Accession Number:

AD0016671

Title:

FIELD TECHNIQUES: STATUS OF RESEARCH IN AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

A discussion is presented on the following field techniques involved in geographic study the direct observation of phenomena in the field, interview of informants, and the study of documentary materials. Direct observations are recorded by mapping, note-taking, and photography. Transverse, base map, and airphoto means of mapping are employed, and observations are recorded on the maps by the single-phenomenon and unit-area methods.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE