micropaleontology


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micropaleontology

[¦mī·krō‚pā·lē·ən′täl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
A branch of paleontology that deals with the study of microfossils.
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Planktonic foraminifera from the upper Cretaceous of southeastern Iraq; biostratigraphy and systematics of the Heterohelicidae // Micropaleontology.
Subsequently The Micropaleontologist, newsletter of the Department of Micropaleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, was slated to incorporate the communications into a similar project.
measures area: micropaleontology and the Paleocene/Eocene boundary,
An extensive bibliography of published and unpublished data on the micropaleontology of these wells is given in Thomas (2002).
The Cenozoic micropaleontology of this well was first studied by Gradstein (1978), but at that time only cuttings samples were available.
Enviormental perturbation in the southern Tethys across the Paleocene/Eocene boundary records ; Marin micropaleontology, 60: 8-11.