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Published: 29 May 2008

160 Pages | 50 illustrations, including an 8 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780198509899

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Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C.A. Clements

  • Only introductory level text available, bringing together a specialised and widely-dispersed literature
  • Examines the use of GIS and remotely sensed data to understand and predict disease prevalence
  • Includes a wide range of examples taken from both medical and veterinary disciplines, and including both infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions
  • Provides worked examples using a single data set, following standardised nomenclature throughout
  • Structured to follow the logical sequence of description of spatial data, visualisation, exploration, modelling and decision support

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