Edward W. Berry
Edward Wilber Berry
|Born||February 10, 1875|
|Died||September 20, 1945(aged 70)|
|Awards||Walker Prize (1901)|
Mary Clark Thompson Medal (1942)
|Institutions||Johns Hopkins University|
Edward Wilber Berry (February 10, 1875 – September 20, 1945) was an American paleontologist and botanist; the principal focus of his research was paleobotany. Berry studied North and South American flora and published taxonomic studies with theoretical reconstructions of paleoecology and phytogeography. He started his scientific career as an amateur scientist. At Johns Hopkins University he held various positions including teacher, research scientist, scientific editor and administrator.
- 1919: co-leader, Johns Hopkins George H. Williams Memorial Expedition, Andes Mountains
- 1927: geological expedition to Peru and Ecuador
- 1933: geological expedition to Venezuela
Participation in scientific societies
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Edward Wilber Berry
- 1916. The Lower Eocene Floras of Southeastern North America
- 1924. The Middle and Upper Eocene floras of Southeastern North America. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 92
- 1925. Berry, E. W. (1925). "A species of Musa in the Tertiary of South America". PNAS. 11 (6): 298–299. doi:10.1073/pnas.11.6.298. PMC 1085991. PMID 16587004.
- 1929. Berry, E. W. (Apr 1929). "An Eocene forest in the Peruvian desert". PNAS. 15 (4): 345–346. doi:10.1073/pnas.15.4.345. PMC 522462. PMID 16587479.
- 1929. Berry, E. W. (Jun 1929). "Fossil plants and mountain uplifts in the Pacific states". PNAS. 15 (6): 477–480. doi:10.1073/pnas.15.6.477. PMC 522493. PMID 16577207.
- 1934. Berry, E. W. (1934). "Miocene Patagonia". PNAS. 20 (5): 280–282. doi:10.1073/pnas.20.5.280. PMC 1076401. PMID 16587887.
- 1937. Berry, E. W. (1937). "Succession of fossil floras in Patagonia". PNAS. 23 (10): 537–542. doi:10.1073/pnas.23.10.537. PMC 1076984. PMID 16577811.
Awards and honors
- 1901: Walker Prize, Boston Society of Natural History
- 1921: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- 1922: National Academy of Sciences
- 1930: honorary doctorate by Lehigh University
- 1942: Mary Clark Thompson Medal from the National Academy of Sciences
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