Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Applied Physical Geography

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_77

Applied physical geography focuses on applying the theories and methodologies of physical geography to address practical problems in areas such as production, construction, economic development and environmental protection. For example, physical geography can be applied to the classification of natural scenic areas for better planning for tourism, conservation and the sustainable usage of natural resources.

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