Location [Stds. 1, 3]
Place [Stds. 4, 7, 9, 10]
Human-Environment Interaction [Stds. 8, 12, 14-18]
Movement [Stds. 11, 13]
Regions [Stds. 2, 5, 6]


 Standard 15: Physical Systems Affect Human Systems

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STANDARD 15 INTRODUCTION: HUMAN ADAPTATION TO THE CHANGING PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Humans have a great capacity to accommodate to changes in physical environments. Flood, drought, and even global warming lead pragmatic peasants and farmers to assess current ways of operating and seek ways to maximize production. Recurring natural hazards are among the most dramatic episodes that impact life in rural and urban areas.

CASE STUDY: VIETNAM
// AGRICULTURE IN THE RED RIVER DELTA

READING: The Red River Delta, Vietnam [Yale]

ADDITIONAL LINK: The Red River Delta [Haivenu]

IMAGES: North Vietnam and the Red River delta region (top); vegetable farms in the Red River delta (middle left and right); woman carrying vegetables (bottom left); irrigation by bucket (bottom right)
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