What does paleoecology mean?

Definitions for paleoecology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paleoecology, palaeoecology(noun)

    the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology


  1. paleoecology(Noun)

    Reconstructing the ecosystems of the past.


  1. Paleoecology

    Paleoecology uses data from fossils and subfossils to reconstruct the ecosystems of the past. It involves the study of fossil organisms and their associated remains, including their life cycle, living interactions, natural environment, and manner of death and burial to reconstruct the paleoenvironment. The fossil record has been studied to try and clarify the relationship animals have to their environment, in part to help understand the current state of biodiversity. A close link has been found between vertebrate taxonomic and ecological diversity, that is, the diversity of animals and the niches they occupy.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paleoecology in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paleoecology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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