Measuring similarity between geospatial lifelines in studies of environmental health

@article{Sinha2005MeasuringSB,
  title={Measuring similarity between geospatial lifelines in studies of environmental health},
  author={Gaurav Sinha and David M. Mark},
  journal={Journal of Geographical Systems},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={115-136}
}
  • G. Sinha, D. Mark
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Geographical Systems
Abstract.Many epidemiological studies involve analysis of clusters of diseases to infer locations of environmental hazards that could be responsible for the disease. This approach is however only suitable for sedentary populations or diseases with small latency periods. For migratory populations and diseases with long latency periods, people may change their residential location between time of exposure and onset of ill health. For such situations, clusters are diffused and diluted by in- and… 

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