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Gentrification, Displacement, and the Role of Public Investment
- M. Zuk, Ariel H. Bierbaum, K. Chapple, Karolina Gorska, A. Loukaitou-Sideris
- Political Science, Economics
- 24 August 2015
Scholarly interest in the relationship between public investments and residential displacement dates back to the 1970s and the aftermath of displacement related to urban renewal. A new wave of… Expand
Chemical analysis of diesel engine nanoparticles using a nano-DMA/thermal desorption particle beam mass spectrometer.
- H. Tobias, D. Beving, +6 authors D. Kittelson
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Environmental science & technology
- 1 June 2001
Diesel engines are known to emit high number concentrations of nanoparticles (diameter < 50 nm), but the physical and chemical mechanisms by which they form are not understood. Information on… Expand
Understanding the cumulative impacts of inequalities in environmental health: implications for policy.
Racial or ethnic minority groups and low-income communities have poorer health outcomes than others. They are more frequently exposed to multiple environmental hazards and social stressors, including… Expand
The impact of improved wood-burning stoves on fine particulate matter concentrations in rural Mexican homes
- M. Zuk, L. Rojas, +9 authors O. Masera
- Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental…
- 1 May 2007
To evaluate the impact of improved wood burning stoves on indoor air pollution, 53 homes in a rural town in Michoacán, Mexico, were selected from a health intervention study and monitored before and… Expand
Reduction in personal exposures to particulate matter and carbon monoxide as a result of the installation of a Patsari improved cook stove in Michoacan Mexico.
UNLABELLED The impact of an improved wood burning stove (Patsari) in reducing personal exposures and indoor concentrations of particulate matter (PM(2.5)) and carbon monoxide (CO) was evaluated in 60… Expand
Quantification of local and global benefits from air pollution control in Mexico City.
- G. Mckinley, M. Zuk, +9 authors J. Martinez
- Medicine, Environmental Science
- Environmental science & technology
- 1 April 2005
Complex sociopolitical, economic, and geographical realities cause the 20 million residents of Mexico City to suffer from some of the worst air pollution conditions in the world. Greenhouse gas… Expand
The impact of a Bus Rapid Transit system on commuters' exposure to Benzene, CO, PM2.5 and PM10 in Mexico City
Abstract Carbon monoxide (CO), benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and suspended particles PM2.5 and PM10 were measured inside public transportation vehicles, before and after a new… Expand
Health impacts from power plant emissions in Mexico
Abstract Emissions from power plant pose a potentially large risk to human health and the environment. This pollution source is of particular concern in Mexico, where a large share of electricity is… Expand
Health Equity in a New Urbanist Environment: Land Use Planning and Community Capacity Building in Fresno, CA
- M. Zuk
A tale of two cities. The Mason-Dixon line. The Berlin Wall. Fresnans have evoked a variety of metaphors to describe the spatial divide between the rich, clean and white neighborhoods in the north… Expand
In vitro biological effects of airborne PM₂.₅ and PM₁₀ from a semi-desert city on the Mexico-US border.
Compelling evidence indicates that exposure to urban airborne particulate matter (PM) affects health. However, how PM components interact with PM-size to cause adverse health effects needs… Expand