Evaluation of the positional difference between two common geocoding methods.

  title={Evaluation of the positional difference between two common geocoding methods.},
  author={Dustin T Duncan and Marcia C. Castro and Jeffrey C. Blossom and Gary G. Bennett and Steven L. Gortmaker},
  journal={Geospatial health},
  volume={5 2},
Geocoding, the process of matching addresses to geographic coordinates, is a necessary first step when using geographical information systems (GIS) technology. However, different geocoding methodologies can result in different geographic coordinates. The objective of this study was to compare the positional (i.e. longitude/latitude) difference between two common geocoding methods, i.e. ArcGIS (Environmental System Research Institute, Redlands, CA, USA) and Batchgeo (freely available online at… CONTINUE READING
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