Studies in Applied Geography and Spatial Analysis: Addressing Real World Issues

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Robert Stimson, Kingsley E. Haynes
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Science - 372 pages
This timely and fascinating book illustrates how applied geography can contribute in a multitude of ways to assist policy processes, evaluate public programs, enhance business decisions, and contribute to formulating solutions for community-level problems
 

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Contents

relevance and approaches
1
the CEG participation in the ESPON 114 project
17
the case of Pakistan
34
4 Spatial modelling GIS and network analysis for improving the sustainability of transporting aggregates in the UK
55
an applied spatial microsimulation model for Ireland
79
6 Using GIS and spatial modelling to support school network planning in Estonia
95
expanding emergency services to address regional growth and development
109
a Geographic Information Systemsbased approach
123
governance and networking
217
estimating the economic signifi cance of a NASA testing facility
232
a 40year perspective
247
geographical experiences from Perpignan in a postriot context
259
17 Designing implementing monitoring and evaluating an urban community development programme in Portugal
274
concept methodology and application
295
the case of a tornado
311
20 Managing environmental hazards of outdoor falls among the elderly population of Hong Kong
325

9 Geographical dimensions of federal investment in small business development
144
10 Geographical modelling public policy and informing the store wars sovereignty debate in Australia
160
automobile dealership customer and site analysis
184
coping with uncomfortable truths
196
evaluating socioeconomic conditions for resettlement andor compensation of rural inhabitants
346
Index
359
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