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By J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein

ISBN-10: 0444637710

ISBN-13: 9780444637710

ISBN-10: 0521898498

ISBN-13: 9780521898492

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 offers a precis of Earth's heritage over the last 4.5 billion years, in addition to a short evaluate of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors were on the leading edge of chronostratigraphic learn and projects to create a global geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this ebook current the main up to date overseas regular, as ratified by way of the foreign fee on Stratigraphy and the overseas Union of Geological Sciences.

This e-book 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 ebook additionally incorporates a removable laminated card of the total time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the place of work, laboratory, or field.

  • Presents a precis of Earth's heritage during the last 4.5 billion years
  • Includes a quick review of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus
  • Includes full-color figures together with charts, stratigraphic profiles, and pictures to reinforce knowing of every geologic period
  • Correlates local geologic phases to the normal definitions authorized by way of the foreign fee on Stratigraphy
  • Offers a proof of the tools used to create the time scale
  • 2017 PROSE Award Finalist in Earth Science

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