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

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the five themes of geography
The five themes of geography

1. Location

2. Region

The Pallouse Grasslands, Washington State

3. Human-Earth relationships

Temperate forest in NW USA

5. Movement

4. Place

physical geography the study of all physical aspects of the earth
Physical GeographyThe study of all physical aspects of the Earth
  • Physical aspects are divided into four spheres:
        • The atmosphere
        • The hydrosphere
        • The lithosphere
        • The biosphere
careers in geography
Careers in Geography
  • Primary Tracks
  • 1 Geo – Technology
      • Cartography
  • 2 Physical/Environmental Geography
  • 3 Human Geography
      • Regional and Urban Planning
geo tech
Geo - Tech
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • Computer mapping
    • Spatial Analysis
      • Multiple variables
        • Transportation, business, commerce/trade, or physical variables
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Geo-Tech
  • Remote Sensing
    • Satellite Image Analysis
      • Physical variables
      • Human/Environmental
        • Terrain analysis
        • Land Use/ Land Cover Change
    • Aerial Photo Analysis
physical and environmental geography
Climatology

Meteorology

Hydrology/ Water Resources

Geomorphology

Geology

Biogeography

Biology

Pedology

CAREERS

Government

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Business

Consulting

Education

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Physical and Environmental Geography
human geography
Urban Planning

Economic

Cultural

Political

Historical

CAREERS

Government

Fed, State, Municipal

Business

Consulting

Education

Sociology or Anthropology

Political Science

International Relations

Human Geography
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