Geography 5 2

Geography 5 2 - GEOG 5 People Place Environment Fall 2011 Study Guide for Exam 2 definition of population geography-study of populations

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GEOG 5 Fall 2011 People, Place, Environment Study Guide for Exam 2 definition of population geography-study of population’s density/size around the world or within a specific area; world population distribution, including 3 major concentrations and top 10 countries- 4 most concentrated: East Asia, South Asia, Europe, Northeastern US; top 10: China, India, US, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia, Japan; ecumene-67% of the earth is permanently inhabited, part of earth’s surface physically suitable for permanent human settlement, the permanently inhabited areas of earth; physical factors related to distribution-40% live within 60 miles of the ocean;arable land-crops that you can grow on, coastal margins; climate-ppl live where climate-in range of acceptrability, ppl don’t really live where its really cold, or dry; demography-study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or the incidence of disease, which illustrate the changing structure of human populations;
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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Geography 5 2 - GEOG 5 People Place Environment Fall 2011 Study Guide for Exam 2 definition of population geography-study of populations

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