chronostratigraphy

хроностратиграфия
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хроностратиграфия

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Chronostratigraphy — is the branch of stratigraphy that studies the age of rock strata in relation to time. The ultimate aim of chronostratigraphy is to arrange the sequence of deposition and the time of deposition of all rocks within a geological region, and… …   Wikipedia

  • chronostratigraphy — noun The interpretation of geologic history by means of the determination of the ages, and time sequence of rock strata …   Wiktionary

  • chronostratigraphy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stratigraphy — Stratigraphy, a branch of geology, studies rock layers and layering (stratification). It is primarily used in the study of sedimentary and layered volcanic rocks. Stratigraphy includes two related subfields: lithologic or lithostratigraphy and… …   Wikipedia

  • Geochronology — A schematic depiction of the major events in the history of our planet. Geochronology is the science of determining the age of rocks, fossils, and sediments, within a certain degree of uncertainty inherent to the method used. A variety of dating… …   Wikipedia

  • Geologic time scale — This clock representation shows some of the major units of geological time and definitive events of Earth history. The Hadean eon represents the time before fossil record of life on Earth; its upper boundary is now regarded as 4.0 Ga.[1] Other… …   Wikipedia

  • Lithostratigraphy — is a sub dicipline of stratigraphy, the geological science associated with the study of strata or rock layers. Major focuses include geochronology, comparative geology, and petrology. In general a stratum will be primarily igneous or sedimentary… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronozone — For articles dealing with the fundamentals of geologic chronology, see: Biostratigraphy#Concept of zone, chronology (geology), and geologic time scale e  h Units in geochronology and stratigraphy …   Wikipedia

  • System (stratigraphy) — NOTOC A system in the natural sciences and stratigraphy is an idealized composite unit of the geologic record made up of a succession of rock layers that were laid down together within a certain corresponding geological time span, and are used in …   Wikipedia

  • Geologic record — The layer cake like appearance of concordant strata laid down over hundreds of thousands of years …   Wikipedia

  • List of geochronologic names — This is a list of official and inofficial names for time spans in the geologic timescale and units of chronostratigraphy. Since many of the smallest subdivisions of the geologic timescale were in the past defined on regional lithostratigraphic… …   Wikipedia

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