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EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > MICROFOSSILS

Definition:
Microfossils are fossils too small to be seen without the aid of a microscope,
e.g., a foraminifer or ostracode. It may be the remains of microscopic
organisms or a part of a larger orgnaism.


Reference:
Jackson, J.A., ed. 1997. Glossary of Geology. American Geological Institute