Geog 211 Reading Week #9
Cultures on the Edge Video
Wade Davis, UBC
Those who have not forgotten the old ways
Central revelation of Anthropology:
Peoples teach us that there are other ways of being spiritual and
Important to well being
Ozone Layer Depletion
IB SL & HL
1.What Is Ozone and what does it do?
2.Why is Ozone dangerous to human health in the
troposphere and why may there
be a concern to Ozone being depleted in the
3.What has been done to restrict damage
Read text P59-60
List the result of soil degradation
Causes Of Soil Degradation
IB SL & HL
What is soil degradation?
The main issue is that soils take thousands of
years to develop but are very quickly ruined by
Daytime temperature on the moon reaches as
high as 100,whereas by night it may be -150
. Compared with the moon, why the
temperature on the earth varies less between
day and night ?
Function of the atmosphere:
regulate the temperature
Composition of Atmo
Biodiversity and change
The tropics are the richest area for biodiversity,
Where in the world are Tropical Rainforests mainly located?
They are the world's most productive ecosystems
They are complex ecosystems with
How Is Water Utilised At
A Regional Scale?
Water stress = Water shortages.
Food production decreases.
Economic development drops.
This trend is expected to continue as time
goes by all around the world.
The earth is called water plan
2016 STUDY GUIDE
GEOG 211: State of the Earth
Key Concepts in Geography
Be able to explain what the following mean, where appropriate provide an example(s), and
explain their importance/significance for studying/understanding human or natural