Section 2 - Learning Objectives Develop a working knowledge...

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Learning Objectives Develop a working knowledge of Earth’s environmental systems Geology Climate Hydrology Vegetation Agriculture Set the physical context for understanding human- environment interactions in the world’s regions
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Key Concepts Plate Tectonics Convergent vs. Divergent Plate Boundaries Geologic Hazards Insolation Greenhouse Effect Climate Regions Climographs Global Warming Water Stress Desertification Subsistence Agriculture Green Revolution
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Earth’s Environmental Systems Geology Climate Hydrology Vegetation Agriculture Water Earth Air Bio Food Resources
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Geological Environment Connections between inner earth and surface landscape features. Part of the framework for understanding human settlement patterns.
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Plate Tectonics Slow moving geologic plates Heat exchange : Convection cells Figure 2.3
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Figure  2.4 Global Tectonic Plates
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African Rift Valley Example of Divergent Plate Boundaries Figure 2.5
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