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Land and People, c. 1600

R. A. Butlin

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the geographical character and population of Ireland. Appraisals of the physiography, vegetation, and climate of Ireland at this time tended to relate to the conduct of ... More


Origin and Geomorphology

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Biogeochemistry of Estuaries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160826
eISBN:
9780197562048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160826.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Geologically speaking, estuaries are ephemeral features of the coasts. Upon formation, most begin to fill in with sediments and, in the absence of sea ... More


American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Commencing in the 1820’s, American scholars took learning in Germany. There they confronted forms of geography in the universities, and learned of the normal school tradition. Upon their return to ... More


Conceptual Overview: Disturbance, Gradients, and Ecological Response

Robert B. Waide and Michael R. Willig

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causal relationship of physical and climatic gradients to the environmental conditions and resources of the ecosystem. It dwells mainly on the sets of relationships in an ... More


Natural Settings: Potential and Constraints

Suraj Bhan Bhardwaj

in Contestations and Accommodations: Mewat and Meos in Mughal India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199462797
eISBN:
9780199086795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199462797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter focuses on Mewat’s ecology and its impact on economy. It discusses the region’s physiography: soils, rocks, minerals, and climate. Mewat being largely semi-arid and rocky with limited ... More


Geography and the American Normal School

Geoffrey Martin

in American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Geography and the normal school share an intriguing history in the United States. Some who became outstanding geographers taught in these schools, and a number of students who studied in them became ... More


The Physiographic Provinces

Geoffrey Martin

in American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Forms of regional differentiation have characterized geography since its inception. Sets of phenomena dominate an area, are characterized according to these phenomena, are named, and are ... More


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