Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Charles Davies Sherborn provided the bibliographic foundation for current zoological nomenclature with his magnum opus Index Animalium. In the 43 years he spent working on this extraordinary resource, he anchored our understanding of animal diversity …

Gordon McOuat – Sherborn’s context: Cataloguing nature

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum   Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Gordon McOuat Naming and Necessity: Sherborn’s Context: Cataloguing Nature History of Science and Technology Programme, University of Kingís College, Halifax, NS, CANADA Email: gmcouat@dal.ca By the late 19th Century, storms plaguing early Victorian systematics and nomenclature seemed …