World Environmental Problems
Human Environment and Sustainable Development Reading: Middleton Chapters 2 and 3 Try to look at these before next class as they will help with the video study questions! Environment Physical Environ
Geography 200 Notes
Lecture 1 September 3, 2013
Complexity of Biophysical Systems
- Biophysical environment is inherently complex
- Not always a simple relationship between cause and effect
- 4 main reasons:
o Timescale: Geological time, Geomorphic time,
Geology of mankind
Paul J. Crutzen1
For the past three centuries, the effects of humans on the global
environment have escalated. Because of these anthropogenic
emissions of carbon dioxide, global climate may depart
significantly from natural behaviour fo
Video #2 October 2nd Pills Profits Protests: Chronicle of the Global AIDS Movement General assignment information You must do 2 sets of video study questions (ie. All the questions for 2 different videos). Submit your work November 27th at 5 pm to th
Video #1 Sept 13th, 2007-09-11 Changing Nature: Population and Environment at a Crossroads Study Questions Choose 2 of the case studies presented in the movie (Morocco, Ghana, Ukraine, Mexico and Vietnam) For each case study: 1. Describe the specific
GEOG 200 Geographical Perspectives: World Environmental Problems
Soup and Science
Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs: Soup and Science September 10-14, 2007 11:30am-1:00pm Redpath Museum Info + schedule: www.mcgill.ca/sc
Review questions during lecture are just to help you remember what we've covered Expect these and harder questions on tests/exams Make a study group to practice the material Print off the slides before class, come to class and add note
Disease: Any impairment of normal physiological functioning Environmental disease: lung cancer Genetic disease: sickle cell disease Infectious disease: capable of being transmitted by an infectious agent (a vector) ex. malaria is spread
Human Environment and Sustainable Development
Reading: Middleton Chapters 2 and 3 Try to look at these before next class as they will help with the video study questions!
Physical Environment: The biotic and abiotic things and condition
GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ON
WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
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Why is it important?
Explaining that is part of the mission of the course, but.