University of British Columbia. Dept. of Geography

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University of British Columbia. Dept. of Geography

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1915-

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The Department of Geology and Mineralogy was one of the University of British Columbia's original departments. In 1922/23, the name was changed to Geology and Geography. The department was separated into two divisions in the Faculty of Arts and Science. In 1959, the Department of Geography was placed within the Faculty of Arts. And the Department of Geology in the Faculty of Science. The Department of Geography has been headed by Lewis Robinson (1959-1968), John C. Chapman (1968-1974), Robert Smith (1975-1982), Olav Slaymaker (1982-1991), T.R. Oke (1992-1996), Graeme Wynn (1996-2002), Michael Bovis (2002- 2005), Graeme Wynn (2005-2009), David Ley (2009-2012), Marwan Hassan (2012- ).

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UBCA-ARC-AUTH-491

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