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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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This book provides an overview of the use of spatial statistics in epidemiology — the study of the incidence and distribution of diseases. Used appropriately, spatial analytical methods in ... More


Forest extent and condition

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the use of remote sensing technologies and geographical information systems (GIS), which have revolutionized the ability to map patterns of forest distribution and estimate ... More


Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More


The Distribution of Spatial Data: Data Sharing and Mediated Cooperation

Uta Wehn De Montalvo

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Since the increased sharing of spatial data would aid in the reduction of costs and duplicate resources, several public-sector and private-sector organisations believe that there is an urgent need to ... More


New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Matthew W. Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

New Lines considers a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is ... More


Afterword

CAROLINE FINKEL

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0027
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter comments on the Ottoman frontier, historical archaeology, Ottoman archaeology, and suggests future developments in these studies. The history of the frontiers of the Ottoman world played ... More


Health event data

A. Staines and L. Järup

in Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter serves as guide to those setting out to analyze large health-related datasets. It focuses on European systems, especially in the UK and the Scandinavian countries, although many of the ... More


Did Railroads Make Antebellum US Banks More Sound?

Jeremy Atack, Matthew S. Jaremski, and Peter L. Rousseau

in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226261621
eISBN:
9780226261768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261768.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

We investigate the relationships of bank failures and balance sheet conditions with measures of proximity to different forms of transportation in the United States over the period from 1830-1860. A ... More


Environmental measurement and modelling: geographical information systems

David Briggs

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the measurement and modeling of environmental exposures for environmental epidemiological studies, with specific reference to the use of geographical ... More


Geographic Information System Data

Stephanie Foster, Erica Adams, Ian Dunn, and Andrew Dent

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Place is one of the basic tenets of a field investigation. Both the who and the when of infection are relative to and often dependent on the where. Geographic information science, systems, software ... More


Real Time Information in Emergencies: Automating Medication Data Collection

Sinan Khan and Dee Ann Bagwell

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

During the H1N1 influenza pandemic, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health utilized a scan based data collection system to collectvaccination datafrom Points of Dispensing (PODs). The ... More


Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Contributors to the volume explore various questions concerning the opportunities and constraints for governance associated with the startling growth in digital technologies in the Global South. In ... More


Uncovering the French on St. Croix: Stories of Seventeenth-Century Settlement and Abandonment on the Caribbean Frontier

Meredith D. Hardy

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This discusses presents and explores a seventeenth century colonial landscape of the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It identifies the potential for the presence of an archaeological record ... More


Introduction: Emerging Approaches to the Landscapes of the Early and Middle Woodland Southeast

Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The concept of social landscapes provides an integrative and innovative framework for archaeological research in the Early and Middle Woodland Southeast. Landscape archaeology has a diverse ... More


Divergent Outcomes: The Contemporary Relationship between School and Housing Segregation in Four Southern Cities

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter links the differing city-suburban school district configurations and desegregation histories of Richmond, Charlotte, Louisville and Chattanooga to contemporary patterns of school and ... More


The challenge of profiling communities

Martin Frost and Gillian Harper

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start: Does area-based early intervention work?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349507
eISBN:
9781447303909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349507.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes the use that was made of the Geographical Information System (GIS) to identify young children living in the Sure Start Local Programme (SSLP) neighbourhoods to take part in the ... More


Monitoring and Evaluation

Bruce Mitchell

in Resource and Environmental Management: Third Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885816
eISBN:
9780190885847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

To improve implementation of policies and plans for resource and environmental management, systematic monitoring and evaluation are essential. In this chapter attention is given first to ... More


Landscape Pattern Analysis

Kimberly A. With

in Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838388
eISBN:
9780191874697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838388.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The analysis of landscapes and other spatial patterns is a major focus of landscape ecology, being essential to the study of how landscape patterns affect ecological processes. Landscape pattern ... More


Behavior within groups

Beth A. Kaplin and Apollinaire William

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the major topics one needs to know about within-group primate behaviour research. It begins by defining the primate group and reviewing the array of social units identified. ... More


Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Steven A. Wernke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book presents a spatially integrated archaeological and ethnohistorical examination of how successive colonial Inka and Spanish colonial rule in the Andes was locally experienced and transformed ... More


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