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==History of environmental geography==
==History of environmental geography==
===[[Environmental determinism]]===
===Separation of human and physical geography===
===Environmental movement===
===Renewed study in nature-society relations===
==Branches of environmental geography==
==Branches of environmental geography==

Revision as of 14:36, 13 November 2007

Environmental geography examines interlinkages between human and natural systems. This discipline combines parts of human geography and physical geography.


History of environmental geography

Environmental determinism

Separation of human and physical geography

Environmental movement

Renewed study in nature-society relations

Branches of environmental geography

Environmental hazards

Energy and resource geography

Cultural and political ecology

Environmental perception

Systems theory

Landscape studies

Marxian environmental geography

Sustainability studies

Environmental governance

Environmental justice

Selected list of notable environmental geographers

  • Gilbert Fowler White (1911-2006) - central figure in natural hazards research
  • Carl Sauer (1889-1975) - developed idea of cultural landscapes which evolved into cultural ecology
  • Yi-fu Tuan (1930-) - seminal work in environmental perception
  • David Harvey (1935-) - integrated the environment into Marxist geography


Related fields

External links