3/ 27/ 14
Urban Geography (paper due a week from today)
Urban Geography- The study of the urban place
Divided in subfields because there is so much to study
1. Historical Evolution of Urban Society.
a. History/ Origin
2. Study of Inter-Urban Geography.
Multiple Nuclei Model
Created by Harris and Edward Ullman
Recognizes that the CBS was losing its dominant position as the single nucleus of the
Current day structure of cities
Edge cities- Suburban downtowns developed mainly around big r
The Third Agricultural Revolution
Also called the Green Revolution
Dates as far back as the 1930s, when agricultural scientists in the American Midwest
began experimenting with technologically manipulated seed varieties to increase crop yields.
Geography of Religions
Religious geography- does not mean the same thing as geography of religions
The reconstruction of geographic images as derived from religious books or scriptures
Ex. Bible- at this time there was no geography textbook (no acc
NO CLASS NEXT WEEK AT ALL! Use to work on group presentation.
How are citied organized, and how do they function?
Intra-urban geography- study of internal urban place (morphology, land use, structure)
Morphology of cities
Political geographer Richard Hartshorne described the forces within the state unify
Centrifugal are forces that divide people.
Unitary governments: centralized states whose administrative framework is designed to
ensure the cen
Outline for presentation due on Tuesday!
No class on Thursday March 13. Work on project during this time!
Email CRN 3636 Group 3 and Group members names
5. How does the study of geopolitics help us understand the world?
Late 19th century/ early 20t
5 themes of geography:
Location: two types (where the occurrence of phenomena, geography topic, is)
Absolute: longitude and latitude (exact) (no other place in the world has this
Relative: Iowa is located west of the Mississippi River
Question about on test!
Is an ethnic religion (Judaism is too)
One of the oldest religions (Judaism is too)
No process of conversion
One has to be born of the same ethnic group
Is an eastern religion
Father or beginning of major eastern re
Chapter 11: Geography of Agriculture or Agricultural Geography
What is agriculture, and where did agriculture begin?
Agriculture is the deliberate tending of crops and livestock to produce food, feed, fiber,
TYPES OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
March 11th submit half page typed outline of Arab Spring topic
Major areas political geographers focus on:
1. Organization of states
a. How is space politically organized into states (global context) (countries) and
i. Nation is a cultura
Heartland Theory- those who rule the heartland will rule the world
TV Program- How Hitler Lost His War
Reflection of Heartland Theory
Hitler was a very good speaker.
He was against the German government.
While in jail he wrote his plans for
Define and give examples of terms on test
Essay question will be from lecture and class
Terms will come from terms discussed here in class
Multiple-choice questions depend on reading
Attributes of the surface of the Earth created from human behavio
Human Geography 1-30-14
Kenya grows tea and coffee and we buy it so they are using land to grow cash crop instead of
crops to feed themselves- globalization
Geography is divided into two main topics
Physical geography: study of the aspects of the surface
Map quiz Tuesday (2-18-14)
Select countries, which fall within 0 sq miles to 40,000 sq miles
Singapore is 205 sq miles
Write names of the 10 countries
Have to select political geography top
Starts with countries
Recent compared to physical divisions (millions of years old)
Political division is hundreds of years old
Physical divisions happen because of natural forces, while political happen
because of human forces
GEOGRAPHY TEST STUDY GUIDE
Himalayas, Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Khyber Pass, Ghats, Deccan Plateau
By 2025, may have 2 billion people, more than any other world region, but it is the
By 1500 BC or before, Indo-A
NOTES FROM CLASS
1. Natural Environment
2. No part more than 320 miles from the coast
a. Climate, not continental
3. North Atlantic Drift
a. Western coastal countries have mild winters and warm summers
4. Mediterranean coastlands
a. Winter rain; su
Europe is physically part of the great continent Eurasia, but is generally labeled a
continent and is treated as a separate region. Europes population s about twice that of the
United States, and Europe is more densely settled. Europe is demographically
CHAPTER 3 NOTES
1. Prior to Agriculture Revolution
a. Hunting and gathering
a.i. Go over wide area to survive (for food/resources)
a.ii. Population growth unlikely
b. Extended family
b.i. No gender rules
c. Limited number of diseases
c.i. No spreading of
CHAPTER 2 TERMS
Continental drift Alfred Wegener proposed that the continents were once joined together and
that they drifted apart over time; super-continent called Pangaea
Earths lithosphere is made up of about a dozen giant and several smaller sections
CHAPTER 1 Objectives and Tools of World Regional Geography
Geography literally means description of the earth a more updated definition/a more
appropriate one is the study of the earth as the home of humankind
Term first used by Greek scholar Eratosthene
World Regional Geography Section 1
Table of Contents
A. Geography.p. 2-5
B. Brief History.p. 6-7
C. Climate.p. 8-9
D. Points of Interest.p. 10- 11
E. People.p. 12-14
F. Economy.p. 15-16
H. Census Data.p. 18-19
World GeographyNov 26, 2012
-no rapids, no waterfalls.
-from mouth to Aquidos, Peru: no bridges. (too wide, too much flooding)
-Atacama Desert (Chile)
-driest place on earth
-Tierra del Fuego (Chile)
-Strong Latin-based languag
a. winter=dry(&warm), summer=not dry.
b. India cut off from Siberia winds by Himalayas.
2. India has the largest population out of all democratic countries.
a. India+China = 37% of world population with 2.4 billion.
3. Caste system