biofacies

biofacies

[′bī·ō‚fā·shēz]
(geology)
A rock unit differing in biologic aspect from laterally equivalent biotic groups.
Lateral variation in the biologic aspect of a stratigraphic unit.
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Marine Cretaceous and Paleogene biofacies and ichnofacies in Southern Tibet, China and their sedimentary significance.
Taphonomic pathways and comparative biofacies and taphofacies in a recent and intertidal/ shallow shelf environment.
There are gradual transitions in the lithofacies and biofacies of this section.
1980: Benthic Foraminiferal Biofacies, Sediments and Water Masses of the Souther Peru-Chile Trench Area, Southeastern Pacific Ocean.
If one accepts assignment to the Adetognathus biofacies on the basis of its Pa elements being approximately 10 percent or more of the total Pas, all but one of our samples belong in that biofacies.
A esta recreacion del paisaje botanico deben ser anadidas las particularidades de la morfologia y estructura del frente costero, recurriendo a la amplia serie de sondeos practicados entre la Costa da Morte, en Galicia, y la bocana de la ria de Villaviciosa, con analisis sedimentologicos tanto de litofacies como de biofacies apoyadas las respectivas ubicaciones cronologicas en 77 fechas radiocarbonicas (Alonso y Pages, 2010).
However, assemblages of the Bolivinidae have been used to characterize biofacies in slope zones along Central America and the Equatorial Pacific (e.
Para la representacion de los ambientes sedimentarios especificos se organizaron las principales caracteristicas litofaciales en cuanto a litologia, tamano de grano, estructuras sedimentarias de origen fisico y quimico, color, composicion y finalmente en donde fuera posible, las biofacies y las icnofacies.