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Lecture Notes for GEOG 100 - INTRO TO GEOGRAPHY with Russo at Maryland (UMD)

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Material Type:Review Sheet 1
Professor:Russo
Class:GEOG 100 - INTRO TO GEOGRAPHY
Subject:Geography
University:University of Maryland
Term:Fall 2008
Keywords:
  • Divergent Boundary
  • Southern Oscillation
  • Open System
  • In/on/at a Place
  • Asthenosphere
  • Air Pressure
  • Anthropogenic
  • Such Factors
  • Energy Transfer
  • Temperature
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Russo GEOG 100 Mid-term Review Sheet These are the topics you should focus on when preparing for the mid-term. • 5 geographic themes [place, region, location (site/absolute, situation/relative), movement (people, goods, ideas but also natural cycles), human-environment interaction] Geomorphology (endogenic vs. exogenic processes) Plate tectonics – how did the theory develop? Lithospheric plates -- Crust (oceanic/sima & continental/sial); mantle & asthenosphere 3 types of tectonic forces (compression, tension, shear); Isostasy (isostatic adjustments) 3 types of plate boundaries (Convergent, Divergent, Transform/ transcurrent) convergent boundaries landforms divergent boundary landforms distribution of volcanoes & earthquakes weathering (examples of mechanical/ physical & chemical) Mass wasting/ movement (speed & water content; examples) 4 agents of erosion (flowing water, flowing ice, wave, wind) Erosional & depositional landforms (examples for each agent of erosion) Earth is an open system in terms of ene...

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