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Title GIS and spatial analysis in veterinary science / edited by P.A. Durr and A.C. Gatrell
Published Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2004


Description 1 online resource (x, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents Preface; 1 The Tools of Spatial Epidemiology: GIS, Spatial Analysis and Remote Sensing; 2 Spatial Epidemiology and Animal Disease: Introduction and Overview; 3 Geographical Information Science and Spatial Analysis in Human Health: Parallels and Issues for Animal Health Research; 4 Spatial Statistics in the Biomedical Sciences: Future Directions; 5 Geographical Information Science and Spatial Analysis in Animal Health; 6 The Use of GIS in Veterinary Parasitology; 7 The Use of GIS in Modelling the Spatial and Temporal Spread of Animal Diseases; 8 The Use of GIS in Companion Animal Epidemiology
Summary "This book is the first to review the subject of geographical information systems (including remote sensing) and spatial analysis as applied to veterinary science. Topics covered include the application of GIS to epidemic disease response, to companion animal epidemiology and to the management of wildlife diseases. It also covers issues such as parallels with human health and spatial statistics in the biomedical sciences. The book will be of significant interest to researchers in veterinary epidemiology and geography."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Veterinary epidemiology -- Data processing
Geographic information systems.
Spatial analysis (Statistics)
Epidemiologic Methods -- veterinary
Animal Diseases -- epidemiology
Geographic Information Systems
geographic information systems.
spatial analysis.
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- Food Animal.
Geographic information systems
Spatial analysis (Statistics)
Genre/Form geographic information systems.
Geographic information systems
Geographic information systems.
Systèmes d'information géographique.
Form Electronic book
Author Durr, P. A. (Peter A.)
Gatrell, Anthony C
LC no. 2003017938
ISBN 0851990460