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Unformatted text preview: 5. todays population is between 6 billion and 7 billion 6. exponential growth __) The curve changes so dramatically because the population begins to double 7. exponential growth is simply growth in a compound fashion that given time leads to incredible numbers 8. carrying capacity is a point where the population cant exceed anymore its at its max Limit of the carrying capacity environmental conditions 9. demographic divide is the situation difference between the rich and the poor The rich have a low birth rate and high life expectancy, while the poor have a high birth rate and low life expectancyso the divide is greater Rich = Japan Poor = Nicaragua...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2008 for the course EAS 1220 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '08