• Urban sprawl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_sprawl Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent ...
  • Population and Sprawl - Sprawl - Sierra Club

    vault.sierraclub.org/sprawl/whitepaper.asp New Research on Population, Suburban Sprawl and Smart Growth. Factsheet: Population Growth and Suburban Sprawl: A Complex Relationship. Suburban sprawl -- defined as ...
  • Urban Sprawl, Smart Growth, and Deliberative Democracy

    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2936977 SMART GROWTH. Many public health advocates have recommended smart growth as a potential solution to the problem of urban sprawl. 4,7,9,20 Smart growth can be defined ...
    • Sprawl | Define Sprawl at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/sprawl Sprawl definition, to be stretched or spread out in an unnatural or ungraceful manner: The puppy's legs sprawled in all directions. See more. Dictionary.com;
    • Chapter 2 Causes and Consequences of Urban Growth and Sprawl

      www.springer.com/cda/content/document/.../9783642052989-c1.pdf Chapter 2 Causes and Consequences of Urban Growth and Sprawl 2.1 Introduction An overall idea about urban growth and sprawl has been provided in Chap. 1.
    • Sprawl and Urban Growth

      www.nber.org/papers/w9733 Sprawl and Urban Growth Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew E. Kahn. NBER Working Paper No. 9733 Issued in May 2003 NBER Program(s): LE PE EEE. Cities can be thought of as the ...
    • Urban Sprawl: the Big Picture - NASA Science

      science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2002/11oct_sprawl Urban Sprawl: the Big Picture Earth-orbiting satellites are collecting valuable data that reveal the environmental impact of fast-growing cities.
    • Analysis of Urban Growth and Sprawl from Remote Sensing Data ...

      www.springer.com/us/book/9783642052989 This book provides a comprehensive discussion on urban growth and sprawl, and how they can be analyzed using remote sensing imageries. It compiles the
    • MEASURING SPRAWL AND ITS IMPACT - Smart Growth America

      www.smartgrowthamerica.org/documents/MeasuringSprawl.PDF Smart Growth America Acknowledgements Measuring Sprawl and Its Impact is the product of three years of research. The authors wish to acknowledge
    • Urban Growth and Sprawl - Springer

      link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-05299-6_1/fulltext.html Sudhira and Ramachandra (2007) have stated Urban sprawl refers to the outgrowth of urban areas caused by uncontrolled, uncoordinated and unplanned growth.