GGR 107 lecutre 8 - Geography 107 Environment, Food and...

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1 Environment, Food and People Environment, Food and People Instructor: Rodney White Instructor: Rodney White Geography 107
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2 Environment, Food and People Introduction to Environmental Systems Understanding Energy Flows Lecture Sept. 20 th
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3 Introduction to Environmental Systems Sept. 20 th Understanding energy flows Sept. 25 th Climate variability and human occupancy of the planet Sept. 27 th Understanding soil Oct. 2 nd The hydrological cycle Oct. 4 th The food web
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4 Introduction to Environmental Systems Sept. 20 th Understanding energy flows Sept. 25 th Climate variability and human occupancy of the planet Sept. 27 th Understanding soil Oct. 2 nd The water cycle Oct. 4 th The food web
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5 Emphasis on food production
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6 Expectations for the course Return to Planet Earth Do we have a problem? (John Firor and the threat of climate change) Understanding energy flows Introduction to Environmental Systems
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7 Expectations for the course Course text (Ponting) and Supplementary Readings Concepts, rather than formulae and details Critical thinking and critical use of sources e.g. academic journals, websites
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8 Return to planet earth Return to planet earth Apollo 17 - December 7, 1972
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9 Technological Technological advances have advances have kept us from kept us from experiencing the experiencing the effects we have effects we have on the on the
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GGR 107 lecutre 8 - Geography 107 Environment, Food and...

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