paleoclimatic
adjective Date: 1893 of, relating to, or being a climate distinctive to a past geological age

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  • paleoclimatic — adjective Of or pertaining to the climate of a region in the past See Also: paleoclimate, paleoclimatology …   Wiktionary

  • paleoclimatic — adj. pertaining to paleoclimates, pertaining to the climates of past geological periods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paleoclimatic — pa·leo·climatic …   English syllables

  • paleoclimatic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: pale + climatic : of or relating to the climate of the earth in past ages …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pleistocene Epoch — Earlier and longer of the two epochs that constitute the Quaternary Period. The Pleistocene began с 1.8 million years ago and ended с 10,000 years ago. It was preceded by the Pliocene Epoch of the Tertiary Period and followed by the Holocene… …   Universalium

  • Paleoclimatology — (also Palaeoclimatology) is the study of climate change taken on the scale of the entire history of Earth. It uses records from ice sheets, tree rings, sediment, and rocks to determine the past state of the climate system on Earth. Reconstructing …   Wikipedia

  • Wollhaarmammut — Skelettrekonstruktion eines Wollhaarmammuts im Mammutheum in Siegsdorf Bayern. Systematik Klasse: Säugetiere (Ma …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • global warming — an increase in the earth s average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect. [1975 80] * * * Potential increase in global average surface temperatures resulting from… …   Universalium

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