Mesozoic and Cenozoic Sequence Stratigraphy of European Basins
Mesozoic and Cenozoic Sequence Stratrigraphy of European Basins - This project was designed to build a documented chronostratigraphic and outcrop record of depositional sequences calibrated across European Basins. Data on standard stages, magnetostratigraphy, and geochronology integrated with high resolution biostratigraphy calibrate the stratigraphic position of depositional sequence boundaries. Higher order eustatic sequences show a significant increase in the number identified. A good portion of the European Mesozoic and Cenozoic succession is set in a sequence stratigraphic context with a better stratigraphic record of its bonding surfaces.
Ammonite Biostratigraphic Correlation and Early Jurassic Sequence Stratigraphy in France: Comparisons with Some U.K. Sections
Published:January 01, 1999
Pierre-Charles de Graciansky, Gérard Dardeau, Jean L. Dommergues, Christophe Durlet, Didier Marchand, Thierry Dumont, Stephen P. Hesselbo, Thierry Jacquin, Valerie Goggin, Christian Meister, René Mouterde, Jacques Rey, Peter R. Vail, 1999. "Ammonite Biostratigraphic Correlation and Early Jurassic Sequence Stratigraphy in France: Comparisons with Some U.K. Sections", Mesozoic and Cenozoic Sequence Stratigraphy of European Basins, Pierre-Charles de Graciansky, Jan Hardenbol, Thierry Jacquin, Peter R. Vail
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The Ligurian cycle has a duration approximately equivalent to Early Jurassic times. This major transgressive/regressive facies cycle is characterized by several rifting events that are related to the development of the Ligurian Tethys. Its onset is marked by the Early Cimmerian unconformity dated as latest Norian. Its end corresponds to the Mid-Cimmerian unconformity, dated as Late Toarcian (Stille, 1924), which preceded the late Aalenian major regression linked with tectonic uplift known in many areas of northern Europe. One result of this uplift phase was the coeval rapid and major subsidence phase that allowed the accumulation of thick successions in...