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Urban Geography Blog Assignment #5 - 2017 - Flint Water crisis

These images are from the ongoing Flint, MI water crisis. Discuss the crisis and relate it to the larger issue of infrastructure decay in the US.

History of Geography Blog Assignment #5 - 2017 - Visualization of Data

Discuss the importance of data visualization in geography using the examples given here. You may want to research Edward Tufte before you do this one.

History of Geography Blog Assignment #4 - 2017 -Behavioral Geography

This is a series of mental maps – use the images as a way to talk about behavioral geography and its impact on the discipline.

History of Geography Blog Assignment #1 - 2017 -Zheng He

A simple one to start, use these images of Zheng He’s fleet and journey to discuss the importance of understanding non-western geographic exploration in the history of the discipline.

Urban Geography Blog Assignment #4 - 2017 - China overcrowding

This set of images looks at residential development in China during the current period of rapid urban growth. Discuss the problems that are illustrated by these images.

Urban Geography Blog Assignment #3 - 2017 -Urbanization in the Persian Gulf

This is a series of images of the rapid urban development taking place in Dubai; write about the economic, social, environmental causes and consequences of this development.