The purpose of this project is to evaluate the characteristics and GIS methods used to determine an urban food desert. The intention of this research is to implement an improved methodology for determining a food desert and exhibit the value of additional data sources. This should produce a universal GIS method and criteria for profiling a food desert in an urban setting across the United States.
Health Policy | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Urban Studies and Planning
This item is part of the McNair Scholars Program.
Russell, Monique N. and Mikelbank, Brian, "Defining and Analyzing a Food Desert" (2012). Undergraduate Research Posters 2012. 36.