ENHS660.Coastal+Urbanization.ADOBE

ENHS660.Coastal+Urbanization.ADOBE - Simulation and...

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Unformatted text preview: Simulation and Prediction of Urban Growth in the Metro Charleston Area CLEMSON U N I V E R S I T Y Jeffery S. Allen South Carolina Water Resources Center Kang S. Lu Strom Thurmond Institute Clemson University Strom Thurmond Institute Urban Growth Trends (Past) 1973-1994 Population Growth by 41% Urban Area Growth by 255% Sprawl Index 6 : 1 (ratio of urban area growth to population growth) 1 9 7 3 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 5 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 7 1 9 7 8 1 9 7 9 1 9 8 1 9 8 1 1 9 8 3 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 1 9 8 2 Year Population Growth (1973-1994) Change in Per Capita Urban Area (1973-1994) Urban Growth (1973-1994) 1 9 7 3 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 5 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 7 1 9 7 8 1 9 7 9 1 9 8 1 9 8 1 1 9 8 3 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 1 9 8 2 Year 1 9 7 3 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 5 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 7 1 9 7 8 1 9 7 9 1 9 8 1 9 8 1 1 9 8 3 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 1 9 8 2 Year Population (in Thouthands) 540 520 500 480 460 440 420 400 380 360 340 320 Urban Area (in Square Miles) Urban Area (in Square Feet per Person) Population : 339287 Persons in 1973 532688 Persons in 1994 Net Growth: 192601 persons Average Net Growth: 9000 Persons per Year Annual Growth Rate: 2% Years Taken for Double: 34 Urban Area: 70.36 Square Miles in 1973 250.07 Square Miles in 1994 Net Growth: 179.61 Square Miles Average Annual Net Growth: 8.59 Square Miles Annual Growth Rate: 7% Years Taken for Double: 10 Urban Area: 5790 Square Feet in 1973 13087 Square Feet in 1994 Net Change: 7297 Square Feet Average Annual Net Change: 347 Square Feet Annual Change Rate: 4% Years Taken for Double: 18 80 60 260 240 220 200 180 160 140 120 100 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 10000 11000 12000 13000 14000 Urban 1973 Urban 1994 Urban 2030 Non-Urban 2030 Water Interstate Hwy Secondary Hwy Predicted Urban Growth by 2030 Charleston Area South Carolina Integrated Prediction 4 1973...
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