Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Peter T. Bobrowsky, Brian Marker

Tropical Environments

  • Rafi Ahmad
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73568-9_285




The Earth’s tropical environment is geographically defined as the region of the globe lying between the latitudes of the Tropic of Cancer, North latitude 23.5 °, and the Tropic of Capricorn, South latitude 23.5 °, including the Equator (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafi Ahmad
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    • 2
  1. 1.Mona GeoInformatics InstituteUniversity of the West IndiesKingstonJamaica
  2. 2.Department of GeographyJamia Millia University (A Central University)New DelhiIndia