Definition of paleoecology in English:
The ecology of fossil animals and plants.
- An important aspect of palaeobotanical research is to unravel the palaeoecology of plant fossils to use the results in reconstructing ecosystems.
- The book presents an impressive compendium of issues related to the study of biogeography and its applications to fields ranging from paleoecology to conservation biology.
- Percentages can be misleading, however-only three times since 1926 have more than 10 publications dealt with stromatoporoid paleoecology.
- Example sentences
- These factors combine to make lacustrine sediments amenable to very high-resolution paleoenvironmental and paleoecological reconstruction.
- In addition, palaeoecological and historical research has demonstrated the presence of forests in arid zones of the Mediterranean area in historical times.
- Given the significance of neoplagiaulacid multituberculates in biogeographic and paleoecological reconstructions, a detailed systematic revision of the group would undoubtedly clarify many of these issues.
- Example sentences
- He was among the world's first true evolutionary paleoecologists.
- Although some marine fossils more than 500 million years old sport holes, many paleontologists have been hesitant to say these are signs of predators, says a paleoecologist.
- Recently a paleoecologist at the University of New South Wales studied charcoal in lake sediments at Jibbon Lagoon in Royal National Park, just south of Sydney.
Pronunciation: /-ˌekəˈläjikəl, -ˌēkə-/adjective
Pronunciation: /-ˌəˈkäləjist, -ˌēˈkäl-/noun
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