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  Rader's GEOGRAPHY 4 KIDS.COM
If you are looking for physical geography or earth science basics, stay on this site.
This kind of geography is not about countries and gross domestic products.
Physical geography is all about the Earth and the things that happen on Earth.
www.geography4kids.com   (415 words)

  
  Department of Geography - Durham University
The Department of Geography aims to foster world class teaching and research in a collegial environment of scholars from undergraduate to professor.
The Department builds on a tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship, going back to the foundation of the Department in 1928 and it has been recognised as one of the best in the country in the past three Research Assessment Exercises, being one of only four departments granted a 6*.
Durham Geography receives continued recognition as a top-flight national and international Department for teaching and research - the most recent example being "The Times - Good University Guide (2007)", following earlier ones in 2004 and 2005, "The Guardian - University Guide (2004, 2005)".
www.dur.ac.uk /geography   (259 words)

  
  Department of Geography - The George Washington University
The Department of Geography at The George Washington University is dedicated to achieving excellence in research and education.
Geography is an integral part of the basic education of university students, occupying a central role in the pursuit of knowledge among complementary disciplines.
Offering introductory and a wide range of advanced courses, the faculty of geography is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, and the incorporation of innovative methods of geographic analysis and communication.
www.gwu.edu /~geog   (164 words)

  
 Geography Department at Bucknell || Bucknell University
Geography studies the ways people shape and give meaning to their environments and are shaped by them.
Human geography (a social science) is concerned especially with the political, economic, social, and cultural processes and resource practices that give definition to particular places and that are affected by them.
Physical geography (a natural science) focuses on the earth systems that create the human environment, such as weather, soils, biogeography, and earth sculpting processes.
www.bucknell.edu /Geography.xml   (122 words)

  
 1(a). Introduction to Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Physical geography is a discipline that is part of a much larger area of understanding called geography.
A better definition of geography may be the study of natural and human constructed phenomena relative to a spatial dimension.
Strabo also suggested a definition of geography that is quite complementary to the way many human geographers define their discipline today.
www.physicalgeography.net /fundamentals/1a.html   (1930 words)

  
 Geography
Geography students from the University of Exeter are enjoying a pick up game of football after lake core sampling analysis of Boswell Lake near the Quesnel River Research Centre.
Geography is the study of objects, ideas, or processes in place, or space, in the same sense that history is the study of events across time.
As such, geography is an integrative field of study - it can draw upon a wide range of work from other disciplines in order to understand the outcomes of processes or actions in particular places.
www.unbc.ca /geography   (517 words)

  
 University of North Dakota | Department of geography
Geography courses have been taught at the University of North Dakota since the opening of the University in 1883.
The Department of Geography was established as separate from Geology in 1942, with Vernice Margaret Aldrich as acting head.
The UND Department of Geography sponsored the 1979 annual meeting of the Great Plains / Rocky Mountain Division of the AAG, which was held in Grand Forks, ND, and co-sponsored the 1995 annual meeting held in Rapid City, SD, with South Dakota State University.
www.und.nodak.edu /dept/Geog/mainpage.htm   (524 words)

  
 UI Geography Home
Geography also serves as a key discipline in interdisciplinary and international teaching and research endeavors.
At The UI Department of Geography we focus on the environmental consequences of human decisions at local, regional and global scales.
Our aim is to be among the very best programs with special emphasis on: environmental policy, spatial modeling and analysis, international development, geography of health, and land use/land cover change.
www.uiowa.edu /~geog   (229 words)

  
 Association of American Geographers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geography is the science of place and space.
There are two main branches of geography: human geography and physical geography.
Human geography is concerned with the spatial aspects of human existence - how people and their activity are distributed in space, how they use and perceive space, and how they create and sustain the places that make up the earth's surface.
www.aag.org /Careers/What_is_geog.html   (212 words)

  
 Geography: Homepage (University of Dundee)
We have 17 lecturing staff in Geography, plus further research fellows and research assistants, technicians and secretaries.
Geography staff make a significant contribution to the University's new UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, and the leading international journal Population, Space and Place is edited here.
Geography at Dundee was awarded a Grade Four in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, in recognition of the national and international excellence of its research.
www.dundee.ac.uk /geography   (220 words)

  
 USF Department of Geography
There is a B.A. in Geography and a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, an M.A. in Geography and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, and a combined Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Science and Policy.
The undergraduate programs offer a broad education in geography and environmental science and policy which combined with undergraduate research and practical knowledge, provides the necessary experience for a range of employment opportunities.
The mission of the Department of Geography at the University of South Florida is threefold:
www.cas.usf.edu /geography/index.html   (298 words)

  
 Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geography All The Way: This website is designed and maintained by Rich Allaway, teacher in charge of Geography at the International School of Toulouse (IST), France.
Geography in Action: This website has sections on sand dune ecosystems, the urban structure of Belfast, the ethnic geography of Belfast and landscapes of Northern Ireland (including peat bogs and deciduous woodland).
Geography in the News: This brand new site from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) provides free learning resources, for teachers and students, focusing on the geography in and behind the news.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVgeography.htm   (8737 words)

  
 Clark University | Economic Geography Journal
Economic Geography is an internationally peer-reviewed journal, committed to publishing the best theoretically-based empirical articles that deepen the understanding of significant economic geography issues around the world.
Amy K. Glasmeier is professor of geography and regional planning at The Pennsylvania State University, where she also directs the Environmental Inquiry minor designed to broaden students’ knowledge of key global environmental issues.
Gernot Grabher is Professor of Economic Geography and Head of the Research Area Socio-Economics of Space at the University of Bonn, Germany.
www.clarku.edu /econgeography   (506 words)

  
 SLN Geography Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In schools across the UK and beyond, teachers who are passionate about the role of Geography use the subject to engage young people in debates about issues that are constantly headlining the media - drought, floods, hazards, globalisation, famine, sustainable energy, transport, employment, crime, urban deprivation, global warming.
The Action Plan for Geography is a two-year programme of activity funded by the DfES, designed to support and develop the teaching and learning of geography in schools.
It is difficult to wish people happy new year in the current situation as all our thoughts go out to the Tsunami victims and their families and the survivors who are valiantly rebuilding their lives and the aid workers who are doing their best to help.
www.sln.org.uk /geography   (2652 words)

  
 Geography
The answer is quite simply that geography is key to virtually all National Statistics, providing the structure for collecting, processing, storing and aggregating the data.
This is complicated by the fact that different government departments have developed different coding systems for administrative geography, on occasions even using slightly different names for the same areas.
This inconsistent geography has been a major problem when trying to produce and compare meaningful statistics over time, but there are various initiatives designed to address this.
www.statistics.gov.uk /geography/default.asp   (403 words)

  
 Geography jobs, OOQ Online, Spring 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Map out a future in geography with the help of this article.
Geography involves more than memorizing States and capitals.
Technology is creating new career opportunities related to geography.
www.bls.gov /opub/ooq/2005/spring/art01.htm   (137 words)

  
 Department of Geography : Home
We are a small, tightly-knit community that prides itself on close working relationships between faculty and students.
Students graduate with a theoretical and practical understanding of the role of place in human affairs, and a skill set that equips them well for today's job market.
Geography Undergraduates work with Grad Students and Faculty for a greener, more just, LA. learn more>
www.usc.edu /dept/geography   (176 words)

  
 GLOBIS / Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen, Universiteit Utrecht
Department of Geography at the University of Vienna
Institute of Geography at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
Institute for Geography and Geoecology, University of Karlsruhe (GER).
www.frw.ruu.nl /nicegeo.html   (1665 words)

  
 GEOGRAPHY
The web page is a good resource for students and teachers to integrate technology into the teaching and study of geography.
Over 600 links to resources, references, and lesson plans for high school students and teachers of geography and sociology; all high school students; all teachers; social studies teachers; parents; teens; and beginning web page designers.
I also expalin some of the geography of the town and have published my coursework on the quality of life in Doveer on the site (will be fully published later this year).
g.webring.com /hub?ring=geography   (826 words)

  
 Department of Geography at Central Michigan University
The Department of Geography at CMU offers a challenging and stimulating variety of courses and programs in the fields of Geography and Earth Science that will help you cope with our rapidly changing world.
Geography provides an interesting and revealing approach to contemporary environmental, economic, and social issues in that it emphasizes the interrelationships and interactions between humans and the environment.
Human geography courses focus upon human patterns of occupancy and resource use.
www.cst.cmich.edu /units/geo   (236 words)

  
 SED - Geography - University of Manchester
Geography has been taught at Manchester for over one hundred years.
Today, Geography is located in its own modern, well-equipped and self-contained building on the main campus adjacent to the John Rylands University Library.
Geography has a highly rated international research reputation in a broad range of areas of human and physical geography.
www.sed.manchester.ac.uk /geography   (332 words)

  
 Clark University | Geography
The Graduate School of Geography is also one of the only geography programs in the North American to publish an internationally peer-reviewed journal, Economic Geography.
Clark's geography program is the only one in North America to have a mountain range named for it.
Clark has a long tradition of producing women geographers as detailed by Janice Monk in her AAG Special Issue of Economic Geography (1998).
www.clarku.edu /departments/geography   (292 words)

  
 Open Directory - Science: Social Sciences: Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Environmental Geography - Dr. James Hayes Bohanan - Geography of the environment, and the use of the web in higher education.
The Geography Exchange - A combination of teaching resources, lessons and indexes of website links with an emphasis on physical geography.
Geography World - A massive collection of links on all aspects of geography.
dmoz.org /Science/Social_Sciences/Geography   (787 words)

  
 Education World ® Social Sciences/Geography Center
Challenge students to learn about world geography one letter at a time using Education World's newest feature, Geography A to Z.
Geography lessons can make a "world" of difference in students' knowledge of the world and in their test scores.
Celebrate National Geography Awareness Week with five lessons that employ maps to teach geography and a wide variety of other subjects and skills.
www.education-world.com /soc_sci/geography/index.shtml   (2156 words)

  
 NAEP Geography Subject Area
In 2001, NAEP administered a geography assessment to approximately 25,000 students at grades 4, 8, and 12 in the nation.
Performance in 2001 is compared to 1994, the last time NAEP assessed geography.
The results are in from the 2001 geography assessment.
nces.ed.gov /nationsreportcard/geography   (210 words)

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