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paleoceanographer

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  • n. A scholar or researcher of paleoceanography, the study of the development of the oceans in the geologic past.

Etymologies

paleo- +‎ oceanographer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cesare Emiliani (1922-1995), an Italian paleoceanographer who used Urey's oxygen isotope to discover that the temperature of the ocean and the ice masses on Earth changed through time in cycles and showed that these cycles could be recognized and correlated throughout the Atlantic.

    Emiliani, Cesare

  • Ellen Thomas, a paleoceanographer at Yale University, says that the new paper "is highly significant to our ideas on ocean acidification."

    Climate Progress

  • "We disagree that charred fungal sclerotia … have the same morphology" as certain carbonaceous spherules, paleoceanographer James Kennett writes in an e-mail.

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  • "We disagree that charred fungal sclerotia ... have the same morphology" as certain carbonaceous spherules, paleoceanographer James Kennett writes in an e-mail.

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