The Evolution of Paleoecology

Joseph D. Napier, Guillaume de Lafontaine, Melissa L. Chipman

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While the interplay between migration and adaptation dictates species response to climate change, technological limitations have obfuscated explicit tests on past adaptive responses. However, a surge in technology-driven advances in paleoecological methods coincides with breakthroughs in processing ancient DNA, providing the first opportunity to assess adaptation to past climate shifts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-295
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2020


  • PaleoGEA
  • PaleoGWAS
  • adaptation
  • paleoecology
  • paleophenotypes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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