Encyclopedia of Geobiology

2011 Edition
| Editors: Joachim Reitner, Volker Thiel

Stromatolites

  • Joachim Reitner
  • Volker Thiel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9212-1_223

Stromatolites are laminated benthic microbial deposits (Riding, 1991).

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Keywords

Microbial Deposit 
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Bibliography

  1. Riding, R., 1991. Classification of microbial carbonates. In Riding, R. (ed.), Calcareous algae and stromatolites. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 21–51.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Reitner
    • 1
  • Volker Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany