palaeobiology


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palaeobiology

(ˌpælɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Palaeontology) the study of fossil plants and animals
2. (Biology) the study of fossil plants and animals
palaeobiological adj
ˌpalaebiˈologist n

paleobiology, palaeobiology

the branch of paleontology that studies fossil plants and animals. — paleobiologist, palaeobiologist, n.paleobiologic, palaeobiologic, paleobiological, palaeobiological, adj.
See also: Fossils
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palaeobiology - a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
fossilology, palaeontology, paleontology - the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
palaeobotany, paleobotany - the study of fossil plants
palaeozoology, paleozoology - the study of fossil animals
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Erin Patrick studied this creature for her MSc Palaeobiology dissertation research under the supervision of Professor Mike Benton and Dr David Whiteside from Bristol's School of Earth Sciences.
Department of Earth Sciences (Palaeobiology), Uppsala University, Villavagen 16, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden; john.peel@pal.uu.se
Mandible morphometrics, detal microwear pattern, and palaeobiology of the extinct Balearic dormouse Hypnomys morpheus.
Scientific interest in the white beds stems primarily from the fact that they host huge numbers of exceptionally well preserved echinodermal ossicles, whose stereoms are of great importance for palaeobiology. The beds can be studied in a number of artificial and natural exposures around the Prague Synform and they may be in situ, i.e.
This dinosaur is similar to others from Europe, even though there was no direct land connection," Roger Benson, professor of palaeobiology at Oxford University, told Daily News Egypt.
David Martill is a Professor of Palaeobiology at University of Portsmouth
Stuart, "Extinction chronology and palaeobiology of the cave bear (Ursus spelaeus)," Boreas, vol.
Jan Zalasiewicz, Professor of Palaeobiology at the University of Leicester, researcher of fossil ecosystems and the environment, and author of the book 'The Earth After Us', gave a speech about various topics and geological contents he referred to in his book.
[27.] Harper DAT (1999) Numerical Palaeobiology. John Wiley & Sons.