eBook The Concise Geologic Time Scale, 1st Edition

  • J G Ogg
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  • ISBN-10: 044459468X
  • ISBN-13: 9780444594686
  • DDC: 551.701
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This book presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years, as well as a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Addresses/Institutions.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Planetary Time Scale.
3: Precambrian.
4: Cryogenian and Ediacaran.
5: Cambrian.
6: Ordovician.
7: Silurian.
8: Devonian.
9: Carboniferous.
10: Permian.
11: Triassic.
12: Jurassic.
13: Cretaceous.
14: Paleogene.
15: Neogene.
16: Quaternary.
Appendix.
Author Biographies.
Index.
Front Cover.
Addresses/Institutions.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Planetary Time Scale.
3: Precambrian.
4: Cryogenian and Ediacaran.
5: Cambrian.
6: Ordovician.
7: Silurian.
8: Devonian.
9: Carboniferous.
10: Permian.
11: Triassic.
12: Jurassic.
13: Cretaceous.
14: Paleogene.
15: Neogene.
16: Quaternary.
Appendix.
Author Biographies.
Index.