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...Expand abstract
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- J. B. Fisher is currently based at the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University Centre for the Environment. Citation: Fisher, J. B., Kelly M. & Romm J. (2006) 'Scales of environmental justice: combining GIS and spatial analysis for air toxics in West Oakland, California', Health & Place, 12 (4), 701-714. [Available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/13538292].
Scales of environmental justice: combining GIS and spatial analysis for air toxics in West Oakland, California
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