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1 What is Geography?

2 The Content of Geography

3 The five themes of geography 1. Location 2. Region 3. Human-Earth relationships 4. Place 5. Movement The Pallouse Grasslands, Washington State Temperate forest in NW USA

4 Physical Geography The study of all physical aspects of the Earth  Physical aspects are divided into four spheres: 1. The atmosphere 2. The hydrosphere 3. The lithosphere 4. The biosphere

5 Careers in Geography  Primary Tracks  1 Geo – Technology  Cartography  2 Physical/Environmental Geography  3 Human Geography  Regional and Urban Planning

6 Geo - Tech  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Computer mapping Spatial Analysis  Multiple variables Transportation, business, commerce/trade, or physical variables

7 Geo-Tech  Remote Sensing Satellite Image Analysis  Physical variables  Human/Environmental Terrain analysis Land Use/ Land Cover Change Aerial Photo Analysis

8 Remote Sensing and GIS

9 Physical and Environmental Geography  Climatology Meteorology  Hydrology/ Water Resources  Geomorphology Geology  Biogeography Biology  Pedology  CAREERS Government  Fed, State, Municipal Business  Consulting Education TV

10 Human Geography  Urban Planning  Economic  Cultural  Political  Historical  CAREERS Government  Fed, State, Municipal Business  Consulting Education Sociology or Anthropology Political Science International Relations

11 BECOME A GEOGRAPHY MAJOR  PROS Exciting careers Less monotonous deskwork Good employment opportunities Variety of options Mentally challenging


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