Harry Godwin, 9 May 1901 - 12 August 1985

  title={Harry Godwin, 9 May 1901 - 12 August 1985},
  author={Richard Gilbert West},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={259 - 292}
  • R. West
  • Published 1 December 1988
  • Art
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Harry Godwin died on 12 August 1985 at the age of 84. His lifetime saw both the transformation of plant ecology to a leading experimental subject in the plant sciences and the related development of Quaternary research as an interdisciplinary science subject to, and contributing to, botany, zoology, geology, archaeology and geography. In both these developments Godwin was a pioneer and took a very major part, providing active and enthusiastic leadership, with valuable discipline, throughout his… 
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