Chapter 3 notes - Blackboard

Chapter 3 notes - Blackboard - Chapter 3 Study/Lecture...

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Chapter 3 – Study/Lecture Notes Population, Distribution, Composition 1) where are people located 2) reasons they are located or distributed across Earth (or parts of Earth) 1) Population in the last 300 years 2) Assymetrical growth Global Distribution Patterns - Where do people live on the planet? Three Main Population Clusters - Where are the main Clusters of World Population Ecumene vs non-Ecument lands Ecumene = permanently inhabited Non-Ecument = virually uninhabited Population Density Measures Mathematical vs nutritional or physiological Factors in Population Distribution Historical evolution of a place Natural environment – soil, landforms, precipitation Sex and Age Structure Age was the first variable we looked at. Now add gender . Sex ratio = simple measure Number of males (in a given population) per 100 females in that population. Number of males in pop. Over the number of females X 100 = ??
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2010 for the course GCU 73578 taught by Professor Larson-keagy during the Fall '09 term at ASU.

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