ArcGIS Exercise: Geocoding Health Facilities

Description: The course "Geocoding Health Facilities" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to use ArcGIS geographic information system tools to create a GIS dataset from a list of addresses, a utility that is useful for many different emergency planning and response applications.  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-step instructions.  The example data used for the exercise is a list of health facility addresses for Hawaii.

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: Philip Page
Phone: 808-956-0891
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A208, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: GIS, Geographic Information Systems, geocoding, Health systems, ArcGIS
Primary Audience: First Responder, Administrator, Other
Target Capabiltities: Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Prevent: Intelligence Analysis and Production, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services)
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analyst/Investigation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Fri Feb 29 15:10:40 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:52:30 -0400 2009