GIS-A Proven Tool for Public Health Analysis

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For more information on GIS, check out the following resources available in the NEHA Bookstore:

Managing Natural Resources with GIS

Laura Lang (1998)

Find out how GIS technology helps people design solutions to pressing challenges like wildfires, urban blight, air and water degradation, species endangerment, disaster mitigation, coastline erosion, and public education. A dozen case studies describe real organizations using GIS to address natural-resource management. Some of the case studies involve the Oregon Department of Forestry, Chevron Corporation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

117 pages, softcover. Member: $28.50. Nonmember: $33.50. Catalog #899.

Spatial Analysis, GIS, and Remote Sensing Applications in the Health Sciences

Edited by Donald P. Albert, Wilbert M. Gesler, and Barbara Levergood (2000)

This book is an expression of the myriad ways in which the range of geospatial methods and technologies can be applied to the analysis of human health-related issues. …