Fields of Geography: Cartography, Hydrology & Meteorology


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What is the name for a person that solves water related problems?

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1. The study of the atmosphere, including the weather, is called what?

2. The study of water in geography is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cartography, hydrology, and meteorology are three large bodies of scientific study. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be tested on examples and definitions of these fields.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Tools used by meteorologists
  • The study of water
  • Different fields of geography
  • What field studies the atmosphere and weather

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize your study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cartography, hydrology, and meteorology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the study of water in geography
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what meteorologists use to predict weather

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge of these scientific fields by reviewing the related lesson, Fields of Geography: Cartography, Hydrology & Meteorology. This lesson will focus on numerous objectives, including:

  • Define geography
  • Understand what field of study focuses on maps and their interpretations
  • Differentiate between topological and topographical maps
  • Review the study of Earth's water, how it moves, and its characteristics
  • Identify the study of the atmosphere
  • Analyze the accuracy of predicting the weather