palaeoecology


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palaeoecology

the study of the ecology of past environments through fossil organisms.
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Stromberg, "High-resolution isotopic record of [C.sub.4] photosynthesis in a Miocene grassland," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.
Recently, economic historians from Bialystok, led by Piort Guzowski, started collaborating with an environmental historian from Krakow, Adam Izdebski, and the palaeoecology group from the University of Poznan, and obtained major funding for a project exploring the environmental and economic history of Poland (within the framework of the prestigious National Programme for the Development of Humanities).
Clemence, M.E., Gardin, S., Bartolini A (2015): New insights in the pattern and timing of the Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossil crisis, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 427: 100-108.
Biodiversity conservation and environmental change: using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the anthropocene
Queen's Palaeoecologist Dr Chris Hunt, who is Director of Research on Environmental Change at Queen's School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, said that it has long been believed that the rainforests of the Far East were virgin wildernesses, where human impact has been minimal but their findings indicate a history of disturbances to vegetation.
Queen's Palaeoecologist Dr Chris Hunt , who is Director of Research on Environmental Change at Queen's School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, said that it has long been believed that the rainforests of the Far East were virgin wildernesses, where human impact has been minimal but their findings indicate a history of disturbances to vegetation.
Project coleader Professor Keith Dobney, Sixth Century Chair of Human Palaeoecology at the University of Aberdeen, said: "This provides us with a completely new window on how people lived and died in the past.
It is the culmination of almost 15 years of field work by Dr Hunt, involving the collection of pollen samples across the region, and a major review of existing palaeoecology research, which was completed in partnership with Dr Ryan Rabett from Cambridge University.
Dennis (1997), "The Stable Isotope Record of Environmental and Climatic Signals in Modern Terrestrial Microbial Carbonates from Europe," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 129, 171-189.
Bottjer, "Trace-fossil model for reconstructing oxygenation histories of ancient marine bottom waters: application to upper cretaceous niobrara formation, Colorado," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.