The library collections contain materials covering geographic, cultural, historical, and other information for most areas of the world. There is a particular emphasis on the southeast U.S., Latin America, and Europe. For geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, the library concentrates on the application of these technologies across many fields of study.
This PDF file contains exercises that will will guide you through all the basic functions of the system and show how to set up your personal workspace.
If you're looking for maps in hard copy, visit our Map Collection on the second floor of the library!
Contents: volume 1. Geologic history and energy -- volume 2. Climate change -- volume 3. Biodiversity -- volume 4. Ethics -- volume 5. Contaminants.
The history of Europe is breathtakingly complex. While there are rare exceptions like Andorra and Portugal, which have had remarkably static borders for hundreds of years, jurisdiction over portions of the continent’s landmass has changed hands innumerable times.
This video comes to us from YouTube channel Cottereau, and it provides an informative overview of European history starting from 400 BC. Empires rise and fall, invasions sweep across the continent, and the borders of modern countries slowly begin to take shape (with the added bonus of an extremely dramatic instrumental).