OBJECT OF STUDY GEOGRAPHYAccording to geographer Indonesia joined the Association of Indonesian geographers (IGI)through seminars and national workshops in Semarang, have agreed on the objectstudy of geography. According to the IGI is a geography object: Object material and formal object.
1. Material objects GeographyMaterial object is a target or a geography that were examined in the study of geography.Object of study of geography is the layers of the earth, or rather the phenomenon of the geosphere, which include:- The atmosphere, the layer of air: the weather and climate is studied in Climatology and Meteorology, etc..- The lithosphere, the layer of rocks that were examined in Geology, Geomorphology, petrograpbic, etc..- Hydrosfer, the layer of water covers the waters on land and at sea are studied in Hydrology and oceanography, etc..- Biosphere, namely walks of life: flora and fauna were studied in Biogeography, Biology,- Anthroposfer, the human layer that is 'central theme' among the other layers. The central theme in his study preferred means.2. Formal objects GeographyIf the material objects of geography bersangkut to do with the study material, the formal objectbersangkut geography has to do with problem solving. So the formal object ismethods or approaches used in reviewing an issue.The method or approach to the formal object of geography includes several aspects, ie aspectsspatial (spatial), kelingkungan (ecology), territorial (regional) as well as the aspect of time(Temporal).a. Spatial aspects; studying geography of an area, among others in terms of "value"a place of various interests. From this we then learn aboutlocation, distance, etc. affordability.b. Aspects kelingkungan; geography study a place in relation to thestate of a place and the components in it in one unitregion. The components consist of nonliving components such as soil, water,climate, etc., and the components of life such as animals, plants and humans.
c. Territorial aspects; geographic study area as well as the similarities and differencesregions with distinctive characteristics. From this last appears pewilayahan or regionalizationsuch as wilderness areas, ie areas that have similar characteristicsas desert.
d. Aspects of Time; geographer studying the development of the region for the periods of time or progress and change over time. For exampledevelopment of the city from year to year, shoreline setbacks from time to time and so on.Posted by Frederik at 20:08 Noldi No comments: Links to this postLabels: Object Ka