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Unpublished paper, 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman

Reference number: AP/73/15

Date: 1898

Description

The authors record their observations on a year’s work in collecting phyto-plankton along a track from the Channel to Panama carried out by Captains Milner and Rudge, and also during one voyage to Brazil by Captain Tindall. They also give the results of their own observations on living material at sea. The material was obained by the pumping method. One of the objects of their work was to determine, if possible, the nature of the Coccospheres and Rhabdospheres.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Zoology

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 63 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic'.

Reference number
AP/73/15
Earliest possible date
1898
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
25 pages
Format
Typescript

Creator names

George Robert Milne Murray

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Vernon Herbert Blackman

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George Robert Milne Murray, Vernon Herbert Blackman, Unpublished paper, 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman, 1898, AP/73/15, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_73_15/unpublished-paper-a-study-of-the-phyto-plankton-of-the-atlantic-by-george-murray-and-vernon-herbert-blackman, accessed on 01 March 2024

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