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SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences, Volume 62 , Issue 1 : 223-255(2019) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11430-017-9268-7

Jurassic integrative stratigraphy and timescale of China

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  • ReceivedDec 18, 2017
  • AcceptedAug 13, 2018
  • PublishedOct 19, 2018

Abstract


Funded by

the National Key Research and Development Program of China(Grant,No.,2016YFC0600406)

the Strategic Priority Research Program(B)

the Programme Macroevolutionary Processes and Palaeoenvironments of Major Historical Biota(Grant,No.,XDPB05)

and the National Natural Science Foundation of China(Grant,No.,41688103)


Acknowledgment

I am grateful to Shenghui Deng, Jingeng Sha, Meizhen Cao, Yanbin Shen, Shaofeng Liu, Qingren Meng, Guoli Wu, Yichun Zhang, Baoyu Jiang, Qiang Ma, Yaqiong Wang, and Yanan Fang for literature help and helpful comments; Guoli Wu for the field photos; Yanzhe Fu, Chenyang Cai, Yitong Su, and Jie Sun for technical assistance; and two anonymous reviewers for their constructive suggestions. This study was supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant No. 2016YFC0600406), the Strategic Priority Research Program (B) (Grant Nos. XDB18000000, XDB26000000), the Programme Macroevolutionary Processes and Palaeoenvironments of Major Historical Biota (Grant No. XDPB05) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41688103). This study is a contribution to UNESCO-IUGS IGCP Project 632.


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  • Figure 1

    The general characters of the Jurassic deposition in China. Brown color represents the major terrestrial basins and the blue color represents the marine strata.

  • Figure 2

    The stratigraphic correlation of the representative Jurassic terrestrial basins of China.

  • Figure 3

    The stratigraphic correlation among representative Jurassic terrestrial basins of China.

  • Figure 4

    The relationship and geological background of the Yanshan Movement and Yanliao biota in the Yanliao region. (a) Unconformity between the Tuchengzi and Zhangjiakou Fms., (b) unconformity between the Haifanggou and Tiaojishan Fms., (c) the synorogenic conglomerates of the bottom Haifanggou Formation (left), and (d) the conglomerates of the bottom Xingshikou Formation.

  • Figure 5

    The comparison of the terrestrial stages from Chinese Stratigraphic Table (2014) (a) and that in the present paper (b).

  • Table 1   The comparison of the Jiulongshan Formation and the Longmen Formation

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