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Summary Introduction to Principles of Urban Environmental Management

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- Principles of Urban Environmental Management
- Chen
- 2020 - 2021
- Wageningen University (Wageningen University, Wageningen)
- Urban Environmental Management
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  • 1.1 The urban environment - challenges and potential

  • What aspects does an urban area have according to Wirth (1938)?
    - Large population size
    - High population density
    - Social heterogenity
    - Permanence
  • What aspects does an urban area have according to Cohen (2006)?
    - Population size
    - Population density
    - Administrative / political boundaries
    - Economic function
  • What is social heterogenity?
    Multiple professions / occupations
  • What is a territory?
    Urban area or land that governing bodies have authority over
  • What is urban agglomeration?
    Population contained within the contours of a continuous territory inhabited at urban levels of residential density
  • What is a metropolitan region?
    Both the continuous territory and surrounding areas with lower settlement density, under direct influence of a city
  • What criteria's does an urban area have
    - Administrative criteria
    - Population size
    - Population density
    - Economic characteristics
    - Functional characteristics
  • What types of spaces do cities consist of?
    - Living space
    - Working space
    - Leisure space
    - People space
    - Mobility space
  • What types of alternate mobility spaces are there in a city?
    - Sewage systems
    - Energy systems
  • Which city systems are we unable to see?
    - Big data
    - Food systems
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