Louis Charles Joseph Gaston de Saporta (Gaston de Saporta) (Comte de Saporta)

1823–96

French palaeobotanist. Specialist on the Tertiary and Jurassic flora. Wrote extensively on the relationship between climatic change and palaeobotany.

Sources: DSB

(See the bibliography for full references to sources)

For more information see:

http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/humannature/2011/07/01/too-human-in-nature-2/

and:

http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/gender/2011/07/01/de-saporta/