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Lecture 1 ppt - The Science of Geography Geography 121 Weather and Climate Spring 2006 M W F 11:30 a.m 12:30 p.m Halsey 109 Instructor Dr Colin

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Geography 121: Weather and Climate Spring 2006 M, W, F, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Halsey 109 Instructor : Dr. Colin Long; 302 Halsey; 424 2182; [email protected] Office Hours : Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.), Monday (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and by appointment Text : Elemental Geosystems (4th edition) by Robert W. Christopherson Physical Geography Manual (5th edition) by John Corbet The Science of Geography Geography – from geo “Earth” and graphein “to write” The Science of Geography Geography – from geo “Earth” and graphein “to write” Geography is a method, not a body of knowledge Holistic = encompasses information from many other disciplines to answer questions Eclectic = encompasses different areas of study Geography is The science that studies the relationships among natural systems, geographic areas, society, cultural activities, and the interdependence of all of these over space and time . Physical Geography is
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course GEOG 121 taught by Professor Long during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Oshkosh.

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Lecture 1 ppt - The Science of Geography Geography 121 Weather and Climate Spring 2006 M W F 11:30 a.m 12:30 p.m Halsey 109 Instructor Dr Colin

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