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Author: Kristen Seamens Kurland; Wilpen L Gorr
Publisher: Redlands, California : ESRI Press : 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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In its fourth edition, this is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS] Desktop 10 software. The workbook features extended introductions to 11 tutorials addressing health care and policy planning.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Programmed Instruction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Seamens Kurland; Wilpen L Gorr
ISBN: 9781589483132 1589483138
OCLC Number: 919252848
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 455 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 GIS benefits and map basics --
ch. 1 Introducing GIS and health applications --
What is GIS? --
Summary of chapters --
Introduction to ArcGIS and map documents --
Learning about ArcGIS --
Tutorial 1-1 Exploring the ArcCatalog user interface --
Tutorial 1-2 Reviewing data source types --
Tutorial 1-3 Exploring the ArcMap user interface --
Tutorial 1-4 Using and exporting a map --
Learning about GIS websites --
Tutorial 1-5 Creating and sharing map layers --
Tutorial 1-6 Creating health maps using ArcGIS Online content --
Tutorial 1-7 Opening and editing a map in ArcGIS Explorer Online --
Summary --
Assignment 1-1 Benchmark health GIS websites --
Assignment 1-2 Create a map using GIS websites --
Assignment 1-3 Create and upload layer packages --
ch. 2 Visualizing health data --
Tutorial 2-1 Manipulating layers in a map document --
Tutorial 2-2 Zooming to and panning health features on a map --
Tutorial 2-3 Creating spatial bookmarks --
Tutorial 2-4 Identifying breast cancer mortality rates and deaths by state --
Tutorial 2-5 Selecting map features --
Tutorial 2-6 Finding map features --
Tutorial 2-7 Using an attribute table to select counties with high breast cancer rates --
Tutorial 2-8 Creating a new layer of a subset of features --
Tutorial 2-9 Creating a point map based on a definition query --
Tutorial 2-10 Labeling major cities in Texas --
Summary --
Assignment 2-1 Examine male lung cancer mortality rates by state --
Assignment 2-2 Examine male lung cancer mortality rates by county --
pt. 2 Preparation of map data --
ch. 3 Designing maps for a health study --
Tutorial 3-1 Creating a choropleth map for the uninsured population in Texas --
Tutorial 3-2 Creating a point map for the percentage of unemployed in Texas --
Tutorial 3-3 Making a scatterplot comparing uninsured with unemployed populations --
Tutorial 3-4 Working with layer files --
Tutorial 3-5 Creating print layouts for a health-care study --
Tutorial 3-6 Creating custom map layouts for multiple maps --
Tutorial 3-7 Exporting maps --
Tutorial 3-8 Creating multiple output pages --
Summary --
Assignment 3-1 Compare uninsured with minority populations in California counties --
Assignment 3-2 Compare Texas population density with housing statistics --
Assignment 3-3 Compare percentage in poverty with percentage unemployed --
ch. 4 Projecting, downloading, and using spatial data --
World projections --
Tutorial 4-1 Exploring map projections for a world AIDS study --
Tutorial 4-2 Symbolizing area maps using size-graduated point markers --
Tutorial 4-3 Creating a prevalence map using point markers --
Country-level data and continental projections --
Tutorial 4-4 Downloading international HIV/AIDS data --
Tutorial 4-5 Exploring map projections for a US lung cancer study --
Local-level spatial data --
Tutorial 4-6 Adding and symbolizing existing map layers --
Tutorial 4-7 Working with spatial-data formats --
Tutorial 4-8 Creating points from x, y coordinates --
Tutorial 4-9 Downloading USGS raster maps --
Summary --
Assignment 4-1 Compare world infant mortality rates with life expectancy --
Assignment 4-2 Investigate education level and knowledge about HIV by country --
Assignment 4-3 Compare the walkability of neighborhoods --
ch. 5 Downloading and preparing spatial and tabular data --
Tutorial 5-1 Downloading spatial data from the US Census Bureau --
Tutorial 5-2 Downloading tabular data from American FactFinder --
Tutorial 5-3 Processing tabular data --
Tutorial 5-4 Using ArcCatalog utilities --
Tutorial 5-5 Joining housing and elevated blood case tables to a census tract map --
Tutorial 5-6 Building a lead study comparison map --
Tutorial 5-7 Showing elevated blood lead levels by tract --
Tutorial 5-8 Showing elevated blood lead levels by municipality and neighborhood --
Summary --
Assignment 5-1 Map housing gross rent compared with elevated blood lead levels --
Assignment 5-2 Map housing complaints compared with elevated blood lead levels --
ch. 6 Geocoding tabular data --
Polygon address matching --
Tutorial 6-1 Geocoding patients to ZIP Codes --
Tutorial 6-2 Spatially joining patient and ZIP Code layers --
Tutorial 6-3 Creating a choropleth map showing patient counts by ZIP Code --
Linear address matching --
Tutorial 6-4 Geocoding hospital addresses to streets for competitive analysis --
Tutorial 6-5 Rematching addresses --
Tutorial 6-6 Creating a final comparison map --
Summary --
Assignment 6-1 Map mammography clinics by ZIP Code compared with female population --
Assignment 6-2 Map mammography clinics in a county by street address --
pt. 3 Spatial analysis --
ch. 7 Processing and analyzing spatial data --
Tutorial 7-1 Preparing a study region --
Tutorial 7-2 Making additional table and map preparations --
Tutorial 7-3 Investigating the correlation between poverty and injuries --
Tutorial 7-4 Investigating injuries near parks --
Summary --
Assignment 7-1 Conduct proximity analysis for playgrounds --
Assignment 7-2 Map injuries near schools and convenience stores --
Assignment 7-3 Study injury rates by neighborhood --
ch. 8 Transforming data using approximate methods --
Tutorial 8-1 Aggregating block data for the elderly population to health referral regions --
Tutorial 8-2 Apportioning poverty data to emergency medical service zones --
Tutorial 8-3 Automating processes using ArcGIS ModelBuilder --
Summary --
Assignment 8-1 Map the population in emergency medical service zones --
Assignment 8-2 Map the youth-poverty population in emergency medical service zones --
ch. 9 Using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst for demand estimation --
Out-of-hospital cardiac-arrest study --
Tutorial 9-1 Processing raster-map layers --
Tutorial 9-2 Creating a hillshade raster layer --
Tutorial 9-3 Making a kernel-density map --
Tutorial 9-4 Extracting raster-value points --
Tutorial 9-5 Conducting a raster-based site-suitability study --
Index of poverty risks --
Tutorial 9-6 Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder to create a risk index --
Summary --
Assignment 9-1 Display schools and land use for locating school-based health centers --
Assignment 9-2 Determine heart attack fatalities outside of hospitals by gender --
pt. 4 GIS case studies --
ch. 10 Studying food-borne-disease outbreaks --
Case study requirements --
Phase 1 Assemble basemaps --
Phase 2 Trace an outbreak source --
Phase 3 Identify affected office buildings --
Phase 4 Assess vulnerable populations --
ch. 11 Forming local chapters of ACHE --
Case study requirements --
Phase 1 Create market analysis maps --
Phase 2 Create territory analysis maps --
Phase 3 Track chapter status.
Responsibility: Kristen S. Kurland, Wilpen L. Gorr.

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