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Prof. Dan Penny

Associate Professor
School of Geosciences
University of Sydney
2050 Sydney

  +61 (0)2 935 16628

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Sedimentology, palaeoecology (pollen, diatoms)
Official PAGES function(s)        Human Traces Steering Committee member



Selected papers:

Hall, T., Penny, D., Vincent, B. and Polkinghorne, M., 2021. An integrated palaeoenvironmental record of Early Modern occupancy and land use within Angkor Thom, Angkor. Quaternary Science Reviews, 251, p.106710.

Penny, D., Hall, T., Evans, D. and Polkinghorne, M., 2019. Geoarchaeological evidence from Angkor, Cambodia, reveals a gradual decline rather than a catastrophic 15th-century collapse. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(11), pp.4871-4876.

Penny, D., Zachreson, C., Fletcher, R., Lau, D., Lizier, J.T., Fischer, N., Evans, D., Pottier, C. and Prokopenko, M., 2018. The demise of Angkor: Systemic vulnerability of urban infrastructure to climatic variations. Science advances, 4(10), p.eaau4029.

Buckley, B.M., Anchukaitis, K.J., Penny, D., Fletcher, R., Cook, E.R., Sano, M., Nam, L.C., Wichienkeeo, A, Minh, T.T., Hong, T.M. (2010) Climate as a contributing factor in the demise of Angkor, Cambodia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107(15): 6748-6752