RADIOCARBON DATING INFORMS TREE FERN POPULATION DYNAMICS AND DISTURBANCE HISTORY OF TEMPERATE FORESTS IN SOUTHEAST AUSTRALIA
Melissa Fedrigo, Stephen B Stewart, Sabine Kasel, Vladimir Levchenko, Raphael Trouve, Craig R Nitschke
Radiocarbon | UNIV ARIZONA DEPT GEOSCIENCES | Published : 2019
Awarded by DELWP Integrated Forest Ecosystem Research program
Awarded by Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering
This research was undertaken with approval by the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) under research permit numbers 10006440 and 10006691. The work was funded by the DELWP Integrated Forest Ecosystem Research program (IFER C2016-19:05) as well as the CSIRO Sustainable Agriculture Flagship program. Tree fern 14C dating was funded by the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering under award numbers ALNGRA 15038 and ALNGRA 14033 with additional in kind contributions from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation. We would like to thank those who contributed to data collection and processing, including B. Smith, B. Minnis, T. Fairman, M. Chick, D. Navarrete. We would also like to acknowledge Cristina Aponte, Lauren T. Bennett, Stephen H. Roxburgh, and David Cantrill for their contributions. We thank the editor and four anonymous reviewers for constructive comments that improved the manuscript.