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Where the geographical expanse ends – Space education in primary school. Implementation of inquiry based science education (IBSE) in geography lessons in Polish school

in diferent objects and phenomena (Stachak 2006, in Szarucki 2010 ). The result of conducting comparative research is, therefore, the finding of the identity of the things compared (Pieter 1967). The content of the chapters of the “old” and “new” core curriculum of general education in geography, which concern issues related to the place of the Earth in the Universe, orientation in the field ( Table 1 ), and the construction of the atmosphere were subjected to the research. The comparison of the sections of the “place of the Earth in the Universe” and “orientation

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The assessment of the suburbanisation degree of Warsaw Functional Area using changes of the land development structure

Introduction The increasing urban tendency, most often reflected in the absorption of arable land into city areas, is an inevitable but ongoing process. According to the French Alliance for Cities and Territorial Development (PFVT 2019) , between now and 2030, cities will be inhabited by 80% of the earth’s population, which is over 4 billion dwellers. The growth of cities is, therefore, inevitable; hence, the process of appropriate urban planning takes on significance. Around cities, there are temporary developing areas – specific zones between the city and

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Reconstructing the channel shifting pattern of the Torsa River on the Himalayan Foreland Basin over the last 250 years

) . Firstly, georeferencing of the old maps was done based on 41 place marks collected from Google Earth using the affine transformation model. Valid place marks on the old maps were only considered after a cross check performed based on relative locations, i.e. distance and direction between two places, as well as the relative locations of those points from famous locations such as Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri town. A considerable area of the studied spatial extent was labelled as Royal Estate during colonial rule in India. The presence of popular archaeological sites and

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Understanding a continuous inland aeolian deposition: a closer look into a chronological and sedimentary record of the north-eastern European Sand Belt

Us dune field, north-central China Earth and Planetary Science Letters 427 149 – 159 ZEEBERG J, 1993, Aeolian redistribution of glacial silt and sand in Estonia and the Baltic region Utrecht. ZEEBERG J 1993 Aeolian redistribution of glacial silt and sand in Estonia and the Baltic region Utrecht ZEEBERG J, 1998, The European sand belt in eastern Europe - and comparison of Late Glacial dune orientation with GCM simulation results. Boreas 27: 127–139. ZEEBERG J 1998 The European sand belt in eastern Europe - and comparison of Late

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Tors in Central European Mountains – are they indicators of past environments?

. 1964 ; Michniewicz et al. 2016 ) and honeycombs and tafoni on sandstone tors ( Vítek 1981a ). Nevertheless, we can observe abundant evidence of degradation of tors under surface conditions ( Figs 10 and 11 ), which is difficult to date but clearly attests to ongoing tor decay. The patterns of tor degradation are dependent on the structural conditions of bedrock, mainly the orientation and the density of discontinuities. The former dictates the preferential direction of breakdown whereas the latter controls the size of the detached rock fragments, which may vary

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Geometric correction of APEX hyperspectral data

from: <http://earth-info.nga.mil/GandG/coordsys/datums/helmert.html>. [28 January 2016]. High resolution LIDAR DEM over Flanders, 2015. Available from: <https://www.agiv.be/producten/digitaal-hoogtemodelvlaanderen>. [28 January 2016]. Holwartz, S, Müller, R & Simon, C 2004, ‛Determination and monitoring of boresight misalignment angles during the HyMap campaigns Hyeurope 2003 and Hyeurope 2004’, Proceedings of 4th EARSeL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy. New quality in environmental studies, vol. 1, pp. 91-100. Hutton

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Vine landscapes in Crimea: evolution, problems, prospects

formed. In the Crimean plain, the soils are more fertile, grape bushes have strong growth and are planted using the rarer ordinary (trellis) method. The distance between the rows is 2 metres, with a row of 1.5 metres between the bushes, and 3,333 bushes per hectare. This zone of Crimea, in comparison with other zones, is colder, so for good grape ripening the earth needs to be warmed by the sun to a greater extent: the vineyard rows often run from North to South (with rows being exposed to the hottest rays at noon). This vineyard orientation is often used in the

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Environmental values in the petrochemical industry: A Q-method study in South West Iran

environment affect market orientation and innovation. J. Bus. Res., 64: 401-407. Dryzek J. 1997. Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford. Ellis G., Barry J., Robinson C. 2007. Many ways to say ‘no’, different ways to say ‘yes’: applying Q-methodology to understand public acceptance of wind farm proposals. J. Environ. Plan. Manage., 50 (4): 517-551. Frantzi S., Carter N.T., Lovett J.C. 2009. Exploring discourses on international environmental regime effectiveness with Q methodology: A case

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Object-oriented classification of Landsat ETM+ satellite image

. Proc. of the 25 th Symp. Eur. Assoc. Rem. Sens. Laborat. Porto, Portugal, 6-9 June 2005. Global Developments in Environmental Earth Observation from Space. Mitri G.H., Gitas I.Z., 2002. The development of an object-oriented classification model for operational burned area mapping on the Mediterranean island of Thasos using Landsat TM images. Proc. Intern. Conf. Forest Fire Research, Luso - Coimbra, Portugal, 18-23 November, 2002. Neubert M., 2001. Segment-based analysis of high resolution satellite and laser

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