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The Urban Environment, Socioeconomic Conditions, and Quality of Life: An Alternative Framework for Understanding and Assessing Environmental Justice

  • Ryan R. Jensen
  • Jay D. Gatrell
  • James R. Boulton
  • Bruce T. Harper

Keywords

Global Position System Geographic Information System Leaf Area Index Urban Forest Real Estate Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryan R. Jensen
    • 1
  • Jay D. Gatrell
    • 1
  • James R. Boulton
    • 1
  • Bruce T. Harper
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geography, Geology & AnthropologyIndiana State UniversityTerre HauteIN

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