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Africa Specialty Group

The Africa Specialty Group is one of many specialty groups within the Association of American Geographers. The group is composed of academic geographers with research interests in Africa. This group publishes the African Geographical Review, a peer-reviewed academic journal.

Anton Melik Geographical Institute

The Anton Melik Geographical Institute was founded in 1946 by the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. In 1976 it was named after the Slovene geographer and academy member Anton Melik, who was the first head of the institute. Since 1981, the institute has been a member of the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Until 1992 the institute was mainly engaged with researching glaciers, glacial and fluvial transformations of land surfaces, flooded areas, natural disasters, mountain farms, and social geography. Since 1993 the institutes main task has been ...

Berkeley School of Latin Americanist Geography

The Berkeley School of Latin Americanist Geography was founded by the American geographer Carl O. Sauer. Sauer was a professor of geography at the University of California at Berkeley from 1923 until becoming professor emeritus in 1957 and was instrumental in the early development of the geography graduate program at Berkeley and the discipline of geography in the United States. Each generation of this research school has pursued new theoretical and methodological approaches, but their study of the peoples and places of Latin America and the Caribbean has remained the common denominator si ...

Bureau des Longitudes

The Bureau des Longitudes is a French scientific institution, founded by decree of 25 June 1795 and charged with the improvement of nautical navigation, standardisation of time-keeping, geodesy and astronomical observation. During the 19th century, it was responsible for synchronizing clocks across the world. It was headed during this time by François Arago and Henri Poincare. The Bureau now functions as an academy and still meets monthly to discuss topics related to astronomy. The Bureau was founded by the National Convention after it heard a report drawn up jointly by the Committee of Na ...

CEIPP

The C.E.I.P.P., or the Centre dEtudes sur lile de Paques et la Polynesie on Easter Island and Polynesia") is a geographic and anthropological group created by Andre Valenta and Michel-Alain Jumeau. The CEIPP is notable for its members publications on Easter Island. These include: Les Mysteres Resolus de lile de Paques, a collective work published by Editions Step, Evry, 1993. ISBN 2-9508078-0-1 Michel-Alain Jumeau and Yves Piogers Bibliographie de lile de Paques. Publications de la Societe des Oceanistes, nº46, Musee de lHomme, Paris, 1997. ISBN 2-85430-004-1. Nouveau Regard sur lile de Pa ...

Center for Urban and Regional Analysis

Center for Urban and Regional Analysis The Center for Urban & Regional Analysis is an interdisciplinary research organization of The Ohio State University. CURAs mission is to serve as a bridge across academia, industry, and the policy sector by providing spatial analysis of economic, social, environmental, and health issues in urban and regional settings in Ohio and beyond. The organization explores various social, political, economic, geographic, economic, and public health issues using Geographic Information Systems and other spatial analysis techniques. CURA also offers a speaker serie ...