BLUME, Helmut. German, b. 1920. Genres: Geography, History, Genealogy/Heraldry. Career: Universitaet Marburg, Marburg, Germany, assistant lecturer, 1946-54; Universitaet Kiel, Germany, associate professor, 1954-63; Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany, professor, chair of physical geography, and director of the Department of Geography, 1963-85, professor emeritus, 1985-. Publications: The Caribbean Islands, 1974; Geography of Sugar Cane, 1985; The German Coast during the Colonial Era, 1722-1803, 1990; Color Atlas of the Surface Forms of the World, 1992. Also editor of Beihefte, Tuebinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, Tuebinger Geographische Studien. Address: Geographisches Institut, Hoelderlinstr. 12, 72074 Tuebingen, Germany.