The Reply to a New Approach to the Stratigraphy of the Pleistocene Sequence Along the Baltic Sea Coast, Westernmost Latvia
Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 7-10
Received: Oct. 9, 2017;
Accepted: Oct. 28, 2017;
Published: Dec. 5, 2017
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Alexander Savvaitov, Institute of Geology, University of Latvia, Rīga, Latvia (Retired in 2002)
Georgy Konshin, Department of Geology, Geography and Earth Sciences Faculty, University of Latvia, Rīga, Latvia (Retired in 2003)
New conception offered by Tomas Saks, Andis Kalvāns, Vitālijs Zelčs  about the stratigraphic interpretation of the Pleistocene sequence in the area of westernmost Latvia along coast of the Baltic Sea cardinally differs from recognition of real stratigraphic units proved on the basis of the biostratigraphic principles. Present article deals with the critical remarks of main aspects of a new stratigraphic conception.
The Reply to a New Approach to the Stratigraphy of the Pleistocene Sequence Along the Baltic Sea Coast, Westernmost Latvia, Earth Sciences.
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