Christopher Martin Swalm

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The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (EPHTN) proposes to link environmental hazards and exposures to health outcomes. Statistical methods used in case-control and cohort studies to link health outcomes to individual exposure estimates are well developed. However, reliable exposure estimates for many contaminants are not available at the(More)
BACKGROUND State central cancer registries are often asked to respond to questions about the spatial distribution of cancer cases. Spatial analysis methods and technology are evolving rapidly, and can be a considerable challenge to registries that do not have staff with training in this area. The purpose of this article is to describe a general(More)
This study illustrates how remotely-sensed data and GIS can be utilized to allow planners to evaluate the relationship between land use, environmental protection policies, and resource availability. The case study examines St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana which has experienced tremendous population growth and land use change in the past two decades. To date,(More)
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