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The 6th Eviction
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Renters play an important role as policy actors in urban structure. This text calls for a closer examination of renters as policy actors in Kitsilano, Vancouver, a gentrified neighbourhood with a critical housing shortage. AFFORDABLE-HOUSING INITIATIVES AND RENTERS’ RIGHTS artwork courtesy of Graham White.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Cheryl-lee Madden
Date Added:
07/11/2021
Assessing the Timing and Extent of Coastal Change in Western Alaska
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An interactive map based on four decades of satellite images helps residents, resource managers, and stewards of the land anticipate and plan for coastal change.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Provider Set:
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Date Added:
08/29/2016
British Columbia in a Global Context
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This first year Geography textbook takes a holistic approach to Geography by incorporating elements of physical, human and regional geography, as well as bringing in methods and perspectives from spatial information science.. This textbook applies a fundamental geographical approach to understanding our globally changing world by looking at local processes which are linked to larger global processes and events. For example mining and its effects are a global issue and we can see how these unfold in BC. A further example is the recent apology to First Nation peoples on the residential school treatment, as similar events occur in the US, Ireland and Australia. Processes of urbanization, a phenomenon which people all over the globe are experiencing, can be seen in Vancouver with our discussion of the cityÂ’s development. Geography students, indeed all first year students, need to be able to critically assess their own contexts and environments in order to properly engage with our continually globalizing world.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Faculty Reviewed Open Textbooks
Author:
Arthur Green
Aviv Ettya
Britta Ricker
Cristina Tenemos
Simon Fraser
Siobhan McPhee
Date Added:
10/31/2014
Canadian Physical Geography Perspectives on Natural Hazards, Climate Variability and Change
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We developed this Natural Hazards book to fill the void we found and contribute a Canadian version to the public. We both feel that Open Education Resources (OER) are an excellent way to share the body of knowledge and work of those in the Physical Geography discipline. Each chapter in this book started with a chapter drawn from another OER and then edited to our own material we have used while teaching our classes in Natural Hazards for over 15 years. We will use the feedback from our students in 2021 and 2022 classes to finalize this book too.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Guelph
Author:
Laura J. Brown
Date Added:
08/12/2021
The Cause and Consequence of Human Trafficking: Human Rights Violations
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This text, The Cause and Consequence of Human Trafficking: Human Rights Violations, is intended to convey the importance of understanding how the violation of human rights is a cause and consequence of human trafficking.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Ohio State University Pressbooks
Author:
Jacquelyn C.A. Meshelemiah
Raven E. Lynch
Date Added:
03/28/2020
China's Magical Creatures
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The origin of this book is in conversations I had over the years with several colleagues in the field of Sinology (the study of history, literature and culture of traditional China). The course title did not only attract the attention of the students, but also of people who would like to teach this material, and asked me for the syllabus and even suggested I write a textbook. What meets the eye at first is a set of chapters written by the students who took the course in Spring 2019. The students are not experts at China, they do not know Chinese and thus had to rely on English-language materials available to them through our library and my personal collection. Many are at the start of their journey of learning to write for their college-level peers.

Subject:
World history
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Muhlenberg College
Author:
Tineke D'Haeseleer
Date Added:
09/04/2020
Citoyennes
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Ce livre propose les portraits de 31 femmes de différents pays et de différentes époques qui ont un point commun : elles se sont engagées à un moment de leur vie pour transformer la société dans laquelle elles vivaient, dans l’espoir de la rendre plus vivable, plus juste, plus équitable, plus libre.

Subject:
Gender studies
Geography
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron
Date Added:
10/23/2020
Citoyennes de la Terre
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Comment s’engager dans des actions en faveur de la vie et du bien commun en cette période marquée par des problèmes d’envergure planétaire tels que le réchauffement climatique, la pollution accrue, l’acidification des océans ou les menaces sur la biodiversité? Des gouvernements tentent tant bien que mal de s’entendre pour agir.

Subject:
Geography
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron
Date Added:
03/09/2020
Critical Filipinx American Histories and their Artifacts
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The contents of this online book were created by Prof. Rick Bonus and his students as a final project for a course on “Critical Filipinx American Histories” in the Fall quarter of 2019 at the University of Washington, Seattle campus. In collaboration with the UW Libraries, the UW Burke Museum, and the UW Department of American Ethnic Studies, this book explores and reflects on the relationships between Filipinx American histories and selected artifacts at the Burke Museum. It is a class project that was made possible by the Allen Open Textbook Grant.

Subject:
United States history
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Washington Libraries
Author:
Rick Bonus
UW AAS 360 2019 Students
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Cultural Intelligence
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GEOG 571 explores the relationships between culture and civil security and the process of geographically analyzing social, political, economic, and demographic information to understand human history, institutions, and behaviors. It is an elective course in the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate, the Intercollege Master of Professional Studies (iMPS-HLS), and the Master of Geographic Information Systems degree program that is offered exclusively through Penn State's World Campus. It is also one of the optional capstone courses that leads to Penn State's Postbaccalaureate Certificate in GIS. The course consists of projects, associated readings, and exams.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Penn State University
Provider Set:
Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (http:// e-education.psu.edu/oer/)
Author:
George Van Otten
Date Added:
01/13/2021
Dictionnaire panafricain pluriversel et plurilingue des changements climatiques
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Ce dictionnaire a été d’abord pensé pour répondre aux besoins de formation des équipes internationales du projet Yanayi[1], qui vise la co-création d’une base internationale de données ouvertes qualitatives sur les changements climatiques tels que vécus, observés, analysés et combattus par des aînés et des aînées d’Afrique francophone subsaharienne et d’Haïti et racontés à des étudiants et étudiantes affilié-e-s à 10 boutiques des sciences et des savoirs.Cet ambitieux et énorme projet ne pourra avancer que s’il repose sur la collaboration de nombreux participants et nombreuses participantes.Il est possible de : se proposer pour rédiger une entrée qui est encore disponible, c’est-à-dire qui apparaît dans la table des matières du Dictionnaire; proposer une entrée qui est absente du dictionnaire, avec ou sans texte; proposer ses services pour traduire des entrées dans des langues africaines; réviser et compléter une entrée; réviser les références bibliographiques et la qualité linguistique des entrées. L’adresse mail de contact est reseauliraj@gmail.com. Merci d’y envoyer toutes vos questions ou propositions.

Subject:
Linguistics
Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif international
Date Added:
07/19/2021
Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Geographic information systems (GIS), once used predominantly by experts in cartography and computer programming, have become pervasive in everyday business and consumer use. This unit explores GIS in general as a technology about which much more can be learned, and it also explores applications of that technology. Students experience GIS technology through the use of Google Earth on the environmental topic of plastics in the ocean in an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The use of this topic in GIS makes the unit multidisciplinary, incorporating the physics of ocean currents, the chemistry associated with pollutant degradation and chemical sorption to organic-rich plastics, and ecological impact to aquatic biota.

Subject:
Engineering
Geography
Material Type:
Full Course
Unit of Study
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Andrey Koptelov
Nathan Howell
Date Added:
09/18/2014
GVL - AP Exam Prep
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The resource "AP Exam Prep" is a module in the "AP Human Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Arts and Humanities discipline with the subject of Geography and travel.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Agricultural Geography
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The resource "Agricultural Geography" is a module in the "AP Human Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Arts and Humanities discipline with the subject of Geography and travel.

Subject:
Geography
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Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Cultural Patterns
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The resource "Cultural Patterns" is a module in the "AP Human Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Arts and Humanities discipline with the subject of Geography and travel.

Subject:
Geography
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Interactive
Unit of Study
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - East Asia
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The resource "East Asia" is a module in the "World Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Physical Sciences discipline with the subject of Geography.

Subject:
Geography
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Interactive
Unit of Study
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Geography: Its Nature & Perspective
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The resource "Geography: Its Nature & Perspective" is a module in the "AP Human Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Arts and Humanities discipline with the subject of Geography and travel.

Subject:
Geography
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Interactive
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Industry and Development
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The resource "Industry and Development" is a module in the "AP Human Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Arts and Humanities discipline with the subject of Geography and travel.

Subject:
Geography
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Interactive
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Introduction to Human Geography
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The resource "Introduction to Human Geography" is a module in the "World Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Physical Sciences discipline with the subject of Geography.

Subject:
Geography
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Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017
GVL - Introduction to Physical Geography
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The resource "Introduction to Physical Geography" is a module in the "World Geography" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Physical Sciences discipline with the subject of Geography.

Subject:
Geography
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
10/10/2017