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geographic information system

a computer-based system that combines cartographic capabilities with electronic data processing to rapidly produce customized maps for use in epidemiologic studies.

ge·o·graph·ic in·for·ma·tion sys·tem

(jē'ŏ-graf'ik in'fōr-mā'shŭn sis'tĕm)
A computer-based system that combines cartographic capabilities with electronic data processing to rapidly produce customized maps for use in epidemiologic studies.
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Geographic information system technology is used in all 50 state health departments, most local departments and most ministries of health worldwide, Kinkade said, though it is often "still seen only as a tool and many times an afterthought in the data collection process.
Using geographic information systems for exposure assessment in environmental epidemiology studies.
The expectation of library patrons to get all of the information they need, including geographic information, accessible on their desktops has created challenges to map and Geographic Information System (GIS) libraries.
Introduction to Data Analysis Using Geographic Information Systems.
Geographic information systems can also be used in real estate, civic planning, firefighting and wildland management.
TechNavio has published a report on this subject titled Geographic Information Systems Market in China 2010-2014.
This article describes the development, current profile, and future directions of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services at the University of Kansas (KU) Libraries.
Geographic information systems combined with methods of spatial analysis provide powerful new tools for understanding the epidemiology of diseases and for improving disease prevention and control.
com/research/e0f7e6/global_geographic) has announced the addition of the "Global Geographic Information Systems Market 2010-2014" report to their offering.
Predicting Ixodes scapularis abundance on white-tailed deer using geographic information systems.
Exposure imputation may be based on residential location(s) of participants in long-standing cardiorespiratory cohort studies, which can be matched to pollutant levels using geographic information systems.

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