An introduction to the geographic characteristics of the development problems and prospects of developing countries. Spatial distribution of poverty, employment, migration and urban growth, agricultural productivity, rural development, policies and international trade. Portraits of selected developing countries.

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    Fall 2019 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2014 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Spring 2019 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus

Principles of managing scarce resources in a world where everyone faces tradeoffs across both time and space. Focuses on the relationship between globalization processes and changing patterns of locational advantages, production, trade, population, socioeconomic and environmental grace and sustainability. (Human Geography)

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    Winter 2019 Instructor: Joshua Wayland Co-Instructor: View:
    Summer 2019 Instructor: Joshua Wayland Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2019 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2018 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2013 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2014 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Julie A. Silva Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Joshua Wayland Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Winter 2018 Instructor: Joshua Wayland Co-Instructor: View:

A geography of Latin America and the Caribbean in the contemporary world: political and cultural regions, population and resource distribution, historical development, current levels of economic and social well-being, urbanization, development policies, migration trends, physical features and climates. (Integrated Geography)

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    Fall 2014 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus

Biogeographical topics of global significance, including a consideration of measurement techniques, and both descriptive and mechanistic modeling. Topics may include: scale in biogeography, climate and vegetation, global carbon cycle, biodiversity, interannual variability in the biosphere, land cover, global biospheric responses to climate change, NASA's Mission to Planet Earth and Earth Observation System. (Physical Geography)

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    Fall 2019 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2014 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View:
    Fall 2015 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2017 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2018 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus

Biogeographical topics of global significance, including a consideration of measurement techniques, and both descriptive and mechanistic modeling. Topics may include: scale in biogeography, biodiversity, carbon geography, climate and vegetation, interannual variability in the biosphere, land cover, global biospheric responses to climate change, NASA's Mission to Planet Earth and Earth Observation System. The class focuses on both natural and athropogenic controls, impacts of biography on climate and ecosystem services and different methods in biogeography.

Course Offerings:
    Fall 2015 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2017 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2018 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus
    Fall 2019 Instructor: George Hurtt Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus