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GEOG222 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Woolly Mammoth, Dorset Culture, Thule People

The First People - Glaciers melting = bridge between Siberia, Beringia, North America. - Wooly mammoth ventures across to North America, followed by people. - Genetic similarity between people located in AlaskaYukon, and t...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG222
Clare Mitchell
GEOG222 Lecture 2: Lecture 2

Lecture 2 Canadas Physical Base 1) Physiography (Landforms) Characteristics of Physiographic Regions A. a large contiguous area with similar landforms type B. are shaped by common processes and C. share a common geological...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG222
Clare Mitchell
GEOG222 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Woolly Mammoth, Buffalo Jump, Thule People

Geog 222 Lecture 2 The First People - Glaciers melting = bridge between Siberia, Beringia, North America. - Wooly mammoth ventures across to North America, followed by people. - Genetic similarity between people located in...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG222
Clare Mitchell
GEOG222 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Anthropocentrism, Mercantilism, Resource Depletion

Components of Economy - inter-connected activities that meet the needswants of consumers. - Primary = Foundational, extraction. Fishing, mining, agricultural - Secondary = Add value to manufactured products (could add very...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG222
Clare Mitchell
GEOG222 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Central Powers

Lecture 1 Introduction to Geography Region: An area whose distinctive characteristics give rise to a unique identity and sense of place An area that may experience conflict, as identities undergo change - Aboriginal versus...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG222
Clare Mitchell
GEOG187 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Thematic Map, Pendulum Clock, Theodolite

Cartography, we see, is never merely the drawing of maps: it is the making of worlds. Deconstructing the map is deconstructing of the society that produced it. Modern thematic cartography - Maps focused on a single theme o...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG187
Peter Johnson
GEOG187 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Coordinate System, Geographic Coordinate System, Scale Factor

What do we need to know about the earth to make a map? - Size o How large are distanceslandmasses? - A common unit of measure to describe location o Make sure everyone is speaking the same language - Shape o Is the earth p...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG187
Peter Johnson
GEOG187 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Spatial Scale, Electromagnetic Spectrum

The importance of scale - Scale as a term is used to refer to: o Map scalecartographic scale: distance on a map vs. reality, 1:50,000. o Operational scale: local to global, nested levels of inquiry o Spatial scale (resolut...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG187
Peter Johnson
GEOG187 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Geographic Information System, Geomatics, Relate

Lab combo: 2,4,5,1,3 Geddes Lab EV2 1002 A. What is a map? A statement that locates a selection of facts. Characteristics: - Plan or near-plan views - Use of symbols - Can show physical and cultural features - Show locatio...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG187
Peter Johnson
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: The Geographical Pivot Of History, Gilles Deleuze, Lebensraum

Political Geography The politics of geography o Geography the areal distributiondifferentiation of people and objects in space has a very real and measurable impact on politics. o Politics occurs at all scales E.g. Region...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Dr. Nancy Worth
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Economic Migrant, Ethnic Cleansing, Land Degradation

Migration: Permanent relocation - Usually long-distance - Can be international or domestic/internal Mobility: The capacity to move from one place to another, either permanently or temporarily. Gross Migratio...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Dr. Nancy Worth
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Demographic Transition, Thomas Robert Malthus, Malthusianism

Demographic Transition Model Describes population effects of industrialization, urbanization and economic growth. Europe through industrialization. Stage 1: High births but also high deaths. Stage 2 and 3: Better health an...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Dr. Nancy Worth
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Population Geography, Vital Record, Growth Factor

Population Geography An area of geography concentrating on: Total numbers and composition (Population) Distributions and movement (Migration and movement of people) Limits and controls (Policies and laws, such as once c...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Dr. Nancy Worth
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Landscape Painting, General Motors Ev1, Human Geography

Dr. Nancy Worth nworth@uwaterloo.ca Thursday 2:45-4:45PM, EV1 229 What is Geography There is physical geography and human geography. Physical: Climate, weather, landforms, animals, plants. Human: Culture, tourism, trans...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Dr. Nancy Worth
GEOG101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Smog, Fossil Fuel, Introduced Species
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Hazards & Disasters Changing perspectives: 100 years of hazards o Pre-1930s: hazards as acts of God Nothing we can do about them o 1930s-1960s: stop hazards from causing...

Geography and Environmental Management
GEOG101
Amanda Hooykaas
Administrative Law - Reference Guides

Administrative law directly influences the life of every American citizen. All local, state and federal agencies operate pursuant to general Administrative law principles. An understanding of all administrative law functio...

Business Admin - Mgt
MGMT 10
All Professors
Organizational Behavior - Reference Guides

The systematic study of individual and group behavior within organizational structures is outlined in this coordinated Guide. Theories of leadership and individual behavior are related to the foundations of group behavior ...

Psychology
PSYC 302
All Professors
Introduction to Business Law - Reference Guides

Business law, sometimes referred to as corporate-commercial law, is a system of governance and regulations in connection with the creation, existence and dissolution of businesses. Today, Canadian businesses are governed b...

BLAW - Business Law
BLAW 464
All Professors
Management - Reference Guides

The complex aspects of Management are made clearer in this Guide. This powerful Guide provides comprehensive assistance to anyone who desires a deeper appreciation of basic Management principles. The fundamentals of organi...

BA - Business Administration
BA 2283
All Professors
Corporations - Reference Guides

Corporations are explained with clarity and precision in this informative Guide! This guide helps to remove some of the confusion that popularly exists concerning the purpose, the extent, and the legal effect of different ...

BA - Business Administration
BA 2283
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

LAW
LAW 356
All Professors

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