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BRANCHES OF GEOGRAPHY (BASED ON SYSTEMATIC APPROACH) 1. Physical Geography (i) Geomorphology Is devoted to the study of landforms, their evolution and related processes. (ii) Climatology Encompasses the study of structure of atmosphere and elements of weather and climates and climatic types and regions. (iii) Hydrology Studies the realm of water over the surface of the earth including oceans, lakes, rivers and other water bodies and its effect on different life forms including human life...

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Intro to Geography

Introduction to Geography Research paper week 7 I learned more than I anticipated while studying the Introduction to Geography. There are Four Geographic Traditions; Earth Science Tradition, Culture-Environment Tradition, Location Tradition and Area Analysis Tradition. The Earth Science Tradition covers physical geography such as landforms, natural resources, weather and climate. I found the text on natural resources to be very helpful, informative and important for our current economy. The Culture-Environment...

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Urban Geography

Urban geography Urban geography is a branch of human geography concerned with various aspects of cities. An urban geographer's main role is to emphasize location and space and study the spatial processes that create patterns observed in urban areas. To do this, they study the site, evolution and growth, and classification of villages, towns and cities as well as their location and importance in relation to different regions and cities. Economic, political and social aspects within cities are also...

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Cultural Geography

The articles written by Linda McDowell and James Duncan discussed what cultural geography really is and its transformation through time. Linda McDowell’s article was entitled “The Transformation of Cultural Geography” while James Duncan’s article was entitled “The Superorganic in American Cultural Geography.” I find the article of Maxwell more interesting and well-explained than Duncan’s article. The scope of McDowell’s article is more extensive while Duncan’s article is focused on his main argument...

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Venice Geography

Colin Carmona-Murphy Mr. Zanardo Geography P. 3 February 24, 2011 Venice, Italy Introduction Venice is a city located in the northern part of Italy that is known mostly for its tourism and it’s very interesting physical geography. What makes Venice a city of geological interest is the fact that it is filled with waterways and canals, which are replacements for the conventional cobblestone streets commonly found in Europe. The city of Venice...

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The Nature of Geography

The Nature of Geography What Do Geographers Do? Volcanologist A volcanologist is a geographer who specialises in working with volcanoes. Their responsibilities range from observing volcanic eruptions, to monitoring volcanoes, to analysing samples of rock from volcanoes and even predicting when the next eruption of a dormant volcano may occur. In a typical day of a volcanologist, one analyse data collected by others and manipulate it with the use of a computer. On the other hand, a volcanologist...

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Geography Outline

Contents of a Geography SBA • The Aim (or Aims) of the study ? • Methodology • Analysis and discussion • Location maps • Conclusion • Bibliography • Appendix There is a particular order in which the report must be done for presentation. This is as follows: 1.     Title page  2.    Strategy sheet 3.    Table of contents 4.    Location map(s) 5.    Aim of the study 6.    Method of data collection 7.    Presentation of data    8.    Conclusion ...

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Geography 1ha3

2 *57-77 Lecture 2 Sept. 11, 2012 Our task as geographers: to write about the earth - We are interesting in spatial variation - What do we mean by spatial variation? In order to study our world we must speak the language of geography - How things differ across space (spatial variation) o Ie: suburbs of Hamilton higher scores of economic, health and social factors, older part of city in lower part - Space: areal extent on the earth’s surface; space can...

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The Five Themes of Geography

The Five Themes of Geography GY202 Geographic Thought September 6, 1995 John Doe During the 1980's the United States showed unacceptably low test scores on simple Geographic tests. The point Committee on Geographic Education could only attribute these results to Geographic Illiteracy, not only on the part of the students, but more importantly on the educators themselves. By 1984 it had become inexplicably clear that immediate action must take place to counteract this...

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Geography Study Notes

Geography – Unit One Notes What is Geography? Geography is the study of the world, how it works, and how people use and change the world as they live in it. Origins The word “Geography” comes from the Greek word “Geo.” Meaning earth and “graph” meaning writing. Definitions Population Denisty – Figure calculated by dividing the population of a region by the region’s area. Staristical Analysis – Studying collected data for the purposes of summarizing information to make it more usable and...

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