By George A. Cevasco, Lorne Hammond, Richard Harmond, Keir B. Sterling, Dr.Lorne F. Hammond
Casting a large web, this quantity offers own details on a few 445 American and Canadian naturalists and environmentalists, who lived from the past due fifteenth century to the overdue twentieth century. It comprises explorers who released works at the average heritage of North the US, conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists, flora and fauna administration experts, park planners, nationwide park directors, zoologists, botanists, ordinary historians, geographers, geologists, lecturers, museum scientists and directors, army body of workers, travelers, executive officers, political figures and writers and artists enthusiastic about the surroundings. the various matters are popular. The accomplishments of others are little known.Each access encompasses a succinct yet cautious overview of the subject's occupation and contributions. Entries additionally comprise up to date bibliographies and knowledge touching on manuscript assets.
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Osbom had great interest in supporting work in vertebrate zoology and vertebrate paleontology, his own research specialties. Andrews ended his own active scientific research and for fourteen years (1916-1930) led museum specialists on a series of collecting expeditions to Asia. Osbom posited that central Asia had seen the genesis of reptiles, early mammals, and man, and Andrews was more than willing to seek evidence for this contention. He began with modest scale trips to Yunnan Province, China, and Burma (1916-1917) and to northern China and Outer Mongolia (1918-1919).
Teller, James D. Louis Agassiz, Scientist and Teacher (1947). Tharp, Louise Hall. Adventurous Alliance; The Story of the Agassiz Family of Boston (1959). Winsor, Mary P. Reading the Shape of Nature: Comparative Zoology at the Agassiz Museum (1991). 82; Louis Agassiz Papers, 1833-1873, at American Philosophical Society Library; Louis Agassiz Papers, 1847-1876, at Harvard University Archives; Louis Agassiz Letters, 1863-1882, to Pedro II, emperor of Brazil, at Houghton Library, Harvard University; Agassiz family papers, 1817-1910, at Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University.
Stefansson's My Life with the Eskimo (1913), Canadian Arctic Expedition II Report of the Southern Division (1917), Methods of Collecting and Preserving Vertebrate Animals (1932), and Catalogue of Canadian Recent Mammals (1946). As zoologist, he was happiest when in the field collecting specimens. He faced fmstrations and privations of year-round Arctic work with notable good humor and excitement. His collecting efforts for over thirty years greatly enriched the collections of the National Museums of Canada and enabled him to publish descriptions of numerous new geographical races of mammals.