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Oskar Haempel

Born 1882
Died 1953

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Austrian hydrobiologist, born May 12, 1882, Malec, Poland; died January 2, 1953, Vienna.

Biography of Oskar Haempel

From 1908 Oskar Haempel worked on the biology of fisheries at the agricultural-chemical research institute in Vienna. From 1910 to 1934 he taught agriculture at the Vienna High School. He investigated the biology of Alpine lakes and from 1928 headed the federal research institute for the biology of fisheries.

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