The Oligocene-Miocene boundary in the South Pacific

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doi: 10.1130/0016-7606(1983)94<798:TOBITS>2.0.CO;2
Author(s): Srinivasan, M. S.; Kennett, J. P.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Univ. R.I., Grad. Sch. Oceanogr., Kingston, RI, United States
Volume Title: Geological Society of America Bulletin
Source: Geological Society of America Bulletin, 94(6), p.798-812. Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States. ISSN: 0016-7606 CODEN: BUGMAF
Note: In English. 31 refs.; 1 table, charts, sketch map
Summary: Qualitative and quantitative planktonic foraminiferal trends in three Deep Sea Drilling Project sites (289, 208, 206), ranging from the equator to temperate regions. Globoquadrina dehiscens is the most useful datum for designation and correlation of the boundary.—Modified journal abstract.
Year of Publication: 1983
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Algae; Bibliography; Biostratigraphy; Cenozoic; Coral Sea; Correlation; DSDP Site 206; DSDP Site 208; DSDP Site 289; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Foraminifera; Invertebrata; Leg 21; Leg 30; Lower Miocene; Microfossils; Miocene; Nannofossils; Neogene; Oligocene; Pacific Ocean; Paleogene; Planktonic taxa; Plantae; Protista; Radiolaria; Range; Review; South Pacific; Southwest Pacific; Statistical analysis; Stratigraphic boundary; Stratigraphy; Tertiary; Thallophytes; Upper Oligocene; West Pacific
Coordinates: S330000 S000000 E1660000 E1580000
Record ID: 1983042040
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