ArcGIS Exercise: Tracking SARS Outbreak

Description: The course "Tracking SARS Outbreak" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to apply ArcGIS geographic information system tools to track the spatial and temporal distribution of a SARS outbreak scenario and identify and map hotspot areas with high concentration of cases.  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-step instructions utilizing simulated data for the island of Oahu.

Author(s)
  • Name: Program: Pacific EMPRINTS
    Title: Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Information Network and Training Services
    Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences
    Email: emprints@hawaii.edu

  • Name: Philip Page MA
    Title: Associate Director & Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: phpage@hawaii.edu

  • Name: John Vogler MA
    Title: Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: john.vogler@hawaii.edu

Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: John Vogler
Phone: 808-956-9549
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A208, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English, English
Keywords: Infectious Disease, sars, emerging infectious disease, GIS, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, SARS-CoV, disease mapping, outbreak, Disease Outbreaks, ArcGIS, Geographical Information Systems
Primary Audience: Physician, Other, Physician, Other
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Common: Communications, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Common: Planning, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Common: Communications, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Common: Planning, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Prevent, Protect, Protect, Respond, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Knowledge, Comprehension, Comprehension, Application, Application, Analyst/Investigation, Analyst/Investigation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Downloadable, Accessible, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Fri Feb 29 14:43:57 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:59:16 -0400 2009