Fonds AR046 - Derek Ellis fonds

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Derek Ellis fonds

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    CA UVICARCH AR046

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    • 1946-1997 (Creation)
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      Ellis, Derek

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    2.4 m of textual records
    140 maps
    1160 photographs

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    The collection was accumulated by Dr. Derek Ellis during his career as professor in the Biology Department of the University of Victoria from 1964-1996. Throughout his career Ellis was active in research on marine environmental impact from disposal of mine tailings to the sea, and recovery of marine ecosystems from such disposal. He taught in the general areas of marine biology, taxonomy, animal behaviour, and environmental science.

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    The fonds consists of monographs, scientific articles, newspaper clippings, letters, slides, photographic prints, moving images, maps and other documents. The records are arranged in 3 series, reflecting Ellis's research and teaching interests: Environmental assessments, 1969-1997; Underwater Photography of salmon, 1957-1963; Arctic Research 1952-1967.

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        Selected tables from Ellis' 1957 McGill University dissertation Marine Infaunal Benthos in Arctic North America are available in PDF on UVicSpace, the University of Victoria's institutional repository: http://hdl.handle.net/1828/3698
        Data in tables are a selection from benthonic species quantitative surveys made in Baffin Island during 1954 and 1955 and in West Greenland during 1956 in order to estimate the standing crop of benthos in these regions. At the time very little was known about arctic North American benthonic species, which are economically important as stocks of food for commercial fish. For best representation of tables, view this PDF document in the Adobe Reader "two-up" page display.

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