Application of GIS in Environmental Health Science

EHS432 (Liberal Arts) Application of GIS in Environmental Health Science 6 hrs. 4 crs. Basic principles and potential benefits of Geographical Information System(GIS) in environmental health sciences. Application of GIS to understand the complex spatio-temporal relationships between environmental pollution and disease and identifying exposures to environmental hazards in high-risk populations for an effective environmental and public health management program. Explanation of disease patterns in terms of relationships with social, institutional, technological, and natural environments using GIS analysis. Preq: EHS 211 and EHS 212 and Math 121; or Department permission required. Coreq: EHS 211 and EHS 212 and Math 121; or Department permission required. (2 hrs lecture and 4 hrs lab)

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