biogeoscience

noun bio·geo·sci·ence \ ¦bī-(ˌ)ō-ˌjē-ō-¦sī-ən(t)s \

Definition of biogeoscience

plural biogeosciences
: an interdisciplinary field of study integrating geoscience and biological science : the study of the interaction of biological and geological processes
  • Over the past decade, interest in the biogeosciences has expanded at a remarkable rate. This approach to the study of the Earth is by its very nature interdisciplinary and requires an enormous wealth of knowledge.
  • —Neil S. SuitsEos30 Jan. 2001

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First Known Use of biogeoscience

1998


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