Geography is the study of the earth, its physical and human components and the interactions between them.
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Deals with short-term forecasting if weather, including parameters of air pressure, moisture, temperature etc.What is meteorology?Related to the distrusting if different plant and animal species present on the earth (along with the processes that determine dwelling of certain species in particular religions.)What is biogeography?Refers to the understanding of water on the earth's surface.What is hydrology?Related to the study of oceans and seas across the world w( pertaining to marine ecosystems, marine life, waves, currents, tides,etc.)What is oceanography?Art and science of graphically representing a geographical area, usually on a flat surface such as a map or chart.What is cartography?certain economic activities are concentrated on particular areas of a region, along with international trade, transportation, economic development and others.What is economic geography?It deals with the study of how geographical factors influence a region's political structure, and how similar processes may bring different outcomes in different places.What is political geography?This branch is related to the composition and distribution of population, population growth trends, migration patterns etc.What is population geography?This branch studies varying cultures from one region to the other, what influence do distant cultures have on each other, and how one culture starts dominating the other. (It includes parameters of religion, economy, beliefs, language and others to carry out extensive cultural geographical studies).What is cultural geography?This branch studies certain parts of the earth in which humans have chosen to settle down. It studies rural and urban areas in relation to the settlementWhat is settlement geography?Geography teaches about the hazards that affect us and how we should respond to them, at an individual, national and regional level. It helps us to understand basic physical systems that affect everyday life (e.g. earth- sun relationships, water cycles, wind and ocean currents). It teaches us the location of places and the physical and cultural characteristics of those places in order to function more effectively in our increasingly interdependent world. It helps us to develop a mental map of our community, province or territory, country and the world so that we can understand the "where" of places and events. It enables us to make sensible decisions about matters involving relationships between the physical environment and society. It teaches us to appreciate Earth as the homeland of humankind and provide insight for wise management decisions about how the planet's resources should be used. To understand global interdependence and to become a better global citizen. Geography is the foundation to numerous careers on which we depend on daily.Why is geography important?Geologist Meteorologist Architect GIS specialist Pilot Cartographer Archaeologist Urban planner Marine biologistWhat are some careers in geography?Location, Place, movement, human-environment interactions and regionWhat are the 5 themes of geography?Refers to where something is situatedWhat is Location?the physical and human characteristics of a locationWhat is a place?how things are transported Movement includes the movement of people, things, such as goods, as well as communications (the movement of ideas) from one place to another.What is movement?An area that is defined by certain/unifying characteristics. Those unifying or similar characteristics can be physical, natural, human, or cultural. OR Regions are areas that can be grouped together by a set of things special to that region. Some regions include: Caribbean region, Antarctic region.What is a region?18° N, 77° WWhat is Jamaica's absolute location?