Matthew A. Billman's research while affiliated with Texas A&M University and other places

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Since 1950, tornadoes have accounted for nearly one third of disaster-related fatalities in the United States, the third high- est after floods and lightning. The largest share of fatalities occurred in the state of Texas, which also accounts for about 7 percent of the overall property damage from tornadoes. An increasing proportion of tornadoes oc...

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... In public health research, GIS are used for disease surveillance, mapping, and modeling (Fletcher-Lartey & Caprarelli, 2016;Parrott et al., 2010;Swienton et al., 2021); recognizing healthcare access and disparities within communities and larger scale regions (Hawthorne & Kwan, 2012); and public participatory, collaborative efforts that facilitate community understandings of health (Cromley & McLafferty, 2011;Keddem et al., 2015). Many other disciplines, including anthropology (Padilla, 2013), policy planning (Greene, 2000), engineering (Haklay & Zafiri, 2008), sociology (Downey, 2006), and the digital humanities (Bodenhamer, 2008), have also used GIS in research. ...