- 22.1: Review the Key Questions and Concepts for this chapter on p. 587. D...
- 22.2: Distinguish between urbanization and urban growth. Describe two fac...
- 22.3: List four global trends in urban growth. Describe four phases of ur...
- 22.4: What is urban sprawl? List five factors that have promoted urban sp...
- 22.5: What are four advantages of urbanization? What are six disadvantage...
- 22.6: Describe some of the problems faced by poor people who live in urba...
- 22.7: Distinguish between compact and dispersed cities, and give an examp...
- 22.8: What is land-use planning? What is zoning and what are its limitati...
- 22.9: What are new urbanisms five key goals and why is Vauban, Germany, a...
- 22.10: Explain how people in Curitiba, Brazil, (Core Case Study) have appl...
Solutions for Chapter 22: Cities and Sustainability
Full solutions for Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions | 17th Edition
That portion of the ocean where there is no sunlight.
Thousands of small planetlike bodies, ranging in size from a few hundred kilometers to less than a kilometer, whose orbits lie mainly between those of Mars and Jupiter.
A slow motion of Earth’s axis that traces out a cone over a period of 26,000 years.
A structure protecting a nearshore area from breaking waves.
A measure of the largest particle a stream can transport; a factor dependent on velocity.
Solar energy scattered and reflected in the atmosphere that reaches Earth’s surface in the form of diffuse blue light from the sky.
A break in a rock mass along which movement has occurred.
Water in the zone of saturation.
An episode of strong trade winds and unusually low sea-surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific. The opposite of El Niño.
A nearshore current that flows parallel to the shore.
A mercury-filled glass tube in which the height of the mercury column is a measure of air pressure.
Mercalli intensity scale A 12-point scale developed to evaluate earthquake intensity based on the amount of damage to various structures.
Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.
The overtaking of one front by another.
A flat area on the floor of an undrained desert basin. Following heavy rain, the playa becomes a lake.
The transfer of energy (heat) through space by electromagnetic waves.
A magnetic field opposite to that which exists at present.
An eclipse of the Sun.
The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.
A common term for a desert stream course that is typically dry except for brief periods immediately following a rain.