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A Perspective on Contributions to Applied Geography: The 1978-1994 Applied Geography Conferences

J. W. Frazier, B. J. Epstein and F. A. Schoolmaster, Pages: 1-13


Esophageal Center Mortality among Black Americans: A Southern-Born Legacy of Increased Risk

D. F. Schmeider and M. R. Greenberg, Pages: 15-21


Garbage In – Garbage Out: Simple Unless It’s Solid Waste

O. P. Matthews and M. R. McNally, Pages: 23-28


The Use of Public Land: The Case of Catron County, New Mexico

Bradley T. Cullen, Pages: 29-36


An Exploration of Local Market Shares for Discount Grocery Retailers

C. Guy, D. Bennison, and I. Clarke, Pages: 37-46


Mall of America’s Retail Mix

D. P. Brennan, Pages: 47-53


Utilizing Strategic Alliances for Local/Regional Economic Development

B. P. Cecil and M. B. Green, Pages: 55-61


Wellhead Protection Planning for Municipal Water Supplies: Michigan Examples

R. Hill-Rowley, T. McClain, M. Nichols, and M. Malone, Pages: 63-69


Measuring Water’s Specific Conductance and Total Dissolved Solids: Geographical Research and Educational Opportunities Using Conductivity Meters

K. B. Barnes, Pages: 71-78


Hyperspectral and Video Remote Sensing of Oklahoma Lakes

J. A. Harrington, Jr. and R. L. Repic, Pages: 79-85


Application of Satellite Data in the Interpretation of Intertidal Wetlands: Willapa Bay, Washington

C. J. Berlin and J. A. Harrington, Jr., Pages: 87-95


Response to an Aquatic Plant Management EIS for Washington State

L. M. B. Harrington, Pages: 97-102


Precipitation Vectors: Two Indexes of Precipitation Seasonality

J. A. Harrington, Jr. and J. E. Oliver, 103-106


Development of a Composite Index for Desertification

G. Bierly and J. Flagg, Pages: 107-113


Assessing Short-Term Statewide Irrigation Needs Using Radar and Mesoscale Surface Data

S. J. Stadler, Pages: 115-123


Impact of State Highway Access Policy on Local Land Uses: A Case Study of Semi-Rural Sprawl in Pennsylvania

J. J. Ford, Pages: 125-131


The Use of Data from Three Censuses in Current Federal Transit Funding Formulas

J. Neff, Pages: 133-140


“Falling Down”: Earthquake Insurance Reform in New Zealand

I.  Hay, Pages: 141-149


Emerging Rural Settlement Patterns in the Sugar Cane Region of Alagos, Northeast Brasil

K. D. Muller and A. M. G. Lages, Pages: 151-153


The Sem Terra (Without Land) Movement, Northeast Brazil

K. D. Muller, P. R. P. Silva, and B. M. deSousa, Pages: 155-158


Comments of the Black Earths of Amazonia

W. I. Woods, Pages: 159-165


The Potential of Geographic Information Systems Software for Creating a Different Learning Environment for Undergraduate Geography Education

D. Thompson and P. Groves, Pages: 167-174


The Power and Limits of Maps: An Analysis of Seminar Participation

D. W. S. Wong and J. Huzil, Pages: 175-182


A Measure of Rurality

C. L. Cleland, Pages: 183-189