Unformatted text preview: • Developing countries – fast urbanization; most of pop in rural • Successful cities near river, seacoast, railroad, highway – trade • People move to suburbs (fossil fuels) • Sprawl: spread of low-density urban/suburban development outward from urban center o Human pop growth o Per capita land consumption growth – each person take up more land • city planning: pro. Design cities to max efficiency, functionality, and beauty • zoning: classifying areas for diff types of development and land use o gov restriction on use of private land (prop. Rights) • urbanization = resource sinks, efficiency, more consumption...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course ENVSCI 101 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
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