Alfred Merle Beeton Papers: 1952-1994
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Title: Alfred Merle Beeton Papers
Creator: Beeton, Alfred Merle, 1927-
Inclusive dates: 1952-1994
Extent: 12.66 linear feet
Abstract:
Alfred M. Beeton was a professor at the University of Michigan specializing in limnology, the study of the biology, chemistry, and physics of freshwater lakes. The papers reflect Beeton's primary interest in the limnology and preservation of the St. Lawrence Great Lakes, with an emphasis on factors affecting water quality and eutrophication, i.e. the lack of oxygen--and concomitant death of fish--in lakes due to over-enrichment. The papers also highlight Beeton's ongoing interests in the opossum shrimp, Mysis Relicta, and his extensive work as a consultant and administrator on projects relating to these topics.
Call number: 0399 Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
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