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

The mighty mite, part II

The mighty mite part II

How mites get around, feed and cause all kinds of trouble.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

The Mind

The Mind

Explore the workings of the mind by entering a world of emotions, thoughts, memo...

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