The GIA Core provides expertise, services, and research collaborations to enable PRI researchers to incorporate geographic information into their research in creative, state-of-the-art ways. The GIA Core specializes in spatial statistics, advanced spatial analysis, exploratory spatial data analysis (ESDA), and customized programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis. Its services support the collection of intensive longitudinal geospatial data, the building of contextual and ecological databases, and mapping (including web mapping), as well as geospatial data acquisition, archiving and management. The overarching goal ofthe core is to provide sound advice and ready access to trained personnel, data and software resources in order to facilitate innovative research that incorporates a spatial perspective.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Resource-Related Research Projects (R24)
Project #
5R24HD041025-12
Application #
8410491
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZHD1-DSR-W)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-12-01
Budget End
2013-11-30
Support Year
12
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$87,043
Indirect Cost
$28,625
Name
Pennsylvania State University
Department
Type
DUNS #
003403953
City
University Park
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
16802
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