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GIS Tutorial

GIS Tutorial for Health

Fourth Edition
In its fourth edition, GIS Tutorial for Health is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS® Desktop 10 software. to better support skill building and GIS analysis, this workbook features extended introductions to eleven tutorials addressing significant issues of health care and policy planning. Step-by-step exercises cover health map basics, data preparation for mpas, and spatial analysis of health issues using GIS. complete with a 180-day trial of ArcGIS® Desktop 10 and exercise datasets, this book is a valuable resource for the classroom, as well as the individual user.

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GIS Tutorial

The GIS 20: Essential Skills

Second Edition
Geographic information system (GIS) is a powerful tool that can be challenging to navigate as a beginner, especially when you're faced with a deadline. Inspired by a poll of 500 GIS practitioners, The GIS 20: Essential skills is an easy-to-understand guide that emphasizes the top twenty skills most people need to master to be successful using GIS. A quick and comprehensive introduction to fundamental GIS skills, this book includes a data CD for completing the exercise. Written for professionals with no time for classroom training, The GIS 20 can be used for independent study, or an as-needed reference

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GIS Tutorial

A to Z GIS: An illustrated Dictionary of Geographic Information Systems

As GIS technology has evolved and grown, so has the language of this powerful too. Written, developed, and reviewd by more than 150 subject-matter experts, A to Z GIS is packed with more than 1,800 terms, nearly 400 full-colour illustrations, and seven encyclopedia-style appendix articles about annotation and labels, features, geometry, layers in ArcGIS, map projections and coordinate systems, remote sensing, and topology. A to Z GIS is a must-have resource for managers, programmers, users, writters, editors, and students discovering the interdisciplinary nature of GIS.

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GIS Tutorial

Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine

Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine is a comprehensive survey of the technology of mapping and its relationship of the battle against disease. This look at medical mapping advances the argument that maps are not merely representations of spatial realities but a way of thinking about relationships between viral and bacterial communities, human hosts, and the environments in which diseases flourish. Cartographies of Disease traces the history of medical mapping from its growth in the 19th century during an era of trade and immigration to its renaissance in the 1990s during a new era of globalization. Referencing maps older than John Snow's famous cholera maps of London in the mid-19th century, this survey pulls from the plagues maps...

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