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Department
Geography
Course
GGR208H5
Professor
Dana Wilson
Semester
Fall

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GGR208 LECTURE 2 ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING.. -Ecosystem: can view on wide range of scales -set of interrelated parts (systems) -set of interacting and IMPACT OF HUMAN ON ECOSYSTEMS -Human impacts on ecosystem typically involve simplication of ecosystems componentsenergy flows Simplified ecosystems = vulnerable HUMAN USE OF ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY -industrial revolution: (conversion of energy in useful forms) more crops, staying at same place, harness water and wind etc -also electricity, nuclear power etc -two major concerns: non-renewable energy sources and pollution -inequalities and access to resources: due to innovation GLOBAL OIL CONSUMPTION -Asia and Europe has growing consumption -US always the biggest c
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