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(ˌpeɪ li oʊˈklaɪ mɪt; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

the climate of some former period of geologic time.
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Likewise, complex quantum chemical simulations based on the commercial software package Gaussian or paleoclimate simulations in geosciences over thousands of years could be continued almost without any code modifications, and the new system already attracts new users with applications e.
Professor Ian Plimer, geologist and paleoclimate expert, University of Adelaide.
We've seen from the paleoclimate record that sea level rise of as much as 10 feet in a century or two is possible, if the ice sheets fall apart rapidly," said Tom Wagner, NASA's cryosphere program scientist.
It considers paleoclimate science in also considering what is 'normal climate' for the West and why current events may not be so far outside that norm.
Clues left behind in a cave in Central America have allowed an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers, including several from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, to produce a paleoclimate rainfall record that illustrates the contribution of manmade industrial emissions to less rainfall in the northern tropics.
The Rb/Sr and Sr/Cu ratios in lake sediments are highly positive and serve as indicators of paleoclimate changes.
Wetland features within the well drained facies association are relatively rare and most paleosols formed under oxidizing conditions developed in response to regional paleoclimate or on localized paleotopographic highs that afforded good drainage (Roberts et al.
Assessing the reproducibility and reliability of estuarine bivalve shells (Saxidomus giganteus) for sea surface temperature reconstruction: implications for paleoclimate studies.
Application of large benthic foraminifera as a tool for interpretation of paleoclimate and water depth, in the Ziyarat Formation, Alborz, Iran.
Megadroughts in North America: placing IPCC projections of hydroclimatic change in a long-term paleoclimate context.
Edited and authored by geologists with expertise in the region, it follows a broadly geographical pattern, beginning with a general overview of paleoclimate in the Colorado front Range and continuing with a strong focus on Colorado in general, with only a few of the 14 chapters having a wider focus.