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palaeoecology

(ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the study of fossil animals and plants in order to deduce their ecology and the environmental conditions in which they lived
ˌpalaeoˌecoˈlogical, ˌpalaeoˌecoˈlogic adj
ˌpalaeoeˈcologist n

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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Noun1.palaeoecology - 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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A new tetrapod Jakubsonia livnensis from the Early Famennian (Devonian) of Russia and palaeoecological remarks on the Late Devonian tetrapod habitats In The Second Gross Symposium "Advances of Palaeoichthyology" (Zelcs, V.
Anatomy of the arvicoline radiation (Rodentia): palaeogeographical, palaeoecological history and evolutionary data.
A palaeoecological model for a vegetated early Westphalian intramontane valley (Intra-Sudetic Basin, Czech Republic).
Palaeoecological implications of archaeological seal bone assemblages: Case studies from Labrador and Baffin Island.
In this project I will develop an interdisciplinary framework that integrates state-of-the-art process-based modelling with new high-quality palaeoecological information to quantify the factors that result in non-linear responses to climate change.
1995): Fossil land snails of East Africa and their palaeoecological significance.
In this way, modern pollen rain and vegetation inventory data within different vegetation types are essential keys for the interpretation of past vegetation from fossil pollen sequences and for palaeoecological reconstruction (Lopez-Saez & al.
Software for ecological and palaeoecological data analysis and visualisation C2 Version 1.
Palaeoecological species distribution models for the LGM indicate that the eight hummingbird species did not experience the latitudinal pattern (contraction to southern refugia and northern postglacial range expansion) observed in temperate bird species with more northern distributions (e.
2005, Palaeoclimate reconstructions of the Middle Jurassic of Kachchh (western India): an integrated approach based on palaeoecological, oxygen isotopic, and clay mineralogical data.