Princeton University Library Catalog

GIS tutorial for health / Kristen S. Kurland, Wilpen L. Gorr.

Author:
Kurland, Kristen Seamens, 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press, 2006.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xiv, 317 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 2 CD-ROMs (4 3/4 in.)
Summary note:
"GIS Tutorial for Health is a unique textbook for teaching geographic information system (GIS) software to health professionals. This book is designed to help students use GIS to solve problems in health care and gain hands-on experience visualizing and analyzing health-related data. The scenarios address substantive issues of health care policy and planning." "With GIS Tutorial for Health guiding the way, students will design maps to investigate patterns of uninsured and poor populations, prepare spatial data to analyze environmental hazards, analyze youth pedestrian injuries, and much more."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents:
GIS Tutorial 1. Introducing GIS and health applications -- GIS Tutorial 2. Visualizing health data -- GIS Tutorial 3. Designing maps for a health study -- GIS Tutorial 4. Projecting and using spatial data -- GIS Tutorial 5. Preparing spatial data to study environmental hazards -- GIS Tutorial 6. Geocoding tabular data -- GIS Tutorial 7. Analyzing youth pedestrian injuries -- GIS Tutorial 8. Approximate methods for transferring data -- GIS Tutorial 9. Case study: Studying food-borne disease outbreaks -- GIS Tutorial 10. Case study: Forming a national ACHE chapter.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 1589481488 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781589481480 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2006015875
OCLC:
69013505
Related name:
RCP:
C - S