Reference numberMS/878
TitleThe Aldabra Research Station in the Seychelles
Date1969 -
DescriptionMiscellaneous documents relating to the Society's Research Station on the Aldabra atoll and its administration.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyFollowing an earlier expedition to the atoll, permission was granted for the Society to set up the Aldabra Research Station. Having commenced in 1969, the building work was completed and the Station formally opened in June 1971. Further information about the establishment of the Station and its purposes can be found in DJH Griffin's 'The Aldabra Research Station' (Notes & Records of the Royal Society of London 1974, 29).
Related materialVarious Committee minute books can be found in the CMB collection. Two papers prepared for Committee meetings (ref Ald) can be found in MM/24/23. The following articles about the Aldabra Research Station have been published in Notes & Records of the Royal Society of London: DJH Griffin, 'The Aldabra Research Station' (1974, 29), GF Fogg FRS, 'The Royal Society and the south seas' (2001, 55); George E Hemmen, 'Royal Society expeditions in the second half of the twentieth century' (2010, 64).
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