Respond to the following questions individually:
What is the difference between absolute and relative
How are thematic maps different than topographic
maps? Think of 2 possible thematic maps.
The imaginary line that divides the world int
infrastructure Design criteria for extreme climatic events, floods
and storm surges very likely to be exceeded more frequently.
Increased damage likely for buildings, transport structures,
telecommunications, energy services and water services. Large
property developers, commercial interests and individual
homeowners with different interpretations of the risks.
Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay-Burnett, Queensland, Australia.
Between 2001 and 2021, the Sunshine Coast population is
projected to grow from 277
sep01/biodiversity-sep01.pdf. McInnes, K.L., R. Suppiah, P.H.
Whetton, K.J. Hennessy and R.N. Jones, 2002: Climate change in
South Australia. Report on assessment of climate change,
impacts and possible adaptation strategies relevant to South
country, better modelling of land-use change as climatic
boundaries shift, and assessment of the implications for
regional development, social change, food security and
sustainability. 11.8.4 Analysing global trade, immigration and
security for climate ch
on both the demand and supply side (Allen Consulting Group,
2005; Table 11.2). In urban catchments, better use of storm and
recycled water can augment supply, although existing
institutional arrangements and technical systems for water
Minister for the Environment and Heritage. Australian State of
the Environment Committee, CSIRO Publishing on behalf of the
Department of the Environment and Heritage, 129 pp.
http:/www.ea.gov.au/soe/2001. Sorensen, I., P. Stone and B.
Rogers, 2000: Effec
Publications, Clevedon, 352 pp. Beentjes, M.P. and J.A. Renwick,
2001: The relationship between red cod, Pseudophycis bachus,
recruitment and environmental variables in New Zealand.
Environ. Biol. Fish., 61, 315-328. Bell, R.G., T.M. Hume and D.M.
0.3 million exposed in 2020, and 0.6 to 1.4 million in 2050)
(McMichael et al., 2003). Malaria is unlikely to become
established unless there is a dramatic deterioration in the public
health response (McMichael et al., 2003). In New Zealand, parts
Adelaide Festival of Arts, Getting it Right Symposium, 1-12
a89d5798ca256f0b001b7a30?OpenDo cument. Curtis, I.A.,
2004: Valuing ecosystem goods and services: a new approach
recognition of the untapped resource of Indigenous knowledge
about past climate change (Rose, 1996; Lewis, 2002; Orlove,
2003) which could be used to inform adaptation options.
However, the oral tradition of recording this knowledge has,
until recently, l
print/open/hennessy_2003a.pdf. Hennessy, K.J., K.L. McInnes,
D.J. Abbs, R.N. Jones, J.M. Bathols, R. Suppiah, J.R. Ricketts, A.S.
Rafter, D. Collins and D. Jones, 2004: Climate Change in New
South Wales. Part 2, Projected Changes in Climate Extremes.
taken from the TAR Synthesis Report (Figure SPM-6). The
coloured curves in the left panel represent temperature
changes associated with stabilisation of CO2 concentrations at
450 ppm (WRE450), 550 ppm (WRE550), 650 ppm (WRE650),
750 ppm (WRE750) and 1,000
with the GBR generated over US$4.48 billion in the 12-month
period 2004/5 and provided employment for about 63,000 fulltime equivalent persons (Access Economics, 2005). The two
greatest threats from climate change to the GBR are (i) rising
Canberra, 95 pp.
dex.html. RSNZ, 2002: New Zealand Climate Committee: Terms
of Reference. Royal Society of New Zealand, New Zealand
Climate Committee. http:/www.rsnz.org/
Canziani, N.A. Leary, D.J. Dokken and K.S. White, Eds.,
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 591-639. Poloczanska,
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T.J. Kunz, R. Matear, D. Milton, T.A. Okey and A.J. Richardson,
Society of Biometeorology, Commission on Climate Tourism and
Recreation, Porto Carras, Halkidiki, 1-10. AGO, 2003: Australia
New Zealand Bilateral Climate Change Partnership.
sectors of the region is given in Figure 11.4, as a function of
potential global warming. It synthesises relevant information in
Sections 11.2 to 11.5 about current sensitivity, coping ranges,
potential impacts, adaptive capacity and vulnerability. It fol
communities in Australia. Environmental Hazards, 6, 1-7.
Engineers Australia, 2004: Guidelines for Responding to the
Effects of Climate Change in Coastal and Ocean Engineering.
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The Global Coordinate System
A map shows the world in 2 dimensions
so 2 values are required to establish
Lines of equal longitude, or
Lines of equal la<tude, or
Using your atlas and a ruler, you were to complete the
1. Using the topographic map on page 46, write the
location of Edmonton in degrees and minutes (round to
within 15 minutes
2. Using the topographic map on
Introduction to Geography
Isle of Skye, Scotland
Global Temperature, Pressure Systems
Weather and climate
(pp. 23 39 chapter 2)
This week we will:
Study principal temperature controls in
order to understand the global scope
Week 7 October 6-12
This week we will:
last weeks material
Complete Weather &Climate Activity
Identify Canadas Ecozones
Review material for next weeks test
Global Temperature Ranges, C
Organization of Todays Class
Review last week
Ancient through contemporary mapping
How to read a map
Mercator conformal projection of the world
THIS WEEK WE WILL
Review how cities have been changed and continue to
change in North America and what consequences
Study global differences: core vs. periphery,
discuss why and how standards of living, life
expectancy and access to knowledg
Geography and the
Fall 2014, Wednesdays 18:30-21:30
Teacher: Julia de Montigny
Organization of todays class
Each other: Place naming activity
Overview of the course
Fundamental concepts in g
Rating for 12 minute Cooper run test
All the results in this table are given in meters.
01.pdf. Howden, S.M., G.M. McKeon, H. Meinke, M. Entel and
N. Flood, 2001a: Impacts of climate change and climate
variability on the competitiveness of wheat and beef cattle
production in Emerald, northeast Australia. Environ. Int., 27,
155- 160. Howden,
Second Maori Climate Forum, 24 May 2006, Hongoeka Marae,
Plimmerton. http:/www.niwascience.co.nz/ncc/maori/200605/. NLWRA, 2001: Australian Water Resources Assessment
2000. National Land and Water Resources Audit, Land and
Water Australia. http:/www.nlwra
New Zealand Climate Change Office, NZCCO of the Ministry for
the Environment. http:/www.mfe.govt.nz/issues/
climate/resources/workshops/preparing-climatechange/index.html. MfE, 2004c: Preparing for Climate Change:
A Guide for Local Government in New Zeala