skip to primary navigation skip to content
 

 

You are not currently logged in

SPRI library catalogue

View a record

Please note: You are viewing the legacy database of the Scott Polar Research Institute Library catalogue. It is no longer being updated, so does not reliably reflect our current library holdings.

Please search for material in iDiscover for up-to-date information about the library collection.


Record #200870:

The reindeer botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 / Wendy Dathan.

Title: The reindeer botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 / Wendy Dathan.
Author(s): Dathan, Wendy.
Date: 2013.
Publisher: Calgary: University of Calgary :
Abstract: Biography of botanist Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977). On relinquishing post as Canadian Consulate in Greenland after World War II, Porsild studied reindeer activities in Alaska and NWT as part of Canadian project designed to encourage animal husbandry among native peoples. He became Curator of Botany at National Museum of Canada and was responsible for enlargement of National Herbarium. Porsild was pioneer in field of Canadian Arctic botany.
Keywords: 001.89 -- Research programmes: Canada. Canadian Reindeer Project.
061 -- Organizations: Canada. Arctic Institute of North America.
061.1 -- Organizations, government: Canada. National Herbarium of Canada.
39 -- Ethnography: Inuit.
58 -- Botany.
599.735.3 -- Cervidae: Rangifer tarandus.
92 -- Biographies: Porsild, Alf Erling.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*302) -- Arctic Circle.
(*38) -- Greenland.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440) -- Northwest Territories.
(*49) -- Alaska.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Porsild, Alf Erling][2013]
ISBN: 9781552385869
SPRI record no.: 200870

MARCXML

LDR 02032nam#a2200000#a#4500
001 SPRI-200870
005 20221001000034.0
007 ta
008 221001s2013####abcab##|#####|0||#0beng#d
020 ## ‡a9781552385869
035 ## ‡aSPRI-200870
040 ## ‡aUkCU-P‡beng‡eaacr
100 1# ‡aDathan, Wendy.
245 14 ‡aThe reindeer botanist :‡bAlf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 /‡cWendy Dathan.
260 ## ‡aCalgary :‡bUniversity of Calgary :‡bArctic Institute of North America,‡c2013.
300 ## ‡axxii, 726 p. :‡bill., maps ;‡c23 cm.
490 0# ‡aNorthern lights ;‡v14
520 3# ‡aBiography of botanist Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977). On relinquishing post as Canadian Consulate in Greenland after World War II, Porsild studied reindeer activities in Alaska and NWT as part of Canadian project designed to encourage animal husbandry among native peoples. He became Curator of Botany at National Museum of Canada and was responsible for enlargement of National Herbarium. Porsild was pioneer in field of Canadian Arctic botany.
541 0# ‡cBA NAmerica;‡aAmazon‡d20121008‡eQ0362.‡5UkCU-P
650 07 ‡a001.89 -- Research programmes: Canada. Canadian Reindeer Project.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a061 -- Organizations: Canada. Arctic Institute of North America.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a061.1 -- Organizations, government: Canada. National Herbarium of Canada.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a39 -- Ethnography: Inuit.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a58 -- Botany.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a599.735.3 -- Cervidae: Rangifer tarandus.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a92 -- Biographies: Porsild, Alf Erling.‡2udc
650 07 ‡aX -- Biographies and obituaries.‡2local
651 #7 ‡a(*3) -- Arctic regions.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(*302) -- Arctic Circle.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(*38) -- Greenland.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(*41) -- Canada.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(*440) -- Northwest Territories.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(*49) -- Alaska.‡2udc
852 7# ‡2camdept‡bSCO‡cSPRI-SHF‡h92[Porsild, Alf Erling][2013]‡9Create 1 item record‡0Migrate
876 ## ‡zReviewed in Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 2013, 45(3) :421-422; also in Arctic, 2013, 66(4) :504-506; also in Northern Review, 2013, 37 :201-203
916 ## ‡a147490 -- 2013/02/21 -- AK
917 ## ‡aUnenhanced record from Muscat, imported 2019
948 3# ‡a20221001 ‡bAK