Harmful form of precipitation high in sulfur and nitrogen oxides. Caused by industrial and auto emissions acid rain damages water and forest eco-systems in ecosystems such as Eastern North America and Europe
Military action between a super power using advanced weapons and technology and the low technology and guerilla tactics used by small insurgent groups.
assemblage of local plants and animals covering a large area such as a tropical forest
Coniferous forest found in high latitude or mountainous environments of the Northern Hemisphere
An economy that can not be sustained. Usually due to an influx of international money into a underdeveloped country very quickly.
Political or Cultural forces used to weaken or divide an existing state. Such as linguistic minorities, fringes, and separatists
Those cultural and political forces, such as a shared sense of history, a need for military protection, and a centralized economic structure, that promote political unity in a nation state
Boundaries drawn around areas with similar climate conditioning
graphs of average temperature high and lows and precipitation for an entire year
The establishment of rule over a foreign population
A simplified description of urban land use: A well- defined central business district is surrounded by concentric zones of residential activity, with higher income groups living on the periphery
The degree to which different locations are linked to one another through communication and transportation infrastructure
The movement of people out of metropolitan areas toward smaller towns and rural areas
The number of total births divided by the total population producing a figure per 1000 in the population.
The number of total Deaths divided by the total population producing a figure per 1000 in the population
the process in which immigrants are culturally absorbed into the larger host society
Is the active promotion of one cultural system at the expense of another