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PORTAIL D'INFORMATION GÉOGRAPHIQUE

SOME REMARKS ON THE NOTIONS OF STRUCTURE AND SYSTEM IN GEOGRAPHY

Auteurs :
DOLLFUS O.,
DURAND-DASTES F.,

Description :
GEOGRAPHICAL STRUCTURE, WHICH SHALL NOT BE CONFUSED WITH THE STRUCTURE OF A SYSTEM, IS A GEOGRAPHICAL SPACE ORGANISED BY A SYSTEM| IT HAS AN OPERATIONAL VALUE TO THE EXTENT THAT IT INCORPORATES BOTH CHOROLOGICAL AND TAXONOMIC FACTS. THE SYSTEM IS CONSIDERED AS A SET OF SETS (OF ELEMENTS, OF ATTRIBUTES OF THESE ELEMENTS, OF RELATIONS BETWEEN ELEMENTS, OF RELATION BETWEEN THE COMPLETE SYSTEM AND THE OUTSIDE)| THEN THE INPUTS AND FUNCTIONING OF SYSTEMS ARE DISCUSSED BY REFERENCE TO A MODEL OF ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION AND OF AN AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
GEOFORUM. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL, HUMAN AND REGIONAL GEOSCIENCES, 1975, vol. 6, n°. 2, p. 83-94

Date :
1975

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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