paleosalinity

paleosalinity

[¦pāl·ē·ō·sə′lin·əd·ē]
(geology)
The salinity of a body of water in the geologic past, as evaluated on the basis of chemical analyses of sediment or formation water.
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In addition, the Ca/(Ca + Fe) ratio is also sensitive to changes in paleosalinity.
Non-linear variation with salinity of Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca ratios in water and aragonite bivalve shells and implications for paleosalinity studies.
Paleotemperature and paleosalinity inferences and chemostratigraphy across the Aptian/Albian boundary in the subtropical North Atlantic.
A 4300 year strontium isotope record of estuarine paleosalinity in San Francisco Bay, California.
A Holocene paleosalinity diatom record from southwestern Saskatchewan, Canada: Harris Lake revisited.
Beltran-Morales (2004), "Upper Pleistocene and Holocene Paleosalinity and Trophic State Changes in Relation to Sea Level Variation in Rocha Lagoon, Southern Uruguay", Journal of Paleolimnology, Vol.
Solid test performance of the used diatom-based paleosalinity inference model (Gasse et al.
Pliocene-pleistocene paleotemperature and paleosalinity history of the Mediterranean Sea: results from DSDP sites 125 and 132.
Analysis for the paleosalinity and lake-level changes of the oil shale measures in the Lucaogou Formation in Sangonghe area of southern margin, Junggar basin.