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U.S. cityscapes show consistent patterns of 'urban evolution'


September 10, 2014

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In a special issue of Biogeochemistry, scientists studying urban ecosystems say U.S. urban landscapes are remarkably similar geologically and biochemically, share certain traits that can function as markers for urbanization, and evolve along similar pathways. The authors propose the concept of "urban evolution."Full Story

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