Geology of Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone. by W. P. Woodring

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Panama,
  • Barro Colorado Island.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island.

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SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 135, no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 135, no. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6264117M
LC Control Number58060258
OCLC/WorldCa2951535

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Account of geology and paleontology of Barro Colorado Island written primarily for visitors to the island. ADDITIONS TO LOCALITIES AT WHICH FOSSILS WERE COLLECTED The following new localities at which fossils were.

This item appears in the following Collection(s) American Museum Novitates Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively sinceare short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. a columbellid related to early Miocene forms of southeastern United States, was found in marine strata of late Oligocene age in the upper part of the Bohio formation of Barro Colorado Island.

Abstract: Barro Colorado Island (BCI) is a km 2 nature reserve in the Panama Canal area, established in It has been the subject of much research and several floras have been published, describing the species (in families) that have been found on the island.

The social bees (Meliponidae) of Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone. American Museum novitates ; no. Barro Colorado Island (BCI) (Fig. 1) (9°9′N, 79°51′W) was formed by the flooding of Lake Gatun in the Panama Canal basin in The ha former hilltop rises m above the lake level.

The climate is tropical with a mean annual temperature of 27 °C. Included in the book are a map of Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone (Panama); and letter from Sherry K. Pittam regarding the determination of lichens that Fosberg collected Abstract An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers.

Subject matter includes images of structural work done at the Barro Colorado Island Laboratory; views of the Canal from Barro Colorado; location of fossils at Quebrada Coca, Herrera; examples of transportation (military vessels, automobiles); lodgings; towns and ports; examples of area terrain (shorelines, forest, wetlands, rivers); Panamanians.

Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone Alternate Title: 17 Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone Language: English: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: LoC Class: QL: Science: Zoology: Subject: Bats Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: ‎Preview and download books by William B. Jackson, including Thirty Letters on Various Subjects (Complete), Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone.

31 works Search for books with subject Barro Colorado Island. Search. Not in Library. Climate and moisture variability in a tropical forest Donald M. Windsor Not in Library. Read. Not in Library. Borrow. A phytophysiognomic reconnaissance of Baro Colorado Island, Canal Zone Charles F.

Bennett Not in Library. environmental monitoring and. Barro Colorado Nature Monument 4 Paul Standley, a botanist with the Smithsonian Institution, first came to Panama in at the request of Jay Morrow, Governor of the Canal Zone, in order to prepare a book listing the plants along the Panama Canal.

He returned to Panama in to concentrate on the plants found on Barro Colorado Island. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eisenmann, Eugene, Annotated list of birds of Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, The Smithsonian Institute charged for the boat trip from Gamboa dock to the Barro Colorado Island (about half an hour each way), a jungle trip with an experienced guide of less than 2 hours (relatively easy tracks and during a very limited time reducing the chances to see any animals) and coffee/tea/water, a banana and a simple lunch $ per / TripAdvisor reviews.

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First published record of Eocene deposits in Canal Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone: Bull. Zone. The fossils were collected at locality 29 of Am. Paleontology, v. 37, no.p.pls. present report. Bermidez, P. J., Pavoninoides, a new genus of the Milio- Description of species from Bohio and Caimito.

Barro Colorado Island, which some Isthmian residents are barely aware exists, is a biological reserve and research station where scientists may study, observe and experiment in ideal surroundings.

The island was formed in during the Canal construction days when the Chagres River was dammed and the entrapped water became what is now Lake. Animals on Barro Colorado Island included Baird's young tapir on the left and a coati-mundi on the right.

The Barro Colorado Island Canal Zone Biological Area, Panama, was established in as a natural history laboratory and was made part of the Smithsonian inlater renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Barro Colorado Island was gradually created by the rising waters of the Chagres River after U.S. engineers installed a dam in during the construction of the Panama Canal.

Widespread cutting and clearing of the forest from the nineteenth century, from the French attempt to build a canal, left a lasting impact on the northeastern half of the. Biota definition, the animals, plants, fungi, etc., of a region or period. See more.

The Commissary Book: Barro Colorado Island: The Chinese Gardens: Winged Jewels: The Sinking of PRR Finance: Canal Zone Postal History: Governor's Address-9/30/ Cayuco Race: The ROTC: What Really Happened at the Flagpole.

Janurary The Bittersweet Memory That Was the Canal Zone: The Other Side: Nostalgia Rides the Rails: History of. The Barro Colorado Nature Monument includes the 16 km² Barro Colorado Island, which is covered with tropical forest and boasts a nearly intact mammal fauna.

It also includes 40 km² of surrounding mainland peninsulas covered by forests in various stages of succession, serving as.

From to he was a curator at the Summit Herbarium and Library in the Canal Zone. He has held adjunct faculty appointments at Washington University in St. Louis, at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, and at Saint Louis University. Croat has collected botanical specimens in 39 different countries.

Geology (98) Zoology (96) History (74) Natural History (60) Astronomy (40) construction and maintenance of facilities on Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone; for planning of a national air museum; traveling expenses; the cost of penalty mail; printing and binding, including the report of the American Historical Association; purchase and.

Travelers to the Canal Zone have two options: Visit on day excursions and lodge in Panama City, where you'll be closer to shops and services; or base yourself at one of the resorts or hostels and take part in their in-house tours.

(If they don't offer the tour themselves, they can book an outside tour for you.) Tour Operators-- It makes sense to hire a guide or join a day tour. anchor overnight inside the Canal Zone, near Barro Colorado Island; and in the morning we explore the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, situated on this jungle island since There are many ways to experience Costa Rica, Panama and the Panama Canal, but none offer the same.

Subjects: Barro Colorado Canal Zone Colón El Valle Field notes Ornithology Palmas Bellas Panama Photograph albums United States National Museum BHL Collections: Smithsonian Field Books collection Album 1 Panama, includes photographs of Wetmore and Beatrice Thielen Wetmore.

This island now holds the headquarters of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. In the late s, Woodring directed his attention to continental tropical America and began his monumental work on the geology and fossil mollusks of the Canal Zone and adjoining parts of Panama, something he had wanted to do since his student days.

Barro Colorado Island was formed between and by the rising waters of Lake Gatun and the construction of the Panama Canal. Inthe governor of the Canal Zone declared the island a biological reserve, and in the United States Congress mandated that the Smithsonian Institution be responsible for the island.

Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone. William B. Jackson. Publisher Description.

The aim is to bring up to date the list of kinds of bats actually known from Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. More Books by William B. Jackson See All. Thirty Letters on Various Subjects (Complete)   The Smithsonian Institute charged for the boat trip from Gamboa dock to the Barro Colorado Island (about half an hour each way), a jungle trip with an experienced guide of less than 2 hours (relatively easy tracks and during a very limited time reducing the chances to see any animals) and coffee/tea/water, a banana and a simple lunch $ per 47 TripAdvisor reviews.

Barro Colorado Island is a unique ecosystem within an international waterway that was formed as a result of construction of the Panama Canal. Its forests are mainly secondary and primary forest. The soil at the study site mainly consists of Luvic, Alumic, Lixic, and Acric soils. 38 The island extends over an area of ha and has an altitude.

21 April Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Barro Colorado, Republic of Panama The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) has a year history, StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a.

We’ll anchor overnight inside the Canal Zone, near Barro Colorado Island, and in the morning explore the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, situated on this jungle island since Plus, if you book by Jjoin our complimentary extension to the new Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center and the Museum.

Books by Jackson, William B. (sorted by popularity) Displaying results 1–1 Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone E. Raymond Hall and William B.

Jackson 2. Inthe Smithsonian sent its intrepid research duo Secretary Alexander Wetmore and Natural History taxidermist Watson M. Perrygo. Watson and Perrygo traveled to Panama annually to study and collect birds. On this particular research trip, the team stopped by the "site for [the] new building" on the Barro Colorado Island Canal Zone.Transit the Canal over two days, where we typically see the workings of the locks by day, and also dramatically lit by night.

Since we overnight in the Canal Zone on lushly-fringed Gatun Lake, we’ll have the opportunity, by special arrangement, to visit Barro Colorado Island, site of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, a leading tropical.Chronological ages of Alouattaon Barro Colorado Island (BCI) were estimated from longitudinal dental wear.

Combining these data with visual censuses, we approximated the study population’s age profile. A stable model was then constructed; from it we derived agespecific mortality rates.

Mortality of immature animals is high, with 88% of the males and 65% of the females dying before 5 years.

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