Physical geographical sciences (F8)
Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.
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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|