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Petrifying Earth Process: The Stratigraphic Imprint of Key Earth System Parameters in the Anthropocene

Zalasiewicz, J; Steffen, Will; Leinfelder, Reinhold; Williams, Mark; Waters, Colin


The Anthropocene concept arose within the Earth System science (ESS) community, albeit explicitly as a geological (stratigraphical) time term. Its current analysis by the stratigraphical community, as a potential formal addition to the Geological Time Scale, necessitates comparison of the methodologies and patterns of enquiry of these two communities. One means of comparison is to consider some of the most widely used results of the ESS, the ‘planetary boundaries’ concept of Rockström and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Theory, Culture and Society
DOI: 10.1177/0263276417690587


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