Phanerozoic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Phanerozoic the period from about 5,400 million years ago until the present
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Phanerozoic Of or pertaining to animals that live in places that are exposed to the daylight.
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Usage


In science:

The nature of the glaciations in the Phanerozoic (0 − 545 Myr BP) are to a large extent well understood.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
Moreover, the analysis of Veizer et al. [103] who measured the tropical sea surface temperatures over the Phanerozoic serves as an independent analysis from those studying the occurrence of glaciations.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The Neo-Proterozoic (1000 - 550 Myr BP) was probably an intrinsically cooler period in Earth’s history, and glaciation was more abundant than in the Phanerozoic.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The Phanerozoic part of panel E is directly taken from Crowell .
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
Climate modes of the Phanerozoic; the history of the Earth’s climate over the past 600 million years.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
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