Emeritus Professor Sir Alan Mark

Date

Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Identifier

Botany Department, University of Otago

Publisher

Otago Daily Times

Abstract

Dunedin-born Alan Mark joined the Botany Department at Otago University in 1955, after completing his MSc: ‘A study of the vegetation of the Maungatua Range’ (1954). In 1975 he was appointed Professor of Botany, and in 1978 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. In December 2009, he was made a Knight of the New Zealand Order of Merit, the first such for services to conservation. Indeed, Mark is one of New Zealand’s foremost plant ecologists and conservationists.

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Citation

Otago Daily Times, “Emeritus Professor Sir Alan Mark,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 9, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8798.