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<ul><li><p>Royal Geographical Society Medals and Awards for 1987Source: Area, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Mar., 1988), p. 14Published by: The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)Stable URL: .Accessed: 15/06/2014 08:18</p><p>Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms &amp; Conditions of Use, available at .</p><p> .JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact</p><p> .</p><p>The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is collaborating with JSTOR todigitize, preserve and extend access to Area.</p><p> </p><p>This content downloaded from on Sun, 15 Jun 2014 08:18:50 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions</p><p></p></li><li><p>14 Notes and notices </p><p>Royal Geographical Society Medals and Awards for 1987 </p><p>Founder's Medal </p><p>Dr Anthony Laughton FRS, Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, 'for contributions to oceanography'. </p><p>Patron's Medal </p><p>Professor R J Chorley, University of Cambridge, 'for contributions to geomorphology'. </p><p>Victoria Medal </p><p>Professor Emeritus Chauncy Harris, University of Chicago, 'for contributions to the study of geography of the USSR'. </p><p>Busk Medal </p><p>Professor Alice Coleman, King's College London, 'for innovations in land-use analysis and practical contributions to inner-city regeneration'. </p><p>Murchison Award </p><p>Professor Monica Cole, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, ' for major contributions to the geography of South Africa and to the understanding of savannas'. </p><p>Back Award </p><p>Dr Stan Openshaw, University of Newcastle, ' for the application of geographical methods to the study of the problems of nuclear energy'. </p><p>Cuthbert Peek Award </p><p>Dr Bill Knight, British Museum (Natural History), 'for scientific leadership of Project Wallace'. </p><p>Gill Award </p><p>Dr R J C Munton, University College London, 'for contributions to studies in agriculture and land use in Britain'. </p><p>Cherry Kearton Medal and Award </p><p>Colin Willock, Film Maker, 'for outstanding contributions to nature photography'. </p><p>Ness Award </p><p>Nicola Bennett-Jones SRN, 'for unselfish service in medical support of the RGS Projects in Mulu, Kora and Wahiba'. </p><p>Edward Heath Medal </p><p>Dr Roderic Dutton, Director, Centre for Overseas Research and Development, Durham, 'for his contribution to agricultural development in third world countries, especially Oman'. </p><p>Honorary corresponding member </p><p>Professor Mohammed Shafi, Aligarh Muslim University, India and Professor Gyorgy Enyedi, Budapest. </p><p>This content downloaded from on Sun, 15 Jun 2014 08:18:50 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions</p><p></p><p>Article Contentsp. 14</p><p>Issue Table of ContentsArea, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Mar., 1988), pp. 1-96Front MatterEditorial: Twenty Years of "Area" [p. 1-1]Notes for Guidance of Contributors [p. 2-2]On Academic Performance [pp. 3-13]Royal Geographical Society Medals and Awards for 1987 [p. 14-14]Service Industries: Uneven Development and Uneven Knowledge [pp. 15-22]Tourism and Employment: Reflections on a Pilot Study of Looe, Cornwall [pp. 23-34]Not a Definition of Rural [pp. 35-40]The Geography of Military Industry in Britain [pp. 41-51]Report: The Role of Institutions in Countryside Management [p. 52-52]Geographical Aspects of Radiation Monitoring in Britain [pp. 53-59]Report: IGU Study Group on Geography and Commerce [p. 60-60]The Developing Geography of AIDS: A Case Study of the West Midlands [pp. 61-67]ObservationsUrban Studies in Catalonia [pp. 69-70]</p><p>Comments: Discussion Arising from Papers in "Area"Birkbeck College: The Forgotten Relative. A Response to Gray and Tivers [pp. 71-72]No Excuses, Belinda [p. 72-72]Evaluating Citations [pp. 72-73](Ex)cit(e)ation Analysis [pp. 73-74]</p><p>Conference ReportsGeography in the Education System [pp. 75-78]Government Policy and Industrial Change [pp. 78-79]Population Software Workshop [pp. 79-80]IGU Study Group in Marine Geography [p. 80-80]The British Association [pp. 80-81]Retail Environments in Developing Countries [pp. 81-82]Population Information Systems [pp. 82-83]Woodlands in British Historical Geography [pp. 83-84]Contemporary Geographical Perspectives [pp. 84-85]Administrative Reforms in Europe: Geographical Perspectives [p. 85-85]Is There a Cultural Geography beyond the Fragments? [pp. 85-87]Space and History [pp. 87-88]Where Were the Geographers? [pp. 88-89]RRL Workshop on Geographical Information Systems [pp. 89-90]Land, Water and Sky: European Environmental Planning [pp. 90-91]Karst, the Tropics and Lake Sediments [pp. 91-92]</p><p>New Appointments [pp. 93-94]Research Grants [pp. 94-96]Back Matter</p></li></ul>