Geography of Asia

Geography of Asia




ECTS credit:4

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Ogrin Matej


Basic physical geographical features of Asia (geological and tectonic structure, relief, climate, soils and biogeographical features of Asia).
Natural hazards and their impacts upon Asian society;
Population characteristics and their impact on Asian society: characteristics (natural movements, population density, ethnicity, religion, age) and their impact on the landscape.
Economic-geographical characteristics (energy and mining resources, agriculture, secondary and tertiary activities).
Ecvironmental issues and the impact of cimate change in Asia
Contemporary challenges and the global role of Asia.
Overview of Asian regions