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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca The Earth as a Rotating Planet (PART 1)
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Announcements All you need to do for your lab is to print off the sheets and bring them to your section whenever it starts. All other lab info (.xls) on Sakai is for the groups that have already had their labs. Yours will be different Your TA will explain this to you. Odd and Even labs what is your lab section number, is it an odd or even number? If you are unsure of what an odd or even number is you should not be in this course.
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Announcements The Lecture slides will be made available one week prior to your mid­ term quiz, and again one week before your progress exam. The quiz and exam are based on material from your textbook – the lectures only serve to support this information. Make sure you make good notes, both from lecture, but primarily from your readings. If you rely on only the lecture slides you will not do well on the quiz or exam. I can guarantee this!!
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Review Review November 30 Lab 5 ( ALL ) Chapter 10 November 23 Lab 4 (even) Chapter 9 Low­Latitude Climate November 16 Lab 4 (odd) Chapter 8 Scope of Climate November 9 Lab 3 (even) Chapter 7 Weather Systems November 2 Lab 3 (odd) Chapter 6 Moisture and Precipitation October 26 Lab 2 (even) Chapter 5 Winds and Circulation October 19 No Labs this week Chapter 4 Temperature Cycles October 12 Lab 2 (odd) Chapter 3 / 4 Global Energy System October 5 Lab 1 (even) Chapter 2 / 3 Earth as Rotating Planet September 28 Lab 1 (odd) Chapter 1 / 2 Introducing Physical Geography September 21 No Labs this week Chapter 1 Course Introduction September 14 Laboratory Readings Topic Week of
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Riddle I sailed my boat from Lisbon to New York What part of the boat travelled the furthest?
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Geodesy Study of the shape and size of the Earth To establish geographic coordinates on Earth, we must first know its shape and size
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Shape of the Earth Early times ­ Flat Earth: Greeks: Pythagoras (6th century B.C.); Sailing ships / horizon Astronomy ­ other bodies: circular (sun, moon) ­ eclipse ­ circular shadow on moon * Earth is round Sphere (later refined) Aristotle (4th century B.C.):
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GEOG 1F91 – Principles of Physical Geography– The Earth as a Rotating Planet npilger@brocku.ca Size of the Earth Circumference: § Eratosthenes (Greek scholar, 250 B.C.) § Syene (Aswan, Egypt ­ located on Tropic of Cancer)
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