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Environmental geography

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


History of environmental geography

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


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