Geospatial Analysis of Environmental Health

Geospatial Analysis of Environmental Health


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400735576
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 04/19/2013
Series: Geotechnologies and the Environment , #4
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Section I – General Considerations in Geospatial Analysis of Environmental Health.- 1.Environmental Health and Geospatial Analysis: An Overview.- 2. Using GeoVisualization and Geospatial Analysis to Explore Respiratory Disease and Environmental Health Justice in New York City.- 3. Outdoor Air Pollution and Health – A review of the Contributions of Geotechnologies to Exposure Assessment.- 4. The Use of Residential History in Environmental Health Studies.- 5. Proximity Analysis Methods for Exposure Assessment in Environmental Health Justice Research.- Section II – Impacts on Environmental Health (Topical Case Studies).- 7. Geospatial analysis of West Nile virus (WNV) incidences in an urban environment: A Case Study in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minnesota.- 8. The Health Impacts of Brownfields in Charlotte NC: A Spatial Approach.- 9. Regional Environmental Patterns of Diarrheal Disease in Bangladesh: A Spatial Analytical and Multilevel Approach.- 10. Developing a Supermarket Need Index for New York City.- 11. Asthma, Air Quality, and Environmental Justice in Louisville, Kentucky.- 12. The Impact of Changes in Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Laws on Proximity to Environmental Hazards: A Case Study of Connecticut.- 13.Global Geographies of Environmental Injustice and Health: ACase Study of Illegal Hazardous Waste Dumping in Cote d'Ivoire.- 14. Environmental and Health Inequalities of Women in Different Neighbourhoods of Metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria.- 15. Housing Quality and Racial Disparities in Low Birth Weight: A GIS Assessment in Flint, Michigan.- Section III – Geospatial Methods in Investigating Environmental Health.- 16. Participatory mapping as a component of operational malaria vector control in Tanzania.- 17. Revisiting Tobler’s First Law of Geography: Spatial Regression Models for Assessing Environmental Justice and Health Risk Disparities.- 18. A Spatially Explicit Environmental Health Surveillance Framework for Tick-Borne Diseases.- 19. Using Distance Decay Techniques and Household-Level Data to Explore Regional Variation in Environmental Inequality.- 20. Merging Satellite Measurement with Ground-based Air Quality Monitoring Data to Assess Health Effects of Fine Particulate Matter Pollution.- 21. Poverty Determinants of Acute Respiratory Infections in the Mapuche Population of Ninth Region of Araucania, Chile (2000-2005). A Bayesian Approach with Time-space Modelling.- 22. GIS and Atmospheric Diffusion Modeling for Assessment of Individual Exposure to Dioxins Emitted from a Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator.- 23. Synthesizing waterborne infection prevalence for comparative analysis of cluster detection methods.- 24. Spatiotemporal Analysis of PM2.5 Exposure in Taipei (Taiwan) by integrating PM10 and TSP observations.- Index.

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