The Development of Epigenetic Processes Through Geologic History

  • Aleksandr I. Perel’man
Part of the Monographs in Geoscience book series (MOGEO)


The variation with time in the factors of the migration of chemical elements has influenced the development of epigenetic processes. Thus, the continents of the Precambrian period were characterized by a much smaller mass of living matter than the modern continents show. Hence, organic matter was less important then than it is now.


Lower Jurassic Geologic History Tectonic Uplift Epigenetic Process Living Matter 
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© Plenum Press 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksandr I. Perel’man
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  1. 1.Department of Geochemistry, Institute of Ore Deposits, Petrography, and MineralogyAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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