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Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction
2. Chronostratigraphy - linking time and rock
Part II. Concepts and Methods: 3. Biostratigraphy F. M. Gradstein, R. A. Cooper and P. M. Sadler
4. Earth's orbital parameters and cycle stratigraphy L. A. Hinnov
5. The geomagnetic polarity time scale A. G. Smith and J. G. Ogg
6. Radiogenic isotope geochronology M. Villeneuve
7. Stable isotopes J. M. McArthur and R. J. Howarth
8. Geomathematics F. P. Agterberg
Part III. Geologic Periods: 9. The Precambrian: the Archaen and Proterozoic eons L. J. Robb, A. H. Knoll, K. A. Plumb, G. A. Shields, H. Strauss, J. Veizer and W. Bleeker
10. The Cambrian period J. H. Shergold and R. A. Cooper
11. The Ordovician period R. A. Cooper and P. M. Sadler
12. The Silurian period M. J. Melchin, R. A. Cooper and P. M. Sadler
13 . The Devonian period M. R. House and F. M Gradstein
14. The Carboniferous period V. Davydov, B. R. Wardlaw and F. M. Gradstein
15. The Permian period B. R. Wardlaw, V. Davydov and F. M Gradstein
16. The Triassic period J. G. Ogg
17. The Jurassic period J. G. Ogg
18. The Cretaceous Period J. G. Ogg, F. P. Agterberg and F. M. Gradstein
19. The Paleogene period H. P. Luterbacher, J. R. Ali, H. Brinkhuis, F. M. Gradstein, J. J. Hooker, S. Monechi, J. G. Ogg, J. Powell, U. Röhl, A. Sanfilippo, and B. Schmitz
20 The Neogene period L. Lourens, F. Hilgen, N. J. Shackleton, J. Laskar and D. Wilson
21 The Pleistocene and Holocene epochs P. Gibbard and T. van Kolfschoten
Part IV. Summary: 22. Construction and summary of the geologic time scale
Appendices
References.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Geological time