T.L. Fletcher. Key Laboratory of Forest Ecology and Management, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, Liaoning 110164, China and College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, United States of America.
Tamara Fletcher is a postdoctoral researcher in palaeoecology and palaeoclimatology and a founding member of the international research group, PoLAR-FIT (Pliocene Landscapes and Arctic Remains—Frozen in Time). Tamara's primary research focus is investigating past environments using multiple proxies to understand what they can tell us about climate and ecological processes across grand timescales.
A. Telka. PALEOTEC Services - Quaternary and late Tertiary plant macrofossil and insect fossil analyses, 1-574 Somerset St. West, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5K2, Canada.
Alice Telka undertook her studies in biology at Carleton University. She spent the first half of her career working for the Geological Survey of Canada studying and dating plant and insect macrofossils. She founded Paleotec Services in 1998, where she continued her work running a successful palaeobiology consultancy. She also was a founding member of PoLAR-FIT.
Alice passed away in 2019, and is missed as a colleague, friend and mentor.
N. Rybczynski. Department of Palaeobiology, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario 1P 6P4, Canada. and Department of Biology and Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada.
Natalia Rybczynski is a Research Associate in Palaeobiology, Canadian Museum of Nature and an Adjunct Research Professor in Earth Sciences, Carleton University. Her current research focuses on the Palaeobiology of the Neogene Arctic of Canada, and she is a founding member of PoLAR-FIT.
J.V. Matthews, Jr. 1 Cricket Lane, Hubley, Nova Scotia B3Z K1A5, Canada.
John Matthews worked for the Geological Survey of Canada from 1971 until he retired in 1998. John spent his time as a research scientist specializing in the study of late Tertiary and Quaternary environments using several types of fossils including fossil insects, pollen, and seeds and fruits. In 2015 he became a founding member of PoLAR-FIT.
John passed away in 2021, and is missed as a colleague, friend and mentor.