Geography applied

Robert J. Bennett and Alan G. Wilson

in A Century of British Geography

Published by British Academy

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262863
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734076 | DOI:

Series: British Academy Centenary Monographs

Geography applied

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This chapter discusses the main trends and the most prominent focuses of research regarding geography as an applied discipline. It concentrates on the contributions of geographers in Britain and the applied developments in human geography. The development of physical geography and earth sciences has been particularly influential on the development of applied geography at various stages. The chapter also examines regional planning and policy, town and country planning, land use planning and other specific fields.

Keywords: Britain; geographers; applied geography; regional planning; land use planning; human geography; physical geography; earth sciences

Chapter.  17432 words. 

Subjects: Population and Demography

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