Changing perspectives on Cambrian chronostratigraphy and progress toward subdivision of the Cambrian system

@article{Babeock2005ChangingPO,
  title={Changing perspectives on Cambrian chronostratigraphy and progress toward subdivision of the Cambrian system},
  author={Loren E. Babeock and Shanchi Peng and Gerd Geyef and John H. Shergold},
  journal={Geosciences Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={101-106}
}
Important steps have been made toward global subdivision of the Cambrian System. The consensus of opinion is that the system should be subdivided into four series representing subequal spans of time. The lower two series will correspond approximately to the traditional Lower Cambrian, the third series will correspond approximately to the traditional Middle Cambrian, and the fourth series corresponds approximately to the traditional Upper Cambrian. The fourth series, called the Furongian Series… 
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