Introduction To Geographic Information Systems In Public Health / Edition 1

Introduction To Geographic Information Systems In Public Health / Edition 1

by Alan Melnick
     
 

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834218789
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
03/04/2002
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 8.25(h) x 11.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2GIS Data Acquisition and Storage9
Ch. 3GIS Data Transformation: Making Maps45
Ch. 4Public Health GIS Applications: Environmental Health65
Ch. 5Public Health GIS Applications: Communicable-Disease Prevention and Control105
Ch. 6Public Health GIS Applications: Injuries133
Ch. 7Public Health GIS Applications: Chronic Disease Prevention149
Ch. 8Public Health GIS Applications: Community Health Assessment and Planning193
Ch. 9Limitations of GIS: Lessons Learned and Challenges219
Ch. 10Getting Started with GIS: Hardware, Operating Systems, and Software227
Ch. 11The Future of GIS and the Role of Public Health Officials241
Appendix A - Glossary269
Table of Sources279
Index297

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