Reference numberEC/1940/17
Previous numbersCert XIV, 309; A05500
TitlePearsall, William Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his researches on the ecology of aquatic vegetation, his investigations on growth and nitrogen metabolism, and his contributions on general ecology. His elucidation of the factors determining the distribution of aquatic plants in the British lakes is fundamental and has markedly promoted research in freshwater biology. His study of the conditions affecting growth and development of Algae open up a little-touched field. As Honorary Director of the Laboratory at Wray Castle he played a very considerable part in stimulating the rapid development of the research-programme. He has for a number of years edited the 'Yorkshire Naturalist'.
ProposersF E Fritsch; E J Salisbury; F T Brooks; H Hamshaw Thomas; W H Lang; Walter Stiles; Henry H Dixon; A G Tansley; F H A Marshall
Access statusOpen

Pearsall, William Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1857Pearsall; William Harold (1891 - 1964)1891 - 1964
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