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Stratigraphy is the key to the understanding of Earth history. “Sophisticated stratigraphy” is the science that is now being practiced. It refers to the new tools and new forms of interpretation that are becoming increasingly possible through the development of new concepts and the application of advanced analytical techniques. Refinement of the geological time scale is an essential part of this work. Improvements in methods of radiometric dating, chemostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy are ongoing and have been joined by new concepts of cyclostratigraphy and astrochronology. The modern stratigraphic record has been systematized by the application of the concept of the...

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