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Author Kurland, Kristen Seamens, 1966- author.

Title GIS tutorial for health / Kristen S. Kurland, Wilpen L. Gorr
Edition Fifth edition
Published Redlands, Calif. : Esri Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 449 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents 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
Summary GIS Tutorial for Health, fifth edition, teahes 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 ... [and] 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 download. Instructor resources are available separately.- back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
ArcGIS. fast (OCoLC)fst01395401
Subject Medical geography -- Data processing
Geographic information systems.
Medical geography.
Computer science.
Electronic data processing.
Automatic Data Processing -- Programmed Instruction
Geographic Information Systems -- Programmed Instruction
Topography, Medical -- Programmed Instruction
Geographic Information Systems
Topography, Medical
Electronic Data Processing
geographic information systems.
data processing.
computer science.
Geographic information systems.
Genre/Form programmed textbooks.
self-instructional materials.
Programmed instructional materials.
Matériel d'enseignement programmé.
Form Electronic book
Author Gorr, Wilpen L., author
LC no. 2014451670
ISBN 1322077207
Other Titles Geographic Information Systems tutorial for health