Conservation palaeoecology

Determining the ecology and ecosystem services of extinct and introduced fauna to help inform their conservation; establishing prehuman vegetation baselines to help inform restoration planning; providing conservation-relevant data to improve understanding of remaining biota.

Wetland Assessment and Monitoring Tool (WAAM)

Pre-human baselines for assessing, monitoring and restoring New Zealand’s wetland ecosystems

Defining New Zealand’s lost avifauna

Establishing baselines for understanding the evolution of New Zealand’s biota and the impacts of human settlement

Prehuman vegetation baselines for restoration

Determing what was here before, to help guide restoration for the future