Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth
GEOGRAPHY and SCIENCE
Geography: Greek for Earth description
Elements of Geography
Studying the World Geographically
Physical Geography: Natural (also called environmental geography)
Cultural Geography: Human endeavor
To answer your first question: On average, how active are the volcanoes in The
Ring of Fire? Basically we know that The Ring of Fire is consisted of most active
volcanoes by far. An active volcano by definition is one that had at least one
Chapter 6: Atmospheric Moisture
Moisture is the fourth element of weather and climate.
- Most atmospheric moisture occurs not as liquid water but rather as the gas
water vapor which is much less conspicuous and much less familiar.
- One of the most distin
Geographers are generally concerned with Earths interior, in so far as it
impacts Earths topography and geomorphology.
o Geomorphology the study of characteristics, origin, and development
Our knowledge of Earths in