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Unformatted text preview: what factors determine how urban areas develop? ← ← The world’s population is almost evenly split between rural and urban areas. ← ← 6. What are major resource and environmental problems faced by urban areas? ← ← Loss of cropland ← Loss of forests and grasslands ← Loss of wetlands ← Loss and fragmentation of wildlife habitats ← Increased wildlife roadkill ← Increased soil erosion ← 7. How do transportation systems shape urban areas and growth, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of various forms of transportation? ← ← Land availability determines what kind of transportation a city will be most reliant on. ← ← 8. How can cities be made more sustainable and more desirable places to live? Chapter 7: Overviews Bradley Clark...
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- Spring '11
- Demography, urban areas, population size, Bradley Clark