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President's Plenary Session: Major Directions in the Future Population Geography of the Pacific Coast

President's Plenary Session: Major Directions in the Future Population Geography of the Pacific... Session held Friday, September 10, at San Luis Obispo, California DAVID A. PLANE University of Arizona THE PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY SESSION was convened at the San Luis Obispo Meeting to consider the possible future course of population trends and patterns in the Pacific Coast region, as well as to consider future directions for the subfield of population geography in studying these phenomena. The panel was composed of three distinguished, senior, western U.S. population geographers: James Allen, California State University, Northridge; Waldo Tobler, University of California, Santa Barbara; and Patricia Gober, Arizona State University. The panelists took diverse approaches in responding to the charge to discuss what they foresaw to be "Major Directions in the Future Population Geography of the Pacific Coast." Professor Allen led off the session by presenting a detailed study of the changing patterns of ethnic population distribution in California (see the accompanying paper in this volume). Professor Tobler then presented a number of novel images illustrating new ways of mapping and portraying spatial patterns of movement within the region. As his contribution was primarily cartographic and not amenable to a print format, he declined to contribute written remarks to this volume. He would, however, be happy http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers University of Hawai'I Press

President's Plenary Session: Major Directions in the Future Population Geography of the Pacific Coast

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Session held Friday, September 10, at San Luis Obispo, California DAVID A. PLANE University of Arizona THE PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY SESSION was convened at the San Luis Obispo Meeting to consider the possible future course of population trends and patterns in the Pacific Coast region, as well as to consider future directions for the subfield of population geography in studying these phenomena. The panel was composed of three distinguished, senior, western U.S. population geographers: James Allen, California State University, Northridge; Waldo Tobler, University of California, Santa Barbara; and Patricia Gober, Arizona State University. The panelists took diverse approaches in responding to the charge to discuss what they foresaw to be "Major Directions in the Future Population Geography of the Pacific Coast." Professor Allen led off the session by presenting a detailed study of the changing patterns of ethnic population distribution in California (see the accompanying paper in this volume). Professor Tobler then presented a number of novel images illustrating new ways of mapping and portraying spatial patterns of movement within the region. As his contribution was primarily cartographic and not amenable to a print format, he declined to contribute written remarks to this volume. He would, however, be happy

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Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast GeographersUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 8, 2005

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