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Ruiz, M.O. 2005.  Geocoded Photography.  Geospatial Solutions 15 (5): 37-40.

Ruiz, M.O. U.D. Kitron, and T.J. McTighe.  2005.  Space-Time Intelligence. Geospatial Solutions, 15(2): 38-41.

Reeder A.L., M.O. Ruiz, A. Pessier, L.E. Brown, J.M. Levengood, C.A. Phillips, M.B. Wheeler, R.E. Warner, and V.R. Beasley. 2004. Intersexuality and the Cricket Frog Decline: Historic and Geographic Trends Environ Health Perspect: doi:10.1289/ehp.7276. [Online 7 December 2004]

Ruiz, M.O., C. Tedesco, T. McTighe, and U. Kitron.  2004. Environmental and Social Determinants of Human Risk for West Nile Virus in the Chicago Region, 2002.  3:8 (April 20, 2004) International Journal of Health Geographics.  2004. On-line at

Ruiz, M.O. and D. Remmert.  2004. A Local Department of Public Health and the Geospatial Data Infrastructure.  Journal of Medical Systems.28 (4): 385-395.

Ruiz, M.O., A.J. Wolf, C. Tedesco & U. Kitron.  West Nile virus risk in Illinois.  In Proceedings of GISVET’04: Second International Conference on the Applications of GIS and Spatial Analysis to Veterinary Science (Durr, P.A. and S.W. Martin, eds):  59 – 61.  Veterinary Laboratories Agency: Weybridge, England, 2004.

McDonald, T., Bullard, J. Britt, and M. Ruiz.  Identification of geologic variables in development of an archeological predictive model for management of military lands in desert terrains. Ch 20 In : Studies in Military Geography and Geology  (Caldwell, D.R., J. Ehlen and R.S. Harmon, eds): 259-270. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht, 2004

Clennon, J., U. Kitron, A. Lippold, T. McTighe, D. Norris, and M. Ruiz. 2004.  West Nile Virus in Illinois – 2001 and 2002.  In GIS – The Language of Geography ESRI Map Book Volume Nineteen (N. Sappington, ed): 59.  United States: ESRI Press.

Meyer, D and M. Ruiz. Data Management of Watershed Information and Data Enterprise Repository Implementation at Fort Hood, Texas.  Report Number ERDC/CERL TR-03-6, 2003

Ruiz, M.O.  Spatial Surveillance of and Response to Biological Threats.  Ch 6.3 in  The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism (Cutter, S. L., D.B. Richardson and T.J. Wilbanks, eds): 199-203. Routledge: New York and London, 2003.

Ruiz, M.O. and T.J. McTighe. iPIX Mapping System:  GIS with a 360 View. Geospatial Solutions 13(33) 2003.

D. Morrison and M. Ruiz.  “Instant Replay:  Red Hen’s Multimedia GIS.”  Geospatial Solutions 11(10), October 2001.

Ruiz, M., G. Smith, R. Sheeri, and D. Morrison.  “Military Digging Permit Process Goes Geospatial”.  Proceedings of the 2001 ESRI International User Conference.  San Diego, CA. San Diego, CA.  July, 2001.

Ruiz, M., D. Morrison, D. Bouwman, K. McNinch, F. Schriener and S. Forbes. Geospatial Data Enterprise Repository:  A Report on the Prototype for Fort Hood, Texas”.  ERDC Technical Report, May 2001. 

Ruiz, M. Geospatial Data Repository:  Sharing Data Across the Organization and Beyond.  ERDC/CERL Technical Note 01-1 February, 2001.

Ruiz, M. and D. Morrison.  “Feature Manipulation Engine (FME) 2000”. Geospatial Solutions 10(10):46-47, October, 2000.

Schreiner F, and M. Ruiz. 2000 “Building a Distributed Data Repository Using ArcSDE”. Proceedings of the 2000 ESRI International User Conference.  San Diego, CA.  28 June 2000.

Ruiz, M. “A Causal Analysis of Error from USGS Digital Elevation Models.”  Transactions in GIS 2(1):85-94, 1997.

Ruiz, M. “1st Impressions of BioMedware.”  Geo-Info Systems, June, 1996.

Thrall, G. and M. Ruiz, "A History of Implementing an Urban GIS: Part 11."  Geo-Info Systems 4(9), October 1994.

Thrall G. and M. Ruiz, "A History of Implementing an Urban GIS: Part I."  Geo-Info Systems 4(7):50-58, July 1994.