Faculty Research


Liping Yang

Yang, L.Driscol, J., Sarigai, S., Wu, Q., Lippitt, C., & Morgan, M. (2022). Towards Synoptic Water Monitoring Systems: A Review of AI Methods for Automating Water Body Detection and Water Quality Monitoring Using Remote Sensing. Sensors 202222, 2416. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22062416 

Yang, L., & Cervone, G. (2019). Analysis of remote sensing imagery for disaster assessment using deep learning: a case study of flooding eventSoft Computing23(24), 13393-13408.   https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-019-03878-8   

Yang, L., MacEachren, A. M., Mitra, P., & Onorati, T. (2018). Visually-enabled active deep learning for (geo) text and image classification: a review. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information7(2), 65. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi7020065 

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Ronda Brulotte

Brulotte, R. L. (2017). Alcohol and Ambivalence in Mexico and the Americas. Latin American Research Review, 52(5), 910–915. DOI: http://doi.org/10.25222/larr.227>

Chris Duvall

Duvall, C.S. (2019) The African Roots of Marijuana. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Duvall, C.S. (2019) A brief agricultural history of cannabis in Africa, from prehistory to canna-colony. EchoGéo(48): article 3.

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Miriam Gay-Antaki

Gay-Antaki, Miriam. 2020. "Feminist Geographies of Climate Change: Negotiating Gender at Climate Talks." Geoforum 115: 1–10.

Gay-Antaki, Miriam, and Diana Liverman. 2018. "Climate for Women in Climate Science: Women Scientists and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115(9): 2060–65.

Gay-Antaki, Miriam. 2016. "'Now We Have Equality': A Feminist Political Ecology Analysis of Carbon Markets in Oaxaca, Mexico." Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 49–66.

Xi Gong

Gong, X., Zhan, F.B. 2022. A method for identifying critical time windows of maternal air pollution exposures associated with low birth weight in offspring using massive geographic data. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-17762-2 (online first)

Gong, X., Ye, X. 2021. Governors fighting crisis: Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across U.S. states on Twitter. The Professional Geographer. 73:4, 683-701 https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2021.1895850

Gong, X.*, Wang, Y. 2021. Exploring dynamics of sports fan behavior using social media big data – A case study of the 2019 National Basketball Association Finals. Applied Geography. 129(April 2021): 102438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2021.102438
Maria Lane

Lane, K. M. D. (2019) Commentary: Old and New. Special issue on “Interdisciplinary Research on Past Environments through the Lens of Historical-Critical Physical Geographies,” edited by Kirsten Greer, Katie Hemsworth, Adam Csank, and Kirby Calvert, Historical Geography 46: 151-159. DOI: 10.1353/hgo.2018.0029.

Dunnett, O. O., A. S. Maclaren, J. Klinger, K. M. D. Lane, D. Sage (2019) Geographies of outer space: progress and opportunities. Progress in Human Geography 43(2):314-336. DOI: 10.1177/0309132517747727.

Cáceres-Arteaga, N., O. Ayala-Campaña, D. Rosero-Vaca, & K. M. D. Lane (2018) Historical climate analysis and projection of future climatic scenarios for the Andean canton of Pedro Moncayo, Ecuador. Revista Geográfica de America Central 3(61E): 297-318. DOI: 10.15359/rgac.61-3.15.


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Yan Lin

Lin, Y., Wan, N., Sagert, S., Gong, X., and Davies, A. 2018. A multimodal relative spatial access assessment approach to measure spatial accessibility to primary care providers. International Journal of Health Geographics 17:33.

Ni, J., Liang, M., Lin, Y., Wu, Y., Wang, C. 2019. Multi-Mode Two-Step Floating Catchment Area (2SFCA) Method to Measure the Potential Spatial Accessibility of Healthcare Services. International Journal of Geo-Information 8(5): 236


Marygold Walsh-Dilley

Walsh-Dilley, Marygold. 2020. “Resilience Compromised: Producing Vulnerability to Climate and Market among Quinoa Producers in Southwestern Bolivia.” Global Environmental Change 65: 102165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102165.

Walsh-Dilley, Marygold, Jami Nelson-Nuñez, Benjamin Warner, and Chris S. Duvall (eds). 2020. Special Issue: Rural Transformation in Latin America’s Changing Climate. Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/42659

Walsh-Dilley, Marygold. 2019. “Resilience and Rural Poverty Reduction.” Policy in Focus 16 (1): 28–31. https://issuu.com/ipc-ig_publications/docs/pif44_rural_poverty_reduction_in_th

K.E. Coakley, S. Cargas, M. Walsh-Dilley, H. Mechler. 2022. “Basic Needs Insecurities are Associated with Anxiety, Depression, and Poor Health Among University Students.” Journal of Community Health. Early online: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F15210251211053863

H. Mechler, K. Coakley, M. Walsh-Dilley and S. Cargas. 2021. “Examining the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Academic Performance: Implications for Diversity and Equity in Higher Education.” Journal of College Student Retention. Early online: https://doi.org/10.1177/15210251211053863


Melinda Morgan

Morgan, M.M. (2020). Conservation-Reliant Species as a Boundary Object for Interdisciplinary Engagements, Idaho Law Review 56: 83-89.

Benson, M.H. (2019). New materialism: an ontology for the Anthropocene. Natural Resources Journal 56(2): 251-280.

Cait Lippitt

Lippitt, C.L., Stow, D.S., Roberts, D.A., Coulter, L. 2017. Multidate MESMA for monitoring vegetation growth forms in southern California shrublands. International Journal of Remote Sensing.DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2017.1388936.

Chris Lippitt

*Sa’Doun, Mohammad Mustafa, Christopher D. Lippitt, Gernot Paulus, Kerl-Heinrich Anders. 2021. A Comparison of Convolution Neural Network Architectures for Automated detection and Identification of Waterfowl in Complex Environments. GI Forum – Journal of Geographic Information Science, 2.


*Yuan, X., Smith, A., Sarlo, R., Lippitt, C. D., & Moreu, F. 2021. Automatic evaluation of rebar spacing using LiDAR data. Automation in Construction, 131, 103890


*Converse, R., C.D. Lippitt, and C.L. Lippitt. 2021. Assessing Drought Dynamics in Semiarid Grass- and Shrubland Using MESMA. Remote Sensing 2021, 13 (19), 3840.


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Bo Romero

Romero, B. E., & Clarke, K. C. (2018). Exploring uncertainties in terrain feature extraction across multi-scale, multi-feature, and multi-method approaches for variable terrain. Cartography and Geographic Information Science 45(5): 381-399. DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2017.1335235

Ben Warner

Warner, B. P., Gartner, J. D., & Hatch, C. E. (2017). Fluvial geomorphic assessment and river corridor mapping as flood risk management tools in Massachusetts, USA. Journal of Flood Risk Managementhttp://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12328

Warner, Benjamin P., Daniel L. Childers, Christopher Kuzdas, and Gabriela Stocks. 2018. “Smallholder Adaptation to Drought in Costa Rica’s Crony Capitalist Rice Economy.” Development and Change. http://doi:10.1111/dech.12420 

Warner, Benjamin P, and Christopher P Kuzdas. 2017. “The Role of Political Economy in Framing and Producing Transformative Adaptation.” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29. Elsevier B.V.: 69–74. http://doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.012