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Unformatted text preview: January 10, 2008 January-10-08 2:39 PM Evolution and Regionalization of Landscacpes 1. Flooding 2. Afforestation 3. Deforestation 4. The treatment of spatial data 5. Reading: Chapter 4 6. Flooding o Flooding and vulnerability o A significant utility in asking where things are going to happen o A way of collecting data: geosphere image 7. Even at the global scale they are pretty good (maps) 8. See slide on global warming 9. IDS, geography, french 10.Can we adapt to different things 11.Changes are catergorized as good or bad subjectively depending on who you ask 12.Afforestation and Agriculture: Uganda 13.Area of interest: Bugala island 14.Carbon floating around: either as a gas or a solid (gas - bad, if it's a solid there's no interaction with the climate) 15.Let's take gas, make it into a solid o Which has spawn weird ideas Killing sea life Planting ALOT of trees Kyoto: carbon credits 16.Africa: where can we plant trees where there wasn't trees before 17.The Sese Islands 18.Small scale: deforestation; looking at a rate of deforestation, then multiply it to get and idea of 18....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course GEOG 219 taught by Professor Unruh during the Winter '08 term at McGill.
- Winter '08