Karen H Black
Karen H. Black is an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in the Palaeontology, Geobiology and Earth Archives (PANGEA) Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New South Wales. She has developed aresearch profile in marsupial evolution, taxonomy, morphology, phylogeny, ontogeny and biocorrelation, and has named many new fossil species. Karen has 12 years experience in extracting, curating and analysing the rich fossil vertebrate faunas of the limestone deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area in northwestern Queensland. Her current projects are focused on understanding faunal change, behaviour, development, species interactions and community structure in Australian ecosystems to provide new understanding about current and future climate-driven changes in biodiversity.