Paleoceanography

Paleoceanography

Paleoceanography is the study of the history of the oceans in the geologic past with regard to circulation, chemistry, biology, geology and patterns of sedimentation.

Source of information

The source of information is largely the biogenous deep-ocean sediments, so the field is closely related to sedimentology or paleontology. Paleoceanographic research is also intimately tied to paleoclimatology.

External links

* [http://www.agu.org/journals/pa/ "Paleoceanography"] Journal by the American Geophysical Union


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