stratigraphic


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

stra·tig·ra·phy

 (strə-tĭg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of rock strata, especially the distribution, deposition, and age of sedimentary rocks.

strat′i·graph′ic (străt′ĭ-grăf′ĭk), strat′i·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
strat′i·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations

stratigraphic

[ˌstrætɪˈgræfɪk] ADJestratigráfico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
This reveals enhanced details for geological, petrophysical and geomechanical interpretation to uncover subtle variations in the subsurface caused by stratigraphic or structural properties that impact wellbore stability.
We are confident the stratigraphic setting is right and we can observe the effects of hydrothermal fluids consistent with Getchell-style gold deposits.
His topics include basic well logs and log signatures, structural and stratigraphic interpretations, trend surface residue anomaly maps, spectral gamma ray logs and fault seal, unconventional and source rock maps, and formation fluid interpretation and hydrocarbon reserves.
The discovery of the fossils has provided important evidence of stratigraphic division and a new direction for the research of mammal fossils in Ningxia, according to the archaeologists, according to Chinese media outlets.
SBZ 3 is defined by the stratigraphic ranges of Miscellanea juliettae, Rotalia implumis, Vania anatolica, Glomalveolina primaeva and Lockhartia retiata.
Chemostrat, which has 60 employees in Welshpool and satellite centres in Houston, USA, Calgary, Canada, and Perth, Australia, is a world leader in chemostratigraphy and provides highquality stratigraphic services around the globe.
A Harris Matrix is routinely constructed on complex urban sites, often with more intricate stratigraphic and taphonomic processes than many burial grounds, yet burial ground Harris Matrix construction is not always attempted.
Twelve Lithofacies were found and characterized based on lithology and sedimentary structures in four stratigraphic sections.
The stratigraphic name Sakesar Limestone has been introduced by Gee (Fermor, 1935) from the Sakesar Peak lat.
The main objective of IUGS/UNESCO International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Project 591 The Early to Middle Palaeozoic Revolution-Bridging the Gap between the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event and the Devonian Terrestrial Revolution is to significantly improve our ability to correlate the stratigraphic record of Early to Middle Palaeozoic climate, biodiversity and planetary change so that we may better understand the cause-and-effect relationships within the ocean-atmosphere-biosphere Earth System (aims and activities on www.igcp591.org).