Physical Geography - Composition of the Atmosphere Vertical...

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16:58 Physical Geography Cultural Geography The Solar System Formation of the solar system The size and shape of the Earth The Geographic Grid Location on the Earth Great Circles Latitudes Longitudes (Meridians) Prime Meridian (England) Earth-Sun Relations Rotation of the Earth Earth’s Revolution around Sun The Annual March of the Seasons Telling Time International Date Line 180 degree Meridian
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The Nature of Maps Map Scale Large versus small map scale Map Essentials Map Projections Families of Map Projections Isolines GPS- Global Positioning System Remote Sensing Measurement by a device ot in contact with Earth’s surface Common types Aerial photographs Orthophoto maps Visible light and infrared IR Scanning Thermal IR scanning Radar and Sonar Visible light and IR scanning Radar Imagery (Active) Sonar Imagery (Active)
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Thermal IR scanning GIS- Geographic Information Systems Size of Earth
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Unformatted text preview: Composition of the Atmosphere Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere Sea Level Human-Induced Atmospheric Change Depletion of the Ozone Layer Chemistry of ozone depletion The Hole in the Ozone layer (Does not seem to be growing) Mainly affects polar regions Human induced Atmospheric Change Weather and Climate General circulation of the atmosphere General circulation of the oceans Altitude Topographic barriers Storms Coriolis effects Controls of Weather and Climate (Latitude is the most important) The Impact of Temperature on the Landscape Energy, Heat, and Temperature Basic Heating and Cooling Processes n the Atmosphere Variations in Heating by Latitude and Seasons Land and Water Contrasts Mechanisms o Heat Transfer Vertical Temperature Patterns Global Temperature Patterns 16:58 16:58...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course GEOGRAPHY 450:101 taught by Professor Eleswarapu during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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