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Published online January 15, 2023

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The Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Kimmeridgian Stage (Jurassic System), at Flodigarry, Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

Andrzej Wierzbowski1, Marcin Barski1, Angela L. Coe2*, Mark W. Hounslow3, Bronisław A. Matyja1, Gregory D. Price4, Hubert Wierzbowski5, John K. Wright6, with contributions from Francois Atrops7, Jacek Grabowski5, Emanuela Mattioli7, Nicol Morton8, James G. Ogg9, Federico Olóriz10, Kevin Page11, Horacio Parent12, Piotr Przybylski13, Guenter Schweigert14, Anna Bertha Villaseñor15

1 Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
2 School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK
3 Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK and Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GP, UK
4 School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
5 Polish Geological Institute–National Research Institute, Warszawa, Poland
6 Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, Egham, TW20 0EX, UK
7 Laboratoire de Geologie, Université de Lyon 1, F-69622 Villeurbanne, France
8 07200 Vogue, France
9 Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, Indiana, USA and State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Institute of Sedimentary Geology, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu 610059, China
10 Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
11 Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK
12 Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina
13 BP America Inc. Southern Performance Unit, Houston, USA
14 Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart, Germany
15 Departamento de Paleontologia, Instituto de Geologia, Ciudad México, Mexico

Correspondence to:E-mail: angela.coe@open.ac.uk

Received: November 8, 2022; Revised: November 24, 2022; Accepted: November 24, 2022

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