2. If a geographer performs a study on peoples perceptions of the Deep South using interviews as the primary data source, the geographers method is
(D) Qualitative data are more humanistic, often collected through interviews, empirical observations, and interpretation of texts, artwork, old maps, and other archives. Quantitative data are typically numerically based, understood, and evaluated with statistical methods.
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Topic 1.6 Scale of Analysis A. Geographers analyze relationships among and between places to reveal important spatial patterns. 1. Define scales of analysis used by geographers. a. Scales of analysis include global, regional, national, and local. B. Explain what scales of analysis reveal. 1. Patterns and processes at different scales reveal variations in, and different interpretations of, data.
Topic 1.3 The Power of Geographic Data A. Geographers use maps and data to depict relationships of time, space, and scale. 1. Explain the geographical effects of decisions made using geographical information. a. Geospatial and geographical data, including census data and satellite ry, are used at all scales for personal, business and organizational, and governmental decision making purposes.
Students learn the ways information from data sources such as maps, tables, charts, satellite s, and infographics informs policy decisions such as voting redistricting or expanding transportation networks. They also learn about how people influence and are influenced by their environment; the resulting impact on topography, natural resources, and climate; and the differences between and consequences of environmental determinism and possibilism.
Topic 1.2 Geographic Data A. Geographers use maps and data to depict relationships of time, space, and scale. 1. Identify different methods of geographic data collection. a. Data may be gathered in the field by organizations or by individuals. b. Geospatial technologies include geographic information systems (GIS), satellite navigation systems, remote sensing, and online mapping and visualization. c. Spatial information can come from written accounts in the form of field observations, media reports, travel narratives, policy documents, personal interviews, landscape analysis, and photographic interpretation.
Topic 1.1 Introduction to Maps A. Geographers use maps and data to depict relationships of time, space, and scale. 1. Identify types of maps. The types of information presented in maps and different kinds of spatial patterns and relationships portrayed in maps. a. Types of maps include reference maps and thematic maps. b. Types of spatial patterns represented on maps include absolute and relative distance and direction, clustering, dispersal, and elevation. c. All maps are selective in information; map projections inevitable distort spatial relationships in shape area distance and direction.