GIS and public health


Spatial Analysis

GIS and Topic Modeling

While topic modeling by itself has been an increasingly growing research field in the humanities and social sciences, where the use of social media and newspapers, in particular, have helped to identify many topical trends, GIS has only recently been employed more prominently in this area.

GIS Industry

This 3D mapping overlay shows the difference in tooth shape and surface area between a pair of identical twins, demonstrating that factors other than genetics help determine tooth topography. Figure: Yong et al., 2014.This 3D mapping overlay shows the difference in tooth shape and surface area between a pair of identical twins, demonstrating that factors other than genetics help determine tooth topography. Figure: Yong et al., 2014.

How GIS Can Help Dentists Find Cavities

GIS is making inroads in dentistry, where dentists now use spatial technologies for diagnosis and dental surgery.