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

Title GIS for health and the environment : development in the Asia-Pacific Regions / Poh C. Lai, Ann S.H. Mak (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 310 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography
Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography.
Contents Front Matter; Exploratory Spatial Analysis Methods in Cancer Prevention and Control; Environmental Risk Factor Diagnosis for Epidemics; A Study on Spatial Decision Support Systems for Epidemic Disease Prevention Based on ArcGIS; Development of a Cross-Domain Web-based GIS Platform to Support Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases; A GIS Application for Modeling Accessibility to Health Care Centers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Applying GIS in Physical Activity Research: Community 'Walkability' and Walking Behaviors
Summary The book is a compilation of methodological and application developments in spatial epidemiological approaches for environmental and public health studies in the Asia Pacific region. It is intended for practitioners in the field, including geospatial experts, practicing epidemiologists, medical doctors, environmentalists and public health physicians concerned with the impact of environmental exposures on the health of population
Notes "This book is a result of the International Conference in GIS and Health held on 27-29 June 2006 in Hong Kong"--Page v
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Public health -- Research -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Public health -- Research -- Islands of the Pacific -- Congresses.
Environmental health -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Environmental health -- Islands of the Pacific -- Congresses.
Geographic information systems -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Geographic information systems -- Islands of the Pacific -- Congresses.
Geographic Information Systems.
Public Health.
Environmental Health.
Asia, Southeastern.
Pacific Islands.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lai, Poh C.
Mak, Ann S. H.
LC no. 2007929856
ISBN 3540713174 (hardback)
9783540713173 (hardback)