GIS Tutorial for Health: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

GIS Tutorial for Health: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Kristen S. Kurland, Wilpen L. Gorr
     
 

ISBN-10: 1589483138

ISBN-13: 9781589483132

Pub. Date: 08/24/2012

Publisher: ESRI Press

In its fourth edition, GIS Tutorial for Health is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS® Desktop 10 software. To better support skill building and GIS analysis, this workbook features extended introductions to eleven tutorials addressing significant issues of health care and policy planning. Step-by-step exercises cover health map basics, data preparation

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In its fourth edition, GIS Tutorial for Health is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS® Desktop 10 software. To better support skill building and GIS analysis, this workbook features extended introductions to eleven tutorials addressing significant issues of health care and policy planning. Step-by-step exercises cover health map basics, data preparation for maps, and spatial analysis of health issues using GIS. Complete with a 180-day trial of ArcGIS® Desktop 10 and exercise datasets, this book is a valuable resource for the classroom, as well as the individual user.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589483132
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
08/24/2012
Series:
Tutorial Series
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
425
Sales rank:
539,018
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.01(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part 1 GIS benefits and map basics

Chapter1: Introducing GIS and health applications

Chapter 2: Visualizing health data

Part 2: Preparation of map data

Chapter 3: Designing maps for a health study

Chapter 4: Projecting, downloading, and using spatial data

Chapter 5: Downloading and preparing spatial and tabular data

Chapter 6: Geocoding tabular data

Part 3: Spatial analysis

Chapter 7: Processing and analyzing spatial data

Chapter 8: Transforming data using approximate methods

Chapter 9: Using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst for demand estimation

Part 4: GIS case studies

Chapter 10: Studying food-borne disease outbreaks

Chapter 11: Forming local chapters of ACHE

Appendix A Task index

Appendix B Data source credits

Appendix C Data license agreement

Appendix D Installing the data and software

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