The Paleoreef Database Project





Since then several publications have arisen from the project. 4029 reefs are currently incorporated in the database, exhibiting strong abundance fluctuations. The PaleoReef Database Project provides a quantitative, paleogeographic compilation of Phanerozoic reefs and thereby permits an objective testing of hypotheses relating reef evolution and changes in the earth system.


References
Kiessling, W., Fl├╝gel, E., and Golonka, J., 2002, Phanerozoic Reef Patterns, SEPM Special Publication, Volume 72: Tulsa, p. 775.

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