The noted Swiss naturalist Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
(1807-1873) arrived in Charleston in 1847 for an extended visit.
and his men hacked through jungle, sweltered in flyblown tents, and risked death and disease in order to fill up jars and safely transport them back to the United States.
French-Canadian voyageurs took advantage of the waterways and traveled the old drainages of Lake Agassiz
from Montreal to the Hudson Bay, camping on the islands of Rainy Lake without leaving any commentary on the ancient quartz veins lying just under the thin soil and pine roots of their campsites.
is largely forgotten outside academia.
(in Spix and Agassiz
, 1829) described Saurus intermedius from a single specimen collected off Brazil (Kottelat, 1988).
Among the prime movers behind the creation of the National Academy of Sciences were Agassiz
The use of scale size, shapes and number can be traced back to the first half of the 19th century when Agassiz
 used it in fish taxonomy for the first time [40,9] and even some fishery biologists also used scale in determining the age of fish .
New discoveries of both vertebrates and arthropods from the "Atholville Beds", beginning in the 1990s, resulted in a redescription of the eurypterid fauna (Miller 2007a, b) and assignment of all known specimens to Pterygotus anglicus Agassiz
1844, the large pterygotid first described from Scotland.
EDITOR'S NOTE--Presented here is another in the list of historic accounts of iconic research cruises of the USFC Steamer Albatross, this a reminiscence of the renowned scientist Alexander Agassiz
edited by his son G.
1830s -- Swiss naturalist Louis Agassiz
presents evidence of past changes in Alpine glaciers, pointing to ancient Ice Ages and showing that the climate has not always been stable.
Rock Trustees of Reservations, School Street, Manchester by the Sea.
would encounter a capable opponent in Asa Gray, eminent Christian botanist and friend of Charles Darwin.