By Barbara Charton
A accomplished, single-volume A-to-Z reference, A to Z of Marine Scientists profiles nearly one hundred forty scientists who've contributed considerably to the sphere of marine technology. Emphasizing the scientists' contributions to the sector in addition to their results on scientists in marine technology and similar fields who undefined, A to Z of Marine Scientists will lead scholars and library clients throughout the very important and interesting features of the lives of these profiled whereas exposing readers to the background of many vital clinical and technological thoughts.
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Fish Commission. Bush worked as his assistant in the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University’s collection, for more than six years. S. Commission for Fish and Fisheries. It became obvious that Bush could have an independent research career, and she enrolled in Yale’s Sheffield Scientific School in 1885, where she studied for the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree. S. degree, and scientific disciplines were not part of the Yale curriculum. D. in zoology in 1901. She was the first American woman to do so.
After the battle of Waterloo, where Napoléon was defeated, Bory was banished. He spent years on the run, still collecting plants and rocks. By 1819, he was pardoned and returned to Paris penniless, having been stripped of his army pension. Going back to his beloved plants, he worked diligently as a botanist from 1820–23. Many of the entries describing algae in the Dictionarie classique d’histoire naturelle (Classic dictionary of natural history), published in parts by the Musée d’Histoire Naturelle from 1822–31 were written by Bory.
The Admiralty refused to remodel the ships to increase space between decks because it would raise the ship’s center of gravity and destabilize it. Other naturalists were appointed, REINHOLD and GEORG FORSTER, a father-and-son team. This voyage took the party to 71° 10' South Latitude, where they again found no massive continent. They did accurately chart several Pacific island groups, Tierra del Fuego, and the South Sandwich Islands. This voyage is significant because Cook, using the data he and Banks had collected on the earlier voyage, lost no one to scurvy.
A To Z 0f Marine Scientists (Notable Scientists) by Barbara Charton