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Spatial and Temporal analysis of the processes, interactions, and characteristics of the environment.
Physical Geography
The latitudinal geographic zone that Kansas is in
Mid-latitude
Map scale where one unit on map represents X units on ground
Representative Fraction
Angular Distance N/S of equator measured from center of earth
Latitude
Its latitude is 23.5 degrees N
Tropic of Cancer
Abbreviation for a computer-based tool used by man disciplines that collects, processes, and aids in analyzing geographic information
GIS
Thin layer of gases
Atmosphere
Conditions fluctuate around a stable average
Steady State equilibrium
Way of transforming the 3D globe to a 2D map that always distorts something
Map Projections
Abbreviation for system of satellites used to determine location
GPS
A circle of Earth's circumference that goes through the center of Earth
Great Circle
Active Remote Sensing
Radar
Earth is one in terms of solar energy
Open System
Measuring the wavelengths of energy that bounce off a surface or are emitted by the surface
Remote Sensing
Well tested and widely accepted principle that ties together many concepts
Theory
Line connecting points of same latitude
Parallel