Nearly 100 geologists combine to produce approximately 60 articles in this volume. The essays fall under the general headings of “Carboniferous—General,” “Devonian-Mississippian Boundary,” “Mississippian—General,” “Mississippian-Pennsylvanian—Boundary,” “Pennsylvanian—General,” “Pennsylvanian -Permian Boundary,” and “Permian—General.”
A sampling of the essays in this volume include “Miospore Zonation of the Carboniferous” by Bernard Owens; “Carboniferous Small Foraminifers and Stratigraphy” by B. L. Mamet; “Devonian-Lower Carboniferous Boundary in Japan” by M. Minato, M. Kato, S. Haga, and H. Takeda; “Mississippian Stratotype—An Overview” by Thomas L. Thompson; “Conodont Succession in the Mississippian of South Canada” by Sonny Baxter and Peter H. von Bitter; “The Mississippian Boundary in North America” by Patrick K. Sutherland and Walter L. Manger; and “Palynological Delineation of the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Unconformity in West-Central Pennsylvania” by B. R. Wilson, A. Traverse, and I. G. Williams.
About the Author
Mackenzie Gordon, Jr., is President and Editor-in-Chief of the Ninth International Congress.