Science Portal

Access to science research and collections
at Museum Victoria

Terrestrial Environments

Our Terrestrial Enviroments staff work on the taxonomy, systematics, genetics and ecology of animals that live on land and in freshwater.

Mineralogy and PetrologyTerrestrial EnvironmentsMarine SciencesPalaeontology


Places to find science content on the museum's websites.


Books, journals & more



This guide introduces naturalists, divers and biologists to sponge species commo...

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Staff biographies

Meet the MV scientists

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Explore our collections 24/7

Explore our collections 24/7

Over the past two years, a team of programmers, designers, curators, collecti...

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Dinosaur Walk

Dinosaur Walk

Walk amongst skeletons of amazing animals from the past.

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