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Calcareous nannofossils of the Tertiary Flysch (post Eocene to early Miocene) of the Ionian Zone in Epirus, NW-Greece

Spyridon M. Bellas

Calcareous nannofossils of the Tertiary Flysch (post Eocene to early Miocene) of the Ionian Zone in Epirus, NW-Greece

taxonomy and biostratigraphical correlations

by Spyridon M. Bellas

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Published by Selbstverlag Fachbereich Geowissenschaftlichten in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flysch -- Greece.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.,
  • Paleontology, Stratigraphic.,
  • Nannofossils -- Greece.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.M. Bellas.
    SeriesBerliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen -- Bd. 22
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 173 p., [1] folded leaf of plates, [18] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18159386M
    ISBN 10389582044X

    Bellas, S.M. (): Calcareous nannofossils of the Tertiary Flysch (Post Eocene to Early Miocene) of the Ionian Zone in Epirus, NW-Greece: Taxonomy and Biostratigraphical.- Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, E (22): I-VIII, , 9 plates (out of text); Berlin. Flysch, sequence of shales rhythmically interbedded with thin, hard, graywacke-like sandstones. The total thickness of such sequences is commonly many thousands of metres, but the individual beds are thin, only a few centimetres to a few metres thick. The presence of rare fossils indicates marine.

    I have also published on the diversity history of calcareous nannofossils, and records for specific critical events, such as the Triassic/Jurassic and Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary intervals. Other strands within this theme have included work on the ultrastructure, crystallography and biomineralisation of coccoliths, and the description of over. Stratigraphic sections in south-central Alabama were studied to test palynological evidence of sea-level change across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. New evidence from both calcareous nannofossils and dinoflagellate cysts places the regional disconformity in Alabama (Type 1 sequence boundary) virtually at the K-T boundary.

    ABSTRACT: We investigated the calcareous nannofossils in the western Pacific and Bahama Bank of Caribbean Sea to reconstruct the paleoceanography and correlate with the global events. The absolute abundant of coccolith (number/g) are gradually increased from NN6 throughout NN19 Zone, while the relative abundance of Discoaster is decreased at. Since the fine fraction carbonate consists primarily of Maastrichtian calcareous nannofossils (% below the boundary and >90% above the boundary), it is difficult to explain how reworked Maastrichtian nannofossils could carry a Tertiary isotope signature.


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Calcareous nannofossils are an exceptionally important microfossil group, with their living counterparts, coccolithopores, representing one of the major components of phytoplankton in present day oceans. Their abundant fossil record and world-wide distribution has led to their rapid acceptance as one of the most important index-fossil groups in stratigraphical research.

Abstract. An accurate biostratigraphic study of the Paleocene-middle Eocene calcareous nannofossils has been performed on the turbiditic successions that characterize the Northern Apennines Mt. Caio, Farini d’Olmo, Mt. Sporno and Mt.

Penice Units, belonging to the “Tertiary Flysch Auctt.” and referable to the External : Nicola Perilli. Age of the Podhale Flysch based on calcareous nannoplankton. & Müller, C., Current Tertiary and Quaternary calcareous nannoplankton strati- The recorded calcareous nannofossils.

The reference biostratigraphic scheme used in the study is the recently published calcareous nannofossil biozonation proposed for the Paleogene by Agnini et al. The obtained biostratigraphic and chronostratigraphic data suggest that further investigation is needed to clarify the tectono-sedimentary evolution and to unravel the complex Author: RITA CATANZARITI and NICOLA PERILLI.

Calcareous nannofossils are considered one of the most powerful biostratigraphical tool in marine carbonate sediments especially in open ocean settings. Their origination goes at least as far back. In calcareous nannofossils the thickness, TERTIARY (Eocene) (Fig. e1, Siju Formation, Meghalaya and Figs.

f1 - j1, Harudi Formation, Kachchh), e1. Cribrocentrum reticulatum. Recent study of calcareous nannofossils has shown that Calcareous nannofossils of the Tertiary Flysch book flysch sedimentation of the BII~ Karpaty Unit began in the Late Cretaceous.

Calcareous nannofossils recovered from the Javorina Formation are of Santonian, Campanian and Maast- richtian age, but no Paleocene calcareous nannofossils were found (Figures 2, 3). Calcareous nannofossil distribution at Caravaca is also similar to El Kef, with a succession of dominant Thoracosphaera, B.

bigelowii, and N. parvulum parallel with the major decrease of Cretaceous nannofossils in the basal Tertiary (Romein, ; Romein and Smit, ).

The calcareous nannofossils biostratigraphy indicated that the flysch sedimentation started during the Late Campanian and ended between the Paleocene (Mt.

Cassio Flysch Fm and Mt. Venere-Monghidoro Fms) and the Middle Eocene (Mt. Caio Flysch Fm). Gartner S () Calcareous nannofossils at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. In: MacLeod N, Keller G (eds) Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinctions: biotic and environmental changes. W.W. Norton & Company, pp 27–47 Google Scholar.

This work deals with the Cretaceous-Tertiary Helminthoid flysch successions of the Emilian Apennines and related basal complexes (Mt. Caio, Val Baganza, Solignano, Mt. Venere-Monghidoro and Mt. Cassio Units): it is based on an integrated approach which included stratigraphic, petrographic and structural observations.

Detailed stratigraphic sections measured in the various successions evidenced. Abdel Aziz Tantawy, "Calcareous Nannofossils Across the Cretaceous–Tertiary Boundary at Brazos, Texas, U.S.A.: Extinction and Survivorship, Biostratigraphy, and Paleoecology", The End-Cretaceous Mass Extinction and the Chicxulub Impact in Texas, Gerta Keller, Thierry Adatte.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cenozoic Foraminifera and Manufacturer: Elsevier. Abstract. We obtained material from the Puerto Escano section (southern Spain) to study the Jurassic/Cretaceous (J/K) boundary interval. The same samples had already been processed for magnetostratigraphic studies and biostratigraphic zonation based on calpionellids and ammonites (Pruner et al.

), but not for calcareous nannofossils. The calcareous nannofossils (nannoplankton with calcareous tests) have traditionally been defined as marine organisms that are less than 30 microns (µm) in size (Lohmann ) (see Fig. 1 for finer size categorization). Abstract.

Studies, based on calcareous nannofossils, proved that the level of reworked microfossils had so far been underestimated.

More recently detailed quantitative studies of calcareous nannoplankton of the Magura, Malcov, Zawada and Kremna formations from the Magura Nappe in Poland documented a degree of nannofossil recycling among those formations.

Calcareous nannoplankton from the Podhale Flysch (Oligocene–Miocene, Inner Carpathians, Poland) (Figs 1–7) Abstract. The presence of the Oligocene (upper Rupelian and Chattian)–Lower Miocene (Aquita-nian) in the Podhale Flysch sediments is argued by the identification of calcareous nannoplankton zones: NP24, NP25 and NN1.

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POPA1 Abstract. A new section was investigated in order to establish the Paleogene/Neogene. About this book. Cenozoic Foraminifera and Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of the Niger Delta is available just as exploration and production activities are moving into the little known deep water terrain of the Niger Delta.

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