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.
Sea-Level Changes and Early Rifting of a European Tethyan Margin in the Western Alps and Southeastern France
Published:January 01, 1999
Thierry Dumont, 1999. "Sea-Level Changes and Early Rifting of a European Tethyan Margin in the Western Alps and Southeastern France", Mesozoic and Cenozoic Sequence Stratigraphy of European Basins, Pierre-Charles de Graciansky, Jan Hardenbol, Thierry Jacquin, Peter R. Vail
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Detailed stratigraphic and sedimentological analyses on Late Triassic-early Liassic sections in the internal and external western Alps, the southeast French basin and the southeastern part of the French Massif Central provides the opportunity to study the distribution of sedimentary bodies which were deposited during a long-term transgressive trend at the beginning of a continental encroachment cycle that extended onto the weakly differentiated Late Triassic European platform. Four short-term sequence boundaries can be identified: Late Norian or early Rhaetian, latest Rhaetian, end of early Hettangian and late Hettangian. They bound three sequences (SR, SH1 and SH2...