Geography 213 Population and Environment

Carrying capacity Maximum human population that an area can support indefinitely on a specific resource base and at a specific level of technology SOIL/CLIMATIC CONDITIONS AND LEVEL OF TECHNOLOGY Optimum Population Population size which maximizes human welfare/standard of living Tragedy of the commons Conflict between individual self-interest/desire and the common Read more…

Geography

Geography The study of the Earth and its human and non-human features 4 Cardinal Directions North, South, East, West Latitude Distance North or South of the Equator Longitude Distance East or West of the Prime Meridian Sphere 3 D circle Degrees units that measure angles Hemisphere A half of the Read more…

Quiz 2: Geographic Themes

Places have both physical and human characteristics. Choose H if the item describes a human characteristic, choose P if the item describes the physical characteristics. In Canada, tension exists between French and English-speaking people. H Choose H if the item describes the human characteristic, choose P if the item describes Read more…

Geography THEEE 3

Africa is one of only two continents a cluster of: Great lakes Which of the following is associated with the concept of continental drift? Pangea A disease that spreads worldwide is known as a(n): Pandemic The major difference between an endemic and a pandemic disease is that: An endemic disease Read more…

Culture; World Geography

What cultural factors do geographers consider when they study human geography? -Customs -Ethnicity -Language -Religion What group makes up the largest percentage of Greenland’s population? -Inuit Of what country is Greenland a part? -Denmark In which country are the people least likely to change their physical environment? -Greenland Canada is Read more…

updated geography final review

Which of the following factors does NOT explain the environmental diversity of Europe? El Nino Which part of Europe is the region’s unquestionable focus of intensive agriculture, large cities, and major industrial activities? The European Lowland How does the environment of Eastern Europe compare to that of Western Europe? Eastern Read more…