AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 3 - Agriculture Density the number of farmers per unit area of farmland determines sufficient or insufficient

AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 3 - Agriculture...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Agriculture Density: the number of farmers per unit area of farmland; determines sufficient or insufficient agriculture (ex. Chesapeaque had high agricultural density) Arithmetic Density: total number of objects in an area; used to compare the distribution of population in different counties (ex. China’s population compared to that of Iceland) Concentration: the extent of a feature’s spread over space; clustered is close whereas dispersed is spread out (ex. China is highly concentrated, more so clustered) Contagious Diffusion: rapid spread of a certain characteristic amongst a population; can be spread of disease or a fad (ex. Swine Flu, beanie babies) Density: frequency in which something occurs in a given amount of space; density can be calculated under a variety of categories (ex. high person density in NYC) Distance Decay: diminishing contact between two groups of people causing minimal interaction, leading to eventually none (ex. if a minority population were to settle on the

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture