Lecture 1 GEOG 1001-010
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Date Created: 09/07/16
Chapter 1: Five themes o Location: absolute and relative location on earth o Place: characteristics that make each place unique o Region: areas having uniform characteristics o Movement: communication, circulation, migration and diffusion o Human- earth relations Environment and sustainability o Environmental conversation and management o Renewable energy o Disaster planning o Urban smart growth and green development Society, development, business, government o International development o Public health o Corporate and business location analysis o Teaching and academia o State and federal agencies Geographical techniques o Geographic information systems (GPS) o Remote sensing Physical geography o Patterns: of landforms, air, water, vegetation, soils, and climate across the earths surface What are the patterns o Process: actions and changes that affects earths physical features And what process created them? Indicators of change o Co2 o Atmosphere temperature o Sea level change o Sea surface change o Sea ice extent o Ocean heat content Climate- the consistent, long-term state of the atmosphere at a given place over time (average conditions), including its variability and extremes Climate includes descriptions of a locations normal conditions for each part of the year Ten signs of a warming world 1. Arctic sea ice 2. Ocean heat content 3. Air temperature over ocean 4. Sea surface temperature 5. Global sea level 6. Humidity 7. Air temperature over land 8. Less snow 9. Temperature of the lower atmosphere 10. Fewer glaciers July was the hottest month on record for the globe
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