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 2014Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Spring 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Rachel Lamb

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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    Summer 2019Instructor: Joshua Wayland
    Fall 2019Instructor: Julie A. Silva
    Fall 2018Instructor: Julie A. Silva
    Fall 2013Instructor: Julie A. Silva
    Fall 2016Instructor: Julie A. Silva
    Fall 2014Instructor: Julie A. SilvaView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Julie A. Silva
    Fall 2017Instructor: Joshua WaylandView: Syllabus
    Winter 2018Instructor: Joshua Wayland
    Summer 2018Instructor: Joshua Wayland

Principles of remote sensing in relation to photographic, thermal infrared and radar imaging. Methods of obtaining quantitative information from remotely-sensed images. Interpretation of remotely-sensed images emphasizing the study of spatial and environmental relationships. (Technical)

Course Offerings:
    Fall 2019Instructor: Sergii SkakunView: Syllabus
    Summer 2018Instructor: Dongdong Wang
    Fall 2014Instructor: Peter V. PotapovView: Syllabus
    Spring 2015Instructor: Tatiana V. Loboda
    Spring 2017Instructor: Belen FranchView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: Peter V. PotapovView: Syllabus
    Spring 2018Instructor: Belen FranchCo-Instructor: Sergii SkakunView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Belen FranchView: 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 2014Instructor: George Hurtt
    Fall 2015Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: George HurttView: 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 2015Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: George HurttView: Syllabus