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Urban Growth and Sprawl

  • Basudeb BhattaEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Geographic Information Science book series (AGIS)

Abstract

Urban geography is the study of urban areas in terms of population concentration, infrastructure, economy and environmental impacts. The study of urban geography has evinced interest from a wide range of experts. The multidisciplinary gamut of the subject invokes the interest from ecologists, to urban planners and civil engineers, to sociologists, to administrators and policy makers, and the common people as well. This is because of the multitude of activities and processes that take place in the urban ecosystems everyday.

Keywords

Urban Growth Urban Sprawl Urban Ecosystem Develop Land Urban Geography 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Computer Science & Engineering Computer Aided Design CentreJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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