Research in Freshwater Biology in Great Britain


    THE need for a biological station for research on problems connected with freshwaters was emphasized at the meeting of the British Association at Glasgow in 1928, and this led to the foundation of the Freshwater Biological Association of the British Empire in 1929. Two more years of active work on the part of the many men of science and others interested in the project elapsed before the laboratory was founded at Wray Castle on the shores of Windermere in 1931. At first there were but two members of staff, making the best of a few rooms without laboratory fittings, but from 1931 until the present year progress has been rapid, as is well shown by the recently issued sixth annual report*.

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    Research in Freshwater Biology in Great Britain. Nature 142, 238–239 (1938).

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