Toarcian


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Toarcian

[tō′är·shən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; Lower Jurassic (above Pliensbachian, below Bajocian).
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Researchers from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom studied the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event that occurred in the middle of the Jurassic Period.
For this purpose, the Upper Sinemurian, Pliensbachian and Lower Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) deposits of the Asturian Basin in northern Spain, including more than 100 m thick succession containing organic-rich and black shale deposits, have been studied.
A sixth core contains Toarcian marine organisms from the Lower Jurassic, which opens a new window into the geology of the Herald Arch region.
Formation is considered to be of Early Jurassic as its overlying sediments (Shinawri Formation) have revealed characteristic Early Toarcian Fauna [4].
Molecular parameters of maturation in the Toarcian shales, Paris Basin, FranceIII: Changes in aromatic steroid hydrocarbons.
Insects from the Lower Toarcian of Middle Europe and England.
A facies Analysis of the Pucara Group Norian to Toarcian carbonates, organic rich shale and phosphate of central and northern Peru.
2015): Toarcian ammonitico rosso facies from the South Iberian Paleomargin (Betic Cordillera, southern Spain): paleoenvironmental reconstruction.
Organic geochemistry of the Early Jurassic oil shale from the Shuanghu area in northern Tibet and the Early Toarcian oceanic anoxic event.
Lower Toarcian magnetostratigraphy from the Iberian Range (Spain).