Climate and environmental change

We curate a number of collections relevant to this area, many of which have considerable academic potential. 

Many of these collections include microfossils that date back to the late 19th century, providing valuable ecological and/or geochemical records of climatic conditions prior to the expansion of 20th century industry.

Historical Museum collections

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We are actively interested in improving our understanding of this collection and encourage interested researchers to get in touch.

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Hard coral Historical Museum collections

Learn more about historical collections housed at the Museum, including marine organisms, deposit samples and residues.