Glenn Thomas Trewartha

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Glenn Thomas Trewartha (1896–1984)[1] was an American geographer of Cornish American descent.[2]

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, with a Ph.D. in 1924. He taught at the University of Wisconsin.[3]

He gave an address to the Association of American Geographers, "A Case for Population Geography." He also wrote about climate, explaining that the atmosphere was like "a pane of glass in a greenhouse... thus maintaining surface temperatures considerably higher than they otherwise would be."[4][5]



  • "The earliest map of Galena, Illinois" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 23 /Issue: 1 (1939–1940) [7]
  • A Reconnaissance geography of Japan, University of Wisconsin, 1934
  • Elements of geography physical and cultural, Glenn Thomas Trewartha, Vernor Clifford Finch, Mc Graw-Hill, 1942
  • Japan, a physical, cultural and regional geography, University of Wisconsin press, 1945
  • An introduction to climate, McGraw-Hill, 1954
  • Japan, a geography, Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin press, 1965
  • An introduction to climate McGraw-Hill, 1968
  • The More developed realm: a geography of its population, Editor Glenn Thomas Trewartha, Pergamon Press, 1978, ISBN 978-0-08-020631-8
  • The Earth's problem climates, University of Wisconsin Press, 1981, ISBN 978-0-299-08230-7 [8]

See also[edit]

Trewartha climate classification


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