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
...
COMBINED CONCEPTS
Human
Geography
Physical
Geography
 The two concepts
influence each other
through social and
physical r...
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,
t...
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 o...
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 geogr...
All of these areas of study impact the
geographical make up our physical and
social world. Understanding them separately
l...
References
Ahrens, Donald C. (2007). Meteorology today: an introduction to weather,
climate, and the environment. Belmont,...
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  1. 1. GEOGRAPHY Categories of Geography by Laura Rust
  2. 2. THERE ARE TWO CATEGORIES OF GEOGRAPHY Physical Human
  3. 3. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY  Climatology  Hydrology  Biogeography  Geomorphology  Meteorology  Pedology
  4. 4. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY  Social Geography  Cultural Geography  Economic Geography  Behavioral Geography  Political Geography  Urban Geography
  5. 5. COMBINED CONCEPTS Human Geography Physical Geography  The two concepts influence each other through social and physical realms of geography.
  6. 6. CLIMATOLOGY, METEOROLOGY  Both are sub-categories of physical geography that study weather.
  7. 7. BIOGEOGRAPHY  Studies the geographical impact of animals and plants.
  8. 8. GEOMORPHOLOGY  The study of landform construction of the earth.
  9. 9. HYDROLOGY  Study of water
  10. 10. PEDOLOGY  Study of soil, water, and climate  Works with geomorphology, climatology, meteorology, and hydrology
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY  Study of social influences on the construction of the earth.
  13. 13. CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY  Study of Cultural influences on geography
  14. 14. ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY  Study of economic influences on the environment and geographical structure.
  15. 15. BEHAVIORAL GEOGRAPHY  Ties with social and cultural geography in the study of human impacts on the geographical make up of the earth.
  16. 16. POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY  Study of political influences based on social and cultural geography.
  17. 17. URBAN GEOGRAPHY  Study of growing urban areas and their social, economic, political, and cultural influences in the geographical make up such areas.
  18. 18. 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!
  19. 19. 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,from http://www.swac.umn.edu/Research/Pedology/index.htm Shamsi, Nayyar. (2005). Encyclopedia of Political Geography. Delhi: Mehra Offset Press.
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