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Biostratigraphic data are basic to geological and palaeontological research. This book presents up-to-date material and research achievements in biostratigraphy in recent decades in China, and provides a variety of knowledge to lay a solid foundation for geologists and palaeontologists worldwide. It consists of 13 chapters covering 13 major geological systems.
Every chapter addresses tectonic sedimentary domains, current biostratigraphic systems, series boundaries, faunal/floral succession, evolutionary trends and bioevents, correlation of the standard columns in China with other part of the world, facies patterns, palaeobiogeography and palaeogeography.
* Up-to-date and authoritative data basic to geologic research about China and all Asia
* Concepts, procedures and classification follow modern international standards updated to the present
* Written by leading Chinese geologists and palaeontologists