Class Notes – Urban Geography (Ch. 11), Regional Geography (Ch. 13) and Final Exam Notes

This week’s lecture notes cover Chapters 11 and 13 of the Getis textbook and are available as two separate PDFs here:


The in-class portion of the final will be administered at the normally-scheduled class time on May 23rd. Next week, I will hold a review and Q&A session for the final exam in class. Please come prepared with questions or topics that you would like to review.

A review guide with topics from each of the chapters since the Midterm Exam can be downloaded here: Final Exam Study Guide


Chapter 10 Class Notes – Economic Geography

The PDF of the lecture notes for Chapter 10 in the Getis textbook, is available here: Chapter 10 – economic geography

Week 9 Class Notes and Term Paper Questions – Population Geography

Class notes from Week 9 on Getis Chapter 6 on Population Geography can be downloaded here: Chapter 6 – Population Geography

And here are the Term Paper Discussion Questions for this week:

  • How does the uneven allocation and use of natural resources factor into the processes (political, economic, and socio-cultural)that shape your topic?
  • What are the impacts on natural resources (extractive, destructive, or otherwise)?
  • What is the role, if any, of sustainable planning and development?
  • What specific populations are affected by your topic and what are their demographic characteristics?
  • What is the relationship to human migration?