The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for Base of the Bathonian Stage (Middle Jurassic), Ravin du Bes Section, SE France

@article{FernndezLpez2009TheGB,
  title={The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for Base of the Bathonian Stage (Middle Jurassic), Ravin du Bes Section, SE France},
  author={Sixto Rafael Fern{\'a}ndez-L{\'o}pez and Giulio Pavia and Elisabetta Erba and Myette Guiomar and Maria Helena Paiva Henriques and Roberto Lanza and Charles Mangold and Nicol Morton and Davide Olivero and Daniele Tiraboschi},
  journal={Episodes},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={222-248}
}
The Bathonian GSSP is defined at the base of limestone bed RB071 in the Ravin du Bes Section, Bas-Auran area, southern Subalpine Chains (France). This section satisfies most of the requirements recommended by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The exposure extends over 13 m in thickness. No vertical biofacies, ichnofacies or taphofacies changes, stratigraphic gaps or hiatuses have been recorded at the Bajocian-Bathonian transition. Structural complexity, synsedimentary and tectonic… 

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