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GEO 220: World Regional Geography (Crain-LO)

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Research Assignments

One month prior to the presentation of the poster you are to hand in a 5-page paper that provides the contents of the poster (a geographic topic of your choice which should be applied to a SPECIFIC region and/or regions in the world) in written form.

For more information, please review the Paper on Poster Topic document.

You will be asked to prepare an academic poster of a geographic topic of your choice which should be applied to a SPECIFIC region and/or regions in the world. 

For more information, please review the Academic Poster document.

Suggested Topics

  • Climate change and its effects
  • Conflict area in the world
  • Development
  • Disease and its spread
  • Environmental issues
  • Ethnic groups (culture or language)
  • Female empowerment/gender or equality issues
  • Food (types, production) in reference to agriculture
  • Fresh water (abundance, scarcity)
  • Globalization
  • Human trafficking issues
  • Industries and economic implications
  • Literacy rates and development
  • Migration, migration flow
  • Natural resources and economic implications
  • Northern Sea Route (along the Arctic)
  • Physical landscape and its impact on culture
  • Population density and food scarcity
  • Terrorism
  • Tourism, ecotourism
  • Transportation of goods (on the seas, rail, roads)
  • Urban geography (development of cities, city planning)