paleoecology

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pa·le·o·e·col·o·gy

 (pā′lē-ō-ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.

pa′le·o·e′co·log′ic (-ē′kə-lŏj′ĭk, -ĕk′ə-), pa′le·o·e′co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·e·col′o·gist n.
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paleoecology

(ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) a variant spelling of palaeoecology
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paleoecology, palaeoecology

the branch of ecology that studies the relationship of ancient plants and animals to their environments. — paleoecologic, palaeoecologic, paleoecological, palaeoecological, adj.
See also: Environment
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paleoecology

The study of the relationship between prehistoric plants, animals, and their surroundings.
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Noun1.paleoecology - the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
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Translations
paléoécologie
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In northeastern Brazil, there are very important cenozoic continental deposits (especially caves) showing remains of organisms, valuable in the reconstruction of the paleoenviroment. The Ubajara National Park, in northeast Ceara State (Figure 1), is a karstic region where rocks suffered corrosion processes, subsequently creating caves and valleys.
The use of microfacies analysis aided with the outcrop and constituent fossils assemblages in the Lockhart Limestone yielded sufficient information about paleoenviroments sea level changes and construction of sequence stratigraphic framework.
Geohistory models and Cenozoic paleoenviroments of the Caribbean region.