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Age, Geographies of

Peter Hopkins, Anna Tarrant

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Geographies of Age Introduction Attention to the geographies of age is becoming increasingly important, given that large proportions of Wester...

Agricultural Geography

Chris Laingen, Lisa M. Butler Harrington

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Agricultural Geography Introduction Agricultural geography as a strong focal area has declined since the mid-1990s. From the 1980s, it became ...

Animal Geographies

Julie Urbanik

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Animal Geographies Introduction Animal geography is the study of how nonhuman animals intersect with human societies. Animal geographers explo...

Applied Geography

Neil Reid

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Applied Geography Introduction Applied Geography has been defined by Michael Pacione in 1999 as being “concerned with the application of geogr...

Art and Geography

Harriet Hawkins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Art and Geography Introduction It was the 18th- and 19th-century landscape paintings of J. M. W. Turner and John Constable that first drew geo...

Atmospheric Composition and Structure

Justin Schoof

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Atmospheric Composition and Structure Introduction The earth’s atmosphere is the layer of gases and aerosols surrounding the planet and held b...

Behavioral Geography

Daniel R. Montello

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Behavioral Geography Introduction Behavioral geography is an approach to human geography that attempts to understand human activity in space, ...

Biodiversity Conservation

Paul Jepson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Biodiverstiy Conservation Introduction Biodiversity conservation is the 1990s manifestation of social, scientific, and policy agendas seeking ...

Biodiversity Gradients

Bradford A. Hawkins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Biodiversity Gradients Introduction The study of spatial variation in the numbers of species across the Earth represents a core research area ...

Biogeomorphology and Zoogeomorphology

David R. Butler

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Biogeomorphology and Zoogeomorphology Introduction Biogeomorphology and zoogeomorphology are subfields of the discipline of geomorphology, the...

Biopedoturbation

David R. Butler, Rachel M. Cavin

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Biopedoturbation Introduction Biopedoturbation (spelled “biopedturbation” in British, Canadian, and Australian publications) is soil mixing by...

Borders and Boundaries

Joshua Hagen

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Borders and Boundaries Introduction Borders and boundaries, commonly defined as the lines dividing distinct political, social, and/or legal te...

Brownfields

Christopher De Sousa, Thierry Spiess

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Brownfields Introduction Brownfields are defined by the United States government as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of ...

Carbon Cycle

Elena Lioubimtseva

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Carbon Cycle Introduction The global carbon cycle plays a central role in regulating atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO₂) levels and thus Earth’s ...

Cartography

Keith C. Clarke

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cartography Introduction The earliest maps date back perhaps 14,000 years, yet the academic discipline and its written literature are very muc...

Cartography, History of

Matthew H. Edney

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

History of Cartography Introduction Until the 1980s, the study of the history of cartography was defined by two idealizations: (1) that maps a...

Citizenship

E.L.E. Ho

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Citizenship Introduction Citizenship is popularly seen as a concept and practice anchored in a national territory that has been ascribed sover...

Climatology

Jennifer M. Collins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Climatology Introduction According to the American Meteorological Society (AMS) glossary, climatology is defined as “the description and scien...

Communication

Paul C. Adams

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Communication Introduction Peter Gould once defined communication as “everything from a kiss to an international shipment of grain” (Gould 199...

Commuting

Valerie Preston

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Commuting Introduction Commuting—the travel between place of residence and workplace that many people undertake daily—emerged on a large scale...