The attached article is dealing with biostratigraphy and fossil markers associated with water depth, geologic time scale,etc… Answer the questions using the article with brief paragraphs.

1.Write a paragraph on how they address the issues of age versus environment with biostratigraphic markers and paleoecologic markers remember both control the distribution of fossil ranges.

2. Write a paragraph on how they address the issue of down-slope transportation of foraminifera.

3.Write a paragraph on what they have done to make it easier to recognize deep water sediments in response to increased exploration activity in deepwater strata.

4.Comment on the local versus regional/global utility of the methods described in this paper.