Human Population through History: 1 A.D. to 2020

Robert Bleier, Demographic, Environmental, and Security Issues Project

This website contains eight maps showing human population density starting in 1 AD. Maps can be viewed as large single maps or as an animation of population change through time. The maps are from a Social Contract article by John H. Hanton, 'End of the Migration Epoch.'

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Human Population
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Maps
Special Interest: Visualization, Quantitative
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Quantitative Skills: Logarithms/Exponential Functions:Exponential Growth and Decay, Models and Modeling
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources