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Ash, Kevin D. 2015.  Mobile Home Resident Perspectives on Preparedness, Protective Action, and Evacuation for Tornado Hazards. 

Borden, Kevin A.  2008. Natural Hazards Mortality in the United States.

Boruff, Bryan. 2005. A Multiple Hazards Assessment of Two Caribbean Nations: Barbados and St. Vincent.

Bowser, Gregg C.  2013. Determining the Differences in Hurricane Perception and Evacuation Behavior in the Elderly of South Carolina.

Buck, Kyle. 2014. Geographic Disparities in Cancer Mortality to Incidence Ratios.

Burton, Christopher G. 2012. The Development of Metrics for Community Resilience to Natural Disasters.

Collins, Jr., Richard F. 1998. Risk Visualization as a Means for Altering Hazard Cognition.

Corson, Mark W.  1997. Hazardscapes in Reunified Germany.

Derakhshan, Sahar. 2020. Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Earthquake Recovery.

Emrich, Christopher. 2005. Social Vulnerability in US Metropolitan Areas: Improvements in Hazard Vulnerability Assessment.

Gall, Melanie. 2007. Indices of Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: A Comparative Evaluation.

Hill, Arleen A. 2002. Uncertainty and Behavior: Hurricane Hazards in Horry County, South Carolina.

Huang, Qian. 2022.  Spatial and Age Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes.

Jackson, Sarah. 2023.  The Role of Geographic Context in Tornado Risk, Risk Perception, and Protection Action Behavior.

Kar, Bandana. 2008. Scaling Modeled Potential Residential Loss from a Storm Surge.

Martín González, Yago. 2019. Leveraging Geotagged Social Media to Monitor Spatial Behavior During Population Movements Triggered by Hurricanes.

Mitchell, Jerry T. 1998. Hazards, Religion, and Place: Prayer and Peril in South Carolina.

Mitchem, Jamie. 2004. Place Vulnerability to Tornadoes in the United States: A Multi-Scale Assessment.

Parnell, Darren.  2005. A Climatology of Frost Extremes across the Southeast United States, 1950-1999.

Schmidtlein, Mathew. 2008. Spatio-Temporal Changes in Social Vulnerability of Charleston, South Carolina from 1960 to 2010.

Schumann III, Ronald L. 2015.  The Meaning of Place Recovery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Scott, Michael S. 1998. The Exploration of an Air Pollution Hazard Scenario Using Dispersion Modeling and a Volumetric Geographic Information System.

Senn, Michael. 2014. A Comprehensive Disaster Risk Index for the United States.

Tate, Eric C. 2011. Indices of Social Vulnerability to Hazards: Model Uncertainty and Sensitivity.

Thomas, Deborah S. K. 1999. Factors Influencing Geographic Variability of Children's Vulnerability to Lead Hazards.

Webb, Jennifer J.  2010. The Thin Green Line: Geographies of Ecoterrorism in the United States.

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