Spatial Database for Public Health and Cartographic Visualization

  • Gouri Sankar Bhunia
  • Pravat Kumar Shit


The database is the foundation of GIS. Spatial data are the key components in GIS and the most important aspects of GIS analysis are database construction. In creating spatial database for public healthcare service in GIS platform, the linkage among the data layers is knotted together by their shared geographical location. Various spatial analyses of public health data employ health outcome data composed and abridged by government agencies, state health departments, and then released for freely use. The accessibility of geographically referenced data endures to increase at rapid pace. The competence of visual tools (imagery, maps and graphical products) and the human visual treating scheme cannot be undervalued in terms of their significance for accepting the intricacies of spatial information. The creation of striking and informative maps accompaniments the proper analysis of spatial epidemiological data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Science and TechnologyBihar Remote Sensing Application CentrePatnaIndia
  2. 2.Department of GeographyRaja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s CollegeMidnaporeIndia

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