SYSTEMS

What are models used for?
To simplify systems showing structure and dynamics.
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What is a system framework?
A central concept in a physical geography enquiry.
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What do systems allow us to do?
Conceptualise the main stores and pathways at a global scale in relation to global issues, allowing us to understand more detail, knowledge and form an hypothesis.
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Name the problems associated with a system.
They are restricted as they only have inputs, outputs and throughputs.
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Stores/reservoirs/stocks.
The total amount of material within part of a system, how much there is and where it is.
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Flows/fluxes.
Measurements of rate of flow of material between stores.
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What is a system framework?

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A central concept in a physical geography enquiry.

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What do systems allow us to do?

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Name the problems associated with a system.

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