eustasy


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eu·sta·sy

 (yo͞o′stə-sē)
n. pl. eu·sta·sies
A uniform worldwide change in sea level.

[From eustatic, of eustasy, from German eustatisch : eu- + stat(o)- + -isch, adj. suff.]

eu·stat′ic (-stăt′ĭk) adj.
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Sea level rises for these same reasons, known as eustasy.
The regressive Early-Mid Cambrian 'Hawke Bay Event' in Baltoscandia: epeirogenic uplift in concert with eustasy.
The interplay of eustasy and lithospheric flexure in forming stratigraphic sequences in Foreland setting: An example from the Antler Foreland, Nevada and Utah.
2007); Interaction of tectonics, eustasy, climate and carbonate production on the sedimentary evolution of an early/middle Jurassic extensional basin (Southern Provence Sub-basin, SE France).
Hovius N (1998) Controls on sediment supply by large rivers, relative role of Eustasy, climate, and tectonism in continental rocks.
A re-evaluation of Jurassic eustasy in the light of new data and the revised Exxon curve // Wilgus, C.
Drake (Editores) Paleogeographic evolution and nonglacial eustasy, Northern South America, SEPM Special Publication N.
The researchers published their findings in the current edition of Nature Geoscience in a paper titled 'Departures from eustasy in Pliocene sea-level records'.
Late Pleistocene sea level on the New Jersey Margin: implications to eustasy and deep-sea temperature.
The topics include the response of Mobile Bay and eastern Mississippi Sound in Alabama to changes in sediment accommodation and accumulation; the interplay of eustasy, antecedent topography, and sediment supply variations at Sabine Lake in Texas and Louisiana; and mechanisms of environmental change in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas.