Guide to writing geography papers



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A GUIDE TO WRITING GEOGRAPHY PAPERS
The purpose of this guidebook is to aid students in writing research papers in introductory college-level geography courses. Consult instructions provided by your Geography professor for guidelines concerning individual assignments.
Choosing a Topic:
Choose a topic narrow enough to find specific information, but not so narrow that you cannot find enough information. Before committing to a topic, scan a database to see if you will be able to find enough information on that topic.


Example from Physical Geography:

Too broad: Volcanoes

Too narrow: The Effect of the Eruption of Mt. St. Helens on the regeneration of plant species

Appropriate: The Geographical Impact of the Eruption of Mt. St. Helens


Example from North American Regional Geography:

Too broad: Deindustrialization

Too narrow: The Effect of Downsizing on Detroit’s Manufacturing Labor Force, 1970-1980

Appropriate: The Changing Distribution of the American Automobile Industry





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