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
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.