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Ch.1 study guide
|Human-induced changes on the natural evironment
|Theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps.
|The study of the interactions between societies and the natural evironments they live in.
|The human-modififed natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.
|Earth system science
|Systematic approach to physical geography that looks at the intereaction between the earth's physical systems and processes on a global scale.
|The intersection between human and physical geography, which explores the spatial impacts humans have on the physical environment and vice versa.
|The head librarian at Alexandria during the third century B.C.; he was one of the first cartogaphers. Performed a remarkably accurate computation of the earth's circumference. He is also credited with coining the term "Geography"
|Name given to crescent-shaped area of fertile land stretching from the lower nile valley, along the east mediterranean coast, and into syria and present-day iraq where agricutlure and early civiliation first began about 8000 B.C.