ERIC Number: EJ384531
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Mammals and Magnetostratigraphy.
Prothero, Donald R.
Journal of Geological Education, v36 n4 p227-36 Sep 1988
Discusses magnetic polarity stratigraphy as a tool for correlation of fossiliferous terrestrial deposits. Explains the strengths, weaknesses, limitations, preferred conditions, sampling, laboratory analysis, and applications of this technique. A table of paleomagnetic studies on vertebrate-bearing terrestrial sections arranged by age and locality is included. Includes 101 references. (RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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