An appreciation of the contribution of Dr John Gibb to New Zealand ecology
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JOHN ANTHONY GIBB
July 1919–January 2004
M.A. Law, Oxon
A generation of scientists, even of ecologists, has grown up for whom John Gibb is not a household name. This is not surprising as he retired in an official sense in 1981, though he continued to work and to publish until 2001. This essay presents a summary of John's achievements and his valuable contributions to ecology.