Barro Colorado Island, Part II

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Summary

The article describes the history of the Canal Zone Biological Area on the Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal watershed and discusses the work of some of the scientists working there. The Canal Zone Biological Area is a department of the Smithsonian Institution and is now called the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).

Subject

  • Zetek, James b. 1886
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

The article was originally published in the Panama Canal Review and was republished in the three parts in the Smithsonian Torch.

Contained within

The Smithsonian Torch (Contained within)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1956

Topic

  • Rain forest ecology
  • Natural History
  • Natural history

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

Physical description

pp. 7-8

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