palynofacies


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palynofacies

[‚pal·ə·nō′fā·shēz]
(paleontology)
An assemblage of palynomorphs in a portion of a sediment, representing local environmental conditions, but not representing the regional palynoflora.
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Coastal ecosystem responses to late stage Deccan Trap volcanism: The post K--T boundary (Danian) palynofacies of Mumbai (Bombay), West India.
Palynology and palynofacies of the Upper Tertiary in Venezuela.
Lithofacies stacking patterns, palynofacies trends, and electrical log trends demonstrate the presence of one major regressive-transgressive cycle from the level of the "O-Marker" (Lower Hauterivian), reaching its regressive acme (sequence boundary) in the lower part of the Upper Missisauga Formation (Barremian).
Palynofacies, which refers to the distribution of palynodebris in sedimentary rocks, provided added information about thermal maturation.
The cyclical sediments have been correlated with sea level curves for the Pennsylvanian Period and related to palynofacies.
Palynofacies analysis of sediments from the Cote d'Ivoire-Ghana Transform Margin: preliminary correlation with some regional events in the eastern Equatorial Atlantic.