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    • Geography
      Categories of Geography by Laura Rust
    • There are two categories of Geography
      Physical
      Human
    • Physical Geography
      Climatology
      Hydrology
      Biogeography
      Geomorphology
      Meteorology
      Pedology
    • Human Geography
      Social Geography
      Cultural Geography
      Economic Geography
      Behavioral Geography
      Political Geography
      Urban Geography
    • Combined concepts
      The two concepts influence each other through social and physical realms of geography.
    • Climatology, Meteorology
      Both are sub-categories of physical geography that study weather.
    • biogeography
      Studies the geographical impact of animals and plants.
    • Geomorphology
      The study of landform construction of the earth.
    • hydrology
      Study of water
    • Pedology
      Study of soil, water, and climate
      Works with geomorphology, climatology, meteorology, and hydrology
    • Physical geography studies the physical effects the earth has on itself and its surrounding natural influences, however, there is another force that creates the geographical world we live, human geography.
    • Social Geography
      Study of social influences on the construction of the earth.
    • Cultural Geography
      Study of Cultural influences on geography
    • Economic Geography
      Study of economic influences on the environment and geographical structure.
    • Behavioral Geography
      Ties with social and cultural geography in the study of human impacts on the geographical make up of the earth.
    • Political Geography
      Study of political influences based on social and cultural geography.
    • Urban geography
      Study of growing urban areas and their social, economic, political, and cultural influences in the geographical make up such areas.
    • All of these areas of study impact the geographical make up our physical and social world. Understanding them separately leads to knowing how they work together to construct the geography of earth!
    • References
      Ahrens, Donald C. (2007). Meteorology today: an introduction to weather, climate, and the environment. Belmont, Ca: Thompson Higher Education.
      Christopherson, Robert. (2010). Elemental Geography. New York: Prentice Hall.
      Giddens, Anthony. (n.d.). An Interactive Open Access Journal. Retrieved November 18, 2010 from, http://www.social-geography.net/
      Pacione, Michael. (2005). Urban Geography: A Global Perspective. New York: Routledge.
      Online Guides to Meteorology. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2010, from http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/%28Gh%29/guides/mtr/home.rxml
      United States Geological Survey. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2010, from, http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/hydrology.html
      University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water, and Climate. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2010,fromhttp://www.swac.umn.edu/Research/Pedology/index.htm
      Shamsi, Nayyar. (2005). Encyclopedia of Political Geography. Delhi: Mehra Offset Press.
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