Geography for the 21 st Century. Understanding our Around the World Destinations. Dr. David J. Keeling – Department of Geography and Geology Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY The American Geographical Society. A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON PEOPLES AND PLACES.
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Understanding our Around the World Destinations
Dr. David J. Keeling – Department of Geography and Geology
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
The American Geographical Society
WHY GEOGRAPHY MATTERS!
Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies http://csis.org
Long-term Forces of Change
(earthquakes and volcanic eruptions)
UNDERSTANDING POPULATION CHANGE international events..
Election results by county
Types of territoriality RESOURCES
Regional Stability: RESOURCES
Oil, Islam, and Capitalism
BOUNDARY CONFLICTS RESOURCES
POTENTIAL RESOURCE CHALLENGES RESOURCES
WATER AVAILABILITY RESOURCES
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ISSUES RESOURCES
THE POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES
Earth Observation Imperative RESOURCES
North American Drought Monitor
Lots of rhetoric, very little infrastructure!
SOUTH AMERICA RESOURCES
DUBAI – GLOBAL TRANSPORT HUB?
Regional Development Policies
Iconography – cultural symbolism RESOURCES
ANGKOR WAT RESOURCES
TAJ MAHAL RESOURCES
MATURE CULTURAL LANDSCAPES RESOURCES