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Preliminary Magnetostratigraphy for the Jurassic–Cretaceous Transition in Porto da Calada, Portugal

  • Johanna SalminenEmail author
  • Jorge Dinis
  • Octávio Mateus
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Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


We present a stratigraphic log supporting a preliminary magnetostratigraphy of a Tithonian–Berriasian section in Porto da Calada (Portugal). Based on biostratigraphy and reversed and normal magnetostratigraphy, the location of the Tithonian–Berriasian boundary is tentatively located at ca. 52 m, not in disagreement with former proposals. Due to the occurrence of later remagnetization (diagenesis), the magnetostratigraphic definition of the Tithonian–Berriasian section at the Cabo Espichel (Portugal) location was not able to be established.


Lithostratigraphy Magnetostratigraphy Tithonian–Berriasian Lusitanian Basin Portugal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johanna Salminen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jorge Dinis
    • 2
    • 3
  • Octávio Mateus
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Geosciences and Geology, and Department of PhysicsUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  3. 3.IMAR-CMA, Marine and Environmental Reseach CentreCoimbraPortugal
  4. 4.CICEGe, Departamento de Ciências da Terra, Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaCaparicaPortugal
  5. 5.Museu da LourinhãLourinhãPortugal

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