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    Over the past fifty years the city of Corpus Christi, TX has increased in population from 50,000 to 350,000. Do you think this increase in population has affected the 'environment' and 'environmental health' in the city? Specifically explain

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    OK, a couple asides off the top. Is this increase over time "normal"? If we use a standard population growth model, we will find that the growth rate is just over 3.89%

    [ N = No x e^rt ] rearrange and put in the time & populations values and we get ln7/50 = r

    So while a ...

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    The expert discusses how increases in population in a coastal Texas town has affected environmental factors and quality of life.