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paleoceanography

Definitions

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  • n. The study of the history of the oceans, especially their circulation, chemistry, biogeography, fertility, and sedimentation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The oceanography of past geological periods. See paleogeography.

Etymologies

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paleo- +‎ oceanography

Examples

  • With a background ranging from biogeochemistry to paleoceanography, Naqvi has carried out extensive research on the biogeochemistry of oxygen-deficient marine environments, especially denitrification and nitrous oxide cycling.

    Contributor: Wajih Naqvi

  • Variations in Atlantic surface ocean paleoceanography, 50º – 80º N: a time-slice record of the last 30,000 years.

    Arctic climate variability prior to 100 years BP

  • Eemian and early Weichselian (140 – 60 ka) paleoceanography and paleoclimate in the Nordic seas with comparisons to Holocene conditions.

    Arctic climate variability prior to 100 years BP

  • The discovery that the deep ocean was not the constant unchanging environment that had been assumed marked the beginning of paleoceanography as a new field of science.

    Emiliani, Cesare

  • He is widely regarded as the father of paleoceanography.

    Emiliani, Cesare

  • Late Neogene paleoclimates and paleoceanography in the Iceland-Norwegian sea: evidence from the Iceland and Voring Plateaus.

    Variability in hydrographic properties and currents in the Arctic

  • His research focuses on the global carbon cycle, biogeochemistry and paleoceanography.

    Climate Change Authors

  • I mentioned 34 million years ago as that is the most likely date at which the “modern-day” values were reached, say, around 300 ppm, see Pagani et al, 2002, paleoceanography as opposed to 1000-2000 ppmv before that period.

    Pliocene #1: North Greenland « Climate Audit

  • Paleoclimatology, Second Edition, is an essential textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying climatology, paleoclimatology and paleoceanography worldwide, as well as a valuable reference for lecturers and researchers, appealing to archaeologists and scientists interested in environmental change.

    RealClimate

  • Besides forming parts of important hydrocarbon and water reservoirs, these grains have provided valuable insights into paleoceanography, oceanic and atmospheric chemistry, and the conditions in which carbonate sediments were deposited.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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