Definición de chronostratigraphy en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˌkrɒnə(ʊ)strəˈtɪɡrəfi/


[mass noun]
The branch of geology concerned with establishing the absolute ages of strata.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This unique succession of ammonoid assemblages allows unequivocal recognition of European substage-level chronostratigraphy across the mid-Carboniferous boundary interval in North America for the first time.
  • Stratigraphy, then, was originally concerned with rocks, that is, lithostratigraphy; it soon afterwards included the ranges of fossils throughout the successions, biostratigraphy; and the more abstract chronostratigraphy.
  • A tentative correlation with a Tethyan reference carbon-isotope curve allows the provisional application of stage-level chronostratigraphy to the Wealden Group.



Pronunciación: /ˌkrɒnə(ʊ)stratɪˈɡrafɪk/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The division of the Phanerozoic into chronostratigraphic divisions - eras, periods, epochs and ages - has itself evolved over a period of about 200 years.
  • Marine tephra layers form important chronostratigraphic markers and may also provide information on eruption dynamics and chronology.
  • Spectral gamma-ray logs provide additional data on lithological composition that can aid identification of chronostratigraphic surfaces in a high-resolution sequence stratigraphic correlation framework.

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Saltos de línea: chrono|stra¦tig¦raphy

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