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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.


1. (Palaeontology) a variant spelling of palaeoecological
2. (Environmental Science) a variant spelling of palaeoecological
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Paleoecological records show that similar shifts occurred in the past (Behling & Hooghiemsfta, 2000; Mayle & Power, 2008; Moreira et al.
Paleobotanical and paleoecological constrainsts on models of peat formation in the Late Carboniferous of Euramerica.
Each species page includes paleoecological data, taxonomic details, stratigraphic occurrences, tips for identification and published descriptions of the species in question (Fig.
This was followed by a paleoecological study of Devonian fauna in the region, where he narrowed his interest to mollusks.
Lacustrine ostracodes from the Chihuahuan Desert of Mexico and inferred Late Quaternary paleoecological conditions.
Based on the occurrence of skeletal (large benthic foraminifera and coralline red algae) and non-skeletal components, the following environmental and paleoecological implications are defined for the Asmari depositional environment at the Qeshm Island, southern Bandar Abbas Hinterland.
75) Cathy Whitlock et at, Paleoecological Perspectives on Fire Ecology: Revisiting the FireRegime Concept, 3 Open Ecology J.
Morphometric analysis of pollen grains for paleoecological studies: classification of Picea from eastern North America.
This evidence from the paleoecological record would seem to suggest that Botkin is wrong about the impacts of global warming on living systems.
Patterns of lagoonal bivalve mortality after heavy sedimentation and their paleoecological significance.
Paleoecological data suggest that during the Last Glacial Maximum this vegetation retreated to glacial refugia putatively located in southern Japan and/or southern China, followed by a postglacial recolonization.
The ancient Maya in this hilly and riverless region confronted long-term climatic aridification, experienced decadal to century-level or longer droughts amplified by the landscape changes that they made, including large-scale deforestation indicated in the paleoecological record.