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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


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


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


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


An Agent-Based Approach to Environmental and Urban Systems within Geographic Information Systems

Bin Jiang and H. Randy Gimblett

in Integrating Geographic Information Systems and Agent-Based Modeling Techniques for Understanding Social and Ecological Processes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195143362
eISBN:
9780197561812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195143362.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Both environment and urban systems are complex systems that are intrinsically spatially and temporally organized. Geographic information systems (GIS) provide a ... More


Situating social policy analysis: possibilities from quantitative and qualitative GIS

Scott Orford and Brian Webb

in Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the potential use of GIS in social policy analysis. It describes the advantages of GIS as an approach to social policy enquiry and provides a number of extant examples from a ... 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


Breast Cancer, Part 2: Testing The Pesticide Hypothesis

Inge F. Goldstein and Martin Goldstein

in How Much Risk?: A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139945
eISBN:
9780197565476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139945.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

We do not yet know how much of the excess rates of breast cancer on Long Island or on Cape Cod will ultimately be explained by the known risk factors. We do know that ... 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


Networks in Archaeology: Between Scientific Method and Humanistic Metaphor

Carl Knappett

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

Running the full gamut of scholarship from physical science to philosophy, archaeology’s diversity can be a negative rather than a positive—when the same ... More


Analytical Challenges for the Application of Social Network Analysis in Archaeology

Matthew A. Peeples and Barbara J. Mills

in The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

As the chapters and citations in this volume attest, applications of network analytical techniques using archaeological data have a great deal of potential ... More


Which Network Model Should I Use? Towards a Quantitative Comparison of Spatial Network Models in Archaeology

Tim Evans

in The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

Archaeology can be ‘site centric’. Much of the primary evidence comes from excavations based on a single site so naturally the primary sources for ... More


A Comparative Perspective on Minoan Urbanism

Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0023
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Urban settlements are often presented as a prominent feature of Bronze Age Crete (McEnroe 2010). And yet, summarizing what is actually known about Minoan ... More


Land Degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: Applying GIS in Human Ecology Research

William M. Loker

in Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Land degradation, a reduction in the productive capacity of land, is a process of increasing concern in the challenge to maintain and enhance global food production. ... More


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