The global distribution
of population is uneven.
World pattern and reasons:-
physical: relief, climate, vegetation, resources;
human: political, social and economic factors.(Global)
Settlements vary in site, size, structure and function.
Site - dry and wet point, aspect and shelter,
defence, resources and communications.
Size - hierarchy of settlement linked to population, services and sphere
Function - types of settlements and how their function may change over
Change of function.Brownfield urban regeneration sites.
1 (Post Box Birmingham) Powerpoint 2 (Millenium
Urban morphology - (CBD OF BIRMINGHAM)
Characteristics of UK urban zones.
BIRMINGHAM CASE STUDY
(Local Regional Local Local, Regional)
between a MEDC city and a LEDC city.
Urbanisation is a global phenomenon.
Issues related to inner
city decline in MEDCs. Issues related to urban growth in LEDCs, such
as Shanty Towns. (Global, Inter- national, Regional)
Planning strategies are often necessary to minimise the environmental
impact of urban growth.
Solutions to problems of CBD and
inner city.(Glasgow case study)
Solutions to problems of the Shanty Towns.
Environmental conflicts and issues surrounding the rural-urban fringe
- new roads, green belts, sprawl, conservation, hobby farming.(
Regional, Local Regional, Local )