Lecture 1 Introduction to Earth

Lecture 1 Introduction to Earth - The size and shape of...

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Lecture One:  Introduction to Earth January 22,2008 Geography as a field of learning Physical and cultural geography Spatial distribution The distribution of physical elements over Earth Basic interrelationships Science as a field of learning Environmental Spheres The Lithosphere Atmosphere Hydrosphere  Biosphere The Solar System Formation Earth’s relative location
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Unformatted text preview: The size and shape of Earth The Geographic Grid Great circles Latitude (parallel) Longitude (meridian) Sun-Earth Relations Circle of Illumination Solstice, Equinox Tropic of Cancer Telling Time Tropical year, lunar month, day Standard time, Daylight Savings Time Controlling Meridian...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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