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Desertification

Sophia Burke, Mark Mulligan

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

DesertificationIntroductionDesertification is a dynamic process that is observed in dry and fragile ecosystems. It affects soils, water resources, and...

Developing World

James A. Tyner

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Developing World Introduction Places and regions throughout the world exhibit vast differences in levels of social, political, and economic ch...

Development Theory

Katie Willis

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Development Theory Introduction At the heart of the concept of “development” are notions of improvement or betterment. However, what is to be ...

Development, Regional

John Tomaney

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Regional DevelopmentIntroductionRegional inequalities of one kind or another have existed since the beginning of human history. The region has been a ...

Disability, Geography of

Dan Jacobson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Geography of Disability Introduction Geography of disability explores disabled peoples’ experiences of space and place; it is a broad research...

Disease, Geography of

Marilyn O. Ruiz

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Geography of DiseaseIntroductionResearch on the geography of disease seeks to determine how health is influenced by geographical factors. Geographical...

Drones, Geography of

Thomas Birtchnell

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Geography of DronesIntroductionIt is now possible to see remote control drones in parks as leisure toys or on the afternoon news seeing action in conf...

Drought

Woonsup Choi

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

DroughtIntroductionDrought is a natural disaster that has plagued human society throughout history. However, the meaning of drought varies by perspect...

Drugs, Geography of

Stewart Williams

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Geography of Drugs Introduction Drugs are substances that possess psychoactive properties. The capacity of drugs to alter their user’s state o...

Economic Geography

Jessie P.H. Poon

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Economic Geography Introduction Economic geography is a major field and specialization within human geography. It has undergone several theore...

Economic Historical Geography

Robert Lewis, Nick Lombardo

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Economic Historical GeographyIntroductionEconomic historical geography is the study of relationship between economic processes, space, and place over ...

Edge Cities and Urban Sprawl

Ben Gerlofs

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Edge Cities and Urban SprawlIntroductionIn the decades following World War II, the United States witnessed great population shifts away from major cit...

Education (K-12), Geography

David Lambert

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Geography Education (K-12)IntroductionGeography education here means the role and purposes of geography in primary and secondary education (this artic...

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

Brian Bossak

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Introduction El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a coupled ocean–atmosphere phenomenon in the Pacific O...

Elderly, Geography and the

Mario D. Garrett

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Geography and the ElderlyIntroductionGeography is an important factor for gerontology. The interconnectedness between space, place, time, and aging ca...

Electoral Geography

Nick Quinton

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Electoral Geography Introduction Research in electoral geography began with analysis of the spatial patterns in vote returns during the early ...

Empire, Geography and

João Sarmento

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Geography and EmpireIntroductionGeography has engaged in the study of empire since its early days as an academic discipline. Few disciplines have such...

Energy Resources and Use

Barry D. Solomon

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Energy Resources and UseIntroductionHuman societies have depended on access to readily available supplies of fuel and other energy resources since the...

Energy, Geographies of

Andrés Luque-Ayala

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Geographies of EnergyIntroductionThe past decade has seen an explosion of geographical work around energy. Taking energy research outside the exclusiv...

Energy, Renewable

Dustin Mulvaney

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Renewable EnergyIntroductionA renewable energy source is one that is constantly replenishing itself, including power harnessed from the sun, wind, mov...

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