Lab Activity 4.2:
Evaluation: Do not submit to D2L Quizzes Area. See below for alternative
In this Lab Activity you will analyse the economic, ecological, and political issues
surrounding the disposal of household waste in Canada.
Geographies of Population
Demography: the study of the characteristics of human populations.
Census: The count of the number of people in a country, region, or city.
Can record only a snapshot view of a population on the particular day the census was
Chapter 4 Nature, Society, and Technology
Nature, Society, and Technology Defined
Nature: the physical universe that includes human beings.
a social creation, which is to say that the many different understandings of nature are the
product of different ti
Globalization, make sure you understand what the points author want to stand out.
What are the factors contribute to globalization? Why it faster and we need them for the
International division of lab
Chapter 8 Agriculture and Food Production
Traditional Agricultural Geography
One of the most dramatic changes has been the decline in the number of people
employed in farming in both the core and the periphery.
Agrariandescribe the way of life that is dee
Chapter 9 the Politics of Territory and Space
The development of Political Geography
allow territoriality to be defined and enforced and because they allow conflict and
competition to be managed and channelled.
Important element in place making
Chapter 10 Urbanization
The United Nations Center for Human Settlements (UNCHS) the growth of cities and the
urbanization of rural areas are now irreversible due to the global shift to technological-,
industrial-, and service-based economic.
In this chapt
Chapter 11 Urban Structure
Urban Structure and Land Use
Central business district (CBD) the central nucleus of commercial land uses in a city.
Contains the densest concentration of shops and offices and the tallest group of
building in the city.
Chapter 12 Future Geographies
Mapping our Future
There are two sorts of scenarios
1.) Optimistic futurists:
stress the potential for technological innovations to discover and harness new resources, to
provide faster and more effective means of transportat
Article I. Climate Change
Climate Change or Global Warming
caused by greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)
chlorofluorocarbons [CFCs] (industry)
methane (meat production)
CO2 (fossil fuel burning)
Climate Change (CC)
alters the way this planet functions:
CC in the News this week
BBC, Oct 27
The Living Planet assessment 2016
o published every two years by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
and the Zoological Society of London
o Since 1970, wildlife populations have dropped by 50%
o Among freshwater sp
Chapter 3 - Geographies of Population
Indias pop grows by 1m every 23 days
o half the population is younger than 25
needs to create 15 million jobs a year
Nigeria adds a million every 2.5 months
o in 25 years, Nigeria will have the same popu
is about understanding. how people and places interact
how events/processes in different places are interconnected
o ecology, economics, politics, culture, .
that space and place matter
nothing happens in isolation or
Industrialized core nations and TNCs from core states are in a position to set the agenda or
impose their will
On peripheral nations that have little economic or political power because they are in a
dependent situation (lack o
October 20, 2016
What is Climate Change?
Global increase in temperature and CO2
September 2016 was the warmest September on record
11 of the past 12 consecutive months have been records
Global Average Temperature increa
Chapter 9 Ukraine, Syria, Iraqwhats going on?
Political Geography, Geopolitics, and Geopolitik
Foundations of Political Geography
backward-looking: old allegiances/resentments
forward-looking: geopolitical strategies
Chapter 12 Future Geographies
The world will compete with China. Many jobs are moving into China.
GDP in China is keep growing.
Population create demand, make economic better.
China is full of money by selling good to us and they use the profit to buy deb
Lab Activity 2.1:
Growing up in an urban city has influenced my path in life drastically. Attending
school in an urban city made me adopt urban city lingo, cultural views and perspectives
on most things in my life. My culture and life experiences shape th
Chapter 5,6 Notes
Cultural region - the area within which a particular cultural system prevails
Cultural system - a collection of interacting elements that, taken together, shape a group's
Religion - belief system and a set of practise
Geopolitics - the state's power to control space or territory and shape the foreign policy of
individual states and international political relations
Territory - the delimited area over which a state exercises control and that is recognized by
Chapter 5,6 Notes
Nature - a social creation as well as the physical universe that includes human beings
Society - sum of the inventions, institutions, and relationships created and reproduced by
human beings across particular places and times
Chapter 1,2,3 Notes
Human geography - the study of the spatial organization of human activity and of people's
relationships with their environments
Cartography - the body of practical and theoretical knowledge about making distinctive visual
Basic functions - economic activities that provide income from sales to
customers beyond city limits
Central business district (CBD) - the central nucleus of commercial
land uses in a city
Central place theory - a theory that seeks to explain the relative
Shock city - a city that is seen as the embodiment of surprising and disturbing changes in
economic, social, and cultural live
Colonial cities - cities that were deliberately established or developed as administrative or
commercial centres by c
GG102 Midterm Review
MULTIPLE CHOICE: On the answer form, mark the rectangle whose letter corresponds to
the BEST answer.
1) This group of Canadian painters is famous for its landscape paintings of the Canadian Shield.
A) The Ontario Naturalists
B) The Mo
Week 11 Notes
Explaining City Spatial Structure The Key Role of Transportation Revolutions in the Process of Change
Major Eras of City Evolution Highlighting Transport Revolutions
COMPACT Walking City (1800-1890)
STAR-shaped Growth Elec
Week 12 Notes
Your Health Depends on Where you _
What determines of health are the focus?
Are these part of your medical record?
What new diagnostics could be provided to physicians?
Can we explain the geographic variation in disease?
What makes one perso
The modern World-System
Places and regions are part of a world system that has been created as a result of
processes of private economic competition and political competition among states.
Is highly structured and is characterized by three tiers:
What is the problem of population? Over-population
Limits to Growth/Survivalists vs. Cornucopians (two positions)
Cornucopianthere is never-ending supply of goodness.
No problem, more people more smart people to solve the problem.
Thing is going
Political Geography: States, Nations and Boundaries (Chapter 9)
relations between sovereign states
Types of Boundaries
o Natural (or Physical)
o Cultural (or Artificial/Arbitrary)
Subsequent (written over ol
APPLICATIONS OF CHAPTER 1 (GG102)
Nominal location: Ottawa, Byward Market neighbourhood
Absolute location: postal code
Relative location: where target households are situated relative to other population segments
Cognitive location: cool or sketc
Conceptual Framework: when individual ideas are organized into a larger context in which they make
This context can then be used to explain the world:
Supply and demand explain prices
The market explains investors actions
Evolution explains variabi
Geography Quiz 3 Definitions
Demographic Transition: a model of population change in which high birth and death rates are replaced
by low birth and death rates
Epidemiological Transition: a theory stating that the prevailing from of illness changed from i
GG102 Lab #7 Field Tour Reflections
1. Throughout the GG102 labs, our group has gained significant insight into
proper and efficient fieldwork procedure. One crucial insight that we noted
throughout our fieldwork was the importance of diagrams, maps and