Spotlight on ALA users: UNE Associate Professor Karl Vernes

8 September, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

So far in our ‘Spotlight on ALA users’ blog series we’ve profiled an artist, a microfaunal ecologist, a palaeontologist and photographer. This time we meet an expert on our iconic Australian mammals.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: UNE Associate Professor Karl Vernes

Spotlight on ALA users: Aquatic Microfaunal Ecologist Russell Shiel

14 June, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

Dr Russell Shiel is an aquatic microfaunal ecologist at the University of Adelaide and he loves his job.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Aquatic Microfaunal Ecologist Russell Shiel

Spotlight on ALA users: Visual artist Peter Forward

23 May, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

Natural history collections in museums and institutions across the world have long been the basis of scientific interrogation as well as artistic inspiration. For this reason, we were very interested to meet ALA user Peter Forward, a visual artist from Victoria.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Visual artist Peter Forward

Spotlight on ALA users: Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate, Australian Museum

4 May, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile, Citizen science

Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate with the Australian Museum, and a guide and palaeontologist at Jenolan Caves, is using the ALA to record biodiversity in the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve, near Oberon, NSW.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate, Australian Museum

Spotlight on ALA users: Amateur photographer Steve Dew

18 April, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile, Citizen science

Have you ever wondered who else is using the Atlas of Living Australia? For our new blog series Spotlight on Users, we looked through our recent sightings and contacted contributors to find out how and why they use the ALA.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Amateur photographer Steve Dew