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

<i>Prehistoric marine life in Australia’s inland sea</i>

Prehistoric marine life in Australia’s inland sea

Third book published in Museum Victoria's Nature series.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

How did life on Earth come to be the way it is and what happened in our part of ...

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