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- n. The past environment of an area during a given period of its history
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Maybe there were to caught up in the sexiness of the CT scanner to think about the paleoenvironment ;
These caves have complex life histories that, when properly reconstructed, form the core of our understandings of paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, and human occupation...
We don't know much about the paleoenvironment on Flores yet, but everything's consistent with it being heavily rainforested back in the Pleistocene and probably heavily rainforested until agricultural humans arrived and started clearing the rainforest.
The new dates were obtained by an international project, begun in 1990, that is studying the cave's chronology, paleoenvironment, and paleoanthropology.
Platybelodon grangeri, three growth stages, and a new serridentine from Mongolia Litho-, bio-, and magnetostratigraphy and paleoenvironment of Tunggur Formation middle Miocene in central Inner Mongolia, China
"Sedimentation was unusually rapid and deep for this formation --- a pulse of sand, probably mobilized during a storm, resulted in the preservation of this spectacular association," said Peters, who interpreted the paleoenvironment of the site.
Speleothems as high-resolution paleoenvironment archives: Records from northeastern China.