Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Stratigraphic Classification

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2345

Rocks have many different characteristics and properties that can be used for stratigraphic classification. There are several types of stratigraphic classifications, such as lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic, magnetostratigraphic, chemostratigraphic, chronostratigraphic, event stratigraphic, and quantitative stratigraphic classifications.

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