Age Analysis and Biostratigraphic Correlation

  • Wei-Hong HeEmail author
  • G. R. Shi
  • Ke-Xin Zhang
  • Shun-Bao Wu
Part of the New Records of the Great Dying in South China book series (NRGDSC)


In order to decipher brachiopod diversity and body-size changes in relation to varied palaeobathymetry and time, the stratigraphic divisions in each section and age correlation among sections are essential for the study. Details of each section are thus given below.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei-Hong He
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. R. Shi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ke-Xin Zhang
    • 1
  • Shun-Bao Wu
    • 4
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology, School of Earth SciencesChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Life and Environmental SciencesBurwoodAustralia
  3. 3.Deakin UniversityGeelongAustralia
  4. 4.School of Earth SciencesChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina

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