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Lecture outline for chapter 1 "The Foundations of Geography"

The Science of Geography:

Earth's Systems Concepts
Physical Geography, Systems Theory Links

Systems Theory

Models of Systems

Earth As A System

Earth's Four Spheres

A Spherical Planet

Location on Earth

Time on earth

Great Circles and Small Circles

Maps, Scales, and Projections
Online Atlases and Map Collections
Cartography Related Sites
How Maps are Made

Map Projections
Map Projections Links

Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS
Remote Sensing Links

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Maps and Technology: GIS/GPS Resources 
Online Map Generators

Example of an online GIS - Geotracker