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Authors: Payros, A.*
Dinarès-Turell, J.*
Orue-Etxebarria, X.*
Monechi, S.*
Ortiz, S.*
Apellaniz, E.*
Bernaola, G.*
Title: In Search of the Bartonian (Middle Eocene) GSSP (I): Potential in the Basque–Cantabrian and Aquitanian Basins (Western Pyrenees)
Editors: Rocha, R.; Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia Ciências da Terra, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Pais, J.; Faculdade Ciências e Tecnologia Ciencias da Terra, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Kullberg, J.C.; Ciências da Terra, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Finney, S.; Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2013
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04364-7_27
Keywords: Eocene
Abstract: The Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Bartonian (middle Eocene) stage is as yet undefined. Herein we assess the GSSP potential of the successions found in the Basque–Cantabrian and Aquitanian basins (western Pyrenees). On the basis of the available data, no outcrop in the Biarritz and Pamplona areas fulfilled the requirements outlined by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. However, the succession exposed on the eastern side of the Cape of Oyambre (San Vicente de la Barquera, province of Cantabria, northern Spain) did so, and yielded positive preliminary results.
Appears in Collections:03.01.06. Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology
Conference materials
04.04.08. Sediments: dating, processes, transport
04.04.10. Stratigraphy

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