Atlases and maps


A Geological Timescale for Azerbaijan (completed, 1994)



SUMMARY


The geological timescale is based on the results of a long-term investigations carried out in Azerbaijan in area of paleontology, biostratigraphy, paleotectonics, magnetostratigraphy and climatostratigraphy of the Phanerozoic of Azerbaijan, as well as data on radiometry and the findings of geological survey and structural-mapping, drilling.


This scale reflects general and local biostratigraphic units, magnetostratigraphic zones, stages of the tectonic development and turning points in the development of the main groups of the organic world of the Phanerozoic.


The scale can be used for the carring out of geological works of wide range in Azerbaijanian territory and the Caspian Sea.


Executive companies:
Geology Institute, BP and Statoil Alliance.