Can you please help answer these questions and each answer needs to have 150-180 words1.) All map projections, which represent the three-dimensional surface of the Earth on a two-dimensional surface distort one or more of the four properties – area, shape, distance, direction. How then are we to judge whether any map is a “good map”?2.) Some people might say that to be lost is not to know where you are. Others might say that when you are lost, you know where you are but do not know where other places are. With that in mind,
•What does the idea of being lost tell us about the nature of geographic location.
•How does relative location and absolute location play into this?3.) Watch the YouTube video below to see how GPS and GIS is helping to solve medical problems in Cameroon, West Africa.
Describe how technologies such as geographic information systems, remote sensing, GPS, and maps are used to analyze local, regional and global issues.4.) Many people use the terms weather and climate interchangeably.
What is weather? (Give an example.)
What is climate? (Give an example.)
Compare/contrast the two.
When traveling to an area of the world when would you be concerned about weather? When would you be concerned about climate?5.) Causes of Precipitation: There are three main causes of precipitation:
1) convection,2) orographic uplift, and3) frontal uplift.
Explain each of them and give unique examples of where each cause can be encountered around the world.
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