By J G Ogg, Gabi Ogg, F M Gradstein
A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 offers a precis of Earth's heritage over the last 4.5 billion years, in addition to a quick review of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors were on the vanguard of chronostratigraphic learn and tasks to create a world geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this ebook current the main up to date overseas commonplace, as ratified by way of the overseas fee on Stratigraphy and the foreign Union of Geological Sciences.
This booklet is a vital reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining execs. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with various color charts, maps and pictures. The e-book additionally incorporates a removable laminated card of the full time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the workplace, laboratory, or field.
- Presents a precis of Earth's heritage during the last 4.5 billion years
- Includes a short assessment of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus
- Includes full-color figures together with charts, stratigraphic profiles, and images to augment knowing of every geologic period
- Correlates neighborhood geologic phases to the normal definitions authorized through the overseas fee on Stratigraphy
- Offers an evidence of the tools used to create the time scale
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A Concise Geologic Time Scale by J G Ogg, Gabi Ogg, F M Gradstein