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paleoecology

(pā′lē-ō-ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.

pa′le·o·e′co·log′ic (-ē′kə-lŏj′ĭk, -ĕk′ə-), pa′le·o·e′co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·e·col′o·gist n.
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To better characterize past and current vegetation dynamics and to develop a predictive framework,, ongoing monitoring should be combined with research employing longer chronosequences and paleoecological reconstructions based on multiple sites.
Kennedy and Gibling (2011) were the first authors to place the Campbellton Formation into a detailed sedimentological, paleoenvironmental and paleoecological context.
Paleoecological evidence for early occupation and agriculture in the Central Peten Lakes area has been available since the 1960s: lake coring in both Lake Petenxil and Quexil (south of Lake Peten Itza) documents Zea mays pollen together with an increase in grass pollen as early as 2000 BC [21-25].
Paleoecological and archaeological implications of a Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene record of vegetation and climate from the Pacific coastal plain of Panama.
'Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of marginal marine environments from combined paleoecological and geochemical analyses on ostracods', In: Holmes J, Chivas A (eds.), The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research, Geophysical Monograph, 2002; 131: 227-247.
Although the Lo Hueco crocodyliform material remains under study and no paleoecological remarks have been attained yet from a morphological perspective, isotopic results indicate that these crocodyliforms may have incorporated food items from brackish
Tratamiento de la informacion: Para relacionar las especies de micromoluscos mas abundantes con la materia organica y el carbonato de calcio (CaC[O.sub.3]) se utilizo el software [C.sub.2], version 1.5 (paleoecological analysis: Juggins 2007) que permitio realizar varios perfiles en una misma grafica.
This was followed by a paleoecological study of Devonian fauna in the region, where he narrowed his interest to mollusks.
BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AS PALEOECOLOGICAL INDICATORS OF THE USCARI FORMATION (EARLY TO MIDDLE MIOCENE), LIMON BASIN (SOUTH), COSTA RICA
Based on the occurrence of skeletal (large benthic foraminifera and coralline red algae) and non-skeletal components, the following environmental and paleoecological implications are defined for the Asmari depositional environment at the Qeshm Island, southern Bandar Abbas Hinterland.
These paleoecological factors control the trace fossil assemblage in estuaries.