Université de Fribourg

Bryozoan beds in northern Italy as a shallow-water expression of environmental changes during the Oligocene isotope event 1

Jaramillo-Vogel, David ; Bover-Arnal, Telm ; Strasser, André

In: Sedimentary Geology, 2016, vol. 331, p. 148–161

Shifts in carbonate-producing biotic communities in the geological record provide evidence of past environmental changes in the neritic realm. The shallow-marine Calcare di Nago Formation exposed in the San Valentino section (northern Italy) covers the Late Eocene and Earliest Oligocene. The succession is characterized by the occurrence of light-dependent biota such as coralline algae and larger...