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Comparer l'étalement urbain des plus grandes métropoles mondiales

Comparer l'étalement urbain des plus grandes métropoles mondiales | Enseigner | Scoop.it
"In the above poster the cities are arranged (roughly, in order to maximize space) by population. Clearly, size and population are not directly correlated. Some cities take up a lot more space for a smaller population. The relationship between the two, of course, is known as density (population density, urban density)."
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Jason Wilhelm's curator insight, May 22, 2014 12:21 PM

Urban sprawl is a rising problem in the world due to the lack of control and its massive impact on the surrounding environment. These footprints show how unique each city's sprawl is. The surrounding environment is playing a huge role in where and how far each city extends. Chicago, for example, is limited on its eastern side due to Lake Erie's close proximity, and Cleveland is in a similar situation but on its north side where Lake Erie is. 

Sid McIntyre-DeLaMelena's curator insight, May 29, 2014 12:35 PM

The cities are organized (approximately) to population and shows the size of cities accordingly. The different sizes of cities and their correlating populations is thus revealed from urban places around the world. 

Urban regions stay rather functional and could be seem similar across the board, focusing on major economic activity and transportation.

Mrs. Karnowski's curator insight, August 27, 2014 7:17 AM

1G Theme 2: 6 Billion people and me

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Ce que coûte l'UE, ce qu'elle rapporte

Ce que coûte l'UE, ce qu'elle rapporte | Enseigner | Scoop.it
“ Et ici, nous ne parlons QUE du côté financier, pas des emplois! Le pire, c'est que c'est avec notre argent, systématiquement! Source de l'image et article complet sur lejdd.fr”
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