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

@article{Fisher2006ScalesOE,
  title={Scales of environmental justice: combining GIS and spatial analysis for air toxics in West Oakland, California.},
  author={Joshua B. Fisher and Maggi Kelly and Jeff Romm},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          701-14
        }
}
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 with… CONTINUE READING
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