The International Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy (ISCS)

is a Subcommission of the International Commission on Stratigraphy logo

International Union of Geosciences logo

EXECUTIVE
CHAIR VICE-CHAIR  SECRETARY
 Isabella Premoli Silva  Ireneusz Walaszczyk  Silvia Gardin
Dipartimento di Scienze della
Terra
via Mangiagalli 34
20133 - Milan
Faculty of Geology, University
of Warsaw
Al. Zwirki i Wigury 93,
PL02-089 Warsaw, Poland
CR2P, University of Paris VI,
case 104
5, Place Jussieu
75252 Paris
isabella.premoli@unimi.it  i.walaszczyk@uw.edu.pl  silvia.gardin@upmc.fr

OVERALL OBJECTIVES, AND FIT WITHIN IUGS SCIENCE POLICY

To facilitate international communication in all aspects of Cretaceous stratigraphy and correlation.
To establish a standard global stratigraphic subdivision and nomenclature for the Cretaceous, as part of the ICS standard global stratigraphic scale.
To produce a stratigraphic table displaying agreed subdivision to substage level and intervals of disagreement, marking boundaries that are defined by a GSSP.