The study of how individuals, groups, and societies organize and utilize their territorial spaces. The Geographer examines how the physical environment effects the activities of people, including weather, water, and terrain structure. He seeks to understand the complex interaction of many factors, including population spacial distribution and migration, urban growth and structure, the role of transportation, trade patterns, resource usage, differing societies and cultures, corporations, technology, and environmental impacts. He can use his knowledge to advise governments and commercial firms about the best locations to develop. He is an expert on maps and map making. He will be familiar with the location of many nations, societies, cities, and geographic features throughout the world. However, the Geographer will usually specialize in a particular region.