paleoecology


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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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Pages 139-170 in Evolutionary paleoecology of terrestrial plants and animals (A.
Key Words: Lake Louise Field Station, Valdosta State University, paleoecology, paleotempestology, ethnohistory, education
These continued to expand in a broad continuum throughout the next 70 years of his life from vegetation mapping, to paleoecology, to conservation and to climatic change.
Upper Pleistocene stratigraphy, paleoecology, and archaeology of the northern Yukon interior, Eastern Beringia: I.
Paleoecology and biostratigraphy of marginal marine Gulf Coast Eocene vertebrate localities.
For a time, paleoecology as a field lost sight of its most powerful aspect: its temporal perspective.
Taphonomic studies provide insights into paleoecology (Behrensmeyer, 1978; Pratt, 1986), the cause of death, and how long bones are exposed before burial.
This book include 14 journalistic articles related to the archaeology, geology, and paleoecology of the Lake Huron basin.
Pages 143-148 in The Proboscidea evolution and paleoecology of elephants and their relatives (J.
The abundance type size and paleoecology of the foraminifera brachiopods bivalves gastropods echinoids ostracodes algae and non-skeletal components (peloids and intraclasts) provided valuable information for the interpretation of depositional environments.