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Lecture_5_8312011_Updated - GEOL 1014 Lecture 5, 8/31/2011...

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GEOL 1014 Lecture 5, 8/31/2011 Review questions and Population Growth
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A. The Easter Island people exceeded their island’s sustainable carrying capacity and suffered greatly for it. B. The Easter Island people wasted their time on creating statues to ensure enough resources. C. The Easter Island people got sick of their island, packed up and left. D. The Easter Island people should not have used the 21 species of trees for fuel. E. None of the above. What is something we can take away from the story of Easter Island? (Possible qq)
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The Rate of Natural Increase Birth rate − death rate = rate of natural increase. birth rate expressed as number of births per 1000 per year (currently 14 in the U.S.); death rate expressed as the number of deaths per 1000 per year (currently 8 in the U.S.); So the rate of natural increase is 6 per thousand (0.006 or 0.6%).
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Population growth
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Linear vs. Exponential Growth • Exponential growth: increments grow larger with time.
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course GEOL 1014 taught by Professor Aufill during the Spring '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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