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urbanization

Definition:
The process by which the population and area of a city expands which is usually accompanied by the loss of rural, undeveloped or natural habitats to residential, commerical, industrial or infrastructure applications.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • urban sprawl
  • urban expansion
  • urbanisation
  • urban growth
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66745
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2018-04-11