chronostratigraphy


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chronostratigraphy

[‚krän·ə·strə′tig·rə·fē]
(geology)
A division of stratigraphy that uses age determination and time sequence of rock strata to develop an interpretation of the earth's geologic history.
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Bio- and chronostratigraphy of the Lateglacial in the Eifel region, Germany.
Chronostratigraphy of Campanian-Maastrichtian platform carbonates and rudist association of Salento (Apulia, Italy), Cretaceous Research, 29: 100-114.
Northern North Sea Jurassic unconformities, chronostratigraphy and sea-level changes from seismic stratigraphy // Proc.
The chronology, including chronostratigraphy is modeled as a different branch that is directly related to a surface unit.
A new chronostratigraphy has been developed through a re-investigation of the lithostratigraphy left by the earlier excavations, AMS-dating using three different comparative pre-treatments including ABOX of charcoal, and U-series using the Diffusion-Absorption model applied to fragments of bones from the Deep Skull itself.
Returning to the matter of terminology, there seems to me to have been much confusion in recent decades over the application of the terms chronostratigraphy and geochronology themselves, as well as extensive misuse of the related terminologies, e.
Bio- and chronostratigraphy of the early Holocene site of double-storied buried organic matter at Paikuse, southwestern Estonia.
Master of Philosophy, Shaun Reid Hampton: In recognition of a programme of work entitled, Lateglacial Chronostratigraphy and Palaeonvironmental Change, Glen Roy and Glen Spaen, Scottish Highlands.
1997 Chronostratigraphy and correlation of the Pliocene and Quaternary of Colombia, Quaternary International, 40, 81-91.
Preliminary chronostratigraphy of the Tetagouche and Fournier groups in northern New Brunswick.