Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Geography homework

1)Geography is the study of the earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environment.AKA.Geography is about the world we live in.

2)Geography provides you with an opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the patterns,processes and relationships that characterize human and physical environments and the interactions between them.

3)Cartography - Geographers who specialize in this make maps, charts, globes and models

Survey - Geographers can specialize in surveying, either by joining the Survey of India or state Survey Departments or Private organizations. Surveyors map the surface of the earth through mathematical observations and field work.

Urban and Regional planning - (Qualification required: Geography graduates or post graduates) this specialization is concerned with planning, housing and development projects with respect to their location and utilization of available land-space. There are degree courses available in this stream.

Town Planning - (Qualification required: Post Graduates in geography) . Many universities are offering Diploma courses in the specialized field of Town Planning.

Remote Sensing - Studies floods, draught and forest fires, etc. Remote sensing satellites provide a variety of information about the earth's surface.

4)I am not really sure about targets,but I can only do my best for geography.

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