By J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein
A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 provides 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 leading edge of chronostratigraphic study and tasks to create a global geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this ebook current the main up to date foreign regular, as ratified through the foreign fee on Stratigraphy and the foreign Union of Geological Sciences.
This e-book is a vital reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining pros. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with quite a few color charts, maps and images. The ebook additionally incorporates a removable laminated card of the whole time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the workplace, laboratory, or field.
- Presents a precis of Earth's background over 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 reinforce realizing of every geologic period
- Correlates nearby geologic phases to the traditional definitions authorized via the foreign fee on Stratigraphy
- Offers an evidence of the tools used to create the time scale
- 2017 PROSE Award Finalist in Earth Science
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