Stratigraphy / Pierre Cotillon ; [translated by James P.A. Noble]

Author(s): Cotillon, Pierre
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Subjects: Geology, Stratigraphic
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, French (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, c1992
LC Classification: Q, QE
Physical Description: x, 187 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Fundamentals of Stratigraphy 1
1. Definitions 1
2. Chronology of Events 1
3. Principles of Correlation 3
Ch. 2. Elaboration of the Fundamentals of Stratigraphy 7
1. Lithostratigraphy 7
2. Biostratigraphy 8
3. Chronostratigraphy 12
4. Conclusions 17
Ch. 3. Modern Stratigraphy 19
1. Refinement of Concepts and Time Scales 19
2. New Methods of Correlation 37
Ch. 4. From Stratigraphy to Paleogeography 65
1. Principles and Methods of Paleogeography 65
2. Factors of Paleogeographic Evolution 75
Ch. 5. The Major Stages of Earth History 83
1. The Precambrian 83
2. The Paleozoic: the Formation of Pangea 100
3. The Mesozoic and Cenozoic: Breakup of Pangea 132
General Conclusions 173
References 177
Subject Index 185
Alternate Title(s): Stratigraphie.
Notes: LCCN: 92019762
ISBN: 3540546758 (Berlin Heidelberg New York)
ISBN: 0387546758 (New York Berlin Heidelberg)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-183) and index
OCLC Number: 26014617
ISBN/ISSN: 3540546758
0387546758