A qualitative geographical information system interpretation of mobility and COVID-19 pandemic intersection in Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Mobility of individuals and their physical social networks are the root causes for the spread of current coronavirus pandemic. We propose here a method of visualizing the spatial and chronological aspects of the spread of this virus based on geographical information systems (GIS) and Gephi graphs. For this approach we used qualitative data from newspaper reports and prepared layouts varying from macro to micro scales that show that this approach can enrich traditional GIS approaches, thereby assisting mobility planners and policymakers.

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Qualitative geographical information system, Gephi, mobility, social networks, COVID-19, geo-visualization, India.
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Tiwari, A., & Aljoufie, M. (2021). A qualitative geographical information system interpretation of mobility and COVID-19 pandemic intersection in Uttar Pradesh, India. Geospatial Health, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2021.911