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1/17/20221Lecture 1: Earth Environments andSystemsIntroducingPhysical GeographyGEOG 2300Introducing Physical GeographyIntroducing GeographySpheres, Systems and CyclesPhysical Geography, Environment, andGlobal Change1.1 The Study of GeographyGeographySpatial ScienceHuman GeographyRegionsRegional GeographyIntroducing Physical GeographyGeographyDiscipline thatbrings together thephysical andhuman dimensionsof the world in thestudy of people,places, andenvironments.Farmington River, CTFocus any topicrelated to thescientificanalysis ofhuman ornaturalprocesses onEarthIntroducing Physical GeographySycamore Tree, CT1.1 The Study of GeographyGeographySpatial ScienceHuman GeographyRegionsRegional Geography
1/17/202221.1 The Study of GeographyPhysical GeographyMeteorologyClimatologyGeomorphologyBiogeographySoil ScienceHydrologyOceanographyGlaciologyWhat physical geographycharacteristics can you interpret fromthis scene?1.1 The Study of GeographyTechnology, Tools,and MethodsComputersSatellite imagesCartographyObservationsData1.2 Major Perspectives in Physical GeographyThe Spatial Science PerspectiveSpatial science5 topics tounderstand the role ofgeographyJamaica, Montego BayTopics tounderstand the roleof geography1. Locationabsolute locationrelative location2. Characteristics ofPlaces1.2 Major Perspectives in Physical Geography3Ddigital modelPikes Peak to Colorado Springs,Colorado36-km (22-mi) distanceWhat can you learn about the physical geographiccharacteristics of this place from the image?

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Term
Fall
Professor
Ken Foote
Tags
Geography, Orders of magnitude, Major Perspectives in Physical Geography

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