Fundamentals of Crime Mapping

Author: Bryan Hill,Rebecca Paynich

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449648665

Category: Law

Page: 534

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A Revised and Updated Edition of a Bestselling GIS Text Fundamentals of Crime Mapping, Second Edition walks readers through the research, theories, and history of geographic information systems used in law enforcement. Practical, comprehensive, and highly accessible, the revised and updated Second Edition of this bestselling text explains the day-to-day application of crime analysis for mapping. The text is packed with relevant real-world scenarios that contextualize key concepts and reflect actual crime patterns, trends, and series. Students will develop the skills to analyze and synthesize information and transition classroom-based knowledge to careers in the fast-growing field of law enforcement. Special topics discussed include current basic mapping terminology, crime trends in rural and urban areas, the major ecological theories of crime, geographic profiling, and empirical research using crime mapping tools. The Second Edition incorporates all-new material, including new chapters on the basics of cartography and police methodologies and their impact on crime mapping, as well as all-new exercises using ArcGIS 10. Fundamentals of Crime Mapping, Second Edition helps to equip any practitioner of crime mapping and its related fields with the tools and understanding necessary to meet the challenges of the day.
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Perspectives in Medical Geography

Theory and Applications for Librarians

Author: Amy J. Blatt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317977548

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

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Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on the latest theories and applications in the field. Chapters represent a wide range of industries, ranging from private/public universities to private companies to non-profit foundations. Contributors describe ways in which map and geography librarians can engage in public health research – creating data standards, archiving map collections and providing mapping/GIS services. In addition to compiling current theories and practices related to medical geography, this volume also features commentaries from two pre-eminent geography librarians, sharing their perspectives on this emerging field and how map and geographic information librarians can engage in health-related research through their profession. This book was originally published as two special issues of the Journal of Map & Geography Libraries.
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GIS Tutorial

Workbook for ArcView 9

Author: Wilpen L. Gorr,Kristen Seamens Kurland

Publisher: ESRI, Inc.

ISBN: 1589482050

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 434

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Updated for ArcView 9.3, GIS Tutorial: Workbook for ArcView 9, Third Edition, provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build on basic skills, GIS Tutorial is fully adaptable to individual needs as well as classroom settings. In addition to the range of GIS functionality covered by its predecessors, the third edition of this best-selling workbook features two new tutorial chapters that utilize 3D Analyst and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst applications.
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The GIS 20

Essential Skills

Author: Gina Clemmer

Publisher: Esri Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 140

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The GIS 20 is a no-nonsense workbook that demonstrates how to perform twenty essential GIS skills as indicated by 500 GIS practitioners. Written for professionals with no time for classroom training, this book can be treated as a weekly self-assignment or an as-needed reference. Each chapter offers a handy checklist of basic functions and steps covered in the text, as well as executive level summaries of how the functions are commonly applied for different types of analysis. If you are a GIS beginner, The GIS 20: Essential Skills is your best friend.
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GIS Tutorial for Health

Author: Kristen Seamens Kurland,Wilpen L. Gorr

Publisher: ESRI Press

ISBN: 9781589483132

Category: Medical

Page: 455

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In its fourth edition, GIS Tutorial for Health is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS® Desktop 10 software. To better support skill building and GIS analysis, this workbook features extended introductions to eleven tutorials addressing significant issues of health care and policy planning. Step-by-step exercises cover health map basics, data preparation for maps, and spatial analysis of health issues using GIS. Complete with a 180-day trial of ArcGIS® Desktop 10 and exercise datasets, this book is a valuable resource for the classroom, as well as the individual user.
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Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition

Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement

Author: John G. Webster,Halit Eren

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439848939

Category: Medical

Page: 1921

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The Second Edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing practical measurements in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences and discusses processing systems, automatic data acquisition, reduction and analysis, operation characteristics, accuracy, errors, calibrations, and the incorporation of standards for control purposes. Organized according to measurement problem, the Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement volume of the Second Edition: Contains contributions from field experts, new chapters, and updates to all 98 existing chapters Covers sensors and sensor technology, time and frequency, signal processing, displays and recorders, and optical, medical, biomedical, health, environmental, electrical, electromagnetic, and chemical variables A concise and useful reference for engineers, scientists, academic faculty, students, designers, managers, and industry professionals involved in instrumentation and measurement research and development, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement provides readers with a greater understanding of advanced applications.
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Introduction to 3D Data

Modeling with ArcGIS 3D Analyst and Google Earth

Author: Heather Kennedy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118059869

Category: Science

Page: 360

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Render three-dimensional data and maps with ease. Written as a self-study workbook, Introduction to 3D Datademystifies the sometimes confusing controls and proceduresrequired for 3D modeling using software packages such as ArcGIS 3DAnalyst and Google Earth. Going beyond the manual that comes with the software, thisprofusely illustrated guide explains how to use ESRI’s ArcGIS3D Analyst to model and analyze three-dimensional geographicalsurfaces, create 3D data, and produce displays ranging fromtopographically realistic maps to 3D scenes and sphericalearth-like views. The engagingly user-friendlyinstruction: • Walks you through basic concepts of 3D data, progressingto more advanced techniques such as calculating surface area andvolume • Introduces you to two major software packages: ArcGIS 3DAnalyst (including ArcScene and ArcGlobe) and Google Earth • Reinforces your understanding through in-depthdiscussions with over thirty hands-on exercises and tutorialdatasets on the support website at www.wiley/college/kennedy • Helps you apply the theory with real-worldapplications Whether you’re a student or professional in geology,landscape architecture, transportation system planning, hydrology,or a related field, Introduction to 3D Data willquickly turn you into a power user of 3D GIS.
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