Below are publications by the staff/faculty of the GIS Center relating to GIS and publications from research completed within the GIS Center. Names in bold are researchers associated with the GIS Center.

GIS Center Publications

Rybarczyk, G., A. Maguffee, D. Kruger. 2015. “The Impact of Public Health, Environmental Quality, and Neighborhood Character on Crime Rates,” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, 17(1).

Kaufman, M.M., and T. Rosencrants. 2015. GIS Method for Characterizing Fire flow Capacity. Fire Safety Journal, 72:25-32. doi: 10.1016/j.firesaf.2015.02.001

Related GIS Publications by Faculty/Staff

Rosencrants, T.D., and W.S. Ashley, 2015: Spatiotemporal Analysis of Tornado Exposure in Five US Metropolitan Areas. Natural Hazards, 78(1):  121-140.  doi:  10.1007/s11069-015-1704-z

Rybarczyk, G. 2014. Simulating bicycle wayfinding mechanisms in an urban environment. Urban, Planning and Transport Research, 2(1):89-104.

Rybarczyk, G., and L. Gallagher. 2014. Measuring the potential for bicycling and walking at a metropolitan commuter university. Journal of Transport Geography, 39:1-10.

Rybarczyk, G., and C. Wu. 2014. Examining the impact of urban morphology on bicycle mode choice. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 41(2):272-288.

Rybarczyk G., and R.P. Mohaprata. 2013. Estimating Neighborhood Quality using Empirical Analysis and Geographic Information Systems. Journal of Urban and Regional Information Science Association. 1: 63-76.

Rybarczyk, G., and C. Wu. 2010. Bicycle facility planning using GIS and multi-criteria decision analysis. Applied Geography, 30(2):282-293.

Kaufman, M.M., D.T. Rogers, and K.S. Murray. 2009.  Using Soil Risk Factors for Assessing the Potential for Groundwater Contamination to the Lower Great Lakes, USA. Environmental Geology, 56:1009-1021.                  

Kaufman, M.M. and S. Smolinske. 2005. Spatial Characteristics of Poison Prevention in Genesee County, Michigan. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, 28: 405-412.

Kaufman, M.M. 2000. Automated Procedure for Groundwater Risk Assessment from Surface Sources, Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, 23:277-284.

Kaufman, M.M., and M. Wurtz. 1998. Small System Maintenance Management Using GIS. Journal American Water Works Association. 90(8):70-76.

Kaufman, M.M. 1998. Spatial Response Patterns to Stormwater Pollution in an Urbanized Watershed.  Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, 21:179-185.

Kaufman, M.M. 1997. Spatial Assessment of Risk to Groundwater from Surface Activities. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, 20:135-142.

Kaufman, M.M. 1996. Identification of Regional Growth Patterns, Land Use Change, and Potential Environmental Impacts Using GIS. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, 19:105-115.