Science Through Time: Understanding the Archive at Rennix Gap Bog, a Sub-alpine Peatland in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
Geoffrey Hope, Scott D Mooney, Kathy Allen, Patrick Baker, Ben Keaney, Justine Kemp, Len Martin, Stuart Pearson, Janelle Stevenson, Xianglin Zheng
PROCEEDINGS OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES | LINNEAN SOC NEW SOUTH WALES | Published : 2019
Awarded by ARC Discovery Grant
Permission to undertake teaching activities did not initially require permits! Subsequent research and activities have occurred under the following Scientific Licenses: Allen SL101321, Hope A1285 (and previous), Keaney S12766, Mooney SL100654, Pearson SL100753. Thanks to staff at NSW Parks and Wildlife Service, Jindabyne for their support over the decades. GH acknowledges the support from NSW OEH for peatland mapping contracts. SM acknowledges the help of Dr Jessica O'Donnell (nee Roe) and Jai Donnelly in the field. Dominique O'Dea (pollen) and Tim Willesdorf (dendro) also contributed to laboratory analyses. The research by SM, PB and KA was funded by the ARC Discovery Grant DP120104322 Has 20th Century warming changed southeastern Australia's fire regimes? (2012 -2014). We are grateful for the encouragement and advice of various 'legends of the high country' including Alec Costin, Tony Martin, Roger Good, Ken Green, Andy Spate, Jennie Whinam and Genevieve Wright. Several iterations of Geography students and many staff at ANU and ADFA/UNSW Canberra are thanked for providing useful stratigraphic information for the peatland.