Geography is the study of natural and human constructed phenomena from a spatial perspective. Geography has two main sub disciplines:
Human geography includes such subjects as demography, human settlements, transportation, recreation and tourism, resources, religion, social traditions, human migration, agriculture, urban systems, and economic activities
Physical geography is concerned with the study of the Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere from theoretical and applied viewpoints.
Sometimes the disciplines of human and physical geography combine knowledge to create a more holistic synthesis.
Sweden is a nation of none million people in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway.
It has a...
Mesoamerican Gulf-Caribbean mangrovesLast Updated on 2013-05-21 at 15:19
The Mesoamerican Gulf-Caribbean mangroves occupy a long expanse of disjunctive coastal zone along the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico for portions of Central America and... More »
Hawaii tropical dry forestsLast Updated on 2013-05-21 at 06:07
Hawaii tropical dry forests typically occurred on the leeward side of the main islands and once covered the summit regions of the smaller islands. Most native lowland forests... More »
Redwood SorrelLast Updated on 2013-05-20 at 18:13
Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana)
Redwood Sorrel is in the Oxalidaceae, the wood sorrel family, a relatively small family with three genera and 875 species of mostly tropical... More »
Strait of HormuzLast Updated on 2013-05-20 at 13:48
Located between Oman and Iran, the Strait of Hormuz (26°34'0.00"N, 56°15'0.00"E) connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian... More »
Eastern Miombo woodlandsLast Updated on 2013-05-20 at 03:31
Confined to the lower elevations of the Central African Plateau, the Eastern Miombo woodland ecoregion ranges from southern Tanzania to northern Mozambique and... More »
Northern AfricaLast Updated on 2013-05-20 at 03:17
Ecoregions in Northern Africa
PA1212 Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent... More »