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John Terence Coppock 1921–2000

Hugh Clout

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262788
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0010

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

John Terence Coppock 1921–2000

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Terry Coppock FBA was a pioneer in three areas of scholarship – agricultural geography, land-use management and computer applications – whose academic career was at University College London and the University of Edinburgh, where he was the first holder of the Ogilvie Chair in Geography. He received the Victoria Medal from the Royal Geographic Society and was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1976. Coppock, who was Secretary and then Chair of the Commission on World Food Problems and Agricultural Productivity of the International Geographical Union, served as Secretary Treasurer of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. Obituary by Hugh Clout FBA.

Keywords: Terry Coppock; FBA; agricultural geography; land-use management; computer applications; geography; British Academy; Carnegie Trust; Royal Geographical Society; Hugh Clout FBA

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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