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STRATI 2013 pp 425-429 | Cite as

Progress Towards Correlating Palaeozoic French Strata with the International Stratigraphic Chart

  • Elise NardinEmail author
  • Muriel Vidal
  • Vincent Perrier
  • Bertrand Lefebvre
  • Markus Aretz
  • Daniel Vizcaïno
  • J. Javier Álvaro
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

Palaeozoic rocks occur in France in geographically and geologically independent regions. They were deformed mostly during the Hercynian Orogeny. This work presents the first step of a larger project, which attempts to propose biostratigraphic correlations between the Phanerozoic formations of the different French regions and the International Stratigraphic Scale. The preliminary outcome reported here focuses on four regions containing Cambrian–Silurian strata: the Eastern Pyrenees, the Montagne Noire, and the Mid and North Armorican domains.

Keywords

France Stratigraphy Palaeozoic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elise Nardin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Muriel Vidal
    • 2
  • Vincent Perrier
    • 3
  • Bertrand Lefebvre
    • 4
  • Markus Aretz
    • 1
  • Daniel Vizcaïno
    • 5
  • J. Javier Álvaro
    • 6
  1. 1.Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, OMP, CNRS (UMR5563)Université Paul SabatierToulouseFrance
  2. 2.Domaines océaniques, CNRS (UMR6538)Univ. de BrestBrestFrance
  3. 3.Department of GeologyUniv. of LeicesterLeicesterUK
  4. 4.Laboratoire de Géologie, Terre, Planètes, Environnement, CNRS (UMR 5276)Université Lyon 1VilleurbanneFrance
  5. 5.CarcassonneFrance
  6. 6.Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC/INTA)Torrejón de ArdozSpain

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