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Scales of environmental justice: combining GIS and spatial analysis for air toxics in West Oakland, California

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This paper examines the spatial point pattern of industrial toxic substances and the associated environmental justice implications in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. Using a spatial analysis method called Ripley’s K we assess environmental justice across multiple spatial scales, and we verify and quantify the West Oakland neighborhood as an environmental justice site as designated by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Further, we integrate the ISCST3 air dispersion model w...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.healthplace.2005.09.005

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University of California, Berkeley
Department:
Department of Environmental Science,Policy and Management
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University of California, Berkeley
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Department of Environmental Science,Policy and Management
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Institution:
University of California, Berkeley
Department:
Department of Environmental Science,Policy and Management
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Health & Place Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
701-714
Publication date:
2006-12-06
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ISSN:
1353-8292
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uuid:824f4d17-7251-4636-a6c7-117e194be37e
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ora:1020

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