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By J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 provides a precis of Earth's historical past 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 tasks to create a global geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this booklet current the main up to date foreign normal, as ratified through the foreign fee on Stratigraphy and the foreign Union of Geological Sciences.

This e-book is a vital reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining execs. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with a number of color charts, maps and images. The publication additionally incorporates a removable laminated card of the total time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the workplace, laboratory, or field.

  • Presents a precis of Earth's historical past during the last 4.5 billion years
  • Includes a short review of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars, and Venus
  • Includes full-color figures together with charts, stratigraphic profiles, and pictures to reinforce knowing of every geologic period
  • Correlates local geologic levels to the normal definitions authorized via the foreign fee on Stratigraphy
  • Offers a proof of the equipment used to create the time scale
  • 2017 PROSE Award Finalist in Earth Science

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