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Socio-economic issues (urban growth & human heath). Major research questions. Where to locate land uses (binationally) Mortality & morbidity related to environmental quality (unpaved roads, air pollution, ……) Predict where growth would occur and downstream impacts

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Socio economic issues urban growth human heath

Socio-economic issues(urban growth & human heath)


Major research questions

Major research questions

  • Where to locate land uses (binationally)

  • Mortality & morbidity related to environmental quality (unpaved roads, air pollution, ……)

  • Predict where growth would occur and downstream impacts

  • Modeling of land use and transportation needs (evacuation as well as work related, within watershed vs. county)

  • Pilot projects along the border to use GIS/layers and determine applicability at community level

  • Land ownership

  • Effects of costs and benefits of treating waste water/air quality

  • Flood hazard in urban areas

  • Underlying incentives and what leads to urban growth

  • Rural areas concern for water supply/quality

  • Population growth (water availability, urban planning ….)


Data issues

Data issues

  • How data are reported (both health, census and environmental)

  • Access to data

  • Standardization – health and environment

  • private versus public health data

  • Accuracy esp. in rural areas

  • Time frame representation - Real time data

  • Resolution

  • Cost

  • Economic issues on using information

  • Population census not frequent enough to keep up with population changes – demand based on income level

  • Need to conduct focused surveys

  • Change detection issues

  • Depoliticize data (greater public access to data currently available)

  • Infrastructure projects lacking interface


Scale issues

Scale issues

  • Scale will be determined by particular research questions

  • Raw formats require general conversions and projection changes


Progress made

Progress made

  • SCERP project has created tons of data and models, economics, natural resources (holistic)

  • Technology (water supply, software compatibility, data analysis integration)

  • sharing data/making data available

  • USGS and INEGI partnership

  • Health data comparability (ICD 9 & 10)

  • USGS working with SGM (Servicio (?) Geologico Mexicano)

  • Border Health Viewer (EROS data etc..)

  • Partnerships (national, municipal, local)

  • state and municipal industries are more open to using GIS

  • Border Environmental Health progress

  • standards for shapefiles (projections etc..)

  • Agua peria and Yaquo success story for USGS in terms of infrastructure

  • ESRI donating software to government agencies involved and universities that bridge inoperability issues


Barriers to overcome

Barriers to overcome

  • Time constraints

  • Money

  • Standardization

  • Language

  • Scale

  • Data sharing problems in both public and private sectors

  • Proprietary nature of data

  • Obtaining data

  • Continuity of data

  • Need to make data more useful for pulling up statistics and meaning

  • Lack of awareness & communication of needs

  • Lack of trained students

  • Private industry (ESRI) with exclusive contracts.


Recommendations

Recommendations

  • Website containing list of data sources, available data ……


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