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International Encyclopedia of Geography

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology

Richardson, Douglas / Castree, Noel / Goodchild, Michael F. / Kobayashi, Audrey / Liu, Weidong / Marston, Richard A. (Herausgeber)

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About the Editors

Contributors

Alphabetical list of entries

Thematic list of entries

Introduction: Developing the International Encyclopedia of Geography

Geographical Associations

Index
Editor-in-Chief Biography

Douglas Richardson is the Executive Director of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), a scholarly association of 11,000 members dedicated to the advancement of geographic research, scholarship, and education. Previously, he was President of GeoResearch, Inc., an international geography research firm which developed and patented the world's first real-time interactive GPS/GIS technologies. His research interests range from GIScience to the GeoHumanities, with a recent focus on health and environmental interactions.

Co-Editor Biographies

Noel Castree is Professor of Geography at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is author and editor of a number of books including most recently Making Sense of Nature and The Handbook of Human Geography. He is managing editor of the journal Progress in Human Geography, and was previously an editor of Antipode. His current research examines how global change science interfaces with the social sciences and humanities.

Michael F. Goodchild is Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a previous editor of Geographical Analysis and of the Methods, Models, and Geographic Information Sciences section of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. He serves on the editorial boards of ten other journals and book series, and has published over 15 books and 500 articles. He specializes in geographic information science, spatial analysis, and uncertainty in geographic data.

Audrey Kobayashi is Professor and Queen's Research Chair, Queen's University, Ontario. She is a past President of the AAG and past president of the Canadian Association of Geographers and editor of the People, Place and Region section of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. She is author and editor of a number of books including most recently Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict. Her research interests focus on questions of race, class, gender, and national identity in a range of landscapes.

Weidong Liu is Professor of Economic Geography and Deputy Head of the Department of Human Geography and Regional Development at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, as well as Chair of the Economic Geography Commission of the Geographical Society of China. He is managing editor of Area Development and Policy; and board member of a number of internationally-refereed journals. His research covers economic geography and regional development, and he has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, including 40 papers in English in SSCI-indexed journals.

Richard A. Marston is University Distinguished Professor of Geography at Kansas State University. He is a past President of the Association of American Geographers. Marston specializes in physical geography, geomorphology (especially rivers, glaciers, hillslopes), and hydrology, with mountain geography as a regional specialty. He has been awarded 44 funded contracts and grants for research, co-edited five books, and authored or co-authored more than 80 refereed publications.