Richard Solberg Interview, circa 1968

Interviewee

Richard Solberg

Interviewer

Jerry Michaels

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Description

Dr. Richard Solberg describes the function of the University of Montana’s Biological Research Station at Yellow Bay, Montana. He explains that the laboratory is named after the founder of the biological station in 1897, Morton J. Elrod. Solberg describes Elrod’s contribution to ecological science in Montana, and describes the history of the research station. He also talks about the research being conducted at the station at the time of the interview, especially the study of freshwater ecosystems. He outlines the ways in which such environmental research can guide future decisions about resource extraction and environmental alteration by humans.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana, Missoula; Biological Research Station, Yellow Bay, Montana; Limnology; Ecology; Biology; Freshwater ecology; Morton J. Elrod

Original Date

1968

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana History Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 338-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel: analog + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:12:10 minutes

Local Filename

OH_338_001.mp3; OH_338_001.pdf

Richard Solberg Interview, circa 1968

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