Accession Number : AD0677010

Title :   ECOLOGICAL STUDY IN KOREA. PART I. A COOPERATIVE PROGRAM FOR ECOSYSTEM RESEARCH IN KOREA.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 66-Sep 68,

Corporate Author : SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Buechner, Helmut K. ; Tyson, Edwin L. ; Kim, Ke Chung

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 311

Abstract : The program of 'Ecological Study in Korea' that was sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research was initiated with the following objectives: (1) to provide a general description of the vegetation, animal life, soils, physiography, and climate of the study area; (2) to prepare appropriate vegetation and physiographic maps to accompany the descriptions; (3) to carry out a series of research projects of a preliminary nature on the physical characteristics, flora, and fauna of the study area by Korean scientists; and (4) to prepare a sound proposal for a long-range program to be submitted to granting agencies. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ECOLOGY, SOUTHEAST ASIA), EDUCATION, BIOLOGY, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES, PLANTS(BOTANY), PERSONNEL, REPORTS, ANIMALS, SOILS, CLIMATE.

Subject Categories : Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE