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The Principles of Mapping for Environmental Justice

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ENVS 6551 660
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Lee, Matthew
Course Note
MES Concentration Course in Resilience & Adaptation
Course Description
Environmental Justice mapping examines the intersection of environmental burdens and the vulnerable communities disproportionately impacted by their harm.  From redlining, to the static maps that first showed the correlation of race and waste, and moving through to today's truly dynamic EJ mapping tools, The Principles of Mapping for Environmental Justice explores how mapping quite literally put EJ on the environmental movement landscape. This is not a GIS course, nor a course on EJ generally, but an examination into the core components that are inherent to EJ mapping principles.  Come explore the indicators and methodologies used by federal, state and local tools and the policy they influence, such as President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative.
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