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Crime Analysis, GIS and

Lin Liu

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

GIS and Crime AnalysisIntroductionSpatial analysis of crime has gained increasing attention during the past thirty years, coupled with the growth of g...

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...

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...

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