Koppen Fedor Petrovich( Outstanding scientist)
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Biography Koppen Fedor Petrovich
(1833 - 1908). Higher education in St. Petersburg and the University of Dorpat, was librarian of the Imperial Public Library, . where he headed the department of mathematical, . natural and medical sciences, . and a member of scientific committee of the Ministry of Education,
. Proceedings Keppen of harmful insects, based on accurate observations of his own, still have great value, of which the most important - "Harmful Insects" (publication of the Department of Agriculture, 1881 - 83). A very valuable work Keppen dissemination elk, . beaver, . deer and other mammals in Russia, . and in particular the major work "The geographical distribution of coniferous trees in European Russia and the Caucasus" (1885), . which represents the first attempt of separation of European Russia on the phytogeographical region,
. Other works relate Keppen ethnography (Materials on the question of the original country and primitive relatives of Indo-European and Finno-Ugric tribe, 1886), linguistics, physical geography. He was preparing materials for the extensive work "Bibliotheca Zoologica Rossica", . in which they were to collect all the published data, . concerning the animal kingdom, Russia (Volumes I and II, . general part, . published by Keppenom the remaining volume, . containing special literature, . prepared for publication),
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