G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology

G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology

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Stephen J. Gould declared G. Evelyn Hutchinson the most important ecologist of the twentieth century. E. O. Wilson pronounced him a€œone of the few scientists who could unabashedly be called a genius.a€ In this fascinating book, Nancy G. Slack presents for the first time the full life story of this brilliant scientist who was also a master teacher, a polymath, and a delightful friend and correspondent. Based on full access to Hutchinsona€™s archives and extensive interviews with him and many who knew him, the author evaluates his important contributions to modern ecology and his profound influence as a mentor. Filled with information available nowhere else, the book draws a vibrant portrait of an original scientific thinker who was also a man of remarkable personal appeal.Hutchinsona#39;s program, four pages long, includes problems to be investigated; examination, after the expedition, of the ... He planned a variety of measurements , including temperature at different depths, oxygen I02 CHIEF BIOLOGIST, YALE anbsp;...

Title:G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology
Author: Nancy G. Slack
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2010

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