palaeobotany

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palaeobotany

the study of fossils plants, particularly fossils of pollen grain, which are used in reconstructing past environments.
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We have made every attempt to include all pertinent paleobotanical literature on Carex fossils, although we have deliberately omitted a few preliminary records in need of revision (e.
Glen's project combined paleobotanical, paleontological, genetic, archaeological and paleoclimate data and did it in a bigger way, with many more data points, than has been done before," Van Valkenburgh, UCLA geographer, said.
The Paleobotanical Record of Colombia: Implications for Biogeography and Biodiversity.
The scope of research expanded with work on fish and insects (Wilson 1977a, b, 1978, 1980) and paleobotanical study focusing on the Republic site (e.
1965): Paleobotanical dating of upper Carboniferous folding phases in NW Spain.
Lertzman (1996) Stratigraphic and paleobotanical evidence for prehistoric human-induced environmental disturbance on Mo'orea, French Polynesia.
The end of the war was celebrated in 1946 at the first postwar meeting of the Botanical Society of America by a Symposium on Paleobotanical Taxonomy ranging from algae to flowering plants.
Basing his research on the collection of paleobotanical remains and interdisciplinary studies into the genesis of anthropogenic dark earth, Neves concludes that the lifestyle of late pre-colonial societies is part of a longstanding tradition of landscape management in Amazonia, involving a subsistence strategy that combined hunting, fishing, fruit gathering and manioc cultivation, rather than a fully agricultural economy--a pattern much less intensive than that proposed by Roosevelt.
However, the composite paleobotanical record from ice patches can test and complement previous interpretations of southwestern Yukon vegetation histories based on sediment cores from lakes and bogs (cf.
Secondly, Holman (1992) postulated the pattern and timing of the herpetological re-occupation of postglacial Michigan on the basis of the geological record, paleobotanical record, and modern and fossil ranges of species that presently occur in the state.
Cuticular features have been used extensively in paleobotanical and phylogenetic interpretations.