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Permo-Triassic Events in the Eastern Tethys: Stratigraphy, Classification, and Relations with the Western Tethys

Series: World and Regional Geology Series Volume: 2

Edited By: WC Sweet

195 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143289 | ISBN: 0521545730
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Hardback | Feb 1992 | #14409 | ISBN: 0521382149
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Describes and interprets Permian and Triassic rocks in the eastern Tethyan region, summarizing the distribution of major fossil groups in a way that will allow detailed comparison with strata of comparable age in the western Tethys and other parts of the world.

' ... wealth of information and ideas ... anyone working on the Permo-Triassic mass extinction should always have a copy to hand.' Geoscientist


1. Permo-Triassic events in the eastern Tethys - an overview; 2. Permo-Triassic boundary relations in South China; 3. Permo-Triassic boundary of Indian subcontinent and intercontinental correlation; 4. Permo-Triassic boundary on the Indian peninsula; 5. The Permo-Triassic boundary in the southern and eastern USSR and its international correlation; 6. Classification and correlation of nonmarine Permian-Triassic boundary in China; 7. Permian and Triassic events in the continental domains of Mediterranean Europe; 8. The Permo-Triassic boundary in the Southern Alps (Italy) and in adjacent Periadriatic regions; 9. Permo-Triassic brachiopod successions and events in South China; 10. Conodont sequences in the Upper Permian and Lower Triassic of South China and the nature of conodont faunal changes at the systemic boundary; 11. A concordant-based high-resolution biostratigraphy for the Permo-Triassic boundary interval; 12. The palynofloral succession and palynological events in the Permo-Triassic boundary interval in Israel; 13. The effects of volcanism on the Permo-Triassic mass extinction in South China; 14. Geochemical constraints on the Permo-Triassic boundary event in South China; 15. Permo-Triassic orogenic, paleoclimatic, and eustatic events and their implications for biotic alteration; 16. Permo-Triassic boundary in Australia.

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