paleoceanography


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paleoceanography

[¦pāl·ē·ō·shə′näg·rə·fē]
(oceanography)
The study of the history of the circulation, chemistry, biogeography, fertility, and sedimentation of the oceans.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The findings were published by The Journal Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology.
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"Tropical River Flow and Rainfall Reconstructions from Coral Luminescence: Great Barrier Reef, Australia." Paleoceanography 22: PA2218.
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Paleoceanography hooked her right away with its seemingly magical translation of chemical quantities in sediments into information about the environment in the past.