Introduction to Applied Geospatial Skills for Spatial Epidemiology Course
This course provides pre-requisite skills for entrance into PHDA 04 Spatial Epidemiology and Outbreak Detection Course.
The goal of HGEO-106 is to help you gain confidence in working with GIS, especially as it pertains to key concepts in spatial epidemiology. The applied, hands-on focus provides you with a specialized learning experience of using GIS technology within a public health context. The course is focussed on the spatial nature of data, the tools and functions used to interact with spatial data, the relationships between spatial and non-spatial data, and the associated products that can be produced including maps, graphs, and statistics.
Topics Covered include:
- Exploratory Data Analysis
- Spatial Exposure Assessment Tools
- Spatial Autocorrelation Basics