Physical geographical sciences (F8)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Physical geographical sciences (F800) The spatially-related study of natural features of the earth. Includes topographical, physical, biological, environmental and information management concepts. fl.CugSubject
Environmental geography (F810) The investigation of the relationship between natural and human environments. fl.CugSubject
Biogeography (F811) The study of the geographical distribution of flora and fauna. fl.CugSubject
Physical geography (F840) The study of the physical processes underlying the features of the Earth's surface. fl.CugSubject
Maritime geography (F841) The geographical study of coastal and marine regions. fl.CugSubject
Geomorphology (F842) The study of the processes determining the topography of the Earth's crust. fl.CugSubject
Topography (F843) The description of the Earth's surface features and their mapping and surveying. fl.CugSubject
Cartography (F844) The preparation and production of maps and/or charts. fl.CugSubject
Remote sensing (F845) Topographic and geomatic data surveying carried out over a distance. fl.CugSubject
Geographical information systems (F846) The collection and transmission of geographical data using information technology. fl.CugSubject
Physical geographical sciences not elsewhere classified (F890) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Physical Geographical Sciences categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject