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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, ...

Belonging

Mary Gilmartin

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

BelongingIntroductionBelonging is a widely used but loosely defined term. In general usage, it has two broad meanings. The first meaning is social. Th...

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 ...

Biogeography

Lynn Resler

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

BiogeographyIntroductionBiogeography is a broad and holistic science that examines spatial patterns of biological diversity. Biogeography is a subfiel...

Biogeomorphology and Zoogeomorphology

Clayton J. Whitesides, David R. Butler

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Biogeomorphology and ZoogeomorphologyIntroductionBiogeomorphology and zoogeomorphology are subfields of the discipline of geomorphology, the study of ...

Biometric Technologies

Nicole Nguyen, Emily Kaufman

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Biometric TechnologiesIntroductionSince the turn of the 21st century, scholars have examined the technological advances and associated social implicat...

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...

Body, Geographies of the

Carl Bonner-Thompson, Peter Hopkins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Geographies of the BodyIntroductionGeographical research about “the body” started to develop in early 1990s when feminist geographers highlighted the ...

Borders and Boundaries

Joshua Hagen

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Borders and BoundariesIntroductionBorders and boundaries, commonly defined as the lines dividing distinct political, social, or legal territories, are...

Brownfields

Christopher De Sousa, Thierry Spiess

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

BrownfieldsIntroductionBrownfields are defined by the United States government as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may ...

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 CartographyIntroductionUntil the 1980s, the study of the history of cartography was defined by two idealizations: (1) that maps are strictl...

Children and Childhood, Geographies of

Tom Disney

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Geographies of Children and ChildhoodIntroductionThe social sciences traditionally have tended to be adult-centric, with perspectives from and about c...

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...

Climate Literacy and Education

Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Amanda Cole

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Climate Literacy and EducationIntroductionClimate literacy is a subset of the broader science literacy, where the latter refers to the skills, knowled...

Climatology

Jennifer M. Collins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

ClimatologyIntroductionAccording to the American Meteorological Society (AMS) glossary, climatology is defined as “the description and scientific stud...

Communication

Paul C. Adams, Khara Lukancic

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...

Community Mapping

Christopher Perkins

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Community MappingIntroductionCommunity mapping is best characterized as a collaborative mapping exercise, in which local voices are articulated, as ag...

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