The RGSSA now has an on-line catalogue of
most of the publications in the library. Find the link on the Library /
Geography in the News
“More polar bears, despite decreasing ice levels.”
Quoting from The Journal of Wildlife Management, Graham Lloyd reports that
polar bears have risen in number from 1400 in 1993 to 2158 this year.
More on this article and others like it here...
Partner Organisation for the Australian Research
If any organisation wishes to consider using the Society's significant
library resources please contact the President or the Secretary for advice
The Australian Research Council (ARC) funds research and researchers under
the National Competitive Grants Program.
The latter comprises two main elements - Discovery and Linkage, with funding
to support researchers at different stages of their careers to build
Australia's research capability, expand and enhance research networks and
collaborations, and develop centres of research excellence.
The Spatialworlds blog is a repository of teaching resources,
images, commentary and website links for those interested in
spatial education, spatial technology and geography in schools.
The GeogSpace resource has been developed by AGTA with the
support of ESA
and is now online as a free standalone website
open to the world. GeogSpace
is the perfect support for classroom
teachers engaging with the new
Australian Curriculum: Geography.
GeogSpace was launched today at the
Association of South Australia (GTASA) conference.
A summary of
GeogSpace and the GeogSpace presentations from the GTASA
conference are on Spatialworlds at
the support of ESA
and is now
online as a free standalone website open to the world.
Go to the
Welcome to the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia.
The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (RGSSA) is a
voluntary, not-for profit organisation for advancing geographical science
and promoting public awareness and enjoyment of Geography and related
topics. To this end, it provides an extensive library of antique, rare and current
books, lectures on topical issues, awards to research and the study geographical
subjects, and field activities. For more information see the tab "The
Coming Events - 27th June
Brock Lecture -
"John Rymill - Polar Explorations from S.A."
by Peter Rymill
Kathy Boyes has a Blog that relates to the the Society's current exhibition
on Afghanistan and is based on 19th Century books held in the Society's
library. Visit the website:-
Hogarth - a self portrait.
The RGSSA Library
has a wide range of books,
many of which have been acquired as part of the York
Gate Collection. (see Library / Book Collections) While much of
the collection is about Australiana and natural history, there are many
rare books on other topics. Featured here is a book on the Works of William Hogarth
restored by James Heath with the original plates, and a biographical
essay of Hogarth and explanations of the subject of the plates. The following link will take you to
some other copies of the plates in the book.