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Department
Geography
Course
GGRA03H3
Professor
Andre Sorensen
Semester
Winter

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Important Terms:  Socio-nature: intertwining of social and natural processes in the transformation of nature.  Cyborg Urbanization: mechanical insertions into natural urban spaces.  straightening of river channels  dams  solar panels  windmills  Modern cities ideal: concrete built form conflicts with ideals of nature  Linear metabolism: traditional metabolism of cities where resources move through urban systems without concern about the origin or destination of their wastes.  Circular metabolism: every output from a city becomes an input which renews the living environment (resources are recycled).  Urban Planning: future ideas and implementable practices for shaping land use and social processes in cities.  Sustainable Urban Planning: future ideas and implementable practices for shaping and mitigating human impacts on the natural environment in cities.  Ins
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