Holocene Epoch Current Affairs, GK & News

Holocene Epoch  Current Affairs, GK & News

Anthropocene Epoch

The Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) has voted in favour of designating a new geological epoch the Anthropocene. The panel will now submit a formal proposal for the new epoch to the International Commission on Stratigraphy which oversees the official geologic time chart. The final ratification about the new epoch will be made by the executive ..



Meghalayan Age: Newest phase in Earth's history named after Meghalaya rock

Scientists have approved three new ages on geologic time scale of Holocene Epoch viz. Meghalayan Age, Middle Holocene Northgrippian Age and Early Holocene Greenlandian Age. These three new ages of Holocene Epoch are represented by wealth of sediments that accumulated worldwide on sea floor, on lake bottoms, as glacial ice, and as calcite layers in ..