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Ed Ricketts


Tales of Cannery Row: Ed Ricketts and John Steinbeck


Inside PBL: From "Doc Ricketts Lab" to Monterey Jazz Festival


Section 1: Introductions; John Steinbeck, Ed Ricketts, and a Sense of Community


Keith R. Bengtsson | Ed Ricketts, the Monterey Renaissance, and the Creation of Intertidal Ecology


100 Story Project - Frank Wright: Knowing Ed Ricketts

Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts commonly known as Ed Ricketts, was an American marine biologist, ecologist, and philosopher. He is best known for Between Pacific Tides (1939), a pioneering study of intertidal ecology, and for his influence on writer John Steinbeck, which resulted in their collaboration on the Sea of Cortez, later republished as The Log from the Sea of Cortez (1951).
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