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Chapter 4 Fundamentals of Population:  Location, Distribution, and Density
Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population distribution </li></ul>
Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population growth and change </li></ul>
Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Migration </li></ul>
The Shifting Center of the United States Population,  1790 - 1990
U.S. Interregional Migration Annual Average in 1000s (1990s)
Intra-regional migration in Boston 1970-1998
Refugees and forced migration <ul><li>Rwandan Refugees </li></ul>Trail of Tears
Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population  </li></ul><ul><li>policies </li></ul>China’s One Child Policy
Arithmetic  vs. Physiologic  Population Density (the number of people per unit area of agriculturally productive land) <ul...
Major Population Concentrations South Asian and East Asian distributions reflect agricultural populations
Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>European </li></ul><ul><li>distributions </li></ul><ul><li>reflect the orientation...
Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>North American distributions reflect the agglomeration surrounding industrial area...
Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Java, Mekong Delta </li></ul>
Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Nigeria  </li></ul><ul><li>Nile River and Delta </li></ul>
Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>South America Periphery </li></ul>
Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Australia Periphery </li></ul>
Technology and carrying capacity <ul><li>Improvements in technology can increase the carrying capacity of a region. </li><...
 
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  1. 1. Chapter 4 Fundamentals of Population: Location, Distribution, and Density
  2. 2. Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population distribution </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population growth and change </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Migration </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Shifting Center of the United States Population, 1790 - 1990
  6. 6. U.S. Interregional Migration Annual Average in 1000s (1990s)
  7. 7. Intra-regional migration in Boston 1970-1998
  8. 8. Refugees and forced migration <ul><li>Rwandan Refugees </li></ul>Trail of Tears
  9. 9. Key Issues in Population Geography <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>policies </li></ul>China’s One Child Policy
  10. 10. Arithmetic vs. Physiologic Population Density (the number of people per unit area of agriculturally productive land) <ul><li>Egypt has an arithmetic density of 182/sq. mi. </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt’s physiologic density is 9064/sq mi. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Major Population Concentrations South Asian and East Asian distributions reflect agricultural populations
  12. 12. Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>European </li></ul><ul><li>distributions </li></ul><ul><li>reflect the orientation of coal fields </li></ul>
  13. 13. Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>North American distributions reflect the agglomeration surrounding industrial areas </li></ul>
  14. 14. Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Java, Mekong Delta </li></ul>
  15. 15. Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>Nile River and Delta </li></ul>
  16. 16. Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>South America Periphery </li></ul>
  17. 17. Other Major Population Concentrations <ul><li>Australia Periphery </li></ul>
  18. 18. Technology and carrying capacity <ul><li>Improvements in technology can increase the carrying capacity of a region. </li></ul>
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