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Cyclostratigraphic Approach to Earth’s History: An Introduction

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Alfred G. Fischer
Alfred G. Fischer
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California
,
Los Angeles, California 90089-0740
,
U.S.A.
e-mail: fischer@earth.usc.edu
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Bruno D’Argenio
Bruno D’Argenio
Istituto per l’Ambiente Marino Costiero, Geomare, National Research Council, Calata
Porta di Massa Porto di Napoli, 80133 Napoli
,
Italy
e-mail: dargenio@gms01.geomare.na.cnr.it
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università
“Federico II”, Largo San Marcellino 10, 80138 Napoli
,
Italy
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Isabella Premoli Silva
Isabella Premoli Silva
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università
di Milano, via Mangiagalli 34, 30133 Milano
,
Italy
e-mail: isabella.premoli@unimi.it
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Helmut Weissert
Helmut Weissert
Geological Institute
ETH-Z, CH-8092 Zurich
,
Switzerland
e-mail: helmi@erdw.ethz.ch
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Vittoria Ferreri
Vittoria Ferreri
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università
“Federico II”, Largo San Marcellino 10, 80138 Naples
,
Italy
e-mail: ciclisti@gms01.geomare.na.cnr.it
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Published:
January 01, 2004

Abstract

Geological interest in Earth’s orbital variations harks back to the discovery of the Pleistocene ice ages in the 1840 by Louis Agassiz, who convinced numerous prominent geologists that the “drift” that covered much of northern Europe was not a relict of the biblical deluge but of a great ice sheet (Imbrie and Imbrie, 1979). What had caused this to happen?

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Cyclostratigraphy: Approaches and Case Histories

Bruno D’Argenio
Bruno D’Argenio
Istituto per l’Ambiente Marino Costiero, Geomare, National Research Council
,
Calata Porta di Massa, Porto di Napoli, 80133 Napoli
,
Italy
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
,
Università “Federico II”
,
Largo San Marcellino 10, 80138 Napoli
,
Italy
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Alfred G. Fischer
Alfred G. Fischer
Department of Earth Sciences
,
University of Southern California
,
Los Angeles, California 90089-0740
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Isabella Premoli Silva
Isabella Premoli Silva
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
,
Università di Milano, via Mangiagalli 34, 30133 Milano
,
Italy
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Helmut Weissert
Helmut Weissert
Geological Institute
ETH-Z, CH-8092 Zürich
,
Switzerland
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Vittoria Ferreri
Vittoria Ferreri
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
,
Università “Federico II”
,
Largo San Marcellino 10, 80138 Napoli
,
Italy
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SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
Volume
81
ISBN electronic:
9781565762176
Publication date:
January 01, 2004

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