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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...

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...

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