Schmitz; Gabi Ogg
ISBN: 9780444594259 0444594256
OCLC Number: 919001417
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (1176 pages) illustrations
Contents: E9780444594259v1; Front Cover; The Geologic Time Scale 2012; Quote ; Dedication; Preface; Chapter 9 --
Sulfur Isotope Stratigraphy; Contents; TIME SCALE PUBLICATIONS (SEE REFERENCES FOR DETAILS); SYMBOLS; Chapter 1 --
Introduction; 1.1. A GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE; Chapter 7 --
Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy; 1.3. HOW THIS BOOK IS ARRANGED; 1.6. STRATIGRAPHIC CHARTS AND TABLES; REFERENCES; ORGANIZATIONS; Chapter 2 --
The Chronostratigraphic Scale; 2.1. HISTORY OF GEOLOGIC STRATIGRAPHIC STANDARDIZATION; 2.3. GLOBAL BOUNDARY STRATOTYPE SECTION AND POINT (GSSP); 22.3. DEVONIAN TIME SCALE. 2.6. DO GSSP BOUNDARY STRATOTYPES SIMPLIFY STRATIGRAPHIC CLASSIFICATION?4.3. THE 405-KYR METRONOME; 4.5. CYCLOSTRATIGRAPHY THROUGH GEOLOGIC TIME; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 4.9. A NEW ASTRONOMICAL SOLUTION; 5.5. SUMMARY; 9.5. A GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE DATABASE; 8.3. PLEISTOCENE; 8.5. OLIGOCENE; Chapter 10 --
Oxygen Isotope Stratigraphy; 10.3. FRACTIONATION RELATIONS AND PALEOTEMPERATURE SCALES; 19.3. CAMBRIAN TIME SCALE; Chapter 11 --
Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy; Chapter 14 --
Statistical Procedures; Copyright; Chapter 25 --
Triassic; 11.3. MATERIALS AND METHODS; 25.3. TRIASSIC TIME SCALE. 17.1. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND28.1. HISTORY AND SUBDIVISIONS; 17.3. THE BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC BASIS FOR A CRYOGENIAN PERIOD; Chapter 18 --
The Ediacaran Period; 2.4. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR CHOOSING A GSSP; 18.5. EDIACARAN --
LAST PERIOD OF THE PROTEROZOIC OR FIRST PERIOD OF THE PHANEROZOIC?; REFERENCES; e9780444594259v2; Front Cover; 11.1. PRINCIPLES OF CARBON ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY; Quote ; Dedication; ORGANIZATIONS; Chapter 19 --
The Cambrian Period; 19.1. HISTORY AND SUBDIVISIONS; 20.3. ORDOVICIAN STRATIGRAPHY; REFERENCES; Chapter 21 --
The Silurian Period; 21.3. SILURIAN STRATIGRAPHY; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. Chapter 22 --
The Devonian PeriodChapter 23 --
The Carboniferous Period; 5.3. MIDDLE JURASSIC THROUGH EARLY CRETACEOUS GEOMAGNETIC POLARITY TIME SCALE; 7.3. THE DATABASES USED FOR THIS VOLUME; 14.3. MODIFICATIONS IN GTS2012; 23.3. CARBONIFEROUS TIME SCALE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; 24.3. PERMIAN STRATIGRAPHY; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 3 --
Biochronology; Chapter 6 --
Radiogenic Isotope Geochronology; Chapter 26 --
Jurassic; Chapter 31 --
The Prehistoric Human Time Scale; 26.3. JURASSIC TIME SCALE; 32.3. BEGINNING OF THE ANTHROPOCENE?; Chapter 27 --
Cretaceous; Chapter 28 --
The Paleogene Period.

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'The Geologic Time Scale 2012' is the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth.

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