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  • Behavior analysis and the cultural geographical study of place
  • Behaviour ; Behaviourism ; Cultural landscape ; Cultural studies ; Human geography ; Place ; Positivism ; Post-modernism ; Regional geography ; Social sciences ; Social theory
  • Using examples from the Mormon settlement of the American West and Dutch settlement of South Africa, the A. advocates the use of ideas from psychological behoviorism into the study of how regions are created. - (DWG)
  • 1995
  • Concepts of equity, fairness and justice in geographical studies
  • These notions frequently appear in geographical writing. Eight distinct concepts underlie this usage, all of which are relevant to the study of geographical distributions. Such applications introduce complications in terms of measurement
  • 1995
  • Establishing preservice partnerships: geography and social studies
  • Experience in the state of Missouri in developing a partnership between geographers and social studies professors. - (DWG)
  • 1995
  • Acculturation ; Community life ; Cultural studies ; Netherlands (The) ; Social anthropology ; Social integration
  • Hindustanis from Suriname occupy a special place in the Netherlands. In this study the author tries to explain why some associations are more oriented towards acculturation than others. Case studies were performed in four municipalities of different
  • 1995
  • An experimental study of the influence of traditional slash-and-burn practices on soil erosion
  • The object of this study is to assess the effects of slash-and-burn as traditionally practised in Galicia (northwest Spain), in terms of short-term agricultural benefits and influence on soil erosion and runoff.
  • 1995
  • Preliminary results from the lichenometric study of the Nautardálur rock glacier, Tröllaskagi, northern Iceland
  • In this study, lichen thalli were measured with the following aims:1) to odentify those environmental factors (other than elapsed time) which affect lichen growth. This was achieved by studying maximumlichen diameters in relation to factors
  • 1995
  • Uses a core-periphery model to study geographic patterns in Western Europe that moves away from a national focus for regional study. - (DWG)
  • 1995
  • The book is the Italian Geographical Society's contribution to a study of approximately 75 journals of economics, geography and sociology, the aim of which has been to identify articles devoted to man-environment system in the period 1980-92
  • . The study has been promoted as part of the activities of the Man/Environment Documentation Group set up at National Research Councils Institute of Studies on Scientific Research and documentation.
  • 1995
  • Limestone weathering in eastern Australia. Part 2: surface micromorphology study
  • Results from long term microerosion meter (MEM) studies indicate that microenvironments are characterized by different erosion rates. Optical and scanning electron microscopy were used to identify a range of features thought to reflect different
  • 1995
  • The geography of defence - Developing themes of study
  • Greater access to information after the Post-Cold War period gives researchers new opportunities to study the environmental, economic and social impacts of military defence. The A. looks at the contribution to change made by pressure groups
  • 1995
  • A method for the study of Quaternary environmental evolution of the Loess Plateau in China
  • A method for obtaining quantitative information on palaeoenvironmental evolution from the loess stratum is approached in this paper with the study of the geochemical behaviour of ferric oxide and the ecological characteristics of the vegetation.
  • 1995
  • Processes in soils and paleosoils. A new method for the study of weathering
  • to the mineral's origin and can be used as a source of information when soil-forming processes are studied.
  • 1995
  • An experimental study of infiltration and erosion under slope gradients and vegetal covers
  • The effect of slope gradient and vegetal cover on soil infiltration and erosion were studied with field simulator, at the suburbs of Zhanjiakou city, Hebei Province, North China, on a loess hill. Discussion of the results.
  • 1995
  • A study on fluvial dynamic geomorphology and its experiment and simulation
  • effect but different structure based on systematic theory, it is possible to study properties, formation and processes in fluvial dynamic geomorphology. A new research method, which is a combination of mathematical simulation by computer with physical
  • 1995
  • Digital analysis of shoreline change. A preliminary case study of Te Puru in the Coromandel Peninsula
  • This paper examines the potential of digital mapping techniques for the analysis and mapping of shoreline change. The discussion is illustrated trough a case-study of the coastal environment of Te Puru in the Coromandel Peninsula.
  • 1995
  • Glaciological studies in the high Central Andes using digital processing of satellite images
  • During the last nine years, five of the glaciers under study have advanced, two have retreated, and one is stable. No explanation is offered for these findings. Quite contrary to what is implied in the title, the research covers glaciers only
  • 1995
  • The study of the spatial organization of geomorphic processes in mountain areas using GIS
  • Research generated from a study area in the upper Gallego and Aragon valleys in the central Spanish Pyrenees showed that lithology and types of geoforms are strongly related and than altitude plays a strong role in this correlation. - (DWG)
  • 1995
  • Application of artificial neural networks in climatology: a case study of sunspot prediction and solar climate trends
  • Global temperature trends on time scales of years to centuries have recently been shown to be related to volcanic aerosols, carbon dioxide levels, and solar activity. The most visible and well-studied indicators of solar variability are dark areas
  • 1995
  • Hydrochemical study of groundwater in recharge area, Wadi Fatimah basin, Saudi Arabia
  • This study deals with the hydrochemical characteristics of groundwater in the upper catchment of Wadi Fatimah basin on the Arabian Shield. The analysis of data indicated strongly that the chloride and sulfate in the groundwater are mainly of marine
  • 1995
  • Cultural studies ; Economic geography ; Historical geography ; Malta ; Regional geography
  • 1995