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Social Indicators of Gentrification Pressure

How Gentrification is Affecting 29 Fishing Communities in the Northeast United States

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Each of these 29 communities has a unique relationship to the pressures of gentrification. NOAA Fisheries uses a number of different community social vulnerability indicators to characterize and evaluate fishing communities’ vulnerability to, and resilience against, different forces. 

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 05/27/2021