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Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 Acid Rain- a harmful form of...

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Chapter 3 Acid Rain- a harmful form of precipitation high in sulfur and nitrogen oxides. Caused by industrial and auto emissions, acid rain damages aquatic and forest ecosystems in regions such as eastern North America and Europe. Boreal Forest- a coniferous forest found in a high latitude or mountainous environment in the Northern Hemisphere Concentric zone model- a simplified description of urban land use in which a well-defined central business district (CBD) is surrounded by concentric zones of residential activity, with higher-income groups living on the urban periphery Connectivity- the degree to which different locations are linked with one another through transportation and communication infrastructure Counterurbanization- movement of people out of metropolitan areas toward smaller towns and rural areas Cultural assimilation- a process in which immigrants are culturally absorbed into the larger host society Ethnicity- a shared cultural identity held by a group of people with a common background or
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