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EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
Definition:
Macrofossils are fossils large enough to be studied without the aid of a
microscope. Macrofossils can indicate the range of plant or animal species in
the past.
Reference:
Jackson, J.A., ed. 1997. Glossary of Geology. American Geological Institute
Bradley, R.S., K.R. Briffa, J. Cole, M.K. Hughes, and T.J. Osborn. 2002. The
Climate of the Last Millenium. In, Alverson, K.D., et al., eds. Paleoclimate,
Global Change and the Future, IGBP Series PAGES, Springer-Verlag: New York.
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