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Writing a History of Scientific Endeavour in Australia's Deserts

Morton, Steve; Smith, Michael; Robin, Libby


This special issue of Historical Records of Australian Science explores some of the sciences that have contributed to our understanding of inland Australia, country variously known as desert, the arid zone, drylands and the outback. The sciences that have concentrated on deserts include ecology, geomorphology, hydrology, rangeland management, geography, surveying, meteorology and geology, plus many others. In recognition that desert science has surged ahead in the past few decades, we have...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Historical Records of Australian Science
DOI: 10.1071/HR14011


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