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Jurassic Period


Abstract

This page describes the Jurassic Period, including stratigraphy, paleogeography, and famous lagerstätten, followed by a sketched outline of some of the major evolutionary events.

Keywords: Jurassic, Jurassic biota, fossil record, evolution

Introduction

 
 

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Further Reading
  • Ogg et al. 2008: The Concise Geologic Time Scale. Cambridge.
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      Stratigraphy

      Type Section

      Lower (Triassic–Jurassic) Boundary

      Upper (Jurassic–Cretaceous) Boundary

      Chronology

      Paleogeography

      Major Tectonic Events

      Land and Sea

      Climate

      Paleontology

      General Characteristics

      Lagerstätten

      Major Evolutionary Events

      Major Taxa

      Extinctions

      New Zealand Occurrences

      References

      Ogg, J.G.; Ogg, G.; Gradstein, F.M. 2008: The Concise Geologic Time Scale. Cambridge: 1-177.


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