Mountains and Moorlands (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 11)

Mountains and Moorlands (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 11)

by W. H. Pearsall

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ISBN-13: 9780007406128
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Series: Collins New Naturalist Library , #11
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

(1891–1964). Ecologist and university professor, author of Mountains and Moorlands (1950) and The Lake District (posth. 1973) with Winifred Pennington. Work on lake succession led to doctorate. Reader in botany at Leeds 1922–38, followed by first professional chair at Sheffield 1938–44. Quain Professor at UCL, 1944–57. Founding Director of Freshwater Biological Association 1929–37; Charter member and Chairman of scientific policy at the Nature Conservancy, 1949–63. Influential in science education, founding conservation diploma at UCL. At his best in the field, to be seen striding up mountains in all weathers.

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