Chapter 8 South Asia - Chapter 8 South Asia 1 Wet monsoon...

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Chapter 8 South Asia 1. Wet monsoon occurs in the hot summer months, which produce onshore wind that bring large amounts of rainfall. The air pressure differential over land and sea is the triggering mechanism with wind flows always moving from area of relatively higher pressure. 2. Social stratification the layered or stratified society, the population is divided into a hierarchy of social classes. 3. Refugees are people who have been dislocated involuntarily from their original place of settlement. 4. Population geography is the field of geography that focuses on the spatial aspects of demography and the influences of demographic change on particular places. 5. Population distribution is the way people have arranged themselves in geographic space. 6. Population density is the number of people per unit area. 7. Physiologic density is the number of people per unit area of arable land. 8. Rate of natural population change is population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths per 1000 individuals per year. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.

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Chapter 8 South Asia - Chapter 8 South Asia 1 Wet monsoon...

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