Download 100 years exploring life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological by Jane Maienschein PDF

By Jane Maienschein

This can be a copy of a publication released sooner than 1923. This ebook could have occasional imperfections similar to lacking or blurred pages, terrible photos, errant marks, and so forth. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought through the scanning approach. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to carry it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the protection of published works world wide. We savour your knowing of the imperfections within the protection procedure, and desire you take pleasure in this helpful booklet.

Show description

Read Online or Download 100 years exploring life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole PDF

Best world books

Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World (11th Edition)

Bateman and Snell’s administration: major & taking part in a aggressive international is a textual content with an absolutely modernized practical procedure. this article is conserving the 4 conventional capabilities of making plans, organizing, best, and controlling, whereas modernizing and re-visioning the thoughts as offering strategic price, development a dynamic association, mobilizing humans, and studying and altering.

Norms in a wired world

Utilizing casual video game thought within the research of norms and customs, Hetcher breaks new floor by way of employing his idea of norms to tort legislations and net privateness legislation. This publication will entice scholars and execs in legislations, philosophy, and political and social concept.

Extra resources for 100 years exploring life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole

Sample text

But he had made up his mind, and Whitman was a stubborn and dedicated man. D. for work on the embryology of leeches. After a two-year stay in Japan, he returned to the United States. He directed the Allis Lake Laboratory in Milwaukee, chaired the department at Clark University, and made his way to Woods Hole, full of ideas and energy, and ready to head the Marine Biological Laboratory when it began in 1888. Summers in Woods Hole Mt. Holyoke professor and former Penikese participant Cornelia Clapp arrived in the very first year of the MBL, in 1888, and found a quiet, tiny village.

Hyatt kept the school going, despite discouragements, until the Woman's Education Association decided it was such a success that they should no longer need to fund it. They had always insisted that they would try the school as an experiment, and if it succeeded it should become independent. That time had come. Hyatt was evidently ready for different arrangements. He loved exploring and traveling and was a fine naturalist in the style of the day, but perhaps he had had his share of discouragingly elementary students by then.

Yet as Henry David Thoreau had pointed out with regret in his book Cape Cod, by the mid-nineteenth century the Cape had few forests any more. The sheep had eaten what people had not burned or cut (and the gypsy moths came along a few years later to carry out the last stages of deforestation). Thanks to the Boston merchant Joseph Fay, who sought to attract other summer residents to the area, the forests returned to Woods Hole. Fay planted an impressive twenty thousand mixed pine, larch, spruce, and birch seedlings to bring back the trees.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 18 votes