Macrofossils

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  • Macrofossils
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  • 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.
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Abstract from DBPedia
    Macrofossils (occasionally spelled "macro-fossil") are preserved organic remains large enough to be visible without a microscope. Most fossils discussed in the article Fossil are macrofossils. The term macrofossil stands in opposition to the term microfossil (a.k.a. "micro-fossil"). Microfossils, by contrast, require substantial magnification for evaluation by fossil-hunters or professional paleontologists. As a result, most fossils observed in the field and most "museum-quality" specimens are macrofossils.

    (Source: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Macrofossil)

data publication(s) found by GCMD Science Keywords)
  • Supplementary material to Lauterbach et al. (2010): Multi-proxy evidence for early to mid-Holocene environmental and climatic changes in northeastern Poland

    (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1594/GFZ.SDDB.1321)