GEOG 106 - Midterm Review

GEOG 106 - Midterm Review - Geog. 106: Physical Geography...

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Geog. 106: Physical Geography Laboratory - Midterm Review Sheet I. Key Figures (In Textbook): 1. Chapter 1 : 1.2; 1.3; 1.4; 1.5; 1.7; 1.14; 1.17; 1.18; 1.19; and 1.20 2. Chapter 2 : 2.5; 2.6; 2.7; 2.11; 2.13; 2.15; and 2.16 3. Chapter 3 : 3.1; 3.3; 3.6; 3.8; 3.16; 3.18; 3.20; and 3.22 II. Key Concepts : 1. Know what Latitude and Longitude are! Be able to describe them in DETAIL. 2. Be able to define specific heat. 3. Know how to use USGS 1:24000 maps and the map algebra associated with these quadrangles. 4. Know the following natural factors that govern a location’s annual temperature: a. Latitude b. Continental vs. Interior c. Surface Type (Urban vs. Rural) d. Altitude e. Insolation (In coming Sol ar Radiation ) 5. Know your metric conversions: a. 10mm = 1cm b. 100cm = 1m c. 1000m = 1km 6. You should be able to calculate a location’s temperature if given an environmental lapse rate. (Hint: Just like we did in class) 7. It is imperative that you know the positions of the sun at the equinoxes and
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course GEOG 106 taught by Professor Solomon during the Spring '12 term at WVU.

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GEOG 106 - Midterm Review - Geog. 106: Physical Geography...

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