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The Iowa Lakeside Laboratory : a Century of Discovering the Nature of Nature.

Author: Michael J Lannoo
Publisher: Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 2012.
Series: Bur oak book.
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Imagine a place dedicated to the long-term study of nature in nature, a permanent biological field station, a teaching and research laboratory that promotes complete immersion in the natural world. Lakeside Laboratory, founded on the shore of Lake Okoboji in northwestern Iowa in 1909, is just such a place. In this remarkable and insightful book, Michael Lannoo sets the story of Lakeside Lab within the larger story  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Lannoo
ISBN: 9781609381394 1609381394
OCLC Number: 843635991
Description: 1 online resource (114 pages).
Contents: The Spirit; Something Heavy in the Midwestern Air; An Opportunity of Magnificent Possibilities; A Brief History of Field Stations; The Factors of Ecology Are All Here; The Iowa Lakeside Laboratory as a Student Sees It --
Maud Brown, 1910; The Victorians, 1909-1932; Hard Times and Stone Labs, 1932-1947; Classical State Universities versus Land-grant Institutions; A Regents Institution, 1947-2007; The Friends of Lakeside Lab --
Jane Shuttleworth; A Regents Resource Center, 2007-Present; Resurrecting Natural History; Acknowledgments; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Bur oak book.

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In this remarkable and insightful book, Michael Lannoo sets the story of Lakeside Laboratory, founded on the shore of Lake Okoboji in northwestern Iowa in 1909, within the larger story of the primacy  Read more...

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Biology has changed greatly over the past century, but as author Mike Lannoo explains, field stations still have an important role to play. Readers will enjoy this engaging account of one Read more...

 
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