GEO 120 Notes #2
TDR= # of people 0-14 yrs old +# of people above 65/ #of people aged 14-64 all
multiplied by 100.
# of males vs # of females
or # of males/#of females multiplied by 100
Doubling Rate: Amount of time it takes f
Geography 105 Quiz 2 Review Sheet
Know the following concepts and terms:
Windward the direction upwind from the point of reference
Leeward the direction downwind from the point of reference
Orographic effect an atmospheric disturbance that is caused by
Pros and Cons of The Green Revolution
Decreased price of goods
Decrease in the number of hungry
Decrease of proportions of hungry people
Energy input requires 400 times the normal amount of petroleum
Domestic Water Use
Most water is used outdoors.
-On average, the average American uses 1400 gallons of water a day
The second highest use comes from the toilet and the third comes from the shower
- Large change- the number of people
GEOG 120 Reading guide for Latin America lecture, Monday, October 1st:
"The Production of a Region and World System: Latin America?"
Key class concepts: globalization, core-periphery, imperialism, colonialism, Green Revolution
To prepare for the lecture a
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Indian plate has been moving north for a very long time.
Subducts under Eurasian plate
Creates Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau
Region is subject to many
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
New South Wales
Australian capital territory
Northern Federal Territory
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
About the size of the continental USA.
China proper is all of china except for the far west reaches
Not Xinjang or Ching Chang.
Ping pong and rice
A kind of soil that result
Places and Features
SW Asia and Africa
In addition to nation-states:
Nile River Basin
4.21.11 China's Limited Globalization Maoist transformation PostMao liberalization Special economic zones-a geographical contradiction? Geographies of China's "floating population" Linking scales Urbanrural dynamics History Japan took over Manchuria and s
Geography Lecture 22
4.19.11 Review: do industries create regions? The Pacific Rim Defining the Asian region 1. Pacific Asia 2. Highly urbanized/industrialized 3. Trade moves primarily across Pacific waters 4. Tends not to be territories rich in natural r
Geography Lecture 21
4.7.11 The Pacific Rim 1. Postcolonial days: agribusiness and the green revolution 2. Why everyone is looking to the "Pacific Rim" the emergence of an industrial region 3. Japan's success story 4. More success stories in industrial ge
4.5.11 Colonial Transformations 1. 19th Century British imperialism construction of Asian "periphery" Indian cotton and British regional politics Political geography: 1947 petition Informal Empire of China 2. PBS documentary: Colonial Days in the Philippi
3.31.11 Asia Asian Landscapes everyday spaces South Korea Philippines Introducing. Asia Physical Environment: Topographic regions Inner Highlands Middle Arc Outer Arc Human Environment Geographies of Agriculture Monsoon Climates
South Korea is a rapidly d
Geography Lecture 18
Test Maps of Latin America and Africa. Must know regions we talked about in class. Ex. West Africa Geographies of Cocaine Production Comes from coca plant 75% of world's cocaine comes from 3 countries: Bolivia, Peru, Col
Geography Lecture 16
3.22.11 Social processes, including polarization of wealth and poverty,
1960 moved capitol to forward capitol in Brasilia instead of the one in Rio with 1/3 its population in squatter settlements. Built on tierra templada plain
3.17.11 Latin American Cities Urbanism, or the culture of living in towns and cities, is one of the major remnants of colonialism. Part of urban geography is the practice of urban planning, and the idea that we can design or engineer space, and therefore
Space- Organized into places
Places are recognized by boundaries or informal boundaries like neighborhoods.
-The standardization of places that results in a place being robbed of its distinctions
-Usually the result of
7 Laws for Geo Politics
- The boundaries of the state expand with the growing of a population with the
- The space of a state grows by absorbing smaller units
- Borders are only a temporary representation of the end of a state
Global Pressure Systems
- Air moves from high to low pressure
- Variable amounts of solar energy at different latitudes makes different
temperatures at different latitudes
- The movement of air from high to low pressure creates tradewinds and
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Relative location that allows easy location to other places in the world.
Many deep navigable rivers that lead deep into the continent and out into the ocean.
Encourages interaction among the
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Definition of "Peoples"
a. Persons considered as a group or in indefinite numbers.
a. Multiple individuals and not a group.
a. An individual human being.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Altitudinal zonation can be used to classify Latin America's mountain regions into four
distinct climatic, vegetative, and human activity subregions.
The pristine myth is a theory that the Amer
Middle East and North Africa
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
MENA and NASWA
Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan are very different.
Most of region is tropical and sub-tropical desert.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Anonymous political entity
Some Europeans and Danes
Light skinned friends and dark skinned friends
They all look like Michael Jackson
Huge ice she
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Ural Mountains contain
When most of the agriculture is devoted t
South East Asia
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Composed mostly of large and small islands.
Islam in Indonesia
Most populous religion in South East Asia.
Hinduism is in island
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Tons of different religions, cultures, traditions, environments.
Many trading zones connect to eastern Africa
They also connect to the triangle trade with Europe
Sunshine Coast the natural advantage especially the 7 high value industries on sc.
Describe how the vegetation relates to location (elevation) and climate.
Describe how the following alpine glacial and periglacial landforms are created: