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Welcome to the Geography research guide!   This guides provides links to the most useful databases and resources for researching Geography.

Geography: The science of the Earth's surface, which describes and analyzes the spatial variations in physical, biological, and human phenomena that occur on the surface of the globe and treats their interrelationships and their significant regional patterns. (From Britannica Online)

Geography today is an integrative discipline that helps us understand the world and the human place within it. When geographers say they are "reading the landscape," they are studying the most important document humankind has created - the transformed surface of the earth.

Layers of Our World

This video provides an overview of how geography and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) relate to other areas of human activities, such as the study of earth sciences, community planning and policy, education, and conservation.

Subject Guide

Goodie Bhullar
158, Ellis Library

University of Missouri---Columbia

Columbia, MO 65201