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Read more about Natural Resources Sustainability: An introductory synthesis

Natural Resources Sustainability: An introductory synthesis

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Lant

Publisher: Utah Education Network Digital Press with Pressbooks

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This text has evolved from 20 semesters teaching the undergraduate courses Geography, People, and the Environment and Environment and Society. It is designed for freshmen through junior-level courses at community, junior and four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Focused upon the dilemma of environmental sustainability, geography and the emergent field of ecological economics are emphasized in a trans-disciplinary framework. It provides—in a one semester or one quarter undergraduate course that requires no prerequisites—a fundamental background in the essentials students need to deal with natural resource and environmental issues as an informed citizen while building a foundation for further study.

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Read more about Introducción a la estructura ecológica principal del Distrito Capital y su región ambiental: Conceptos fundamentales, ordenamiento territorial e instrumentos jurídicos

Introducción a la estructura ecológica principal del Distrito Capital y su región ambiental: Conceptos fundamentales, ordenamiento territorial e instrumentos jurídicos

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Vargas-Fonseca, Borja-Cuadros, and Cristiano-Mendivelso

Publisher: Editorial Grupo AEA

License: CC BY-NC-SA

El Distrito Capital, como entidad territorial localizada en el centro de la Sábana de Bogota, tiene la responsabilidad política y administrativa de liderar la sostenibilidad ambiental y articularse con la Corporación Autónoma Regional de Cundinamarca (CAR) con miras a preservar la estructura ecológica del territorio y propiciar usos sostenibles del suelo (urbano y rural). Para ello existe un conjunto de herramientas e instrumentos administrativos contemplados en el Plan de Ordenamiento Territorial (POT) del Distrito Capital que todos los ciudadanos deberían conocer y usar para proteger los ecosistemas de la sabana de Bogota y los derechos humanos asociados con la sostenibilidad ambiental. El objetivo de esta publicación es contribuir a la divulgación de dichas herramientas, mediante conceptualización y síntesis de la información jurídica relevante sobre la materia. Para lograr este propósito, este libro está estructurado en dos partes, la primera plantea una contextualización teórica e historia sobre el ordenamiento territorial en Bogotá y la segunda parte presenta los principales conceptos de la estructura ecológica principal siguiendo el articulado del POT de Bogotá - Decreto Distrital 555 de 2021.

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Read more about Human Geography

Human Geography

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Rosenfeld and Burtch

Publisher: VIVA

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Welcome to Human Geography! If you are interested in how humans interact with the environment and how human systems are geographically distributed over space, then you’ve found your place. We hope that find this textbook useful and enjoyable; please dive in by clicking “Contents” to immerse yourself in all-things-human geography.

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Read more about Fundamentals of Human Geography

Fundamentals of Human Geography

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Cheung

Publisher: Wing Cheung

License: CC BY

Fundamentals of Human Geography is a college-level digital textbook aimed at introducing undergraduate students to the field of human and cultural geography.

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Read more about Arcade Expression Crash Course with COVID-19 data

Arcade Expression Crash Course with COVID-19 data

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Cheung

Publisher: Wing Cheung

License: CC BY

Written for ArcGIS Pro 2.5

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Read more about Urban Literacy: Learning to Read the City Around You

Urban Literacy: Learning to Read the City Around You

Copyright Year: 2021

Contributor: Serbulo

Publisher: Portland State University Library

License: CC BY-NC

This book introduces students to the basic concepts of urban studies. It is an interdisciplinary text that was developed for lower-division undergraduate students. The book is organized into thematic chapters that explore different aspects of urban life, such as the environment, housing, and culture. Each chapter introduces a new way of conceptualizing the city, presents core theories and concepts, and provides examples and case studies from cities around the globe to illustrate the ideas presented in the text. At the end of each chapter, there are review questions and a series of interactive field activities where students can apply the concepts introduced in the chapter to a real-world setting. Many of the field activities can be adapted to online or remote learning modalities. This textbook is appropriate for interdisciplinary courses with urban themes or for introductory urban studies, urban sociology, or urban geography classes.

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Read more about Physical Geography - Version 1

Physical Geography - Version 1

Copyright Year: 2020

Contributors: Patrich and Radtke

Publisher: College of the Canyons

License: CC BY

Welcome to Physical Geography at College of the Canyons.

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Read more about The Western World: Daily Readings on Geography

The Western World: Daily Readings on Geography

Copyright Year: 2020

Contributors: Quam and Campbell

Publisher: College of DuPage

License: CC BY-NC-SA

In essay format, this textbook considers examples of various sub-categories of Geography in combination with five regions of the Western World.

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Read more about Introduction to Human Geography - 2nd Edition

Introduction to Human Geography - 2nd Edition

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributors: Dorrell and Henderson

Publisher: University of North Georgia Press

License: CC BY

Geography is a diverse discipline that has some sort of connection to most every other academic discipline. This connection is the spatial perspective, which essentially means if a phenomenon can be mapped, it has some kind of relationship to geography. Studying the entire world is a fascinating subject, and geographical knowledge is fundamental to a competent understanding of our world. In this chapter, you will learn what geography is as well as some of the fundamental concepts that underpin the discipline. These fundamental terms and concepts will be interwoven throughout the text, so a sound understanding of these topics is critical as you delve deeper into the chapters that follow.

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Read more about Community Resilience to Climate Change: Theory, Research and Practice

Community Resilience to Climate Change: Theory, Research and Practice

Copyright Year: 2020

Contributors: Hellman and Shandas

Publisher: Portland State University Library

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This reader is an Open Educational Resource, meant to accompany a graduate or higher-level undergraduate university course in climate change resilience, adaptation, and/or planning. While the material is geared toward students in urban and regional planning, it may also be of interest to students of urban studies, public health, geography, political science, sociology, risk management, and others.

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