Human Geography: Lab Manual

Spiral Bound | August 8, 2013

byBram Noble, Paul Hackett, Jill Gunn

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This Lab Manual is focused on problem solving and practical applications in human geography. It helps students develop a variety of essential geographic skills grounded in human geography, which they can subsequently build upon in upper-level courses. It also enhances classroom discussion andunderstanding of major geographical concepts and approaches to problem solving. The workbook emphasizes cartographic, qualitative, and quantitative approaches to data collection, problem solving, analysis, and results presentation and interpretation. The modules contain exercises designed forstudents to carry out in the classroom, field setting, computer lab, and various combinations of these. The workbook also includes case studies that are designed for independent reading and thinking and to facilitate in-class discussion.

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This Lab Manual is focused on problem solving and practical applications in human geography. It helps students develop a variety of essential geographic skills grounded in human geography, which they can subsequently build upon in upper-level courses. It also enhances classroom discussion andunderstanding of major geographical concepts...

Bram Noble is professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan. His research is focused primarily on environmental assessment methodology and application, and he is interested in the broad field of resource and environmental planning and management in general. Paul Hackett is an assistant professor in the D...

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Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:168 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.35 inPublished:August 8, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195448561

ISBN - 13:9780195448566

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About This Lab Manual1. Understanding Human GeographyIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Constructing and Validating a Mental MapB. Field Sketch Mapping Using ScaleC. Absolute and Relative Location2. Space, Place, and GlobalizationIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Spatial InteractionB. Critical DistanceC. Time-Space ConvergenceD. DiffusionE. Does Geography Still Matter?References3. Human Impacts on the Natural EnvironmentIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredNote to InstructorA. Case Study 1: East Coast Marine FisheriesB. Case Study 2: The North American Great LakesC. Managing Common Property ResourcesD. Questions for Classroom DiscussionReferences4. Measuring Population GrowthIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Population PyramidsB. Dependency RatiosC. Sex (Gender) RatiosReferences5. Population Patterns and MovementIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Population Patterns: Mapping Density in SaskatchewanB. Interprovincial Migration in CanadaC. Understanding Migration: A Case StudyReferences6. Cultural LandscapesIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. The Metis and the Epidemiologic TransitionB. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Canada's First Nations: The Role of CultureC. Aboriginal Languages in CanadaD. Identity in CanadaReferences7. Social Well-BeingIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Food DesertsB. Income and Food DesertsC. Health Consequences of Food InsecurityReferences8. Political GeographiesIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill Development Tools RequiredTools RequiredA. Geography of the General ElectionsB. Who Participates?C. Tightening BordersD. The Politics of Natural ResourcesReferences9. The Changing Agricultural LandscapeIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredNote to InstructorA. The Geography of Agricultural ProductionB. The Changing Practice of SummerfallowC. Intensification of the Agricultural IndustryD. What Are Your Food Kilometres?References10. Urban Settlement Patterns and ImpactsIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Common Settlement PatternsB. Settlement Patterns in Canadian CommunitiesC. Comparing Past and Present Suburban Development Standards: Impacts to Human HealthD. Urban Growth and Impacts to Natural AreasReferences11. Urban Economies and TransportationIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. Urban Retail MarketsB. Network ConnectivityC. Main Street Economic ProfileD. Main Street: Degree of AttractivenessReferences12. Understanding the Industrial LandscapeIntroductionKey ConceptsLearning Objectives and Skill DevelopmentTools RequiredA. The Changing Canadian Labour ForceB. Industrial LocationC. Export-Processing ZonesD. Employment Multipliers