Eocene


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Eocene

a geological epoch lasting from 54 to 38 million years ago; a subdivision of the TERTIARY PERIOD. During this time extensive planktonic populations of Foraminifera laid down beds of rock (from which the pyramids of Egypt were built), and many groups of mammals appeared for the first time, for example, rodents, whales, carnivores. Britain was still moving northwards. See GEOLOGICAL TIME.
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It also extends our knowledge of ancient whales, and completes the bigger paleoecological picture of the late Eocene's oceans of Egypt, said Voss.
Key Words: Dhulian Antcline, Model Based Inversion, Eocene Carbonates, Velocity Inversion, Porosity.
In 2003 he published together with Gregg Gunnell, Jorg Habersetzer and others an Eocene microchiropteran from Tanzania, the oldest placental mammal from Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Eocene Epoch is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.
The sequence is known as the "Palmyra Marl Group", with the Jaddala Fm making up the Eocene portion.
Global telecom and digital solutions conglomerate Cima Group and a developer and manufacturer of healthcare solutions, Eocene Systems, have completed the creation of a joint venture, Cima Care Solutions, the companies said.
According to the companies, the combination of Eocene Health's in-home health monitoring solutions, Knetik's revenue and customer management, engagement and analytics platform, paired with the OSS/BSS platform and telecom ecosystem from Auris, a Cima Group company, provides the components that can deliver an end-to-end telehealth solution.
During the continental rift stage, the HZS developed the Paleocene Shenhu Fm, the Eocene Wenchang, Enping Fm, and the Oligocene Zhuhai Fm.
[19] pointed out that during the Middle to Late Eocene, the Dunhua-Mishan Fault Zone experienced one cooling event and coal seams only formed in the Meihe and Huadian basins.
The presence of gas in the Lower Eocene interval (which was also found to be gas bearing in the previous well) has significantly de-risked this prospect and gas produced to surface during the testing programme proves the presence of gas in the licence area, although no precise flow rate could be measured at this time.
Shell Bluff, an Eocene formation of the Tertiary Period, as shown in Figure 2, is described by geologists as stratigraphically one of the most important exposures in the Georgia Coastal Plain (Veatch and Stephenson 1911).