Marchant, S. (Stephen) (1912-)

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Marchant, S. (1912-)
Marchant, Stephen (1912-)
Marchant, Stephen (1912-2003)
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Geologist; Ornithologist
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Biographies

Stephen Marchant was a geologist with the Bureau of Mineral Resources 1963-1972 and an active amateur ornithologist. He edited 1969-1981 and was Chief Editor of vols 1 and 2. Both volumes of HANZAB won the Whitley Award for the Best Zoological Handbook (in 1990 and 1993). He has been a major driving force in Australian ornithology.

Born England, 11 August 1912. AM 1994. Educated University of Cambridge (studied geology, botany and zoology, BA (hons) 1938). Asiatic Petroleum Company, London ca 1931-34; Petroleum geologist, Shell Company, in Egypt ca 1938-39, Nigeria ca 1939-40, 1946-50, Ecuador ca 1954-58 and Iraq 1959-62; Australian Imperial Forces 1943-45, serving as a Coast Watcher in New Guinea and New Britain; lecturer in geology, Birmingham University 1950-54; arrived Australia 1963; Supervising Geologist, Bureau of Mineral Resources 1963-69, Exploration Manager, Woodside, 1969-71. Union Medal, British Ornithologists Union; Fellow, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1975; John Hobbs Medal 1997. Founding member, ACT Group of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union (later called the Canberra Ornithologists Group) and Chairman 1968; established the RAOU's Nest Record Scheme; editor, , 1969-81; Chief Editor, (HANZAB) vols 1 and 2; established the Eurobodalla Natural History Society 1986.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Marchant, Stephen
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary - Stephen Marchant 1912-2003
    Davies, Stephen
    Series: Emu, 104, 89-90
  3. Critical History of 'Emu'
    Marchant, S.
    Published: 1972
    Series: Emu, 72, 2, 51-69
  4. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. A bird observatory at Moruya, NSW, 1975-84 / S. Marchant
    Marchant, S. (Stephen), 1912-
    [ Book : 1992 ]
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  2. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic birds
    Higgins, P. J. (Peter Jeffrey), 1959-
    [ Book : 1990-2006 ]
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    Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic birds
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  3. A photogeological assessment of the petroleum geology of the northern New Guinea Basin, north of the Sepik River, Territory of New Guinea / by S.Marchant
    Marchant, S. (Stephen), 1912-
    [ Article : 1969 ]
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    A photogeological assessment of the petroleum geology of the northern New Guinea Basin, north of the Sepik River, Territory of New Guinea / by S.Marchant
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  4. Simplified geological cross sections, New Guinea, north of Sepik River / compiled and issued by the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics ; geology compiled by: S. Marchant ; drawn by J.L. McGovern
    Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics
    [ Map : 1967 ]
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  5. New Guinea regional tectonic map / compiled and issued by the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics ; geology compiled by S. Marchant ; cartography by: K. Matveev ; drawn by L. Petkovic
    Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics
    [ Map : 1967 ]
    At National Library
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  6. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic birds. S.J. Ambrose ... [et al.] ; edited by S. Marchant and P.J. Higgins
    Marchant, S. (Stephen), 1912-
    [ Book : 1990-2006 ]
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    Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic birds. S.J. Ambrose ... [et al.] ; edited by S. Marchant and P.J. Higgins
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