Photo of Edward Ricketts
Reimagining Ecology, 1939
Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.
ABOVE: Monterey Public Library, California History Room Archives
Reimagining Ecology, 1939
Reimagining Ecology, 1939

Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.

Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.

ABOVE: Monterey Public Library, California History Room Archives

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