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Geospatial Technologies for a Healthier, Sustainable, and Increasingly Urban Earth

June 2, 2015View for printing

That the earth's landscape is changing around us is no secret: urban areas are expanding, population densities are increasing, and green spaces are shrinking. In the midst of this transformation, urbanists, scientists, and policy makers are watching and weighing in, hoping that through better understanding of the dynamics of urbanization and sustainability, the earth can adapt, accommodate, and-- yes--even thrive as the global population nears an anticipated nine billion or more in the next three decades.

By: Eugenie Birch and Susan Wachter

Full Story: http://penniur.upenn.edu/publication ... thier-earth
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