Urban Key words

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Megacity
A city of 10 million people or more
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Urbanisation
The process of urban growth
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Urban sprawl
The outward growth of urban areas
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Suburbs
Outlying districts of a town or city, often dominated by housing
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Smog
A mixture of smoke and fog
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Photochemical smog
Where smog and sunlight combines to for ozone
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Sustainable
Meeting the needs of people without damaging the environment or exploiting resources
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Floodplain
a low-lying area next to a river that id vunerable to flooding
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Mortality
Death rate, usuallyexpressed as deaths per 1,000 of the population
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Life expectancy
Average number of years a person may expect to live at the time of birth
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Deprivation
Where a person's quality of life falls below a certain level
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Deprived areas
Places where economic/social and environmental conditions are very poor
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Carbon - Zero
Does not use resources that create carbon dioxide
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The process of urban growth

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Urbanisation

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The outward growth of urban areas

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Outlying districts of a town or city, often dominated by housing

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A mixture of smoke and fog

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