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While his overt focus is the role of nitrogen in the human world, Gorman has used the nitrogen cycle as a means of exploring human interaction with the biophysical environment over millennia.
Migration resulting from immediate changes to the biophysical environment due to an acute event such as a natural disaster, or from long-term changes that cannot be directly rectified or mitigated by policy interventions are circumstances that would be classified as "environmental migration" in this context.
It is through the discourses exchanged in, of, and about the biophysical environment that such non-authored objects and spaces ultimately accrue a textual quality.
What is there fore landforms and land use pattern analysis could be an appreciable action strategy to slow down the adverse effects of land use change on biophysical environments and further to increase the productivity of available resources on judicious basis.
Place identity is a more complex and developmental entity in which the biophysical environment can be a source of ideas and values that shape one's personal and/or professional aspirations and identity.
Due to the pressures of population and our technology the biophysical environment is being degraded, sometimes permanently.
Geographers and ecologists will recognize the important role of the biophysical environment in influencing the course of history.
Agriculture is a system of processes that take place within a threefold environmental framework, biophysical environment, socio-political environment, and economic and technological environment.
producing a citizenry that is knowledgeable concerning the biophysical environment and its associated problems, aware of how to help solve these problems, and motivated to work toward their solution (Stapp 1969).
To survive such biophysical environment, the Karimojong are mainly nomadic or transhumant, with livestock their most important economic and social asset.
Aside from the protection of the biophysical environment, the management programme also assists in the upliftment of the social environment.
Eight substantive chapters comprise three that assess the biophysical environment, two devoted to historical human geography, two concerned with economic geography, and one treating contemporary social geography.
Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is a system of knowledge, traditions, practices, and institutions developed and sustained by indigenous communities interacting with their biophysical environment.