Category Archives: Class Notes

Peopling of India: Indians are a Truly Mixed People

Today, the population of South Asia is divided into dozens of ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups that live side by side—but not always in harmony. A contentious border separates India and Pakistan; political movements draw stark lines between India’s Muslim … Continue reading

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 Housing and its Impact on Health

It is too simplistic to see housing as merely a physical dwelling in which one resides. The World Health Organization (WHO) (Bonnefoy, 2007) defines housing as being based on four interlinked levels, with an array of possible health effects in … Continue reading

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Various Impacts of Tourism

The impacts of tourism can be sorted into seven general categories: Economic Environmental Social and cultural Crowding and congestion Services Taxes Community attitude   Each category includes positive and negative impacts. Not all impacts are applicable to every community because … Continue reading

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Aspect of Map Projection

The aspect describes the mutual position of the axis of the earth and the axis of the projection. The axis of the earth (black) and the axis of a projection with transverse aspect (red) Axis of a Projection The axis … Continue reading

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