chronostratigraphy

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chronostratigraphy

[‚krän·ə·strə′tig·rə·fē]
(geology)
A division of stratigraphy that uses age determination and time sequence of rock strata to develop an interpretation of the earth's geologic history.
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The International Chronostratigraphic Chart, the famous diagram depicting the timeline for Earth's history, will be updated, the BBC reported.
Revised correlation of Silurian Provincial series of North America with global and regional chronostratigraphic units and [[delta].sup.13][C.sub.carb] chemostratigraphy.
The approximate chronostratigraphic framework of three cores in the column was provided on the basis of Kang [30] and Zheng [31].
(2010) also noted that "the scarce biostratigraphic control does not permit a precise chronostratigraphic assessment of the marine transgression ruling the start of the carbonate sedimentation in the investigated area."
(81) Karen Ruebens et al., "On the Local Mousterian Origin of the Chatelperronian: Integrating Typo-Technological, Chronostratigraphic and Contextual Data," Journal of Human Evolution 86 (2015): 55-91.
'Chronostratigraphic techniques in recent sediments Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Basin Analysis, Coring and Chronological Techniques', Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht, 2001; 1: 171-203.