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By Felix M. Gradstein, James G. Ogg, Alan G. Smith

ISBN-10: 0511082010

ISBN-13: 9780511082016

ISBN-10: 0521781426

ISBN-13: 9780521781428

A successor to A Geologic Time Scale 1989 (Cambridge, 1990), this quantity introduces the idea and method in the back of the development of the hot time scale, prior to proposing the size itself in wide aspect. a world workforce of over 40 stratigraphic specialists develops the main updated foreign stratigraphic framework for the Precambrian and Phanerozoic eras. a wide wallchart (not to be had for book) summarizing the time scale behind the booklet completes this important reference for researchers and scholars.

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404–522 were denoted “PTS” and “A,” respectively, in later publications. In 1976, the Subcommision on Geochronology recommended an intercalibrated set of decay constants and isotopic abundances for the U–Th–Pb, Rb–Sr, and K–Ar systems with the uranium decay constants by Jaffey et al. (1971) as the mainstay for the standard set (Steiger and Jaeger, 1978). This new set of decay constants necessitated systematic upward or downward revisions of previous radiometric ages by 1–2%. In A Geological Time Scale (Cambridge University Press, 1982), Harland et al.

Maastricht. Maastricht. 4 Maastricht. Maastricht. Maastricht. Maastricht. 5 Turonian 90 Turonian 91 Cretaceous 90 Cenoman. 5 Albian Albian 108 Aptian Jurassic Aptian 124 135 131 130±3 Valanginian Valanginian 138 140 131 Late Jurassic 138 Berriasian Berriasian 144 144 145 Tithonian 150 150 150±3 Kim. Kim. 166 Bajoc. 170 156 Callovian Middle Jurassic 176 178±4 Bajocian 181 Aalenian Aalenian 187 188 Toarcian 194 Pliensbach. 200 200 Triassic Triassic Sinemur. 7 Kim. 6 152 141 Kim. 0 Toarcian Toarcian Pliensbach.

1995a) al. 5 16 DNAG83 EX88 Berggren et Haq et al. al. 6 Gelas. 4 Piacenz. 7(b) Comparison at the stage level of selected Cenozoic time scales with GTS2004. 70 Introduction Cenozoic time scale. The large number of geomagnetic field reversals since Late Santonian time, coupled with a wealth of seafloor magnetic profiles, and detailed knowledge of the radiometric age of selected magnetic polarity reversals in lavas and sediments provide a finely spaced scale. These are combined with a line fit or cubic spline to produce spreading-rate models for ocean basins and an associated magnetic polarity time scale (see Chapter 5).

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