Population- Growth and characteristics

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Population: Growth and Characteristics
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mgb-eat1 Outline To understand causes and consequences of population, and what we might do about it … Demographic trends over time; spatial variations Interactions – fertility, morbidity, mortality, migration Population structure and growth trajectories Why people have children …
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mgb-eat1 Population Growth and Distribution Demography – population dynamics Historical, present, and future trends and characteristics Causes, consequences, policies Applications … Population growth Very rapid since 1800-1900 ( FIGURE ) “Population clocks” UN World Population Projections
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mgb-eat1 Population Growth
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Population Growth and Distribution Population distribution – density; unevenly distributed ( MAP ) By region Rural Northern hemisphere Small land area Coastal zones, river valleys Density measures -- Physiological density vs. arithmetic density (
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course ENVR 201 taught by Professor Badami during the Fall '08 term at McGill.

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