Developing a radiometrically-dated chronologic sequence for Neogene biotic change in Australia, from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of Queensland
Jon Woodhead, Suzanne J Hand, Michael Archer, Ian Graham, Kale Sniderman, Derrick A Arena, Karen H Black, Henk Godthelp, Philip Creaser, Elizabeth Price
Gondwana Research | ELSEVIER | Published : 2016
Awarded by Australian Research Council
We thank Alan Greig for assistance with the ICPMS trace element analyses. Development of the U-Pb speleothem chronometer at Melbourne University and continued investigations of the Riversleigh World Heritage Sites have been funded by a variety of grants from the Australian Research Council including LE0989067, LP0989969, LP100200486, DP0985214, DP0664621, DP1094569, DP130100197, and DE130100476, and support from the XSTRATA Community Partnership Program (North Queensland); the University of New South Wales; P. Creaser and the CREATE Fund, the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service; Environment Australia; the Queensland Museum; the Riversleigh Society Inc.; Outback at Isa; Mount Isa City Council; and private supporters including K. and M. Pettit, E. Clark, M. Beavis and M. Dickson. Assistance in the field has come from many hundreds of volunteers as well as staff and postgraduate students of the University of New South Wales. Dylan Bye in particular is thanked for the discovery of D4 Site speleothems.