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Definition of the noun Paleoenvironment

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  1. The past environment of an area during a given period of its history

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Google previewAnimals (2007)

by Julie Kerr Casper

A paleoenvironment is an environment that existed on the Earth in ancient times. Scientists study fossils, along with biostratigraphy (layers of rock of different ages with fossils embedded in them), to reconstruct these past environments.

Google previewGeological Survey of Canada, Current Research (Online) no. 2000-E3 (2000)

The inferred paleoenvironment is a deltaic-shallow marine setting. No evidence for a ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

paleoenvironment (Gk palaios = ancient and OF environ = round about) Information about the climate, landscape, and the vegetation of a fossil locality in the remote geological past. It is a more inclusive concept than paleoclimate. See also ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

riparian Refers to the bank of a river or lake, so a “riparian” paleoenvironment would be one that is related to the bank of a stream, river, or lake ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory (2004)

Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks

Paleoenvironment. The Hadar Formation consists of interbedded, alternating sands and silty clay units deposited inthe channel and extensive floodplain ofa major meandering river, closeto whereit emptied intoa lake.From timeto time,the lake ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

However,the beetle fossils indicatethe paleoenvironment was estuarine (Marra,2003b). The pollenbased description ofthe surrounding vegetationisof lowforest shrubs ( Soons ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

and its implication for reconstructing paleoenvironment. Science of the Total Environment 324: 91–103. HJW liman A shallow bay with a muddy ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

of radiocarbon dates, but “geological” and “archaeological” dates are difficult to separate, creatinga circularity of reasoning in regard to the interrelationships between paleoenvironment and settlement: sites are commonly dated byclusters of ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

paleoenvironment Environment. the environmental conditions of the ancient Earth. Thus, paleoenvironmental. paleoenvironmental analysis Environment. the study of the depositional environment in which an ancient ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

In the Strathcona Fiord region on Ellesmere Island, evidence of this surprising paleoenvironment is found in at least two adjacent sites: the Beaver Pond site and the Fyles Leaf Bed (FLB) site, both of which are in the eastern region of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Ongoing excavations at nearby Dust Cave, with deposits dating from 10500 to 3250 BP, are yielding new information on the depositional context, paleoenvironment and human subsistence during this early time period, as well as more ...

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