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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Friday, April 21 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
FR3.30.05 The Sociodemographic Makeup of North Carolina’s Floodplains

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While research has been conducted on sociodemographic factors, such as race, class and gender, and their relationships to social and physical vulnerability to flooding, very little attention has been paid to the correlation between sociodemographic factors and exposure to flooding. This project examines this relationship by conducting an analysis of the racial, ethnic, class and gender makeup of the 100-year floodplains of North Carolina using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) techniques, US Census block-group level data and parcel data.

Fayola Jacobs, Texas A&M University

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Friday April 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Mirage (2nd Floor--foyer area)