microgeography

microgeography

[‚mī·krə·jē′äg·rə·fē]
(geography)
The detailed empirical geographical study on a small scale of a specific locale.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Clearly, the microgeography of the mobile phone ran counter to traditional notions of the home by imposing a communicative/commercial dimension onto the space.
The results our geographic analyses reveal fine-scale ancestry patterns that correspond to the microgeography of Mexico.
Invasion of red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): microgeography of competitive replacement.
Earlier research on the microgeography of the homeless tended to adopt a 'migrationist approach' that conceptualized the movements of the homeless in terms of a rational and conscious search for resources and services (Rahimian, Wolch and Koegel 1992; Wolch and Rowe 1993).