Southern Surveyor: Stories from on board Australia’s ocean research vessel – Professor Neville Exon

By Sarah Schofield

9 November 2015

1 minute read

One of Australia’s best non-fiction writers Michael Veitch has interviewed the men and women who worked on board CSIRO’s Marine National Facility research vessel Southern Surveyor, to produce an engaging and sometimes dramatic account of their adventures.

The book includes a chapter on Professor Neville Exon, a sedimentary geologist at the Australian National University, who discovered everything from oil and gas fields, to ancient coral reefs and a five-million-year-old whale skeleton on his voyages on board Southern Surveyor.

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