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Rebecca Losch

Final Map – Life Expectancy in Richmond

This map aims to highlight the disparity of life expectancy within a 5 mile radius of Richmond.  The legend shows the overall averages of each county within Richmond, with red being the shortest life spans because it stands out.  However, I wanted t…

Project Proposal

I aim to map the variance in life expectancies throughout Richmond. One map that I will use for reference titled “Short Distances to Large Gaps in Health” highlights how within a five-mile distance in Richmond the difference in life expectancy is t…

Swiss Cheese Map

One of the most surprising aspects of the Swiss Cheese Map article was how important every single tiny detail on a map is.  Prior to this course, I never realized how influential maps can be, and that they can affect the outcome of necessary peace tal…

Intro to geog 280

I’m Becca Losch, and I’m a sophomore from Monmouth County, New Jersey. I am a healthcare studies major and biology minor, currently on the physician’s assistant track. I definitely want to be in the healthcare field, however, I haven’t decided …

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