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8.3.2 Urban Places
General information World cities
Mega cities Urban dynamics

General information

Urban Places - from NSW HSC Online
http://www.hsc.csu.edu.au/geography/#111009

Urban areas - from GEO: Global Environment Outlook
http://www.grida.no/geo/geo3/english/401.htm

The Urbanizing World - from Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, UMBC
http://www.research.umbc.edu/~harries/urbansummaryppt.pdf

Victorian Resources Online: Population centres - from Department of Primary Industries, Vic
http://www.dpi.vic.gov.au/dpi/vro/vrosite.nsf/pages/pop_popcentres

The State of the World's Cities Report 2001 - from United Nations
http://www.unchs.org/Istanbul+5/statereport.htm

Identification of regions - includes Urban Centres in NSW, from Environmental Planning Authority
http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/air/nepm/2.htm


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World cities

Large cities - from Macquarie University
http://www.es.mq.edu.au/hsc/Lcityint/0.htm

A CASE STUDY: Bangkok, Thailand - from Macquarie University
http://www.es.mq.edu.au/hsc/Lcity3/lecoh.htm

Large cities study - Mexico City - a newsclipping kit from the State Library of New South Wales
http://infocus.sl.nsw.gov.au/res/resdesc.cfm?res_code=344

GaWC Research Bulletins from Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network at Loughborough University, UK
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/publicat.html
GaWC Research Bulletins are publication-submission versions of academic papers reporting research on relations between world cities.
Two examples of projects conducted by GaWC are:

The Geographical Scope of London as a World City: A Relational Study
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/projects/project2.html

London and New York in the World City Hierarchy: A Relational Study
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/projects/project3.html
For results of this project, see GaWC Research Bulletin 2
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/rb/rb2.html

World cities - from NSW HSC Online
http://hsc.csu.edu.au/geography/urban/cities/worldcities/World_Cities.html


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Mega cities

Megacities - from HSC Online
http://hsc.csu.edu.au/geography/urban/mega/megacities/Mega_Cities.html

Mega-cities: Innovations for urban life
http://www.megacitiesproject.org/

Megacities - Megacities Lecture Series , most recent lecture and archive of past lectures
http://www.megacities.nl/

Sustainability of Mega-cities - pdf of PowerPoint presentation, from Konrad Adenauer Foundation
http://www.kas.de/upload/dokumente/megacities/SustainabilityofMegacities01.pdf

Some Demographics of Mega Cities - from the Consolidation for Social Awareeness and Responsibility
http://www3.sympatico.ca/truegrowth/demographics.htm

Istanbul: A mega city in a developing country - from Macquarie University
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage6/geog/ISTANBUL.pdf

Cairo - from Macquarie University
http://www.es.mq.edu.au/humgeog/Cairo/index.htm

Megacities in Asia: an unsustainable development? - from International Science Roundtable for the Media
http://www.igbp.kva.se/prepcom4/Dhakal_background.pdf


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Urban dynamics

Urban Dynamics Research Program - from US Geological Survey
http://landcover.usgs.gov/urban/intro.asp

Fringe city and contested countryside: population trends and policy developments around Sydney - from the Urban Frontiers Program, University of Western Sydney, archived by State Library
http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/42681/20040616/fringecity.pdf

Urban Australia: Where most of us live - from CSIRO Office of Space Science & Applications - Earth Observation Centre
http://www.cossa.csiro.au/lb/lbbook/urban/urban1.htm

Building Better Cities - a Case Study of Large Cities and Urban Dynamics in Sydney - from Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre, NSW Department of Education
http://www.observhill-e.schools.nsw.edu.au/bbc.html


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