References for Cyclicity, Climate, and Time scales.

Contreras, J, Scholz, C. H., and King, G. C. P., 1997, A model of rift basin evolution constrained by first-order stratigraphic observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 102, p. 7673-7690.

Kent, D. V, and Clemmensen, L. B., 1996, Paleomagnetism and cycle stratigraphy of the Triassic Fleming Fjord and Gipsdalen Formations of East Greenland. Bull. Geol. Soc. Denmark v. 42, p. 121-136.

Kent, D. V, and Olsen, P. E., 1997. Magnetostratigraphy and paleopoles from the Late Triassic Dan River-Danville basin: interbasin correlation of continental sediments and a test of the tectonic coherence of Newark rift basins in eastern North America. Geol Soc Amer Bull., v. 109, p. 366-377.

Kent, D. V, and Olsen, P. E., 1999a, Astronomically tuned geomagnetic polarity time scale for the Late Triassic. J. Geophys. Res. v. 104, p. 12,831-12,841.

Kent, D. V, and Olsen, P. E., 1999b, Paleomagnetic Stratigraphy of the Triassic-Jurassic Blomidon Formation from drill core: implications for Early Mesozoic climate gradient. in progress.

LeTourneau, P. M., 1999, Depositional History and Tectonic Evolution of Late Triassic Age Rifts of the U. S. Central Atlantic Margin: Results of an Integrated Stratigraphic, Stricutural, and Paleomagnetic Analsyis of the Taylorsville and Richmond Basins. [Ph.D. thesis]: New York, New York, Columbia University, 294 p.

Olsen, P.E. and D.V. Kent, 1999a, Long-period Milankovitch cycles from the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic of eastern North America and their implications for the calibration of the early Mesozoic time scale and the long-term behavior of the planets. Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series A, in press.

Olsen, P.E. and D.V. Kent, 1999b, High resolution early Mesozoic Pangean climatic transect in lacustrine environments, in Bachmann, G. et al., eds., The Epicontinental Triassic, Springer-Verlag, in press.

Olsen, P. E. and Kent, D. V., 1996, Milankovitch climate forcing in the tropics of Pangea during the Late Triassic. Palaeogeo. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol. 122, 1-26.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D V., Cornet, B., Witte, W. K. & Schlische, R. W. 1996a High-resolution stratigraphy of the Newark rift basin (Early Mesozoic, Eastern North America). Geol. Soc. Am. 108, 40-77.

Olsen P. E, Schlische R. W. & Fedosh M. S. 1996b 580 ka duration of the Early Jurassic flood basalt event in eastern North America estimated using Milankovitch cyclostratigraphy. In The Continental Jurassic (ed. M. Morales) pp. 11-22, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 60.

Sloan L.C., and Morrill C., 1998, Orbital forcing and Eocene continental temperatures. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, v 144, 1-2, p. 21-35.

Van Houten, F. B. 1969 Late Triassic Newark Group, north-central New Jersey and adjacent Pennsylvania and New York. In Geology of selected areas in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania and guidebook of excursions, New Brunswick, New Jersey (Geological Society of America, Field Trip 4) (ed. S. Subitzki) pp. 314-347. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.