biochronology

biochronology

[‚bī·ō·krə′näl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The relative age dating of rock units based on their fossil content.
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The evolutionary history and biochronology of European and Southwest Asian Late Miocene and Pliocene hipparionine horses.
High-resolution biochronology and diversity dynamics of the Early Triassic Ammonite recovery: The Dienerian faunas of the Northern Indian Margin.
Fossil plant remains are often found in continental deposits, whose dating can be very accurate when the biochronology of fossil mammal assemblages can be combined with paleomagnetic data (e.
As such there is a critical need for high resolution biochronology to improve the accuracy of existing age calibrations.
Quantitative biochronology of Pliocene and Early Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans.
Calcareous nannofossils Upper Miocene biostratigraphy and biochronology at western equatorial Atlantic (ODP Site 999).
Although the Tithonian sediments are mostly fossiliferous in northern Tibet, knowledge on their faunal range and distribution and Jurassic biochronology remains questionable [32].