What does paleoclimatology mean?

Definitions for paleoclimatologyˌpeɪ li oʊˌklaɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-

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  1. paleoclimatology, palaeoclimatology(noun)

    the study of the climate of past ages


  1. Paleoclimatology

    Paleoclimatology is the study of changes in climate taken on the scale of the entire history of Earth. It uses a variety of proxy methods from the Earth and life sciences to obtain data previously preserved within rocks, sediments, ice sheets, tree rings, corals, shells and microfossils; it then uses these records to determine the past states of the Earth's various climate regions and its atmospheric system. Studies of past changes in the environment and biodiversity often reflect on the current situation, and specifically the impact of climate on mass extinctions and biotic recovery.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paleoclimatology in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paleoclimatology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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