This report provides an overview of what geographical data is available, free of charge or at a cost, for Swedish actors at local, regional and national level, to use in the work with environmental health. The report contains examples of how geodata can be used for environmental health, what analyzes are possible and a review of the scientific literature. Examples include the use of geodata in health-related work on air pollution, drinking water, green spaces, noise, radiation, radon and climate change.

The report has been produced by Associate Professor Ian Brown at the Department of Geography at Stockholm University, on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten
  • Published: 10 October 2018
  • Updated: -