GIS Tutorial for Health / Edition 3

GIS Tutorial for Health / Edition 3

by Kristen S. Kurland
ISBN-10:
1589482247
ISBN-13:
2901589482240
Pub. Date:
03/01/2009
Publisher:
ESRI Press
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Overview

GIS Tutorial for Health / Edition 3

GIS Tutorial for Health, fifth edition, teaches GIS and analysis skills to health professionals and students. Using health-care scenarios, the book demonstrates how to process and visualize health data to better manage services and support health-care policy.
GIS Tutorial for Health includes lessons and exercises on mapping basics, including creating map layers, editing features, and using spatial data. The fifth edition is compatible with ArcGIS® 10.2 for Desktop. Exercise data is available for downloaded. Instructor resources are available separately.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901589482240
Publisher: ESRI Press
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1 GIS benefits and map basics
Chapter 1: 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

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