The collective weight of
Measured in mb (1013.2
at sea level)
Differences in air
pressure create winds.
Weathering, Mass Movement & Karst Landscapes
Process by which rocks break down into smaller
Two Primary Types:
Continental Crust Formation
We have talked about how oceanic crust is formed
How does continental crust formation differ?
Crustal Deformation Processes
All three rock types can be deformed through
tectonic forces or the weight of overlying
Q: Have you been here? Where is this Emerald Gem?
A: Lake Tahoe. Not too far from the Bay Area!
Largest Freshwater Lake in the World: Lake Superior
Deepest US Lake: Crater Lake
Deepest, oldest and Most Voluminous in WORLD :
Lake Baikal, Siberia
20% of wor
40% of Earths population lives within 100km (62
miles) of coastline.
In US, 50% live in coastal areas
50% of worlds coastlines at some risk of loss
through erosion of
Q: Where is this tourist hotspot?
A: Miamis South Beach under expected sea level rise due to climate change
When Average Temp will Exceed Historic Record High Temp
A map of the worst light pollution
in the U.S
CH 17: Human Denominator the totality of human influence on Earth
Identity: Race, Ethnicity,
Gender, and Sexuality
What is identity and how are identities
Identity How we make sense of ourselves
We construct or own identities through
experiences, emotions, connections, and
When and Why Did People Start
Living in Cities?
Urban: the built-up space of the central city
Includes the city and surrounding environs
connected to the city
Is distinctively nonrural and
A city i
A map of the most popular surnames in the
What is geography?
Greek geographica - to describe or write about
First geographer Eratosthenes
What is geography today?
Geography - science that studies lands, features,
Agriculture is the deliberate tending of crops and
livestock to produce food, feed, fiber, and fuel.
Primary economic activities: Economic activities
that involve the extraction of economically valuable
products from the earth, i
Concept Caching: Burma,
2012 cartogram states are rescaled according to population
Compare Rhode Island vs. Wyoming in area
How Is Space Politically Organized
into States and Nations?
Industry & Services
The Industrial Revolution
18th Century inventions brought new uses for known
energy sources (coal) and new machines to improve
During the Industrial Revolution, innovations in iron
Chapter 2: Population
Hans Rosling TED
stats that change your world-view
Population Distribution = location on the Earths
surface where individuals or groups (depen
What Are Languages, and What Role
Do Languages Play in Cultures?
Language is a set of sounds and symbols
that is used for communication.
Language is an integral part of culture.
Language and Culture
Language reflects where a culture
The Humanized Environment
How Has Earths Environment
Changed over Time?
Humans have always altered their environment.
Now, the combined impact of humanitys destructive
and exploitative actions is capable of producing
Chapter 10: Development
How Is Development Defined
Wealth does not depend solely on what is produced; it
depends in large part on how and where it is produced.
A country that is developing is making progress in
technology, production, and
Globalization and the Geography of
How Have Identities Changed in
a Globalized World?
Globalization networks link us with other
people and places, and the flow of
SEMESTER 2 EXAM TOPIC SUMMARY
Agricultural Systems and Food Production
Factors affecting agricultural land use
The physical environment is a big influence on farming
Physical environment allows a wide variety of crops to be gr
Physical Weathering (cont)
1. Salt crystallization
Caused the decomposition of rock by solution of salts
2 main types of salt crystal growth:
a. in areas where temperature fluctuate around 26-28 o and sodium carbonate
expand 300%, it creates pressure on
Welcome to Physical Geography
What is Geography
Geography: Greek words Earth
The study of the creation and
distribution of physical features of the
earth and of human activity as it affects
and is affected by these, including the
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes
TODAYS CONTINENTS HAVE BROKEN APART FROM A
SINGLE SUPER CONTINENT CALLED PANGEA
COULD NOT EXPLAIN HOW THE DRIFT APART HAPPENED
DIVERGING BOUNDARY crust is being pu
HOME ASSIGNMENT 3
NAME: _ TOTAL POINTS: 20
TIME: _ DUE DATE: 15 MARCH, 2017
1. Wind normally flows from _ pressure to _ pressure
a. high/high b. high /low
c. low / high d. low / low
2. On a study of global pressure belt of the earth, th
Places where water is in solid form
70% of the earths fresh water is stored here in the form of glaciers
Glaciers form in areas with low temperatures and high snowfall
Any large natural accumulation
In-class assignment 2 (13 February , 2017)
Based on the video: National Geographic Disaster Planet
Name : _ Total Points :10 (5 extra credits )
1. Monserrat is a tiny island in the Atlantic is part of the _ is
IN CLASS ASSIGNMENT 1
NAME : _CLASS TIME _
TOTAL POINTS: 10 DATE : 2/8/2017
Based on the video (Animals are beautiful people, 1974) shown in class please identify 10 themes that are geographic
and explain in a sentence why you think tho
Temperature of the air observed at 1.2 m or 4 ft above the ground
5 Important factors that influence air temperature are:
Coastal or interior location
Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation
Greek scholar Aristotle hypo
More than 70% of the earths surface is water
3 forms of water are present in the earth and its surrounding
atmosphere that humans heavily rely on
PRECIPITATION : fall of water in a solid or liquid sta