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2: Measuring, Monitoring and Describing the Earth

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    2241
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    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter you should be able to

    • List the ways in which Geographers use maps
    • Demonstrate how longitude relates to time on earth
    • Describe how scale and map projection can be used to distort ideas
    • Relate electromagnetic radiation to remote sensing
    • Define a Geographic Information System

    Thumbnail: Diagram of the Earth. (CC-SA-BY 3.0; Kelvinsong).


    2: Measuring, Monitoring and Describing the Earth is shared under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by K. Allison Lenkeit-Meezan.

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