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Author(s): Pifkó, D.
Title: Biography and scientific work of György Szollát (1954–2021) in the Hungarian Natural History Museum
Title: Szollát György (1954–2021) munkássága a Magyar Természettudományi Múzeumban
Year: 2022
Volume: 53
Pages: 5-50.


Abstract: György Szollát, a Hungarian biologist and botanist, was working in the vascular plant collections of the Department of Botany in the Hungarian Natural History Museum from 1978 to 2007. His main fields were exploring and monitoring the flora and vegetation of the national parks and protected areas in the surroundings of Budapest, in the Gerecse Mts, in Nógrád and Somogy counties, in the Dráva Lowland, in Mt Szársomlyó, and in the Aggtelek National Park. He also participated in several expeditions to unique destinations such as the trips to North Korea within an exchange program of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. His publications and educational activities were outstanding concerning the more than 50 papers and articles, numerous exhibition scripts, presentations and the translations of many natural history books and documentaries. His photographs of flowers were published in different journals and magazines. Between 2007 and 2018, he was an academic teacher at the faculty of nature conservation engineering at the Kaposvár University.
Keywords: bibliography, Hungary, biography, floristics, botanika, higher plants, nature protection
Subject: botany, in memoriam

Journal: Studia botanica hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Studia bot. hung.
ISSN: 0301-7001
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Lőkös, L.