Core Issues in Geography

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Core Issues in Geography

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Environmental Geography Majors Only

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Drawing on John Beddington?s (Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government) observation that global society is
    facing a ?perfect storm? of intrinsically linked climate change, population growth, food security increasing
    demands for energy and water, we ask the question ?What can Environmental Geographers meaningfully
    contribute to these major emerging issues??. Our point of departure for this consideration is the recent
    web-based mapping that has been undertaken to give spatial and temporal representation of the ?perfect

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