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one of the two major divisions of geography, the spatial anaylysis of human populations, its cultures, activities, and landscapes
one of the 2 major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, processses, and location of the Earth's natural phenomena such as climate, soil, plants, animals, and toposgraphy.
the study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographical perspective. Amon other things, medical geography looks at source, diffusion routes, and distribution of diseases
Logical attempt to explain the locational pattern of economic activity and the manner in which producing area are interrelated.
The second theme of geography as defined by the geography as defined by the Geography Educational National Implementation project reciprocal relationships between human and environment
The third theme of geography;area of Earth's surface marked by a degreee of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomen.
sense of place
state of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character.
Perceptions of Places
belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures
Fifth theme of geography; The mobility of people, goods, and ideas across the surface of the planet.
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certain location from other locations.
The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network.
Notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape.
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