Eocene


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  • noun

Synonyms for Eocene

from 58 million to 40 million years ago

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3 mm) from the Late Eocene Moodys Branch Formation of Mississippi, Holman et al.
the Mengyejing Formation in Yunnan Province) and the Eocene (the Huayong
The remains of Eocene land mammals from the Gulf Coast Plain are exceedingly rare (see review in Westgate 2001).
Regarding well OGX-13, the second appraisal well for the Vesuvio accumulation, a net pay of approximately 10 meters was encountered in sandstone reservoirs of the Eocene section.
Prior to the PETM excursion, 'background' Late Paleocene-Early Eocene was already warm, with SSTs of ~32[degrees]C in the tropics (Pearson et al.
Periarchus lyelli first appeared in the Middle Eocene and by the Late Eocene it became the predominant species of sand dollar.
The $340 million LSP, which is the final test phase for the steamflood project, is expected to lead to full-field steamflooding of First Eocene reservoir, marking the world's first commercial application of a conventional steamflood in a carbonate reservoir.
of Vienna) and Montanari (Osservatorio Geologico di Coldigioco, Italy) present an overview of what happened on Earth during the last few million years of the Eocene and around the time of the Eocene-Oligocene boundary, from hot to cold conditions, and the role that impact events played.
At the time, during an epoch called the Eocene, huge trees grew in thick forests, providing homes to crocodiles, turtles, and other warm-weather animals.
restricted to the Paleocene and Eocene sequences (Fasola, 1969; Freile,
Shaw said a lot of the fossils that are found in the area are from the Eocene Epoch, which dates from 55 million to 60 million years ago.
The thickness of the Eocene deposits in the Shamakhy-Gobustan and the Pre-Caspian-Guba regions is up to 1,500 metres, with a marked rise towards the south-east.
Rare fossils include annelid worms, crabs, a spiny lobster, a ratfish, a ray, a few bony fishes, and the reptiles reported here Reptiles have not been previously reported from the Paleocene or Eocene of any state or province bordering the Great Lakes.
Eocene biodiversity: unusual occurrences and rarely sampled habitats.
New research predicts that by 2100 concentrations of carbon dioxide could reach levels not seen since the sweltering ice-free world of the Eocene period - 50 million years ago.