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 quick 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 booklet current the main updated foreign usual, as ratified through the overseas fee on Stratigraphy and the foreign Union of Geological Sciences.

This booklet is a necessary reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining pros. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with various color charts, maps and images. The booklet 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 over the last 4.5 billion years
  • Includes a quick evaluation of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus
  • Includes full-color figures together with charts, stratigraphic profiles, and pictures to reinforce realizing of every geologic period
  • Correlates neighborhood geologic levels to the normal definitions licensed through 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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