Carnian


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Carnian

[′kärn·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Upper Triassic geologic time. Also spelled Karnian.
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Now, scientists say this particular event, often dubbed the Carnian Pluvial Episode, allowed dinosaurs, which were in rarity before that time, to diversify and ascend to the top.
The cave (48[degrees]37' 27.38'' N; 20[degrees]57' 8.9'' E) is formed in the Upper Triassic (Carnian) grey and dark grey Tisovec limestones of the Silicicum, partly also in carbonatic conglomerate and breccias (the Drienovec conglomerate - Upper Oligocene).
Investigators of the Quezon City Police District identified the man as Michael Carnian, 40, a resident of Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City.
In the Southern Brianconnais area (Costamagna, 2013b), the shallow carbonates of the Rocca la Meja Fm (Anisian-Ladinian) and the carbonates and evaporites of the Cargneules superieur (Carnian) are unconformably covered by a coarse carbonate breccia forming the base of the platform carbonate schists of the "Dogger a Mytilus" (Bathonian-Callovian).
(2008).Fossil insect eggs and ovipositional damage on bennettialean leaf cuticles from the Carnian (Upper Triassic) of Austria.
The Wolfville Formation comprises TS II, of possibly Middle to early Late Triassic (Carnian) age based on biostratigraphy (see below), and consists of aeolian, fluvial and possibly lacustrine strata that seem to have been, on the whole, deposited under a more humid climatic regime than strata of TS I.
These families were best documented from late Carnian and Norian (mid Late Triassic).
It can be mentioned here that material yielded by the Dzaylyaucho locality [Madygen Formation, Kyrgyzstan; Ladinian/ Carnian, late Middle to early Late Triassic, according to Dobruskina (1995)] was deformed during fossilization (Rasnitsyn 1982; Sharov 1968, 1971; Figs 21, 27C,I).
From Orzotto ai Funghi (Barley with Mushrooms); to Toc de Purcit (Carnian Pork Stew); to Crostata alla Marmellata (Mixed Berry Jam Tart); to Minestra di Bobici (Corn and Bean Soup); to Stinco di Vitello (Braised Veal Shank), "Flavors Of Friuli" truly lives up to its title.
Spray and his colleagues suggest a tentative link between the impacts and an earlier wave of extinctions, which occurred at the boundary between the Carnian and Norian stages of the Triassic.