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STRATI 2013 pp 915-917 | Cite as

The Valle di Manche Section (Calabria, Southern Italy): A Candidate Section for the GSSP of the Ionian Stage (Middle Pleistocene Subseries)

  • Luca CapraroEmail author
  • Gian Battista Vai
  • Jan Backman
  • James E.T. Channell
  • Francesco Massari
  • Domenico Rio
  • Daniele Scarponi
  • Maria Sgavetti
  • Fabio Tateo
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

We present the key features of the Valle di Manche section (Calabria, southern Italy) and discuss the pros and cons of this stratigraphic succession as a candidate section for the GSSP of the Ionian Stage (Middle Pleistocene Subseries).

Keywords

Middle Pleistocene GSSP Southern Italy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Capraro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gian Battista Vai
    • 2
  • Jan Backman
    • 3
  • James E.T. Channell
    • 4
  • Francesco Massari
    • 1
  • Domenico Rio
    • 1
  • Daniele Scarponi
    • 2
  • Maria Sgavetti
    • 5
  • Fabio Tateo
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of GeosciencesUniversity of PadovaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biological, Geological ed Environmental SciencesUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Geological SciencesStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden
  4. 4.Department of Geological SciencesUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  5. 5.Department of Physics and Earth SciencesParmaItaly
  6. 6.IGG-CNR, Department of GeosciencesUniversity of PadovaPaduaItaly

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