Spatial Processes: Definition & Types


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National Geographic asserts that there are three types of spatial processes; they include all of the following except

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1. Examining spatial processes can help geographers with all of the following except

2. Temporal processes are specifically related to which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Explore what you know about the various types of spatial processes with this quiz and worksheet. You'll be tested on spatial processes, the correlation between temporal processes and spatial processes, and how spatial processes are significant to geographers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to review:

  • What temporal processes correlate with
  • The various kinds of spatial processes
  • What investigating spatial processes can tell geographers
  • How temporal and spatial processes are related

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding temporal processes and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the kinds of spatial processes
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the importance of studying spatial processes in a different light

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about spatial processes, check out this short, but informative video lesson called Spatial Processes: Definition & Types. You will learn:

  • A definition of spatial distributions
  • The meaning and types of spatial process
  • How to differentiate between spatial and temporal processes