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The Ethnic Distribution of Heat Risk–Related Land Cover in Relation to Residential Segregation

We examined the distribution of heat risk–related land cover (HRRLC) characteristics across racial/ethnic groups and degrees of residential segregation. Block group–level tree canopy and impervious surface estimates were derived from the 2001 National Land Cover Dataset for densely populated urban areas of the United States and Puerto Rico, and linked to demographic characteristics from the 2000 Census. ...

Author: Jesdale et al.
Published date: 9/07/2013
Research type: Report

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