Gabriela Fuentes Flores
November 9, 2015
Assignment #3: Population Pyramids
a) In the graph presented, Country A was the graph that consisted of less females until the
40-49 age group, which then surpasses the male population and keeps growing
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
What is culture?
- the body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social forms that together constitute
the distinct tradition of a group of people!
- anything that has to be taught!
- culture is learned (not bi
Geog 5 Midterm 2
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1. nutrition and medical technology
2. social/cultural customs
3. government policies
Companies make economies of scale and
Geog 5 Midterm 1
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1st Law of Geography: Tobler's Law: Everything is related to
everything else, but near things are more related than distant
Active Remote Sensing: Emit energy in order to scan objects
Geog 5 Study Guide
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Established before factors of cultural
landscape are developed.
Example of the affects of Climate Change
>A sea that shrunk down to a puddl
Economic Geography: Service
Cont. Shift to Service Sector
Reasons for shift:
Greater wealth and high education
Growth of the public sector; government jobs
Consumer and Producer Services
Ch. 5 -6 Geography
Land or territory resources
The entirety of the earths surface has already been claimed and is under
territorial control of some country
Studies the special distribution and organization of political phenomena
Population Geography 7 and a half billion people on earth, 7.5 billion
Global population red (high fertility), green (low fertility), population is going to
World population density High population density: India
Chapter 1 Notes (Basic Concepts)
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Geography: where things are; the characteristics of things at particular locations;
the study of
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
- 1/2 of languages in the world are moribund!
- over 1/2 of native american languages in N. America have gone extinct since 1492!
- usually through adoption of dominant tongue rather than eviction
Monday, January 11, 2016
- relates to the 1st law of geography- everything is related to everything else, but near
things are more related than distant things Waldo Tobler!
- decline of phenomenon over distance - ex: trave
Monday, January 25, 2016
Global population- Rural vs. Urban
- about a 50-50 split worldwide!
- US is over 80% urban!
- first time in history that half of the global population has lived in cities!
- crude birth rate (CBR)
Population Geography: provides the background concepts and theories to understand and forecast the
size, composition, and distribution of the human population. It differs from demography, the statistical
study of human population, in it
Arguments vs Explanations
Explanations use words like since, because and thus
- Intends to increase the understanding of a conclusions
- Thinks that the audience already accepts the proposition / no need to persuade the audience of this.
Arguments set of
PSTAT 5A Final Review
1. Suppose we want to estimate the average weight of an adult male in Santa Barbara County.
We draw a random sample of 1,000 men from a population of 1,000,000 men and weigh them.
We find that the average man in our sample weighs 180
1. Defining cities:
Characteristics of urban areas:
o Aggregated settlement of relatively high population size and density
o Internally structured (nucleated)
o Serves multiple functions for own people and the surrounding area
B. City Size Ter
Lecture 11: Population Geography
Population Geography: focuses on the number, composition, and distribution of human beings
in relation to variations in the conditions of earth space
- 10 most populous countries in 2017
- China, india, US, indonesia, Braz
Geography Lecture: 09.25.15
What is geography?
. The science of space and place
. Study of spacial change over time such as patterns in migration
GEO, meaning earth, hence Earth writing (geo + graphein)
. Study of the Earth as the home of humanity
Lecture #05 | October 5th, 2015
Geographic Information II
Graduated Circle Mapdisplay larger circles proportional to the data
values for each unit; also called proportional symbol maps
Dot Distributioneach one of the dots represent as an
Spatial Diffusion | Lecture 11
Religion Dynamics: variants and syncretics of religion
Analogous to dialects
Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Protestantism
Santeria: Christianity and traditional religions
Buddhism with Shinto (Japan)