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Title: Cyclostratigraphy and chronometric scale in the Campanian – Lower Maastrichtian: the Abiod Formation at Ellès, central Tunisia
Authors: Hennebert, Michel ×
Robaszynski, Francis
Goolaerts, Stijn #
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: Academic Press
Series Title: Cretaceous Research vol:30 issue:2 pages:325-338
Abstract: The Campanian to Lower Maastrichtian Abiod Formation of the Ellès section, central Tunisia, has been analyzed bed by bed for cyclostratigraphic purpose. Based on the “20 kyr” precession and “100 kyr” eccentricity cycles, sedimentation rate profiles were generated, which were then transformed into cumulative time scales. The resulting synthetic time scale places identified sedimentary and biological events in a new time-based framework floating around the Campanian-Maastrichtian boundary. This new time scale was compared with previously published geological time scales.
ISSN: 0195-6671
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Division of Geology
× corresponding author
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