Journal article

Pliocene reversal of late Neogene aridification

JM Kale Sniderman, Jon D Woodhead, John Hellstrom, Gregory J Jordan, Russell N Drysdale, Jonathan J Tyler, Nicholas Porch

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2016


Awarded by Ocean Drilling Program

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank J. Elith for discussions about bioclimatic modeling; C. D. Hillenbrand for data from Ocean Drilling Program 1095; D. Cantrill, C. Gallagher, W. Gebert, and P. Milne for access to vouchered specimens at the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL); and three reviewers for constructive comments that improved the manuscript. This work would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of Paul Devine (deceased) in exploring Nullarbor caves. Research was supported by Australian Research Council Grants DE120102530 (to J.M.K.S.), DP130101829 (to J. D. W.), and FT130100801 (to J.H.). GPCC Precipitation data were provided by the NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD (Boulder, CO), from their website at