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Apr 12

April 12, 2020

Deep-Sea Corals Discovered Off South-Western Australia (“Science Story of the Month” from the SDFSA April 2020 newsletter)

“Deep-Sea Corals Discovered Off South-Western Australia” by Steve Reynolds This second “Science Story of the Month” comes from the SDFSA April 2020 newsletter. Deep-Sea Corals Discovered Off South-Western Australia Deep-Sea Corals have been discovered off South-Western Australia by using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) called “SuBastian”. The ROV belongs to the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s (SOI). Scientists, including researchers from the... Read more

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Apr 12

April 12, 2020

1b year-old green plant fossils found in northern China (Science Story for SDFSA March 2020 newsletter)

“1b year-old green plant fossils found in northern China”by Steve Reynolds If you think that my online ramblings have been light on recently, it is possibly because I have been busy with other projects. One such project has been writing the “Science Story for the month” for the SDFSA newsletter. It occurred to me whilst laying awake in bed one... Read more

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Jan 11

January 11, 2017

THE FIRST RECORDED DIVING FATALITY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WATERS

According to “A Listing and Analysis of Fatal Diving Accidents in South Australia” by Peter Horne, the first recorded diving fatality in South Australian waters occurred on 28th December 1951. The incident was recently recounted in The Advertiser on 26th December 2016. A scan of the Boomer article in The Advertiser 26/12/16 The “Boomer” section of The Advertiser on Boxing... Read more

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Jul 2

July 2, 2016

Mar 30

March 30, 2016

Dec 2

December 2, 2015

Rapid Bay Caves Expeditions

Two friends and I visited the large cave at Rapid Bay one day when we couldn’t (wouldn’t) dive at Second Valley due to less than ideal conditions there. We drove on to Rapid Bay and went deep into the cave, with just one torch between us. We took the obligatory photos for Facebook: – (Taken by Felicia Lee) (Taken by... Read more

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Jun 14

June 14, 2015

Dec 24

December 24, 2014

Mail-outs & News

Our latest mail-out can be found at https://us8.admin.mailchimp.com/campaigns/show?id=957513 Our Mail-outs and News issues for 2014 are listed below: December 2014 News – http://eepurl.com/_Y8Zz MLSSA News – October 2014 – http://eepurl.com/5QF5D MLSSA News – August 2014 – http://eepurl.com/Z1Cof Monthly Mail-out to MLSSA Members – July 2014 – http://eepurl.com/XgM5v MLSSA Mail-Out – http://eepurl.com/UwQDj... Read more

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Dec 24

December 24, 2014

2014 Journal

(Our 2014 Journal, November 2014, is available below (in 3 parts): Part 1 of 2014 Journal Part 2 of 2014 Journal Part 3 of 2014 Journal (The 2014 Journal was the last issue of our Journal.)... Read more

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Dec 24

December 24, 2014

2014 newsletters

Our 2014 newsletters are available below: MLSSA_NL_413_July_2014 MLSSA_NL_412_June_2014 MLSSA_NL_411_May_2014 MLSSA_NL_410_April_2014 MLSSA_NL_409_March_2014 MLSSA_NL_408_February_2014 (Newsletters were only published from Feb to July in 2014, the July issue being the final one.)... Read more

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