Ed Ricketts

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1897 – 1948

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Who was Ed Ricketts?

Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts commonly known as Ed Ricketts, was an American marine biologist, ecologist, and philosopher. He is best known for Between Pacific Tides, a pioneering study of intertidal ecology, and for his influence on writer John Steinbeck, which resulted in their collaboration on the Sea of Cortez, later republished as The Log from the Sea of Cortez.

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Born
May 14, 1897
Chicago
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • University of Chicago
Died
May 11, 1948

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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