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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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Fensome, 2003) is in general accord with the micropaleontological data for the Cenozoic section, particularly in the Paleogene, though some disparities exist (Fig.
Boundaries and stage subdivision of the Mid-Permian (Guadalupian Series) in the light of new micropaleontological data.
Murray (eds.), Stratigraphical Atlas of Fossil Foraminifera, British Micropaleontological Society Series, Ellis Horwood Limited, Chichester, pp.
The general consensus is that the global record of the impact that produced the tektites appears to be synchronous (Hall and York, 1991; Swischer et al., 1992), but the complexity of its characteristic signals includes serious micropaleontological inconsistencies with mixed biotic assemblages that perpetuate divergence of interpretations, and raise doubts on the timing and real causal mechanisms of the biotic turnover that characterizes the boundary.
The classical K/Pg boundary Agost section has been revisited and analysed mainly from the micropaleontological point of view.
British Micropaleontological Society Series, 149-227, Ellis Horwood, Chichester.