This is the "Home" page of the "PLAN 714: Urban Spatial Structure" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

PLAN 714: Urban Spatial Structure  

Last Updated: Nov 8, 2013 URL: http://guides.lib.unc.edu/plan714_f13 Print Guide Email Alerts

Home Print Page
  Search: 
 

Librarian Profile

Profile Image
Philip McDaniel
Contact Info
Davis Library Research & Instructional Services
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services
(919) 962-3788
Send Email
 

Instruction Sessions

 

What is in this guide?

This course page/guide is designed to act as a resource for PLAN714: Urban Spatial Structure.  This course emphasizes theories and empirical evidence of the contemporary spatial development of metropolitan areas.  Within this guide, there are tabs along the top to navigate to pages containing more detailed information about:

  • Scholarly Resources: This tab includes a variety of links to resources for research (books, journal articles, newspapers).
  • Data SourcesThis tab links to a variety of useful spatial and non-spatial data sources. 

Though the guide contains a broad collection of useful information, data, and other resources, it is by no means meant to be comprehensive or exhaustive.  You are encouraged to be creative and innovative in the tools, data, and information that you utilize!  

The following Group Assignments and Individual Assignments, in Word Document format, will be due at the beginning of class on the dates listed below:

         Group Assignment 1 -- Wed (9/26)   |   Group Assignment 2 -- Mon (10/22)   |   Group Assignment 3 -- Wed (11/28)

                                       Individual Assignment 1 -- Mon (10/01)   |   Individual Assignment 2 -- Wed (10/31)

 

Students will study the following cities:

Use the 2013 or 2009 list of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas as definitions for the MSAs in the assignments.


View Larger Map

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC  |  Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI  |  Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO  |  Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI  |  Jacksonville, FL

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA  |  Memphis, TN-MS-AR  |  Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Saint Louis, MO-IL  |  San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA  |  Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

 

Click here for a map showing the 2013 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas for the entire United States.

Click here for a map showing the 2009 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas for the entire United States.

 
Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip