AM-47 - Spatial distribution

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Find spatial patterns in the distribution of geographic phenomena using geographic visualization and other techniques
  • Hypothesize the causes of a pattern in the spatial distribution of a phenomenon
  • Differentiate among distributions in space, time, and attribute
  • Identify influences of scale on the appearance of distributions
  • Employ techniques for visualizing, describing, and analyzing distributions in space, time, and attribute
  • Discuss the causal relationship between spatial processes and spatial patterns, including the possible problems in determining causality