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Costin, Alec Baillie (1925 - )

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Born: 30 September 1925  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Alec Baillie Costin was a Senior Research Scientist and Chief Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO from 1955-74. He is an international authority on the ecology of high mountain and high latitude ecosystems.

Career Highlights
Born 30 September 1925. Educated University of Sydney (BScAgr 1947, DScAgr 1964). Soil Conservationist, Soil Conservation Service of New South Wales 1942-50, Thomas Lawrance Pawlett Scholar, University of Sydney 1950-51, Australian Services Canteens Scholar, University of Sydney and overseas 1951-53, Principal Research Officer, Soil Conservation Authority of Victoria 1953-55, Senior Research Scientist - Chief Research Scientist, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO 1955-74, Visiting Fellow, Department of Biogeography and Geomorphology, Australian National University 1973-74, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University 1976-77. Foundation member, Ecological Society of Australia and Australian Conservation Foundation, Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1980.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 16 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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