Upper Carboniferous


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Upper Carboniferous

[′əp·ər ‚kär·bə′nif·ə·rəs]
(geology)
The European epoch of geologic time equivalent to the Pennsylvanian of North America.
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An Upper Carboniferous footprint from Attleboro, Massachusetts, American Journal of Science, 50, pp.
The Mudstone Series in particular are characterized by a low percentage of water-absorbing rocks compared with the lithostratigraphic units of the USCB Upper Carboniferous (Fig.
Upper Carboniferous to Middle Triassic rocks in the late catagenic zone may have generated gas, which has migrated into reservoirs, including both overlying Mesozoic formations and a carbonate unit of Late Carboniferous to Permian age.
R, (2002a): Microfacies and Paleoenvironment of Donezella Accumulations across an Upper Carboniferous High-rising Carbonate Platform (Asturias, NW Spain).
The 'Fern Ledges' section belongs to the Upper Carboniferous Lancaster Formation of the Cumberland Group.
The Biberach licence covers an area of 266,073 acres and has less historic data than the first area, but the directors of Rose believe that it has similar target zones: (a) shale oil in Tertiary black shales (Schoeneck shales); (b) shale oil in Lower Jurassic Posidonienschiefer black shales; and (c) possibly shale gas and tight gas from Early Permian & Upper Carboniferous formations.
Direct basement of the Triassic rocks is the coal-bearing clastic formation of Upper Carboniferous age, up to several thousand meter thick.
Lithostratigraphic revisions of the upper Carboniferous to lower Permian strata in the Cumberland Basin, Nova Scotia and the regional implications for the Maritimes Basin in Atlantic Canada.
The upper Carboniferous marine clastic deposits, with intercalated basaltic lavas, are separated from the pre-Carboniferous deposits by an angular unconformity attributed to the Chanic orogeny (Furque and Cuerda, 1979; Azcuy and Caminos, 1987).
1971b): Three Upper Carboniferous, limestone-rich, high-destructive delta systems with submarine fan deposits, Cantabrian Mountains, Spain.
A new embolomerous amphibian (Anthracosauria) from the Upper Carboniferous of Florence, Nova Scotia.