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Biology and ecology educator

Hans Voldemar Trass, Estonian Biology and ecology educator. Recipient Eric Acharius medal International Association Lichenology, 1992. Member Estonia Academy Science, Estonian Naturalists Society (president Tartu Chapter.1962-1971, 85-91, honorary president since 1991), Finnish Biological Society, Internat.Assn. Lichenologists, Ecological Society American, International Association Vegetation Science, International Bryological Society.

Background

Trass, Hans Voldemar was born on May 2, 1928 in Tallinn, Republic of Estonia. Son of Hartmut and Olga (Larionova) Trass.

Education

Student, Tartu (Estonia) University, 1952.

Career

Postgraduate, Tartu U., 1952-1955;lecturer, Tartu U., 1955-1956;head botany and ecology departments, docent, Tartu U., 1956-1971;head botany and ecology departments, professor, Tartu U., since 1971. President MAB-programme committee United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1978-1988.

Achievements

  • In 1992 Trass was awarded the Acharius Medal by the International Association for Lichenology.

Membership

Member Estonia Academy of Sciences, Estonian Naturalists Society (president Tartu chapter 1962-1971, 85-91, honorary president since 1991), Finnish Biological Society, International Association Lichenologists, Ecological Society of America, International Association Vegetation Science, International Bryological Society.

Connections

Married Virve Luide, June 28, 1952 (divorced) 1964. 1 child, Riina Trass-Kütt. Married Raine Loo, August 17, 1966.

1 child, Toomas.

father:
Hartmut Trass

mother:
Olga (Larionova) Trass

spouses:
Virve Luide

Raine Loo

children:
Riina Trass-Kütt Trass

Toomas Trass