Research

  • Current Research:

    Topics:

    • The Quaternary history of eastern and northern Australia with emphasis on climatic variability, the development of the present vegetation, rainforest dynamics and the influence of Indigenous biomass burning.
    • The history of climate, rainforest and peatland forest in the Maritime Continent region of Southeast Asia.
    • Environmental change, Aboriginal occupation and conservation in south-western Victoria.
    • Land-Ocean Correlation of long Quaternary records from the Southern Hemisphere on orbital and sub-orbital timescales
    • Palaeolimnological evidence for recent droughts in western Victoria

    Honours and research student participation in these project areas welcomed. (Contact APK for further information)