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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Pollen and plant macrofossil vegetation record recovered from Hinds Cave, Val Verde County, Texas.
Recent recession of high-mountain glacier ice and perennial snow and ice patches has exposed megafossil and macrofossil tree remnants and peat, offering a new source of Holocene high alpine vegetation history in the Scandes.
A more precise answer to this question could be obtained from macrofossil analysis, because macroremains of Picea can sometimes be found 1000-2000 years earlier than revealed in pollen record (Kullmann 1995).
These remains were found in stream gravels and no associated macrofossil remains or microfossil-rich sediments were found from which paleoecological inferences might be derived.
Based on the large macrofossil collections from the Pennsylvanian Sydney Coalfield, Nova Scotia, Canada, it is possible to present an overall view of the diverse foliar nature of this remarkable medullosalean tree.
This is supported by the stratigraphic and macrofossil data presented by Swinehart & Parker (2000).
Although long pollen and macrofossil records have allowed the reconstruction of vegetation development during the Holocene (Ritchie 1987), there is a lack of information on the ecological context of past tree growth.
Wilson and Majewske (1960) concluded that insufficient macrofossil material (largely brachiopods and trilobites) existed to date the subsurface Fusselman any better than it possibly being Early Silurian in age (Fig.
Macrofossil, pollen, and zoological analyses of latrines have been conducted e.
Effects of sample mass and macrofossil type on radiocarbon dating of Arctic and boreal lake sediments.