Geography and Technology edited by Stanley D. Brunn, Susan L. Cutter and]. W Harrington, Jr. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The strong link between geography and technology dates back to the days of ancient geographers who explored new worlds with maps and navigation tools. Nowadays, more than ever, technology has become an inherent part of geographical studies (Haggett 2001). The rapid development in technologies with geographical aspect during the 20th century and especially during its second half, such as air transportation, the camera, computers and information systems, has transformed geographical studies and research, and, as it is well reflected in Geography and Technology, many other fields as well such as military affairs, communications and public health. These transformations amplifY the need for up-to-date summarization of the different aspects of interaction between technology and geography. This is probably why the Association of the American Geographers has published a …

publication date

  • January 1, 2016