paleopedology(redirected from Soil Palaeontology)
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The study of geologically old and generally fossilized soils, especially to obtain information about the history of environmental and biological conditions on Earth.
pa′le·o·pe·do·log′i·cal (-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
a branch of soil science that studies the soils of past geologie times. — paleopedologist, palaeopaedologist, n. — paleopedologic, palaeopaedologic, paleopedological, palaeopaedological, adj.See also: Geology
the branch of pedology that studies the soil conditions of past geologic ages. — paleopedologist, palaeopedologist, n. — paleopedologic, palaeopedologic, paleopedological, palaeopedological, adj.See also: Soil