Description

Distributed by Elsevier Science on behalf of Science Press. 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.

Key Features

* 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

Readership

Geologists, stratigraphers and paleontologists.

Details

No. of pages:
600
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9787030113146
Electronic ISBN:
9780080950747

About the author

Wentang Zhang

Affiliations and Expertise

Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences