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GIS for health and the environment

development in the Asia-Pacific Regions

by International Conference in GIS and Health (2006 Hong Kong, China)

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Research -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Public health -- Research -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses,
  • Environmental Health -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Environmental Health -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses,
  • Geographic information systems -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Geographic information systems -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses,
  • Geographic Information Systems -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Geographic Information Systems -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses,
  • Public Health -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Public Health -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses,
  • Environmental Health -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses,
  • Environmental Health -- Pacific Islands -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPoh C. Lai, Ann S.H. Mak (eds.).
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsLai, Poh C., Mak, Ann S. H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA440.87.A785 .I58 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18010027M
    ISBN 103540713174
    ISBN 109783540713173
    LC Control Number2007929856

      Authoritative and comprehensive, this is the leading text and professional resource on using geographic information systems (GIS) to analyze and address public health problems. Basic GIS concepts and tools are explained, including ways to access and manage spatial databases. The book presents state-of-the-art methods for mapping and analyzing data on population, health events, risk Reviews: 1. A geographic information system (GIS) is a framework for gathering, managing, and analyzing data. Rooted in the science of geography, GIS integrates many types of data. It analyzes spatial location and organizes layers of information into visualizations using maps and 3D scenes. With this unique capability, GIS reveals deeper insights into data.

    Geographic information system (GIS) technology is used to support and deliver information to environmental managers and the public. GIS allows the combination and analysis of multiple layers of location-based data including environmental measurements. The environmental applica-tion areas of GIS are varied in terms of potential users, environmental. Environmental Health and Geospatial Analysis: An Overview. Her book, GIS for the Urban Environment (, En vironmental Systems Research. .

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment consists of three divisions: Environment, Health Care Finance and Public Health. The Division of Environment has the following six bureaus that work toward Kansans living in safe and sustainable environments: Air, Environmental Field Services, Environmental Remediation, Health and Environmental. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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