Using the e-journal databases, such as “Academic Search Complete”, from KSU libary website (, find an interesting case study on the impact of land use changes or urbanizaiton from an recent academic paper (2015-2020). The impact can be on different aspects of the environment or society (e.g. water quality, air quality, public health, traffic, etc.)

Tu, J., Xia, Z., Clarke,C.C., Frei, A., 2007. Impact of Urban Sprawl on Water Quality in Eastern Massachusetts, USA. Environmental Management 40, 183-200.