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Chap1_course orientationsakai - – Nor’easters Were are...

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Earth Systems (Geography 101) Spring 2010 Rosana Grafals-Soto John Mioduszewski Welcome to Class! (Procedures for special permission numbers will be explained at the end of today’s session)
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Earth Systems (Geography 101 ) Syllabus is available on Sakai If you have already logged onto Sakai for your syllabus, you do not need another one. Limited short version of the syllabus are available. Procedures for special permission numbers will be explained at the end of today’s session.
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Earth Systems Course Orientation
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Physical Geography Main purpose Guide you through the understanding of everyday physical processes that we often take for granted Examples Seasons Tides Dune formation Rivers and floods
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Unformatted text preview: – Nor’easters Were are we on Earth? • Relate physical processes to life on earth • Processes that occur where we live Geographers study… • …the variety of landscapes and processes within earth – the reasons why they are different – their spatial distribution • in physical geography may relate to – landforms – soil – climate – water – minerals Geographers study… • Interrelationships – Climate and vegetation – Rivers and precipitation – Mountains and plate tectonics Everything is connected to everything else Earth Systems (Geography 101 ) Distribution of special permission numbers at the end of class...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 101 taught by Professor Vancura during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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