Human Geography in Action / Edition 2

Human Geography in Action / Edition 2

by Michael Kuby, Patricia Gober, John Harner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471400939

ISBN-13: 9780471400936

Pub. Date: 08/01/1901

Publisher: Wiley

Put Human Geography in Action with this updated, interactive CD

"Learning by doing" is the exciting new way to experience human geography! The CD included with your textbook will enable you to analyze and interpret geographic information and develop real-world skills. You'll have fun as you interact with activities that are filled with animated graphics, rich

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Put Human Geography in Action with this updated, interactive CD

"Learning by doing" is the exciting new way to experience human geography! The CD included with your textbook will enable you to analyze and interpret geographic information and develop real-world skills. You'll have fun as you interact with activities that are filled with animated graphics, rich color, and powerful analytical tools. The second edition CD offers more activities, updated data, new tools, and an easy-to-use, web-browser interface!

With this book and CD You'll be able to:

  • Customize maps of ethnic populations in the United States and Canada using the power of GIS (now with 2000 Census data).
  • Analyze the effects of globalization on agriculture in Mexico and the Amazon using digital satellite images.
  • Overlay maps of different cultural traits to define the Middle East and American Southwest culture regions using geographic information systems(GIS).
  • Simulate India's demographic future under different fertility assumptions.
  • Debate five real-world planning scenarios for channeling urban sprawl in Colorado springs.
  • Also add new baseball franchises, watch AIDS spread, predict migration to our state, map segregation patterns, take a virtual urban field trip, and analyze environmental systems.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471400936
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/1901
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.04(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface for the Instructor
Preface for the Student
Ch. 1True Maps, False Impressions: Making, Manipulating, and Interpreting Maps
Ch. 2Layers of Tradition: Culture Regions at Different Scales
Ch. 3Tracking the AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Diffusion Through Space and Time
Ch. 4Newton's First Law of Migration: The Gravity Model
Ch. 5One Billion and Counting: The Hidden Momentum of Population Growth in India
Ch. 6Help Wanted: The Changing Geography of Jobs
Ch. 7Rags and Riches: The Dimensions of Development
Ch. 8Food for Thought: The Globalization of Agriculture
Ch. 9Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Market Areas and the Urban Hierarchy
Ch. 10Reading the Urban Landscape: Census Data and Field Observation
Ch. 11The Disappearing Front Range: Urban Sprawl in Colorado
Ch. 12Do Orange and Green Clash?: Residential Segregation in Northern Ireland
Ch. 13The Rise of Nationalism and the Fall of Yugoslavia: Nations, States, and Nation-States
Ch. 14Preserving the Planet: Human Impact on Environmental Systems
App.: Reference Maps
Index
Photo Credits

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