macrofossil


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mac·ro·fos·sil

 (măk′rō-fŏs′əl)
n.
A fossil large enough to be examined without a microscope.

macrofossil

(ˈmækrəʊˌfɒsəl)
n
(Palaeontology) a fossil visible to the naked eye
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Data from modern mollusc and water, and mid-Holocene plant macrofossil samples indicate that the local freshwater reservoir effect was probably c.
In the research, four different types of archaeological documents were examined: the macrofossil remains of the leaves, fruits or seeds of psychoactive plants; residues suggestive of alcoholic beverages; psychoactive alkaloids found in archaeological artifacts and skeletal remains from prehistoric times; and artistic depictions of mood-altering plant species and drinking scenes.
This alternation has quite changed into calcite megacrysts upward, lacking any macrofossil.
cores, macrofossil deposits)," which foster greater understanding
The flora and fauna of this shale is dominated by the microfossil groups foraminifera, radiolaria, diatoms, and macrofossil groups like filamentous algae, cetaceans, sirenians, pinnipeds, fish, birds, ostracod crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, bryozoans, polychaetes, leaves, and woody plant debris (Buckeridge & Finger 2001).
For example, changes in the macrofossil record within a peat core can be used to reconstruct changes in vegetation, which can be used to infer wetter and drier periods over the last 4000 years (Barber et al.
07 Hard, firm sandy clay loam with gradually increasing and content and with occasional macrofossil fragments; black 10YR 2/1 (moist), very dark gray 10YR 3/1 (dry).
We used the Berger-Parker index d (the proportion of the most abundant taxon), as a simple dominance measure for macrofossil assemblages.
An accurate field study has revealed brachiopod, separate rugose and colonial coral, bryozoan, crinoids and cephalopod macrofossil frequency;.
Chronological framing of Pliocene to early Pleistocene plant macrofossil assemblages of northern Italy.