paleodepth

paleodepth

[′pāl·ē·ō‚depth]
(paleontology)
The water level at which an ancient organism or group of organisms flourished.
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The approach adopted herein is suggested as an important supplement to other techniques used to infer paleodepth and, moreover, an approach that shows considerable promise for elucidating changes in ramp geometry and calibrating eustatic sea-level changes.
Microboring from different North Atlantic shelf areas--variability of the euphotic zone extension and implications for paleodepth estimates.
Ostracod interpretation of paleodepth of Miocene (Lawer Badenian) calcareous clays near Brno, Czechoslovakia.