Ridpath, M(ichael) G(errans)

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RIDPATH, M(ichael) G(errans)

RIDPATH, M(ichael) G(errans). British, b. 1926. Genres: Agriculture/ Forestry, Anthropology/Ethnology, Archaeology/Antiquities, Area studies, Biology, Botany, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Earth sciences, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Geography, Natural history, Sciences, Zoology. Career: Ministry of Agriculture, land pests research section, fisheries and food, Tol- worth, Surrey, England, senior scientific officer of animal ecology, 1952-59; Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization, Division of Wildlife and Ecology, Hobart, Canberra, Perth, and Darwin, Australia, senior principal research scientist of ecology, 1959-86; Darwin Community College, Darwin, Australia, deputy chair, 1974-75. Previously assessor for Wild Birds Advisory Committee in London and regional representative for Ecological Society of Australia's Northern Territory. Publications: EDITOR: (with L.K. Corbett) Ecology of the Wet-Dry Tropics: Proceedings of a Joint Symposium with the Australian Mammal Society in Association with the Darwin Institute of Technology, Held at Darwin, 15-17 May 1983, 1985; (with C.D. Haynes and M.A.J. Williams) Monsoonal Australia: Landscape, Ecology, and Man in the Northern Lowlands, Balkema, Rotterdam, 1991. Contributor of scientific papers to journals.