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Jun 26

June 26, 2014

Seastar

Help the SA Museum digitise its seastar collection records

The South Australian Museum has just loaded its second crowd-sourcing expedition on the Atlas of Living Australia’s Biodiversity Volunteer Portal – and they’re looking for your help! The Biodiversity Volunteer Portal is an opportunity for volunteers at home to help create database records for the South Australian museum’s specimen collection. The museum has more than 1.5 million specimens in their Marine Invertebrates collection. Getting them all digitised and online will make them more accessible for researchers and the general public, but it’s…

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May 13

May 13, 2014

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Whale season launch at the SA Museum – May 27, 2014

The Marine Life Society of South Australia is pleased to announce that we will have a stall at the SA Whale Centre’s official whale season launch event, to be held at the South Australian Museum on May 27th, 2014. Our stall will feature an audio-visual display of South Australian marine life, and a sneak-preview of a very special new computer game two of our members have designed to help engage children with our local marine environment and some of its iconic…

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Jan 4

January 4, 2009

Scoresby Shepherd & Sprigg Diving Bell SARDI

Scoresby Shepherd receives Verco Medal from the Royal Society of South Australia

According to the web page found at http://www.adelaide.edu.au/rssa/, the Royal Society of South Australia was founded on 10th January 1853 (as the Adelaide Philosophical Society). The Society changed its name to the Royal Society of South Australia when her Majesty Queen Victoria granted the title “Royal” in 1880. In 1928, the Society struck a medal in honour of Sir Joseph Verco. The Verco Medal has since been awarded to members of the Royal Society for distinguished scientific investigations. (Sir Joseph Verco…

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