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Developing reliable chronologies for extinct Australian Pleistocene megafauna from museum fossil collections [ 2012 - 2014 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP120101752]

Researchers Dr Renaud Joannes-Boyau; Dr Gilbert James Price; Dr Yuexing Feng

Brief description Our ability to understand the timing of prehistoric extinction events is critical, but can only be achieved by reliable dating methods. This project will adopt several new and exciting methodologies in the direct dating of fossils to determine the chronological sequence and the timing of extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna.

Funding Amount $115,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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