Lecture no. 3 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Delve into biostratigraphy, the study of fossil sequences in rock strata. The discovery that different layers of rock are characterized by distinctive fossils solved the problem of correlating sedimentary strata from different regions. This led to the geological time scale, initiating a revolution in Earth science.