Urban Growth in the Brisbane–South East Queensland Region and its Implications for Emergency Services Provision: A Geographic Information Systems-based Approach
Corcoran, Jonathan, Stimson, Robert, Chhetri, Prem, Rohde, David, & Higginson, Angela (2012) Urban Growth in the Brisbane–South East Queensland Region and its Implications for Emergency Services Provision: A Geographic Information Systems-based Approach. In Stimson, Robert & Haynes, Kingsley E. (Eds.) Studies in Applied Geography and Spatial Analysis: Addressing Real World Issues. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 123-143.
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.
The book showcases studies by applied geographers from across the globe collaborating with the public sector, businesses, NGOs and communities to demonstrate how geography – with its space and place perspective and its explicitly spatial methods and tools – has been employed to address significant real-world issues. The 20 case studies have been conducted at a variety of levels of scale and situational contexts, and employ a range of quantitative and qualitative approaches including spatial and statistical modelling, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), impact analysis and action research.
This enlightening and informative book will prove an invaluable reference tool for academics, students and practitioners with a specific interest in applied geography and spatial analysis.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||applied geography, spatial analysis|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
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