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palynology

(păl″ĭ-nŏl′-ŏ-jē) [Gr. palumein, to sprinkle, + logos, word, reason]
The study of pollens, spores, or microscopic segments of organisms present in sediments.

palynology

the study of pollen including pollen analysis.
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1971, Palynology of some Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary deposits in British Columbia and adjacent Alberta: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 127, p.
Grindrod, "Pollen Transport and Deposition in Riverine and Marine Environments within the Humid Tropics of Northeastern Australia," Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 134 (2005): 55-69; R.
Access to the laboratory is provided for users wishing to prepare samples taken for palynology processing, vitrinite reflectance, petrology, etc.
Botryococcus as an aid in the interpretation of paleoenvironment and depositional processes // Review of Paleobotany and Palynology.
The subjects of these papers are diverse: amongst others, dendrochronology, phytolith analyses, palynology, zooarchaeology, DNA analyses, geoarchaeology and geochemistry, ESR dating of flint tools, 14C dating of the Dead Sea Scrolls, petrography, neutron activation analysis, and organic residues analysis.
Newnham RM, de Lange PJ, Lowe DJ (1995) Holocene vegetation, climate, and history of a raised bog complex, northern New Zealand, based on palynology, plant macrofossils, and tephrochronology.
Palynology and palynostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota--A microfossii record of plants at the end of Cretaceous time.
Generally, though, the applicability of optical dating is restricted to the availability of suitable quartz-grain-containing nests, and is also subject to the various limitations on accuracy and precision common to luminescence techniques, particularly those pertaining to environmental dose-rate; likewise, palynology and radiocarbon dating of pollen are limited to those nests containing sufficient pollen.
Mellen's Fearn Springs Formation was found to be equivalent to the Coal Bluff Member of the Naheo la Formation based on geophysical log correlation and palynology ranges.
SEDIMENTOLOGY PALYNOLOGY, AND SEA LEVEL CHANGES FLUCTUATIONS RECORDED BY TWO PENNSYLVANIAN CORES FROM NORTHWESTERN MISSOURI.
Even as Shaver and Beerwinkle struggle to find just the right scent to tempt tomorrow's moth to a deadly treat, Gretchen Jones, Vaughn Bryant, and Jesus Esquivel are trying to pinpoint where the moths fed yesterday by studying pollen on the pests' bodies--a science called palynology.
Researchers from the Laboratory of Historical Botany and Palynology in Marseilles, France, report in the March 23 NATURE they they have compiled a 140,000-year-long climate history for eastern France based on pollen records for that region.