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MAUPModifiable Areal Unit Problem
MAUPMovement Against Uranium Project (India)
MAUPMost Acidic Urinary Protein (molecular biology)
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The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem. Norwich: Geo Books.
(1983) The modifiable areal unit problem: Concepts and techniques in modern geography.
The only related literatures that the author appears not to have noted are: that on problems inherent in spatial data collection (sometimes called "the modifiable areal unit problem"); and that on data quality issues (particularly where data validity, precision, and accuracy may vary from place to place in ways that are invisible in the data as recorded).
This effect is related to another important source of specification bias in geospatial studies, the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP).