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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...

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...

Comparative Urbanism

Tauri Tuvikene

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Comparative UrbanismIntroduction“Comparative urbanism” refers to research that acknowledges the diversity of urban experiences, avoids assumptions of ...

Complexity

Steven Manson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

ComplexityIntroductionComplexity theory is not a theory in the traditional sense of having a single and readily articulated focus. Instead, it is a co...

Conservation Biogeography

Kenneth R. Young

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Conservation BiogeographyIntroductionConservation biogeography is a relatively new academic endeavor that brings conservation and applied concerns to ...

Consumption, Geographies of

Juliana Mansvelt

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Geographies of Consumption Introduction The 1980s through early 21st century saw a relative explosion in consumption research within geography...

Crime, Geography of

Richard Yarwood

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Geography of Crime Introduction Crime and the fear of crime are significant aspects of daily life and as such have been studied closely by hum...

Cultural Ecology and Human Ecology

Karl S. Zimmerer

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Cultural Ecology and Human Ecology Introduction Cultural ecology and human ecology are closely related and represent a continuum of approaches...

Cultural Geography

Lily Kong, Junxi Qian

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Cultural Geography Introduction Since the early 1990s, cultural geography has become one of the most vibrant branches of human geography. Inde...

Cultural Landscape

Sara Beth Keough

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Cultural Landscape Introduction The cultural landscape, the imprint of people and groups on the land, has long been of interest to geographers...

CyberGIS

Eric Shook

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

CyberGISIntroductionCyberGIS is an emerging interdisciplinary field that combines cyberinfrastructure, geographic information science and systems (GIS...

Cyberspace, Geography of

Aharon Kellerman

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Geography of CyberspaceIntroductionCyberspace, as an image space, constitutes a virtual and nonmaterial entity that consists of computer and transmiss...

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