Title: Analysing and managing urban growth 
Resource Type: web links 
Producers or distributor European Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Web link for product information: http://www.eea.europa.eu/articles/analysing-and-managing-urb ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->maps
Contaminated land-->stats, registers, inventories etc
Soil-->Soil Overview
Short description: Over the last decades, continuous urban expansion at rates much higher than population growth has resulted in a massive urban footprint on Europe – fragmenting rural space, blocking ecosystem services and increasing the demand for transport and energy. Contents of the web page: Urban environment 1.Urban growth - why does it matter? 2.Urban Morphological Zones 3.Applying the UMZ concept 4.Outlook 
Link to News Items(s):   Mapping urban expansion in Europe, latest findings from the EEA
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 09/02/2011

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