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The Resource Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)

Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)

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Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
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Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
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Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
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Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - the Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
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  • Global Marine Science and Carlsberg -- Contents -- List of figures, tables and illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- A symmetrical biography -- Actors and structures - money and conflict -- Main argument -- To sea - a placeless place -- Historiography -- Archival source material -- 1 Formative years (1877-1903) -- The Carlsberg Brewery -- The Carlsberg Laboratory -- The Carlsberg Foundation -- Student years -- Ingeborg -- The Siam Expedition, 1899-1900 -- Teaching assistant and doctoral thesis -- Conclusion -- 2 The legend of the unintentional eel larvae -- The state of fisheries in Danish society -- The Danish Biological Station and C. G. J. Petersen -- Petersen's eel investigations -- Leptocephalus brevirostris -- An international research station -- Schmidt enters marine science -- Formalizing international marine science -- Central Bureau in Copenhagen -- Implementing ICES agreements in Danish marine science -- Acquiring Thor -- 1903 Instructions -- Hiring Johannes Schmidt -- Trawling deep waters -- Bjarni Sæmundsson -- 1904 - Eel in the North Atlantic -- The telegram announcement -- Petersen on the Atlantic larvae -- Straying off the Danish ICES areas -- Petersen's light experiment -- Conclusion -- 3 Petersen's attempted coup d'état -- Downsizing the Danish commission -- A strained relationship -- Danish commission taking stock of investigations in 1907 -- Petersen's memorandum to the Ministry of Agriculture -- Petersen's job offer -- Rebel assistants -- Petersen's last bout in the commission -- Restructuring the Danish commission - enter Johannes Schmidt -- Different personalities -- Biologisk Station after 1908 -- Conflict resurfaced in 1916 -- Schmidt becomes a member of the Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser -- Conclusion -- 4 The Mediterranean expeditions (1908-1910) -- Stormy welcome to the Mediterranean winter
  • Probing a mare incognitum -- National fame and well-paid jobs -- Proposing a summer cruise to the Mediterranean -- Network mobilization -- Return to the Mediterranean in the summer of 1910 -- Scientific results from the Mediterranean -- 'Sickening to think that the Norwegians will come first' -- Conclusion -- 5 Director at the Carlsberg Laboratorium -- Laboratory legacy -- Terms of employment -- An inside job -- Research topics at the laboratory -- Hereditary qualities of a scent -- 'Racial Investigations' -- The 'diallel crossings' -- Investigations with Zoarces -- A chicken farm -- Conclusion -- 6 Carlsberg appreciation -- Schmidt's laboratory expenses -- Carlsberg Laboratory appreciation -- The globetrotter director -- The slightest undercurrent of critique -- The unfortunate Klöcker -- Taking stock of the lab after Schmidt -- Conclusion -- 7 Atlantic adventures -- The Danish West Indies and marine science -- Foreningen De Danske Atlanterhavsøer -- Marine research initiatives and the Danish West Indies -- Ships of opportunity -- Funding the trip with Margrethe - Vendsyssel Packing Co Ltd -- Hops across the Atlantic -- Troubled testing of Margrethe -- Final instructions -- Eel plans stranded in the Caribbean -- Green turtles and red goatfish -- Conclusion -- 8 Collecting funds for an Atlantic deep sea investigation -- Finding 'a rich man' post the Margrethe -- World War One - marine science in dry-dock -- ICES and the Danish commission during World War One -- Schmidt's dismal search for money 1914-16 -- To catch a goldfish -- An Atlantic deep sea expedition -- Confidential news from Drechsel -- Collecting cash funds -- Conclusion -- 9 Resistance from the sea - Danish marine scientists and the sale of the Danish West Indies -- Johannes Schmidt's expert opinion -- 'It is despicable to sell parts of one's country'
  • Andersen and Glückstadt before the commission -- Andersen's influence on the decision to sell -- Public debates and De Danske Atlanterhavsøer -- Marine scientists' agitation -- Support from Andreas de Richelieu -- The scientists' no-confidence motion -- Tropics sold for gold and Greenland -- Conclusion -- 10 The Atlantic expeditions with the M/S Dana -- 'You will be dancing like a bear' -- Peace and further planning -- The terms of using the motor schooner M/S Dana -- 'A New Danish Deep Sea Expedition' Press release -- Reconnecting with ICES -- The 1920 and 1921 expeditions with M/S Dana -- Conclusion -- 11 The great Atlantic expedition with the R/V Dana -- Buying the R/V Dana -- Kick off and Schmidt's nationalism -- Pacific dreams -- Carlsberg Foundation as a strategic resource -- Probing the Pacific -- Drechsel's disappointment -- Homecoming -- Deep sea anglerfish and spirula -- Total expenditure -- The ageing of the freshwater eel in open sea -- Film, fame, and medals -- Conclusion -- 12 Marking cod and territory in the North Atlantic -- Denmark in ICES -- Collaboration - and 'The Norse issue' -- Marking cod and territory in 1924 -- The life history of commercial species -- Tagging on to the genetic studies -- The importance of nurseries -- Conclusion -- 13 Organizing the Carlsberg Expedition around the world -- Eels east of Suez -- Recreation and work around the World -- Fundraising in the USA -- Approaching the Carlsberg Foundation -- A census of marine life - the cruise plan presented -- Planning equipment, engine, and crew -- Institutional arrangements -- Conclusion -- 14 Around the World in Two Years -- Leaving Copenhagen -- Across the Pacific -- Official representation in New Zealand and Australia -- South East Asian travels spring and summer 1929 -- Life on board -- The lure of ethnographica -- Conclusion
  • 15 Stretching the expedition, stretching ties to Carlsberg -- Overspending and changing plans? -- Going south round of Africa -- Return to the Mediterranean -- 'To the honour of Denmark' -- Pelted with unpleasantness -- Total costs -- Conclusion -- 16 Measures of impact and legacy -- Popularising marine science -- The last project -- Indo-Pacific eel -- Hydrography and the Carlsberg Ridge -- The Dana Reports and Carlsberg legacy -- Medals of impact -- The continental drift - and eels -- The Galathea II Expedition and beyond -- Conclusion -- 17 A fortunate man -- The manager -- The fundraiser -- An accidental institutionalization -- Eugen Warming -- Carl H. Ostenfeld -- Christian F. Drechsel -- C. G. Joh Petersen -- Technological leaps -- Cosmopolitan conservatives -- An informal maritime empire -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 1 Formative years -- 2 The legend of the unintentional eel larva -- 3 A marine science coup d'état -- 4 The Mediterranean expeditions (1908-1910) -- 5 Director at Carlsberg laboratory (1910-1933) -- 6 Carlsberg appreciation -- 7 Atlantic adventures -- 8 Fundraising for Atlantic deep sea expedition -- 9 Resistance from the sea -- 10 The Atlantic expeditions with the M/S Dana -- 11 The great Atlantic expedition with the R/V Dana -- 12 Marking cod and territory in the North Atlantic -- 13 Organizing the Carlsberg circumnavigation of the world -- 14 Around the world in two years -- 15 Stretching the expedition, stretching ties to Carlsberg -- 16 Measures of impact and legacy -- 17 A fortunate man -- Archival sources -- Carlsberg Archives -- Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen -- Archives of the Danish Film Institute -- Rigsarkivet (Public Records Office), Copenhagen -- Royal Library, Copenhagen -- The Archives of the Museum of Natural History -- Published sources -- Index
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