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Unformatted text preview: .. Environmental geography Spacial aspects of interactions between humans and the natural world How humans use, perception and modification of environments Geospatial sciences Cartography - The science or practice of drawing maps Geographic information systems (GIS) - a system for storing, manipulating and displaying spacial data Remote sensing - process of detecting and monitoring chemical or physical properties of an area by measuring its reflected or emitted radiation Five themes of geography Movement Shipping, immigration, disease Regions Places that have similar characteristics (people, timezone, climate) Human-Environment interaction adapt to live, modify environment, depend on environment Location Absolute, environment Place People, culture, language, religion, buildings, landmarks and cities...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course GEA 1000 taught by Professor Brempong during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08