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How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities?

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How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities? / Davies, Gemma; Frausin Bustamante, Gina Giovanna; Parry, Luke Thomas Wyn.

Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016. London, 2016.

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Davies, G, Frausin Bustamante, GG & Parry, LTW 2016, How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities? in Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016. London.

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Davies, G., Frausin Bustamante, G. G., & Parry, L. T. W. (2016). How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities? In Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016

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Davies G, Frausin Bustamante GG, Parry LTW. How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities? In Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016. London. 2016

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Davies, Gemma ; Frausin Bustamante, Gina Giovanna ; Parry, Luke Thomas Wyn. / How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities?. Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016. London, 2016.

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abstract = "Food deserts are areas without affordable access to healthy foods. This paper explores whether food deserts are present within urban areas of the Brazilian Amazon. The availability and price of a variety of food products was surveyed in a total of 304 shops, across 3 cities in 2015. Least-cost distances were calculated to estimate travel distance to access products, with map overlay used to help identify areas with poor access to a variety of healthy food - these were defined as food deserts.",
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