Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology Lester D. Stephens

ISBN: 9781570036422

Published: September 12th 2006

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220 pages


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Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology  by  Lester D. Stephens

Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology by Lester D. Stephens
September 12th 2006 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 220 pages | ISBN: 9781570036422 | 10.75 Mb

Infused with a sense of adventure and zeal for discovery, Seafaring Scientist recounts the achievements of a giant in the field of marine biology. Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (18681922), a Harvard-trained marine biologist and close associate ofMoreInfused with a sense of adventure and zeal for discovery, Seafaring Scientist recounts the achievements of a giant in the field of marine biology. Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (18681922), a Harvard-trained marine biologist and close associate of Alexander Agassiz, founded and directed on behalf of the Carnegie Institution the first tropical marine biological laboratory in the Western hemisphere.

Located on Loggerhead Key in the Gulf of Mexico, the Tortugas Laboratory attracted some of Americas most brilliant scientists. Mayor himself achieved international prominence in the field of biology for his authoritative work on jellyfishes and coral reefs.



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