About the Talk:
Dr Nerida Wilson will give a talk about the history of discovery of the deep ocean, and the technological advances that have allowed this exploration. Come and learn about the different kinds of habitats and the type of animals that live there. Hear about her firsthand experience of diving on hydrothermal vents in the submarine DSV Alvin.
About the speaker:
Dr Nerida Wilson is our of our Scientists here at the Australian Museum. Nerida became interested in a research career after being fascinated by the diversity of molluscs and what they do. Her main focus is on heterobranch molluscs, which includes the colourful nudibranch sea slugs. Now she also works on many groups of animals, including fish, annelid worms, and crinoids and also works across different habitats including Antarctica, tropical reefs, and the deep sea.
Date: 31 July
Time: 6.30pm cheese and wine 7pm lecture
When & Where
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