paleotemperature

paleotemperature

[¦pāl·ē·ō′tem·prə·chər]
(geology)
The temperature at which a geologic process took place in ancient past.
The mean climatic temperature at a given time or place in the geologic past.
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This means that the paleotemperature estimates made up to now are incorrect," says Sylvain Bernard, a CNRS researcher at the Paris-based Institute of Mineralogy, Materials Physics and Cosmochemistry and the study's lead author.
(2004): Paleotemperature variations of Early Jurassic seawater recorded in geochemical trends of belemnites from the Basque--Cantabrian basin, northern Spain.
Using the following two empirical formulas, we calculated the paleotemperature values [27]:
Paleotemperature reconstruction in tropical Africa using fossil Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera).
The importance application of Geochemical studies on the carbonate rocks is determination of the primary mineralogy composition, sedimentary environment, Paleotemperature, rate of alteration, separating different diagenesis environments and diagenetic process [24,1,6].
(2003) Resolution and Fidelity of Oxygen Isotopes as Paleotemperature Proxies in Bivalve Mollusk Shells: Models and Observations.