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stratigraphic analysis

1. n. [Geology, Reservoir Characterization]
An analysis of the history, composition, relative ages and distribution of strata, and the interpretation of strata to elucidate Earth history. The comparison, or correlation, of separated strata can include study of their lithologyfossil content, and relative or absolute age, or lithostratigraphybiostratigraphy, and chronostratigraphy.