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Eugene Odum collection

Eugene Odum collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eugene Odum collection
Creator: Odum, Eugene Pleasants, 1913-2002
Inclusive Dates: 1930-2002
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet 5 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2476
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eugene Odum (1913-2002) was an influential University of Georgia instructor from 1940 until his retirement in 1984. He is considered to be the "Father of Modern Ecology" and was the author of the pioneering book Fundamentals of Ecology. Odum was instrumental in the creation of the Institute of Ecology at the University of Georgia, the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory near Aiken, S.C., and the Sapelo Island Marine Science Institute. For more information, see the article Eugene Odum in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

"H. H. Brimley (1861-1946), [was] a zoologist and curator (later director) of the North Carolina Museum of Natural History in Raleigh. During his years of service with the State Museum, Brimley assembled North Carolina displays at various national and international expositions. In preparation for his exhibits, Brimley did his own photographic work and traveled throughout North Carolina to capture scenes for display."--"Herbert Hutchinson Brimley Photograph Collection" from the North Carolina State Archives

Scope and Content

The collection consists of essays, reviews, commentaries, journal papers and books by Eugene Odum. Among the books included are: Crisis of Survival, H. H. Brimley, Ecology (2nd ed.), Basic Ecology, Birds of Georgia, and several translations of Fundamental Ecology and Ecology.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene Odum collection, ms2476, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Birds -- Georgia.
Brimley, Herbert Hutchinson, 1861-1946
College teachers -- Georgia.
Ecologists -- Georgia -- Athens -- Biography.
Ecology -- History -- 20th century.
Ecology -- Textbooks.
Naturalists -- North Carolina -- Biography.
Odum, Eugene Pleasants, 1913-2002
Papers (document genre)
University of Georgia -- Faculty--Biography
Zoologists -- North Carolina -- Biography.

Related Collections in this Repository

Other related collections include Eugene Odum papers-Institute of Ecology, UA97-045, Eugene Odum papers, ms3257, Eugene Odum correspondence, UA97-044.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Articles

11Birds of Chapel Hill, North Carolina
12Notes on the History of the Germ Cells in the Toadfish (Opsanus Tau)
13Storm Mortality in A Winter Starling Roost
14The Cardio-Vibrometer: A New Instrument for Measuring the Heart Rate and Other Body Activities of Animals
15Variations in the Heart Rate of Birds: A Physiological Ecology
16Variations in the Heart Rate of Birds: A Physiological Ecology
17Technics in Life History Study
18Winter Homing Behavior of the Chickadee
19Annual Cycle of the Black-Capped Chickadee Parts 1-3
110Muscle Tremors and the Development of Temperature Regulation in Birds
111A Comparison of Two Chickadee Seasons
112The Vegetation of the Edmund Niles Huyuck Preserve, New York
113Nests and Behavior of Lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus) in Lincoln Pond, Rensselaerville, New York
114Some Psychological Variations in the Black-Capped Chickadee
115The Wilson Bulletin - General Notes
116Some Possible Range Extensions in North Georgia
117The Oriole - In Quest of Georgia Mountain Warblers
118Sorex Longirostris at Mountain Lake, Virginia
119Water Consumption of Certain Mice in Relation to Habitat Selection
120Notes on Small Mammal Populations at Mountain Lake, Virginia
121The Heart Rate of Small Birds
122The Distribution of Stream Fish in the Vicinity of Mountain Lake, Virginia
123Bird Distribution and Ecological Concepts
124Northern Species Summering at the End of the Blue Ridge
125Southward Invasion in Georgia
126Comparative Toxicity of DDT and Four Analogues to Goldfish, Gambusia, and Culex Larvae
127Synaptomys on the Highlands, North Carolina Plateau/Microtus from the Piedmont of Georgia
128Nesting of the Mountain Vireo at Athens, Georgia, Conclusive Evidence of a Southward Invasion
129Weight Variations in Wintering White-Throated Sparrows in Relation to Temperature and Migration
130Small Mammals of the Highlands, North Carolina Plateau
131Effect on DDT on Birds in Georgia Pecan Orchards with Note on Late Summer Census Methods
132Bird Populations of the Highlands, North Carolina Plateau in Relation to Plant Succession and Avian Invasion
133The House Wren Breeding in Georgia: An Analysis of Range Extension
134Relation of Lipid Metabolism to Migration in Birds: Seasonal Variation in Body Lipids of the Migratory White-Throated Sparrow
135Some Aspects of the Populations Ecology of Breeding Mourning Doves in Georgia
136Measurement of Territory and Home Range Size in Birds
137Trophic Structure and Productivity of A Windward Coral Reef Community on Eniwetok Atoll
138An Eleven Year History of a Sigmodon Population
139Breeding Bird Populations in Relation to Plant Succession on the Piedmont of Georgia
140Lipid Levels in Migrating Birds
141Corals as Producers, Herbivores, Carnivores, and Possibly Decomposers
142The Effect of Diet on Photoperiod-Induced Lipid Depostition in the White-Throated Sparrow
143Consideration of the Total Enviroment in Power Reactor Waste Disposal
144The Oriole - Summer Birds of Sapleo Island, Georgia: A Preliminary List
145Ecological Aspects of Waste Disposal
146The Effect of Weather on the Winter Activity of Old-field Rodents
147Ecology and the Atomic Age
148The Woodrats of the Eastern United States
149The Ecosystem Approach in the Teaching of Ecology Illustrated with Sample Class Data
150Environmental Aspects of Nuclear Radiation
151The Use of Mist Nets in Population Studies of Winter Fringillids on the AEC Savannah River Area
152Ecology Course at Woods Hole
153Atoll Research Bulletin - Zonation of Corals on Japtan Reef, Eniwetok Atoll
154The Fat Deposition in the White-Throated Sparrow in Comparison with that in Long-Range Migrants
155The Macroscopic Organism and Its Environment
156Uptake of P32 and Primary Productivity in Marine Benthic Algae
157Comparison of Population Energy Flow of A Herbivorous and a Deposit-Feeding Invertebrate in a Salt Marsh Ecosystem
158Organic Production and Turnover in Old-field Succession
159Fat-Free Weights of Birds
160Premigratory Hyperphagia in Birds
161Lipid Deposition in Nocturnal Migrant Birds
163Uptake of Zn65 and Primary Productivity in Marine Benthic Algae
164Population Density of the Underground Ant, Lasius Flavus, as Determined by Tagging with P32
165Factors Which Regulate Primary Productivity and Heterotrophic Utilization in the Ecosystem
166The Role of Tidal Marshes
167Flight Energy and Estimated Flight Ranges of Some Migratory Birds
168Population Energy Flow of Three Primary Consumer Components of Old-field Ecosystems
169Scanning Systems for the Rapid Determination of Radioactivity in Ecological Materials
170Mechanisms Maintaining High Productivity in Georgia Estuaries
171Japanese Journal of Ecology - Relationships Between Structure and Function in the Ecosystem
173Ecological System, energy in
174Excretion Rate of Zn65 By Littorina Irrorata in Relation to Temperature and Body Size
175Eugene Odum Gift
21Research Notes
22Experimental Isolation of Food Chains in an Old-field Ecosystem with the Use of Phosphorus-32
23Radioactive Tracers as an Aid to the Measurement of Energy Flow at the Population Level in Nature
24Panel Discussions on Education and Research Training
25Primary and Secondary Energy Flow in Relation to Ecosystem Structure
26Homeostasis of the Nonfat Components of Migrating Birds
27Comparison of Fat Levels in Migrating Birds Killed at a Central Michigan and A Florida Gulf Coast Televison Tower
28The New Ecology
29Effect of Age, Sex, and Level of Fat Deposition on Major Body Components in Some Wood Warblers
210Adipose Tissue in Migratory Birds
211A Nine-Year History of Furbearer Populations on the AEC Savannah River Plant Area
213Bioenergetics of Lipid Deposition in the Bobolink, A Transequatorial Migrant
214Feedback Between Radiation Ecology and General Ecology
215The Caloric Content of Migrating Birds
216Disposal of Radioactive Wastes into Seas, Oceans, and Surface Waters
217Alfred C. Redfield, Eminent Ecologist, 1996
218Patriculate Organic Detrius in a Georgia Salt Marsh-Estuarine Ecosystem
219A Study of Autumnal Postmigrant Weights and Vernal Fattening of North American Migrants in the Tropics
220Forb-Arthropod Food Chains in a One-year Experimental Field
221Man and the Landscape
222Bioregenerative Systems
223Energy Flow in Ecosystems: A Historical Review
224Equitability and Resource Limitation
225Effect of Altitude and Forest Manipulation on Relative Abundance of Small Mammals
226Air - Land - Water = An Ecological Whole
227Symposium on Radioecology
228Symposium on Radioecology
229Symposium on Radioecology
230Symposium on Radioecology
231Symposium on Radioecology
232The Strategy of Ecosystem Development
233A Research Challenge: Evaluating the Productivity of Coastal and Estuarine Water
234Bioscience - The Attitude Lag
235Studies of a Simple Laboratory Microecosystem: Bacterial Activities in a Heteotrophic Succession
236Energetics of the Litter-soil Subsystem
237Optimum Population and Environment: A Georgian Microcosm
238Annual Cycles of Species Occurrence, Abundance, and Diversity in Georgia Estuarine Fish Populations
239The Attitude Revolution
240Comments on the Distribution of Indices of Diversity
241The Ecosystem Structure and Fuction
242Ecological Principles and Urban Forest
243Energy Use and Environmental Abuse - A New Boundary Condition
244Natural Areas as Necessary Components of Man's Total Environment
245Comparison of the Productivity of Spartina Alterniflora and Spartina Cynosuroides
246A Description and Value Assessment of South Atlantic and Gulf Coast Marshes and Estuaries
247The Value of the Tidal Marsh
248A Proposal for A Marshbank and Strategy of Ecosystem Development for the Estuarine Zone of Georgia
249The Pricing System
250Pricing the Natural Environment
251Harmony Between Man and Nature: An Ecological View
252Gaule: The Golden Coast of Georgia
253The Effects of Late Winter Litter Burn on the Composition, Productivity and Diversity, of a Four-year old Fallow-field in Georgia
254Halophytes, Energetics, and Ecosystems
255Environmental Ethic and The Attitude Revolution
256Ecosystem Theory
25715th Edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica - Ecosystem
258Energy, Ecosystem Development, and Environmental Risk
259Diversity as a Fuction of Energy Flow
260Diversity and the Survival of the Ecosystem
261Totality Indexes for Evaluating Environmental Impacts of Highway Alternatives
262Stress Ecology
263The Coming Merger of Ecology and Economics
264The Power Park Concept: Ameliorating Man's Disorder with Nature's Order
265The Emergence of Ecology as a New Integrative Discipline
266Energy and Ecology
267Ecology - The Common Sense Approach
268The Life Support Value of Forests
269Energy: The Common Denominator of an Ecosystem
270Diversity and the Emergence of Integrative Disciplines in Universities
271Community and Population Level Responses to Fertilization in an Old-field Ecosystem
272Ecological Importance of the Riparian
273Rebuttal of "Economic Value of Natural Zone" Coastal Wetlands: A Critique
274Perturbation Theory and the Subsidy - Stress Gradient
31There is Some Good News About Energy
32Whither the Life Support System?
33Wetland Functions and Values: The State of Our Understanding
34Radiation Ecology at Oak Ridge
35The Status of Three Ecosystem Level Hypotheses Regarding Salt Marsh Estuaries: Tidal Subsidy, Outwelling, and Deritus-Based Food Chains
36Ecosystem Profile Analysis and Performance Curves as Tools for Assessing Environmental Impact
37A Functional Classification of Wetlands
39Revival of Non-Lab Science
310Microscosms as Test Systems for the Ecological Effects of Toxic Substances: An Appraisal with Cadmium
311The Cybernetic Nature of Ecosystems
312The Effects of Stress on the Trajectory of Ecological Succession
313Cadmium in Aquatic Microcosms: Implications for Screening the Ecological Effects of Toxic Substances
314Microcosmology: Introductory Comments
315Comparison of Giant Cutgrass Productivity in Tidal and Impounded Marshes with Special Reference to Tidal Subsidy and Waste Assimilation
316Wetlands and Their Values
317Nutrient Uptake by Vegetation in Relation to Other Ecosystem Processes in Conventional Tillage, No-Tillage, and Old-field Systems
318Nutrient Losses from Sandy Soils During Old-field Succession
319Nutrient Budgets and Internal Cycling of N, P, K, Ca, and Mg in Conventional Tillage, No-Tillage, and Old-field Ecosystems on the Georgia Piedmont
320Properties of Agroecosystems
321Diversity and the Forest Ecosystem
322Nitrogen Cycling in Conventional and No-Tillage Agrosystems in the Southern Piedmont
323Resource Quality, Mutualism, and Energy Partitioning in Food Chains
324The Mesocosm
325Wetlands As Vital Components of the Nation's Water Resources
326Simulation Models of Nitrogen Flux in Conventional and No-Tillage Agroecosystems
327Nitrogen Cycling in Conventional and No-Tillage Agro-ecosystems - Analysis of Pathways and Processes
329Trends Expected in Stressed Ecosystems
330Comparison of the Roles of Ostracodsand Cladocerans in Regulating Community Structure and Metabolism in Freshwater Microcosms
331Biotechnology and Biosphere
332Detrius Food Webs in Conventional and No-Tillage Agroecosystems
333Introductory Review: Perspective of Ecosystem Theory and Application
334Essays, Reviews, Commentaries, 1959-1970
335Essays, Reviews, Commentaries, 1971-1976
336Essays, Reviews, Commentaries, 1977-1985
338Biographical Sketches

2. Books

41Basic Ecology
43Birds of Georgia
45Ecosystem Structure and Function
47Ecologie (French)
48Okologie (German)
49Unknown Ecology Book (Russian)
51Fundamentals of Ecology
52Ekologii (Polish)
53Fundamentals of Ecology
54A North Carolina Naturalist
55Grundlagen der Okologie - Band 1: Grundlagen (German)
56Grundlagen der Okologie - Band 2: Standorte und Anwendung (German)
57Eugene Odum: Ecosystem Ecologist and Environmentalist by Betty Jean Craige
58Diversity and Survial of the Ecosystem