Ch. 1 - Jan 13 2008 Geography 1 What is where a Description...

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Jan. 13 2008 Geography 1. What is where? a. Description 2. Curiosity 3. Economics 4. Political power 5. Military a. Fight on own ground b. Food and Water c. High ground 6. Cultural Human Geography 1. Cities 2. Industry Physical Geography 1. Environment 2. Processes that shape environment 3. 4 Spheres a. Biosphere-living world i. Viruses humans ii. Bio-geographers b. Hydrosphere- water portion of globe i. Oceans, water table, clouds ii. hydrologists c. Lithosphere- solid portions of earth
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i. Continents, mountains, plains, valleys ii. Geomorphologist d. Atmosphere i. Weather ii. Climatologist Five Themes 1. Location 2. Place 3. Region 4. Networks/Pathways a. Connections 5. Human environment 6. Methods and tools a. Scientific Method i. Way to do something ii. Method used to obtain knowledge iii. Image of the real world of how the world works iv. Gaps problems that we do not have solutions to v. This method is to fill in the gaps b. Gaps i. Once gap is found, the next step is to formulate a hypothesis, an educated guess,
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course BIOL 1002 taught by Professor Pomarico during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Ch. 1 - Jan 13 2008 Geography 1 What is where a Description...

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