second edition, is a compendium of GIS methods and applications of those methods to public health research. Cromley and McLafferty set out an ambitious. GIS and Public Health (Second Edition). By Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. New York, NY: Guilford Press. + xxiv. ISBN: GIS and Public Health by Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. Katie Algeo. Pages Published online: 14 Mar Download citation.

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Mvk marked it as to-read Sep 03, Hardcover September 20, Discount is applied to the list price. The last several years have seen rapid growth in public health applications of GIS, technological developments in mapping and imagery, and the availability of public health data, all of which are addressed in the book.

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GIS and Public Health, Second Edition

In her research she explores the use heealth spatial statistical methods and GIS for understanding health and social issues in cities, as well as gender and racial disparities in geographical access to services and employment opportunities. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of She has published articles in geography, epidemiology, public health, and health services journals.


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I have found this text more rewarding to use in teaching and to consult for my own work than any nealth single book in the field. Table of contents Introduction. Bethany Hall marked it as to-read Sep 17, GIS and Public Health.

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Numerous maps, diagrams, and real-world applications are featured. The companion Web page provides lab exercises with data that can be downloaded for individual or course use.

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GIS and Public Health: Second Edition

A uthoritative and comprehensive, this is the leading text and professional resource on using geographic information systems GIS to analyze and address public health problems. Described publc ways that GIS can be used to map health events, identify disease clusters, inve This clearly written resource provides a comprehensive introduction to the use of geographic information systems GIS in analyzing and addressing public health problems.

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Expanded coverage of public participation GIS. New to This Edition Incorporates major technological advances, hexlth as Internet-based mapping systems and the rise of data from cell phones and other GPS-enabled devices.

Michael Halenar rated it really liked it Mar 07, Goes beyond the United States to encompass an international focus.

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