Eocene


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Eocene

Geology of, denoting, or formed in the second epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for 20 000 000 years, during which hooved mammals appeared

Eocene

[′ē·ə‚sēn]
(geology)
The next to the oldest of the five major epochs of the Tertiary period (in the Cenozoic era).
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Eocene Systems offers healthcare organizations a ubiquitous BYOD platform to manage their patients in the most desired and cost effective environment, their residential home.
Conrad studied the fauna of the bluff while, at the same time, he was the first to classify the beds as Eocene and described this same taxon as Ostrea georgiana, as the common oyster, although Vanuxem knew this oyster before Conrad and he had already named it Ostrea gigantea (Clark 1828).
The Sakesar Limestone was deposited during the Early Eocene times in the Salt Range region of Tethyan realm (Ghazi et al.
Noetling[7] considered this unit as Ghazij Shale" (Lower Eocene) Vredenburg[8] considered it as a part of Kirthar series (Late Middle Eocene to Early Oligocene).
Lower boundary of this biozone corresponds with boundary of P10-P9 and upper boundary corresponds with boundary of P11-P10 in middle Eocene.
The Weddellian Province was proposed by Zinsmeister (1979, 1982) as a biogeographic unit of shallow marine waters that encompassed the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Antarctica and southern South America (Magallanic Region in Chile, and Patagonia in Argentina) during the late Cretaceous through Eocene.
Acidization of the Eocene interval is currently underway in order to improve the flow rates and a further update of results will be issued when post-stimulation testing is complete.
Famous examples include the Eocene sites at Florissant, Colorado (Meyer 2003) and Messel, Germany (Schaal and Ziegler 1992), and the Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia (Gould 1989).
Researchers call the warming the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, because it took place at the boundary between the Paleocene and Eocene epochs of geologic time.
The company noted that the well is targeting an amplitude supported channel sand complex of late Eocene age.
The occurrence of the sand dollar echinoid Periarchus lyelli in the Upper Eocene Caddell Formation of Texas is confirmed.
1999): A new continental vertebrate locality from the Upper Eocene of Zambrana (Miranda-Trevino Basin, Alava, Basque Country).