News and Analysis
Here are a few examples of how Census Bureau statistics from the American Community Survey helps make a difference in local communities.
Deverick Anderson, MD, an epidemiologist for Duke Medicine, is using a new tool at Duke to hunt down hidden sources of contamination of antibiotic resistant microbes. His target is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug that the Centers for...Read more
AAG Tackles Mental Health
Spearheaded by Beverley Mullings, Kate Parizeau, and Linda Peake, a group of geographers organized a series of sessions at last year’s AAG meeting on mental health issues, established a listserv (MHGEOG-L [at] lists [dot] queensu...Read more
NACIS Student Winner Profiled
University of Cincinnati geography student Nate Wessel’s new map is a bike enthusiast’s best friend.
And, the map [right] won first place in the student come petition at NACIS. Wessel is profiled in a university news...Read more
As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This...Read more