GY 101-TEST 1 Study Guide

GY 101-TEST 1 Study Guide - GY 101 Test 1 Review -Geography...

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GY 101 Test 1 Review -Geography -study of the terrestrial world -Physical Geography -the oldest of the natural sciences -the original natural science (~2000 years ago) -includes:geomorphology, climatology, soil, marine, and water resource geography -Human Geography -includes: urban, economic, population, cultural, political, medical geography -Climatology -the study of climates and their spatial distribution -analyzes distribution, climatic change, vegetation patterns, soil formation, and the relationships between human societies and climate -Cartography -science, art, and technology of map-making and map use -Geomorphology -geography of landscape -focuses on the structuring of the Earth’s surface -Biogeography -geography of plants and animals -Phytogeography -physical geography combined with botany -Zoogeography -physical geography combined with zoology -Pedology -research centers on the spatial patterns of soils, their distribution, and their relationships to climate, vegetation, and humankind -Spatial -refers to terrestrial space, not outer space -implies aerial area -refers to an area where something is located or distributed -Eratosthenes -coined term “geography” in 3
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