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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2013: Late Cenozoic mammal faunas of the Baikalian region: composition, biochronology, dispersal and correlation with Central Asia.
Petters, "Gulf of Guinea planktonic foraminiferal biochronology and geological history of the South Atlantic.," Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol.
"Human Biochronology: On the Source and Functions of'Musicality'." Music that Works: Contributions of Biology, Neurophysiology, Psychology, Sociology, Medicine and Musicology, edited by Roland Haas and Vera Brandes, Springer, 2009.
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.g.: Reichenbacher et al., 2013).
(1991): Taphonomic concepts for a theoretical biochronology. Revista Espanola de Paleontologia 6(1), 37-49.
Quantitative biochronology of Pliocene and Early Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans.