paleo- + temperature
paleotemperature (plural paleotemperatures)
- (geology) The temperature at a location in the geologic past
1999, S.N. Thomson et al., “Miocene high-pressure metamorphic rocks of Crete, Greece”, in Uwe Ring, editor, Exhumation Processes, ISBN 1862390320, page 95:
- It is thus possible to use the position of the data on the profile to estimate the palaeotemperature of each sample at 40 Ma.