Explain the dynamics of the fundamental processes that underlie the operation of Earth’s physical systems.
The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
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Criteria to define a region (e.g., the reshaping of south Florida resulting from changing migration patterns; the US-Mexico border changes as a function of NAFTA; metropolitan growth in the Philadelphia region)
Spatial pattern of political units in the global system
World patterns of resource distribution and utilization (e.g., oil trade, regional electrical grids)
World patterns of biodiversity
Spatial distribution, size, density and demographic characteristics of population at the international level