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    • NASA [organisation] - https://www.nasa.gov/ NASA's Vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.
    • Group for Education in Museums [organisation] - https://gem.org.uk/ GEM is for everyone interested in learning through museums and heritage. We champion excellence in heritage learning, believing that heritage organisations and the learning opportunities that they provide, can contribute to and enhance the welfare of the individual and society.
    • History of Geology Group [organisation] - http://historyofgeologygroup.co.uk/ The History of Geology Group (HOGG) exists to encourage interest in the lives and work of those scientists and philosophers who influenced both the study and the practice of geology. It is open to anyone with an interest in the subject and is affiliated to the Geological Society of London.
    • The History of Earth Sciences Society [organisation] - http://earthscienceshistory.org/ Earth Sciences History promotes and publishes historical work on all areas of the earth sciences – including geology, geography, geophysics, oceanography, paleontology, meteorology, and climatology. The journal honors and encourages a variety of approaches to historical study: biography, history of ideas, social history, and histories of institutions, organizations, and techniques.
    • UK Committee of the International Council of Museums [organisation] - http://uk.icom.museum/ ICOM UK is the national branch of ICOM in the United Kingdom. It is a gateway to the global museum community and the only UK museum association with a dedicated international focus. It offers access to 20,000 museums in 172 countries, 32,000 museum colleagues throughout the world and 31 professional committees. It is an organisation which promotes intangible heritage and the preservation of material heritage. It develops best practice standards for the world- wide museum industry and, through its global reach and events programme, contributes to the international agenda of museums in the UK.
    • Testo UK [supplier] - https://www.testo.com/en-UK/applications/museum-monitoring The measurement data monitoring systems and data loggers from Testo help you establish the ideal climatic conditions for your objects of art, thus protecting them from mould, corrosion or deformation.

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