Science in Auckland : handbook prepared for the 11th New Zealand Science Congres...


Science in Auckland : handbook prepared for the 11th New Zealand Science Congress held in Auckland 11-17 February 1965


Kermode, Les

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Royal Society of New Zealand Science Congress (11th : 1965 : Auckland, N.Z.)

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Contents: History of science in Auckland / D.S. Milne -- Geology & physiography of the Auckland district / P.F. Ballance -- Ancient life in the Auckland area / J.A. Grant-Mackie -- Soils of the Auckland district / I.J. Pohlen -- Climate of Auckland / Lisle -- Forest, scrub & fresh-water communities / L. Millener -- Maritime botany of Auckland / V.J. Chapman -- Auckland inter-tidal shore / J.E. Morton -- Birds of Auckland / E.G. Turbott -- Some distinctive native animals / J. Robb -- Land snails of the Auckland area / A.W.B Powell -- Hidden arthropods of the bush / J.G. Pendergrast, D.R. Cowley -- Municipal government in Auckland / W. Colgan -- Architecture of suburban Auckland / P. Middleton -- Urbanisation & the development of industry / D. Carr -- Horticulture in the vicinity of Auckland / J.D. Atkinson -- General agriculture in the Auckland region / J.E. Bell -- Forestry in the Auckland district / New Zealand Forest Service -- Some insect pests in the Auckland Province / B.M. May -- Science in the industrial growth of Auckland / Auckland Industrial Development Division, D.S.I.R. -- Training of science technicians in New Zealand / R.B. Waddell -- Medical research in Auckland / A.F. Hunter -- Some aspects of Maori life on the Auckland isthmus / V.J. Fisher. Includes bibliographical references. "Intended for the scientist seeking background information in fields other than his own & also to interest & inform the intelligent layman or student ... The emphasis ... is on natural sciences. In may fields the literature is fragmentary & disseminated through a number of inaccessible publications. Some authors have therefore made full general summaries & included original research to give a complete record within one handbook"--Foreword.

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Royal Society of New Zealand

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Subject and Association Keywords

Natural history -- New Zealand -- Auckland

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland (NZ) -- Description and travel

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland (NZ) -- History

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Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

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551.21 KER


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