biofacies

biofacies

[′bī·ō‚fā·shēz]
(geology)
A rock unit differing in biologic aspect from laterally equivalent biotic groups.
Lateral variation in the biologic aspect of a stratigraphic unit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Cretaceous-Eocene sedimentation, tectonism and biofacies in the Bengal Basin, India.
Trilobites and biofacies in the Early--Middle Ordovician of Baltica and a brief comparison with the Yangtze Plate.
A zoogeographic theater and biochronologic play: the time biofacies phenomena of Eurasian and African Miocene mammal provinces.
Taphonomic pathways and comparative biofacies and taphofacies in a recent and intertidal/ shallow shelf environment.
There are gradual transitions in the lithofacies and biofacies of this section.
If one accepts assignment to the Adetognathus biofacies on the basis of its Pa elements being approximately 10 percent or more of the total Pas, all but one of our samples belong in that biofacies.
A esta recreacion del paisaje botanico deben ser anadidas las particularidades de la morfologia y estructura del frente costero, recurriendo a la amplia serie de sondeos practicados entre la Costa da Morte, en Galicia, y la bocana de la ria de Villaviciosa, con analisis sedimentologicos tanto de litofacies como de biofacies apoyadas las respectivas ubicaciones cronologicas en 77 fechas radiocarbonicas (Alonso y Pages, 2010).