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By J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 offers a precis of Earth's background over the last 4.5 billion years, in addition to a short assessment of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors were on the leading edge of chronostratigraphic study and projects to create a world geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this ebook current the main up to date overseas common, as ratified by means of the foreign fee on Stratigraphy and the foreign Union of Geological Sciences.

This booklet is an important reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining pros. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with various color charts, maps and pictures. The booklet additionally contains a removable laminated card of the full time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the place of work, laboratory, or field.

  • Presents a precis of Earth's heritage over the last 4.5 billion years
  • Includes a quick evaluate of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus
  • Includes full-color figures together with charts, stratigraphic profiles, and images to reinforce realizing of every geologic period
  • Correlates nearby geologic levels to the traditional definitions authorized via the foreign fee on Stratigraphy
  • Offers a proof of the tools used to create the time scale
  • 2017 PROSE Award Finalist in Earth Science

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