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Descriptor English: Geography
Descriptor Spanish: Geografía
Descriptor Portuguese: Geografia
Descriptor French: Géographie
Entry term(s): Factor, Geographic
Factors, Geographic
Geographic Factor
Geographic Factors
Geography, Human
Human Geography
Tree number(s): H01.277.500
SP8.473.654.482
SP8.946.702.667.607
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005843
Scope note: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Annotation: IM as the discipline (education, history, etc); NIM with no qualifiers as a coordinate; do not use for epidemiologic aspects of disease, index disease /epidemiol + geographic location term
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: GEOGR
Related: Maps as Topic MeSH
Topography, Medical MeSH
DeCS ID: 5981
Unique ID: D005843
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Geography - Preferred
Concept UI M0009179
Scope note The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Preferred term Geography
Human Geography - Narrower
Concept UI M0009180
Preferred term Human Geography
Entry term(s) Geography, Human
Geographic Factors - Narrower
Concept UI M0009178
Preferred term Geographic Factors
Entry term(s) Factor, Geographic
Factors, Geographic
Geographic Factor



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