323 Bray Hall
Ph.D. University of Idaho (Forest Biometrics, Growth and Yield Modeling), 1990.
Areas of Study
forest biometrics, growth and yield modeling, spatial statistics and modeling, quantitative silviculture.
- APM 630 Regression Analysis
- APM 635 Multivariate Statistical Methods
- APM 645 Nonparametric Statistics and Categorical Data Analysis
- APM 730 Advanced Regression Modeling Methods
Zhang, L., J.A. Moore and J.D. Newberry. 1993. Disaggregating stand volume growth to individual trees. Forest Science 39(2):295-308.
Force. J.E., G.E. Machlis, L. Zhang, and A. Kearney. 1993. The relationship between timber production, historical events and community social change: a quantitative case study. Forest Science 39(4):722-742.
Tang, S., Y. Wang, L. Zhang, and C.H. Meng. 1997. A distribution-free method to predict stand diameter distribution. Forest Science 43(4):491-500.
Force, J.E., G.E. Machlis, and L. Zhang. 2000. The engines of change in resource-dependent communities. Forest Science 46(3):410-422.
Li, F., L. Zhang, and C. Davis. 2002. Modeling the joint distribution of tree diameters and heights by bivariate generalized beta distribution. Forest Science 48(1):47-58.
Liu, C., L. Zhang, C.J. Davis, D.S. Solomon, and J.H. Gove. 2002. A finite mixture model for characterizing the diameter distribution of mixed-species forest stands. Forest Science 48(4):653-661.
Liu, C., L. Zhang, C.J. Davis, D.S. Solomon, T.B. Brann, and T. Caldwell. 2003. Comparison of neural networks and statistical methods in classification of ecological habitats using FIA data. Forest Science 49(4):619-631.
Shi, H. and L. Zhang. 2003. Local analysis of tree competition and growth. Forest Science 49(6):938-955.
Zhang, L., C. Liu, C.J. Davis, D.S. Solomon, T.B. Brann, and T. Caldwell. 2004. Fuzzy classification of ecological habitats from FIA data. Forest Science 50(1):117-127.
Zhang, L. and H. Shi. 2004. Local modeling of tree growth by geographically weighted regression. Forest Science 50(2):225-244.
Zhang, L. and J.H. Gove. 2005. Spatial assessment of model errors from four regression techniques. Forest Science 51(4):334-346.
Ni, C. and L. Zhang. 2008. An estimator of prediction error variance for projection equations. Forest Science 54(6):569-578.
Kiernan, D.H., E. Bevilacqua, R.D. Nyland, and L. Zhang. 2009. Modeling tree mortality in low- to medium-density uneven-aged hardwood stands under a selection system using Generalized Estimating Equations. Forest Science 55(4):343-351.
Zhang, L., Z. Ma, and L. Guo. 2009. Spatial autocorrelation and heterogeneity in the relationships between tree variables. Forest Science 55(6):533-548.
Wang, M., A. Upadhyay, and L. Zhang. 2010. Trivariate distribution modeling of tree diameter, height, and volume. Forest Science 56(3):290-300.
Lu, J. and L. Zhang. 2010. Evaluation of parameter estimation methods for fitting spatial regression models. Forest Science 56(5):505-514.
Lu, J. and L. Zhang. 2011. Modeling and prediction of tree height-diameter relationships using spatial autoregressive models. Forest Science 57(3):252-264.
Ma, Z., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2012. Spatial Poisson models for examining the influence of climate and land cover pattern on bird species richness. Forest Science 58(1):61-74.
Lu, J. and L. Zhang. 2012. Geographically local linear mixed models for tree height-diameter relationship. Forest Science 58(1):75-84.