Diatom biochronology of the Sisquoc Formation in the Santa Maria Basin, California, and its paleoceanographic and tectonic implications

Author(s): Dumont, Michael P.; Barron, John A.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
ARCO Oil and Gas Company, Bakersfield, CA, United States
Other:
University of California at Santa Barbara, United States
Stanford University, United States
ARCO Oil and Gas Company, United States
U. S. Geological Survey, United States
Volume Title: Neogene geohistory analysis of Santa Maria Basin, California, and its relationship to transfer of Central California to the Pacific Plate. Diatom biochronology of the Sisquoc Formation in the Santa Maria Basin, California, and its paleoceanographic and tectonic implications
Volume Author(s): McCrory, Patricia A.; Wilson, Douglas S.; Ingle, James C., Jr.; Stanley, Richard G.; Dumont, Michael P.; Barron, John A.
Source: Neogene geohistory analysis of Santa Maria Basin, California, and its relationship to transfer of Central California to the Pacific Plate. Diatom biochronology of the Sisquoc Formation in the Santa Maria Basin, California, and its paleoceanographic and tectonic implications, Patricia A. McCrory, Douglas S. Wilson, James C. Ingle, Jr., Richard G. Stanley, Michael P. Dumont and John A. Barron. U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin, No.B1995-J,K, p.K1-K17. Publisher: U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States. ISSN: 8755-531X
Note: In English. 71 refs.; illus., incl. sects., 1 table, sketch maps
Year of Publication: 1995
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Algae; Biostratigraphy; Biozones; California; Cenozoic; Clastic rocks; Correlation; Diatomaceous earth; Diatoms; Lithostratigraphy; Microfossils; Miocene; Mudstone; Neogene; Neotectonics; Paleo-oceanography; Plantae; Porcellanite; Sandstone; Santa Barbara County California; Santa Maria Basin; Sea-level changes; Sedimentary rocks; Sisquoc Formation; Southern California; Stratigraphic boundary; Tectonics; Tertiary; USGS; United States
Coordinates: N342500 N351000 W1192500 W1204500
Record ID: 1996001941
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