Chaotic dynamics. See Complexity

Charlottesville, Virginia, Summit, 1, 8

Cities, studies of, 37-38, 132.

See also Urban climatology;

Urban policy;

Urban poverty

Civil rights, 117-119

Civil unrest in Los Angeles, 78-79

Climate change and geography, 24-26, 55-57.

See also Climatology;

Urban climatology

Climatology, 34-35

CNWRA, See Center for Nuclear Waste and Regulatory Analysis (NWRA)

COHMAP, See Cooperative Holocene Mapping Project (COHMAP)

Cold War, demise of, 95, 129

College Boards, 27

Colorado River system, 114-115

Commission on College Geography, 189

Commuting intensity, 96

Comparative longitudinal studies. See Longitudinal studies, need for

Complexity, 4-5, 31, 71, 75-76, 92-93

defined, 14n

disequilibrium within, 140-141

Computational techniques, 40, 59-60

Computer software, 58, 146.

See also Geographic information systems (GISs)

Computers, Environments, and Urban Systems, 89

Computing power, 99

Conflict. See Ethnic conflict and geography; Political conflict and geography

Convention Placement Service (CoPS), 204-206

Cooperation. See Ethnic conflict and geography; Political conflict and geography

Cooperative Holocene Mapping Project (COHMAP), 24-25, 59

CoPS, See Convention Placement Service (CoPS)

Critical issues and geography, 16-27

Cultural geography, 45

D

Decision making, geography's contributions to, 109-137

history of, 136-137

international, 127-135

national, 117-127

regional and local, 111-117

Democratization, global. See Cold War, demise of

Digest of Education Statistics, 189

Digital geographic databases, 43

Display and analysis, technique of, 3, 57-69

need for improvement in, 3, 57-69, 162

Dispute Resolution, 117

Disturbance regimes, 81-82

Dual Independent Map Encoding system, 43

Dynamic equilibrium hypothesis, 59

E

Economic health and geography, 4, 10, 17-18, 77-79, 93, 98, 101-102, 129-132

restructuring for competitiveness, 119-120

Ecosystem processes. See Environmental change

Educate America Act. See Goals 2000: The Educate America Act

Education and geography. See Geographic education

Electoral reapportionment, 118-119

EMAP. See Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP)

Emergency response planning. See Hazard management; Nuclear power plant accidents

Employment forecast, 187-217

Energy crisis, 117-118

Environment and Planning D:

Society and Space, 36

Environmental change, 4, 77-85, 99-101

degradation, 11, 18-19, 33, 91-92

and democratization, 131-132

human attitudes about, 33

human impact on, 32-33, 71, 97-99

impact on humankind, 32-33



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