A Chronology of Paleozoic Sea-Level Changes

  title={A Chronology of Paleozoic Sea-Level Changes},
  author={Bilal ul Haq and Stephen R. Schutter},
  pages={64 - 68}
  • B. Haq, S. Schutter
  • Published 3 October 2008
  • Geology, Geography, Environmental Science
  • Science
Sea levels have been determined for most of the Paleozoic Era (542 to 251 million years ago), but an integrated history of sea levels has remained unrealized. We reconstructed a history of sea-level fluctuations for the entire Paleozoic by using stratigraphic sections from pericratonic and cratonic basins. Evaluation of the timing and amplitude of individual sea-level events reveals that the magnitude of change is the most problematic to estimate accurately. The long-term sea level shows a… 
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