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  • Implications of allometric model selection for county-level biomass mapping 

    Duncanson, Laura; Huang, Wenli; Johnson, Kristofer; Swatantran, Anu; McRoberts, Ronald E.; Dubayah, Ralph (Springer Nature, 2017-10-18)
    Carbon accounting in forests remains a large area of uncertainty in the global carbon cycle. Forest aboveground biomass is therefore an attribute of great interest for the forest management community, but the accuracy of ...
  • Including Campus Forest Carbon Estimates Into Climate Mitigation Planning 

    Albee, Madeleine; Hoffman Delett, Camille; Panday, Marie; Sandborn, Hilary (2021-05-10)
    Summary of project led by student researchers in the UMD Department of Geographical Sciences to integrate high-resolution forest carbon estimates into the University of Maryland's Climate Action Plan and GHG Inventory. ...
  • Detecting geospatial patterns of Plasmodium falciparum parasite migration in Cambodia using optimized estimated effective migration surfaces 

    Li, Yao; Shetty, Amol C.; Lon, Chanthap; Spring, Michele; Saunders, David L.; Fukuda, Mark M.; Hien, Tran Tinh; Pukrittayakamee, Sasithon; Fairhurst, Rick M.; Dondorp, Arjen M.; Plowe, Christopher V.; O’Connor, Timothy D.; Takala-Harrison, Shannon; Stewart, Kathleen (Springer Nature, 2020-04-10)
    Understanding the genetic structure of natural populations provides insight into the demographic and adaptive processes that have affected those populations. Such information, particularly when integrated with geospatial ...
  • Modeling spatial access to cervical cancer screening services in Ondo State, Nigeria 

    Stewart, Kathleen; Li, Moying; Xia, Zhiyue; Adewole, Stephen Ayodele; Adeyemo, Olusegun; Adebamowo, Clement (Springer Nature, 2020-07-21)
    Women in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) remain at high risk of developing cervical cancer and have limited access to screening programs. The limits include geographical barriers related to road network characteristics ...
  • Satellite-detected gain in built-up area as a leading economic indicator 

    Ying, Qing; Hansen, Matthew C.; Sun, Laixiang; Wang, Lei; Steininger, Marc (IOP Publishing, 2019-10-30)
    Leading indicators of future economic activity include measures such as new housing starts, managers purchasing index, money supply, and bond yields. Such macroeconomic and financial indicators hold predictive power in ...

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