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Collecting diatoms in sunny Italy: Citizen scientist brings specimens for museum’s collection

Museum volunteer Joe Holmes reports on his Italian vacation that included Pompei, St. Peter’s Basilica…and collecting diatoms. Continue reading

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“Royal Canadian” Diatoms from the Rideau Hall Pond in Ottawa

Museum volunteer Joe Holmes collects “Royal” diatoms from a pond on the grounds of the Governor General’s residence, Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, Ontario. Continue reading

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My Irish Diatom Adventure (Part 2)

Retrace the steps of museum volunteer Joe Holmes as he collects diatoms in Ireland. Continue reading

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My Irish Diatom Adventure (Part 1)

A museum volunteer with a passion for travel took advantage of a trip to Ireland to advance scientific research on diatoms. Continue reading

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