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GIS | Health & Hazards Lab
Department of Geography
Kent State University
412 McGilvrey Hall
Kent, OH 44242
Phone: 330 672-2887
Fax: 330 672-4304
Email: ghhlab@kent.edu

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Completed Projects

Completed Projects

California State University Long Beach
GIS Analysis of Demographic and Economic Data (08/2011 - 08/2012)
Gateway Cities
Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
PI: Monaco
Co-PI: Jacqueline W. (Mills) Curtis

University of Southern California
The disproportionate burden of diabetes in East Los Angeles: Using Social Science to identify neighborhood variation (2010 - 2011)
Haynes Foundation
PI: Andrew Curtis

Kent State University & University of Miami
A Spatial Synoptic Classification Approach to Projected Heat Vulnerability in California under Future Climate Change Scenarios (2008 - 2011)
California Air Resources Board
PI: Scott C. Sheridan
Co-PI: L. Kalkstein

Odessa Hydrometeorological Institute & Kent State University
Climatological, epidemiological, and public health justification of a heat wave health warning system for Moldova (2008 - 2010)
US Civilian Research & Development Foundation
PI: R. Corobov and K. Ebi
Co-PI: Scott C. Sheridan

University of Southern California
Evaluating Methods for Preserving Confidentiality During the Release of Records Incorporating Address or other GeoData (2008 - 2010)
Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results - National Cancer Institute
PI: Cockburn
Co-PI: Andrew Curtis

Kent State University
Track 1, GK-12: Inquiry-based approaches to Earth System Science (2005 - 2010)
National Science Foundation (supplemental 2007, supplemental 2008)
PI: M. Munro-Stasiuk
Co-PI: Scott C. Sheridan

University of Southern California
Collection and Dissemination Mechanism for Spatial Data Collected in a Post-Earthquake Environment (08/2008 - 08/2009)
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
PI: Andrew Curtis
Co-PI: Jacqueline W. (Mills) Curtis

University of Southern California
Census-based Pediatric Vulnerability Assessment (08/2008 - 08/2009)
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
PI: Andrew Curtis
Co-PI: Jacqueline W. (Mills) Curtis

Kent State University
Monitoring Agricultural Sewage Sludge, Ohio (2008 - 2009)
Department of Agriculture (Subcontract: University of Toledo)
PI: M. Munro-Stasiuk
Co-PI: Scott C. Sheridan

Louisiana State University
GOHSEP Critical Infrastructure (08/2007 - 08/2008)
Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (GOHSEP)
PI: Jacqueline W. (Mills) Curtis

University of Southern California
SGER: Spatial Patterns of Post-Wildfire Neighborhood Recovery (10/2007 - 03/2008)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
PI: Andrew Curtis
Co-PI: Jacqueline W. (Mills) Curtis

Kent State University
Monitoring biosolids in Ohio (2006 - 2008)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (Subcontract: University of Toledo)
PI: M. Munro-Stasiuk
Co-PI: Scott C. Sheridan

Louisiana State University
Modeling the natural distribution and forecasting disease spread of pathogens with known potential for use as biowarfare agents (2005 - 2006)
US Army Medical & Research Command
PI: Hugh-Jones
Co-PI: Andrew Curtis

University of Otago (New Zealand) & Kent State University
Climatic influences on the spatial and temporal variability of aerosols over North America (2004 - 2006)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
PI: H. Power
Co-PI: Scott C. Sheridan

Kent State University
Municipal response and public perception of heat-health watch-warning systems: An evaluation of effectiveness (2003 - 2005)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
PI: Scott C. Sheridan

Kent State University
Wind speeds and vehicle stability related to hurricane evacuation (01/2003 - 12/2004)
Palm Beach County (FL) Emergency Management Division
PI: Thomas Schmidlin

Kent State University & University of Delaware
Development of Heat Watch Warning Systems: Implementation and Intervention (2000 - 2004)
National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA)
Subcontract PI: Scott C. Sheridan
Co-PI: L. Kalkstein

Kent State University
Stability of a heavy ambulance in hurricane winds (01/2003 - 09/2003)
Lee County (FL) Division of Emergency Management
PI: Thomas Schmidlin

Kent State University
Tornado shelter options and shelter-seeking behavior among mobile home residents in the United States (09/1999 - 01/2001)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
PI: Thomas Schmidlin

Kent State University
Tornado shelter availability in mobile home parks in the United States (06/2000 - 12/2000)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) - National Science Foundation (NSF)
PI: Thomas Schmidlin

Kent State University & Boyce Thompson Institute
Motor vehicles in tornadic winds (01/1999)
Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center
PI: Thomas Schmidlin
Co-PI: Paul King

Kent State University & Boyce Thompson Institute
Risk factors and mortality in the 23 February 1998 Florida tornadoes (02/1998)
Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center
PI: Thomas Schmidlin
Co-PI: Paul King

Kent State University
Risk factors and mortality in the 1 March 1997 Arkansas tornadoes (03/1997)
Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center
PI: Thomas Schmidlin
Co-PI: Paul King

Kent State University
Risk factors and tornado mortality in Bangladesh (06/1996)
Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center
PI: Thomas Schmidlin