Navigation Links
SEPM announces the publication of a new book
Date:5/8/2014

This publication is volume 11 of the Society's Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology Series. The book, authored by by Arthur J. Boucot, Chen Xu, and Christopher R. Scotese, is now available in print or digital (CD) formats at the Society's Bookstore. Review copies can be requested from Howard Harper.

Abstract

This publication combines the interpretations of two major sets of data. One is the geophysical data that is used to interpret the position of the tectonic plates through geologic time. The other is based on a long time search of the geological literature to find, record and evaluate the lithologic descriptions of countless reports around the globe; paying careful attention to those lithologies that have climatic implications. The introduction to this volume includes a detailed discussion of the lithologies, mineralogies and biogeographies that are considered to be the most reliable in identifying the climatic conditions existing during their formation and how they are used or not used in this compilation. These include coal, cyclothems, laterite, bauxite, lateritic manganese, oolitic ironstone, kaolin, glendonite, tilites, dropstones, calcretes, evaporites, clay minerals, palms, mangroves, and crocodilians. Additionally, several others are discussed but not used for specified reasons. These include eolian sandstone, silcrete and some specific paleobotanical methodologies.

Global paleoclimatic zones based on the climatically interpreted data points are identified during twenty-eight time periods from Cambrian to Miocene using paleotectonic reconstructed maps. The paleoclimate of each time period is summarized and includes a discussion of the specific referenced data points that have been interpreted to be the most reliable available for that time period and location.


'/>"/>

Contact: Howard Harper
hharper@sepm.org
918-610-3361
American Geosciences Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc., announces initial pilot publishers for SocialCite
2. SEPM announces its 2015 awardees
3. Autism Speaks announces 2014 Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows
4. Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Geoderma Regional
5. Elsevier announces the launch of OA journal: Colloid and Interface Science Communications
6. RIT announces plans for a new school, degree programs devoted to health and nutrition
7. IRSF announces 2013 awards and implements new Translational Program
8. NJITs Newark College of Engineering announces honorees for annual Salute to Excellence
9. The Protein Society announces its 2014 award recipients
10. FASEB announces winners of second annual Stand Up for Science video contest
11. FASEB announces 2014 Science Research Conference: Dynamic DNA Structures in Biology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... 2017 The report "Video Surveillance ... Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service ... Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was ... projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at ... base year considered for the study is 2016 and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Controller General of Immigration from Maldives Mr. Mohamed Anwar and ... international IAIR Award for the most innovative high security ePassport and eGates  ... ... Maldives Immigration Controller General, Mr. Mohamed Anwar ... right) have received the IAIR award for the "Most innovative high security ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 The report "Gesture Recognition and ... Industry, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market ... CAGR of 29.63% between 2017 and 2022. Continue ... ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge Semantics , the leading ... year’s Bio-IT World Conference and Expo in Boston May 23-25 with a ... The Anzo Smart Data Lake is also a finalist for the Best of ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... May 22, 2017 ... ... Inc. announced today that it is exhibiting in booth B2 at the Association ... in Pittsburgh, May 22-25. , In addition to demonstrating its Cancer Diagnostic ...
(Date:5/19/2017)... ... May 19, 2017 , ... The University ... researchers with technologies ripe for commercialization, and who are affiliated with the 21 ... to submit proposals. QED, now in its tenth round, is the first multi-institutional ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... ... NDA Partners Chairman Carl Peck, MD , announced today that Richard ... of Pharmaceutical Development Business Unit of Cardinal Health, has joined the firm as an ... former Chief Operating Officer at Anaborex, Senior VP and General Manager of the San ...
Breaking Biology Technology: