Geography – Upwelling

Posted in Geography on the 10.02.2012

When the wind blows over open water, the water will resign in wind direction. Upwelling is important for the fish population in Norway. Upwelling is a form of mixing of water masses that occur later in the sea. Since the water on the surface pulls the wind direction, this position that the bottom water which … Read more

V-shaped valley: A v-shaped valley, we can characterize in that there is a steep incline on either side of the river. Thus closely with contour lines. The lower area of the valley is very narrow, compared to a U-shaped valley. A V-shaped valley is formed by a river erodes the soil and becomes deeper and … Read more

The weather is what we experience on temperature, precipitation and wind at a particular place at a particular time. The climate is a measure of the average weather conditions over a longer period. Weather and climate conditions vary from place to place In the desert, temperatures can reach 50 C while it can in Siberia … Read more

First I will start by telling what a resource is and how it connects to the settlement in Norway today. A resource is something found in nature that satisfy human needs, so a good way to know what the resource is is that if it is found in nature, if people can not get anything … Read more

Resources – A resource is an instance in nature to satisfy human needs, but is not a resource until man is able to take it into use. – Eg: The Bronze Age did not know what the iron could be used, since it was not a resource. But today we know what we can use … Read more

Resource: A resource is an instance in nature to satisfy human needs. Renewable Resources: This here is the resources that are completely renewable, no matter how much we use them. Examples of renewable resources, solar energy, tidal energy, wind energy and the global water cycle. Non-renewable resources: These are resources that are formed in a … Read more

Geography – Maps

Posted in Geography on the 04.02.2012

A map is a simplified and scaled drawing of a place as seen from straight above. The scale on a map is the same as the ratio between a distance on the map and the corresponding distance in the terrain. If a map has a scale of 1: 10 000, they will say AT1 cmpĆ„ … Read more

Geography – The Earth and Landscape

Posted in Geography on the 04.02.2012

Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago, it was once the soil liquid mass solidified gradually. The heaviest elements sank to the depths, while those who were lighter remained on the surface. – Earth has a core which consists basically of heavy metals such as iron and nickel. Outer part of the core is liquid, while … Read more

Geography – Rocks

Posted in Geography on the 04.02.2012

- Igneous formed by molten rock mass has solidified and become rock solid – Dagbergart is the term for rocks that have congealed on the surface, either on land or on the seabed. Basalt is the name of the most common dagbergarten. – Intrusive rocks are rocks that solidifies below the surface. – Granite is … Read more

The crust is a hard thin layer. Then we find the mantle, upper mantle is very hard, and deep, we find the core. Lithosphere is a panel consisting of the crust and the upper 100 kilometers of the mantle. This part of the mantle is thus very hard so it will say that the lithosphere … Read more