LECTURE 6,7 AND 8
LECTURE 6,7 AND 8 GEOG 1110 - 01
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EUROPE CLIMATES AND VEGETATION TYPES OF CLIMATE Marine West Coast Humid Continental Cold and Warm Mediterranean Very coldtundra Vegetation of Europe Temperate Mixed Forests Marine west coast vegetation LAND USE IN EUROPE 0 00 O 0 Dairy farming Wine production WATERWAYS Proximity to Atlantic Ocean Other waterways include the Rhine River Sea routes at river mouths Rotterdam largest port lies on waterway Antwerp primary a port in Belgium Supply water for irrigation and hydroelectric power and recreation purpose MAIN LANGUAGES Romance Spanish Portuguese French and Italian Slavic Polish Czech Russian Slovak and Serbian Germanic English Dutch Danish English and Swedish RELIGION IN EUROPE CHRISTIANITY Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Protestant reformation Church of England Lutheranism COLONIALISM o o O O 00 0 Silk Road was important to China and Venice Beginning of the age of discovery in the 15th Century 3 Portuguese expeditions in the West Coast of Africa Invasion led to missionaries soldiers traders settlers administrators v Transferred raw material to Europe v Transfer of animals plants and humans ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY v Ship building led to navigation v Brought riches from all over the world to Europe v Made Europe the richest continent v Evolved from agrarian to industrial HOW EUROPE DECLINED 3 WW1 and WW2 v Nationalism v USA and USSR rising power and economy v Loss of resources THE EUROPEAN UNION 3 Formed in 1957 v Headquarters Belgium Brussels 3 Formed to remove trade barriers DEVOLUTION 0 v Dispersing political power to ethnic minorities 0 v Problems of EU because of diversity IMMIGRATION ISSUES v Legal and illegal migration v Porous borders v Asylum seekers v Fill labor shortage v Legal jobs to legal migrants 3 Benefits home countries 3 Syria Iraq and ISIS are new immigration problems ENERGY IN EUROPE 0 v North Sea oil 0 v Wind power in Germany 0 v Geothermal energy in Iceland NORTHERN EUROPE 3 Glaciation in Norway and Sweden 3 Norway has oil from the sea 0 v 2quot l in export in the world in 1995 3 Swedish industries engineering 3 High quality steel making 3 Fishing in Iceland the biggest exporter 3 Shatter belt Region with fragmented and unstable pattern of nationalities SOUTHERN EUROPE ITALY v Mediterranean climate v Dry summers and wet winters v Irrigation in agriculture v Italy has art and automobile industries