13 July 2017 – Opening – EXHIBITON Mar Mineral – Science and Riches on the Deep Seafloor


The exhibition Mar Mineral – Science and Riches on the Deep Seafloor, will have the inaugural opening on July 13, 2017, by 17:30 (five-thirty pm), in the Main Lobby of Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Rua da Escola Politécnica, 56, 1250-102 Lisboa, Portugal.

Mar Mineral is dedicated to Mário Ruivo (1927-2017), outstanding oceanographer.

There will be a talk, by Andy Wheeler (Univ Coll Cork, Ireland) on the discovery of the Moytirra Vent Field, in the Extended Continental Shelf claimed by Portugal (North of the Azores). This will be followed by a tour of the Mar Mineral exhibition.

You are all cordially invited to the opening. If you cannot attend, we hope to see you sometime in the near future. Mar Mineral will be open for at least one year.