Chapter 9. Stratigraphic Systems

  1. Michael E. Brookfield

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch9

Principles of Stratigraphy

Principles of Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Brookfield, M. E. (2003) Stratigraphic Systems, in Principles of Stratigraphy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111645

Online ISBN: 9780470694015

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Keywords:

  • stratigraphic systems;
  • cycle stratigraphy;
  • biological nomenclature;
  • sediment;
  • glacial theory

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Development of the stratigraphic system

  • Cycle stratigraphy

  • Genetic sequence stratigraphy

  • The current system