Welcome to  Earth’s  Environmental  Systems: Physical Geography GEO 110
Instructor:   Dan Cadol Office:   McGlothlin-Street 216 Email:  [email_address] Phone:  221-2446 Lectures:  MWF 9:00-9:50a...
 
Text:  Strahler, A. and A. Strahler. 2005. Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. 3rd edition. ...
The Earth in General  (intro to geography)
<ul><li>Rocks  </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Lithosphere) </li></ul><ul><li>What do you expect… this is the geology departme...
<ul><li>Water  </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Hydroshpere) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Air  </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Atmosphere) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Life  </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Biosphere) </li></ul>
What is geography?
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Quantitative </li></ul><ul><li>number </li></ul><ul><li>length </li></ul><ul><li>temperature </li></ul><ul><li>tim...
 
Optional math review sessions <ul><li>Thursday 4-4:45 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 4-4:45 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday 4-...
Grading <ul><li>Quizzes 10% (throw away the 2 lowest scores) </li></ul><ul><li>Problem sets 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Exam 1 1...
<ul><li>maps  </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>mathem...
Spider Rock, Canyon de Chelly, AZ 1941 2003
The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps  </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics <...
The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps   </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics ...
The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps   </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics ...
The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps  </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics <...
<ul><li>maps  </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numeri...
Quiz #1 (take home, due Friday) <ul><li>3 simple questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Who are you? (name, year, major) </li></ul><...
Quiz #1 (take home, due Friday) <ul><li>1 question that requires a tiny amount of effort: </li></ul><ul><li>What are the c...
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  1. 1. Welcome to Earth’s Environmental Systems: Physical Geography GEO 110
  2. 2. Instructor: Dan Cadol Office: McGlothlin-Street 216 Email: [email_address] Phone: 221-2446 Lectures: MWF 9:00-9:50am in McG-S 20 Office hours: Mon 10am-noon; Tues 1-4pm; or by appointment
  3. 4. Text: Strahler, A. and A. Strahler. 2005. Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. 3rd edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  4. 5. The Earth in General (intro to geography)
  5. 6. <ul><li>Rocks </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Lithosphere) </li></ul><ul><li>What do you expect… this is the geology department. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Hydroshpere) </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Air </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Atmosphere) </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Life </li></ul><ul><li>(aka. the Biosphere) </li></ul>
  9. 10. What is geography?
  10. 16. <ul><li>Quantitative </li></ul><ul><li>number </li></ul><ul><li>length </li></ul><ul><li>temperature </li></ul><ul><li>time </li></ul><ul><li>concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative </li></ul><ul><li>description </li></ul><ul><li>type </li></ul><ul><li>classification </li></ul><ul><li>color </li></ul><ul><li>relative amount </li></ul>“ We sure are burning a lot of fossil fuels, and it seems like there’s more CO 2 in the air than there used to be.”
  11. 18. Optional math review sessions <ul><li>Thursday 4-4:45 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 4-4:45 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday 4-4:45 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Room 230 McG-S (subject to change) </li></ul>
  12. 19. Grading <ul><li>Quizzes 10% (throw away the 2 lowest scores) </li></ul><ul><li>Problem sets 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Exam 1 15% </li></ul><ul><li>Exam 2 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Final Exam 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Class participation 10% </li></ul>
  13. 20. <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>mathematical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>The Tools of Geography USGS 7.5’ Topographic Quadrangle
  14. 21. Spider Rock, Canyon de Chelly, AZ 1941 2003
  15. 22. The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numerical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>Geographic Information Systems
  16. 23. The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numerical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>Air Photos, Satellite Images, LiDAR
  17. 24. The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numerical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>Spatial Statistics
  18. 25. The Tools of Geography <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numerical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>Numerical Model of Reservoir Filling
  19. 26. <ul><li>maps </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>remote sensing </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>numerical models </li></ul><ul><li>LOGIC! </li></ul>Which object best approximates the shape of the Earth? Frisbee Beachball The Tools of Geography
  20. 27. Quiz #1 (take home, due Friday) <ul><li>3 simple questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Who are you? (name, year, major) </li></ul><ul><li>What do you hope to learn in Geology 110? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is home? </li></ul><ul><li>(This could be where you were born, where you were raised, where you live now, where your folks live... Whatever feels most like home to you.) </li></ul>
  21. 28. Quiz #1 (take home, due Friday) <ul><li>1 question that requires a tiny amount of effort: </li></ul><ul><li>What are the coordinates of home in latitude and longitude? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>I grew up in Jackson, WY, USA, so I would say: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Decimal degrees: 43.472° N, 110.771° W </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li> Degrees, minutes, seconds: 43°28′19″ N, 110°46′16″ W </li></ul>
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