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A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in accessibility in 2015

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The economic and man-made resources that sustain human wellbeing are not distributed evenly across the world, but are instead heavily concentrated in cities. Poor access to opportunities and services offered by urban centres (a function of distance, transport infrastructure, and the spatial distribution of cities) is a major barrier to improved livelihoods and overall development. Advancing accessibility worldwide underpins the equity agenda of 'leaving no one behind' established by the Susta...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/nature25181

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Grant:
“Developing and validating an online accessibility mapping tool powered by Google Earth Engine”
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Grant:
"Roadless Forest" project - "Making efficient use of EU climate finance: Using roads as an early performance indicator for REDD+ projects"
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Volume:
553
Pages:
333–336
Publication date:
2018-01-10
Acceptance date:
2017-11-23
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pubs id:
pubs:817749
URN:
uri:5c2ebe20-a1c2-44cb-bd71-95042fa49fbe
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uuid:5c2ebe20-a1c2-44cb-bd71-95042fa49fbe
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pubs:817749
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English
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