Urbanization

Known as: Urbanizations 
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Urbanization is characterized by rapid intensification of agriculture, socioeconomic change, and ecological fragmentation, which… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Dengue is the most important arboviral disease of humans with over half of the world's population living in areas of risk. The… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Urbanization is intensifying worldwide, with two-thirds of the human population expected to reside in cities within 30 years. The… (More)
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2005
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2005
Estimates of the worldwide incidence, mortality and prevalence of 26 cancers in the year 2002 are now available in the GLOBOCAN… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cancer constitutes an enormous burden on society in more and less economically developed countries alike. The occurrence of… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Many attempts have been made to quantify Africa's malaria burden but none has addressed how urbanization will affect disease… (More)
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2003
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2003
The most important anthropogenic influences on climate are the emission of greenhouse gases and changes in land use, such as… (More)
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2002
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2002
 
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
In this paper we describe a cellular automaton (CA) simulation model developed to predict urban growth as part of a project for… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Urbanization of a watershed degrades both the form and the function of the downstream aquatic system, causing changes that can… (More)
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