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spatial_concepts_extra - Other Key Spatial Analysis Terms...

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1 Other Key Spatial Analysis Terms that interest Geographers • Distance • Space • Accessibility • Spatial Interaction Distance •( a ) A b s o l u t e – Measurement in units (miles, height about sea level) • (b)Relative – Time, effort, cost
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2 Distance-Decay (‘friction of distance’) the notion that distance usually requires some amount of effort, money, and/or energy to overcome quantity of interaction tends to decline with distance The result is patterns of behavior, locational decisions, interrelations between people and places become more predictable Space • (i) Absolute – A mathematical space described through points, lines, areas, planes, and configurations whose relationships can be fixed through mathematical reasons –GEO METRY
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course GEOG 1004 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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