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Pioneer oceanographer: Alexander Agassiz

Beryl Williams Epstein

Pioneer oceanographer: Alexander Agassiz

by Beryl Williams Epstein

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beryl Williams and Samuel Epstein.
    ContributionsEpstein, Sam, 1909- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.A18 E6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5878284M
    LC Control Number63008649
    OCLC/WorldCa1338756

    ★ John Murray (oceanographer) Sir John Murray was a pioneer British oceanographer, marine biologist and limnologist. He is considered the father of modern Oceanography. Pioneer Oceanographer: Alexander Agassiz. [ Book] 92 AGA Epstein, Samuel Louisa M. Alcott: Author of Little Women. [Book] 92 ALC Colver, Anne My father's house [ Book] 92 ALL Allan, Yigal, Published Talking to myself. [ Book] 92 BAI Bailey, Pearl. Published Ethel Barrymore, girl actress [Book] 92 BAR Newman, Shirlee Petkin.

      The mansion and chalet were built in for Alexander Agassiz, a Harvard professor and pioneer in oceanography and marine biology. The mansion was his home, the annex his laboratory. Find PIONEER OCEANOGRAPHER Louis Agassiz by Williams, Beryl and Epstein, Samuel. Find PIONEER OCEANOGRAPHER Louis Agassiz by Williams, Beryl and Epstein, Samuel. Book Description. NY Julian Messner Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. Fine in a near fine, clipped dustjacket. Juvenile biography. Dj spine very.

      The obsessed younger Agassiz spent the next thirty years in a vain effort to disprove Darwin’s coral theory, traveling , miles of ocean and looking at every coral mass. In so doing, he laid the groundwork for oceanography, through which, in , the question of . Alexander Agassiz, Carl Chun and the problem of the intermediate fauna. Pp. 83–93 in Oceanography: the past, ed. by M. Sears and D. Merriman. NY: Springer-Verlag. .


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Alexander Agassiz(), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz.

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he later worked at the Museum of Comparative Zoology in and joined Harvard’s faculty in He helped found the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in