Rutger Sernander

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Johan Rutger Sernander
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Rutger Sernander
Born November 2, 1866
Viby, Närke, Sweden
Died October 27, 1944
Uppsala, Sweden
Residence Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Fields Geology, Botany, Palynology, Archaeology
Institutions Uppsala University
Alma mater Uppsala University
Known for Palynology

Johan Rutger Sernander (November 2, 1866 - October 27, 1944) was a Swedish botanist, geologist and archaeologist. He was one of the founders of the study of palynology which would later be developed by Lennart von Post, as well as a pioneer in the early Swedish natural conservation and ecology movements.[1] He was among other societies a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences,[2] the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[3]

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  1. ^ (Nordisk familjebok 1917)
  2. ^ (Nordisk familjebok 1917)
  3. ^ Matrikel över ledamöter av Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien och Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets akademien, Bengt Hildebrand (1753-1953), Margit Engström och Åke Lilliestam (1954-1990), Stockholm 1992 ISBN 91-7402-227-X s. 54
  4. ^ "Author Query for 'Sern.'". International Plant Names Index.