Land that is covered mainly with buildings and roads is called.
Urban
Land that contains relatively few people and large areas of open space.
Rural
Resources that are produced by natural and artificial ecosystems. (Two Words)
Ecosystem Services
Movement of people from rural areas to cities.
Urbanization
All the things that a society builds for public use.
Infrastructure
Rapid expansion of a city into the countryside. (Two Words)
Urban Sprawl
Increased temperature in a city. (Two Words)
Heat Island
Determining in advance how land will be used. (Three Words)
Land-Use Planning
A computerized system for storing, manipulating, and viewing geographic data.
GIS
Allowing more animals to graze in an area than the range can support.
Overgrazing
The clearing of trees from an area without replacing them.
Deforestation
Process by which trees are planted to re-establish trees that have been cut down in a frest land.
Reforestation
This act was passed in 1964 and it designated certain lands as wilderness areas.
The US Wilderness Act