palaeoecology


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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
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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"The study has major implications for understanding the deep and enigmatic history of dog domestication," says zooarchaeologist and co-author of the study Keith Dobney, Chair of Human Palaeoecology in the Department of Archaeology, Classics, and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool.
The Tundzha Regional Archaeology Project: Surface Survey, Palaeoecology, and Associated Studies in Central and Southeast Bulgaria 2009-2015 Final Report
Honours courses link directly to staff research areas and include, for example, transport, rural studies, digital geographies, environmental change (palaeoecology), glaciology and environmental hydrology.
Diverse evidence (from bone damage, palaeoecology, genomic and linguistic history, archaeology, introduced biota, and seafaring capability) indicate initial human colonization of Madagascar was later at 1350-1100 y B.P.
American beginnings: The prehistory and palaeoecology of Beringia.
According to a study in the journal (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018217312154) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology , the more than 100 tracks date back to about 43,000 years ago.
Schwindt, "[delta][sup.13]C values of carbonate nodules across the Permian-Triassic boundary in the Karoo Supergroup (South Africa) reflect a stinking sulfurous swamp, not atmospheric C[O.sub.2]," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.
At the same time, there is a very strong presence of historical geography (related to strong 19th-century traditions and to the Annales School), as well as environmental archaeology and palaeoecology. This creates a situation in which there is large potential for starting new conversations that will be inspired by the ways in which the field of environmental history has developed in other countries.