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week 12 SE - Special Issues in Sustainability: Urbanization...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/15/11 Special Issues in Sustainability: Monday
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4/15/11 Readings In LE Chapter 21 and 22 Brochure on Smart Growth (available on Blackboard)
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4/15/11 Meta-message Urban sprawl and uncontrolled growth is unsustainable; “smart growth” and other controls on urban development may offer some solutions.
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4/15/11 Urban sprawl and suburbs, exurbs, edge cities, and
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4/15/11 Suburbia Heavily reliant on cars, separate zoning Lower densities than cities, using up rural land Demographically homogenous Increased shopping, parking, roads (impervious surface) Less farmland and wildlife habitat
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4/15/11 Megalopolis
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4/15/11 Urban Advantages and Disadvantages higher population density = less land and habitat lost more efficient energy use in mass transit Easier planning and concentration of waste & pollution, a lack of vegetation and proper habitats, many impervious surfaces and
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4/15/11 Range of city-related environmental issues by SOURCE : Satterthwaite, David
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