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Author Poulsen, Bo.

Title Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - The Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Brill, 2016
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Contents Global Marine Science and Carlsberg; Contents; List of figures, tables and illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; A symmetrical biography; Actors and structures -- money and conflict; Main argument; To sea -- a placeless place; Historiography; Archival source material; 1 Formative years (1877-1903); The Carlsberg Brewery; The Carlsberg Laboratory; The Carlsberg Foundation; Student years; Ingeborg; The Siam Expedition, 1899-1900; Teaching assistant and doctoral thesis; Conclusion; 2 The legend of the unintentional eel larvae; The state of fisheries in Danish society
3 Petersen's attempted coup d'étatDownsizing the Danish commission; A strained relationship; Danish commission taking stock of investigations in 1907; Petersen's memorandum to the Ministry of Agriculture; Petersen's job offer; Rebel assistants; Petersen's last bout in the commission; Restructuring the Danish commission -- enter Johannes Schmidt; Different personalities; Biologisk Station after 1908; Conflict resurfaced in 1916; Schmidt becomes a member of the Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser; Conclusion; 4 The Mediterranean expeditions (1908-1910); Stormy welcome to the Mediterranean winter
Probing a mare incognitumNational fame and well-paid jobs; Proposing a summer cruise to the Mediterranean; Network mobilization; Return to the Mediterranean in the summer of 1910; Scientific results from the Mediterranean; 'Sickening to think that the Norwegians will come first'; Conclusion; 5 Director at the Carlsberg Laboratorium; Laboratory legacy; Terms of employment; An inside job; Research topics at the laboratory; Hereditary qualities of a scent; 'Racial Investigations'; The 'diallel crossings'; Investigations with Zoarces; A chicken farm; Conclusion; 6 Carlsberg appreciation
Schmidt's laboratory expensesCarlsberg Laboratory appreciation; The globetrotter director; The slightest undercurrent of critique; The unfortunate Klöcker; Taking stock of the lab after Schmidt; Conclusion; 7 Atlantic adventures; The Danish West Indies and marine science; Foreningen De Danske Atlanterhavsøer; Marine research initiatives and the Danish West Indies; Ships of opportunity; Funding the trip with Margrethe -- Vendsyssel Packing Co Ltd; Hops across the Atlantic; Troubled testing of Margrethe; Final instructions; Eel plans stranded in the Caribbean; Green turtles and red goatfish
The Danish Biological Station and C.G.J. PetersenPetersen's eel investigations; Leptocephalus brevirostris; An international research station; Schmidt enters marine science; Formalizing international marine science; Central Bureau in Copenhagen; Implementing ICES agreements in Danish marine science; Acquiring Thor; 1903 Instructions; Hiring Johannes Schmidt; Trawling deep waters; Bjarni Sæmundsson; 1904 -- Eel in the North Atlantic; The telegram announcement; Petersen on the Atlantic larvae; Straying off the Danish ICES areas; Petersen's light experiment; Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-513) and index
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Subject Schmidt, Johannes, 1877-1933.
Carlsberg bryggerierne -- History -- 20th century.
Marine sciences -- History -- 20th century.
Marine scientists -- Denmark -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004316396 (electronic bk.)
9789004316393 (electronic bk.)