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Geography for the Changing World GEA 1000 - 2283 Fall 2011 COURSE: GEA 1000 SECTION: 2283 INSTRUCTOR: Yang Yang LOCATION: FLG 0270 LECTURES: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (2 nd Period, 8:30 am – 9:20 am) OFFICE: Geography Department, 3122 Turlington (3rd floor geography department) OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday: 3:00-5:00pm, Thursday: 4:00-5:00pm, or by appointment EMAIL: yang.yang@ufl.edu COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course meets the general education requirements for the international and social science credits. The course seeks to give students a regional perspective on issues pertaining to important urban, economics, environmental, geomorphologic and climatic issues in the world. The causes of problems associated with these issues and the possible solutions will be discussed. Students will be expected to use map interpretation skills to analyze data and draw inferences and conclusions about real world phenomena. Topics covered are such as an overview in geography discipline, population change, GIS and remote sensing, deforestation, globalization, etc. COURSE OBJECTIVES: To gain a basic understanding of some of the contemporary challenges of the different world regions. Learn a geographer’s approach to understanding processes such as “climate” and “globalization”.
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PRIMARY 1044 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Western State Colorado University .

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