Quantitative Revolution

Time in the history (after 1950) of physical geography when measurement became the central focus of research. This measurement was used primarily for hypothesis testing. With measurement came mapping, models, statistics, and mathematics. Researchers began investigating process rather than mere description of the environment.

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