By Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, José A. Plaza-Úbeda, Jerónimo de Burgos-Jiménez, Claudia E. Natenzon
Based on targeted learn funded throughout continents and concerning universities in Argentina, Spain and the united kingdom, this booklet units out an leading edge, multidisciplinary method of assessing either environmental and social dangers in a given territorial quarter. utilizing facts from a few Ibero-American international locations, the learn combines environmental, socio-economic and geographic elements to build a collection of spatial and technical symptoms that degree the social vulnerability and commercial hazardousness of an outlined quarter. Aggregating those signs in a geographic details procedure (GIS) permits researchers to evaluate the capability hazard to which a definite sector and its inhabitants are topic due to the environmental deterioration as a result of co-located business activity.
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Business and Environmental Risks: Spatial Interactions Between Environmental Hazards and Social Vulnerabilities in Ibero-America by Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, José A. Plaza-Úbeda, Jerónimo de Burgos-Jiménez, Claudia E. Natenzon