Focus on Geography
© 2014 American Geographical Society of New York
Edited By: Dr. Tom Bell and Dr. Peggy Gripshover
Online ISSN: 1949-8535
Associated Title(s): Geographical Review
Recently Published Articles
- Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in Three Corn Belt Ecoregions: Similarities and Differences (pages 135–143)
Roger F. Auch, Chris Laingen, Mark A. Drummond, Kristi L. Sayler, Ryan R. Reker, Michelle A. Bouchard and Jeffery J. Danielson
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12022
Land use categorical changes, though not as numerous as one might suspect, vary by type within the three designated ecozones of the Corn Belt with the westernmost zone showing the most temporary change vis-a-vis the more permanent changes taking place in the eastern and central zones.
- A Picture is Worth 1000 Words: Vladivostok and Russia's New Silk Road (pages 144–145)
David J. Keeling
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12023
On the eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railroad lies Vladivostok, which is emerging as a bustling port after its Cold War status as a closed military city.
- Landscape and Culture in a Minority Area of Southern China (pages 124–134)
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12021
One scholar's observations of cultural differences between minorities in South China as compared to the majority Han Chinese.
- Königsberg and Kaliningrad: An Historic European City and a Strategic Exclave of Russia (pages 117–123)
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12020
Kaliningrad/Königsberg, the westernmost exclave of Russia and its window on the Baltic, is emerging from its Cold War status as a closed military city to become an engine of growth and tourism especially for Germans who were removed from the city after WW II.
- The Rise of Habitat for Humanity Subdivisions (pages 95–104)
Christa A. Smith
Article first published online: 13 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12017
The author examines the impacts of Habitat for Humanity developments in Americus, GA; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA; San Antonio, TX.