PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 1999, Vol. 18 ›› Issue (4): 368-372.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.1999.04.011

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The Application of GIS in Health Fields ──the Design and Construction of Medical GIS of the Plague in China

CHEN Ru gui, YANG Lin sheng, WANG Wu yi   

  1. Institute of Geography,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101
  • Received:1998-08-01 Revised:1999-09-01 Online:1999-12-24 Published:1999-12-24

Abstract: The medical GIS has been built by the methods of medical geography and GIS. The temporal and spatial structure of plague and its relations with its environment and economic factors are analysed . Under the quantitative evalution of the plague,the dynamic supervise and forecast models are built. These provide scientific basis for the control of the plague and make a contribution to the construction of geographical information system of the environment and illness in theory and practice.

Key words: Design, GIS, Medical geography

CLC Number: 

  • P936