GEA1000 - Population Change

GEA1000 - Population Change - Major areas of high densities...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Major areas of high densities China India Europe People love to live near water so population is highest near coasts or large lakes/rivers. Drinking water Irrigation Natural Resources Transportation etc What factors influence population distribution Environmental factors Does it have oil or arable land or access to water? What is the climate like? Does it have capital resources such as tech or transportation? Landforms, climate, soils, energy and minerals, space relationships Socio-Economic factors Historical settlement pattern Economic viability: carrying capacity and employment generation Degree of diversity in the economy Technological advancement Social organization and intergroup antipathies Political factors Govt policy Conflicts? rural/urban area Political boundaries Public policies Trade connections Demographic factors Natural increase Migration Natural disasters Population density - the number of persons per unit of area Types Arthmetic density The total number of people / area of land measured in km
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course GEA 1000 taught by Professor Brempong during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

Page1 / 3

GEA1000 - Population Change - Major areas of high densities...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online