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Urban Ecological Processes

It means whereby spatial distribution of people and activities change. They include:

  • Centralization clustering of economic and service functions.
  • Concentration tendency of people and activities to cluster together.
  • Decentralization flight of people and activities from the centre of the city.
  • Invasion entrance of new kind of people or activity into an area.
  • Segregation concentration of a certain type of people or activities within a particular area.
  • Succession completed replacement of one kind of people or activity by another.