D. G. Brown - Recent Research Publications

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Figure 1: Wordle diagram based on titles of published articles since 2000.

In Press, Wilson, C.R., Brown, D.G. Changes in visible impervious surface area in Southeastern Michigan before and after the “Great Recession:” Spatial differentiation in remotely sensed land-cover dynamics. Population and Environment. [pdf]

2015. Sylvester, K.M., Brown, D.G., Leonard, S.H., Merchant, E., and Hutchins, M. Exploring agent-level calculations of risk and returns in relation to observed land-use changes in the US Great Plains, 1870-1940. Regional Environmental Change, 15(2): 301-315. doi: 10.1007/s10113-014-0628-6 [pdf]

2014. Sha, Z., Brown, D.G., Xie, Y. Welsh, W.F., and Bai, Y. Response of spectral vegetation indices to a stocking rate experiment in Inner Mongolia, China. Remote Sensing Letters, 5(10): 912-921. [pdf]

2014. Magliocca, N.R., Brown, D.G., McConnell, V., Nassauer, J.I., and Westbrook, S.E. Effects of alternative developer decision-making models on the production of ecological subdivision designs: Experimental results from an agent-based model. Environment and Planning B. doi:10.1068/b130118p [pdf]

2014.Sun, S., Parker, D.C., Huang, Q., Filatova, T., Robinson, D.T., Riolo, R.L., Hutchins, M., and Brown, D.G. Market impacts on land-use change: An agent-based experiment. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 104(3): 460-484. doi:10.1080/00045608.2014.892338 [pdf]

2014.Magliocca, N.R., Brown, D.G., and Ellis, E.C. Cross-site comparison of land-use decision-making across land system with a virtual agent-based laboratory. PLoS One., 9(1):e86179.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086179 [online]

2014, Kahan, A.Y., Currie, W.S., and Brown, D.G. Nitrogen and carbon biogeochemistry in forest sites along an indirect urban-rural gradient in Southeastern Michigan. Forests. 5(4):643-665. doi:10.3390/f5040643 [online]

2014. Nassauer, J. I., Cooper, D.A.; Marshall, L.L.; Currie, W.S.; Hutchins, M.; Brown, D.G. Parcel size related to household behaviors affecting carbon storage in exurban residential landscapes. Landscape and Urban Planning, 129: 55-64. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.05.007 [pdf]

2014. Rounsevell, M.D.A., A. Arneth, P. Alexander, D. G. Brown, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, E. Ellis, J. Finnigan, K. Galvin, N. Grigg, I. Harman, J. Lennox, N. Magliocca, D. Parker, B. C. O'Neill, P. H. Verburg, and O. Young. Towards decision-basedd global land use models for improved understanding of the Earth system. Earth System Dynamics Discussions, 5: 117-137. doi:10.5194/esd-5-117-2014 [online]

2014. Brown, D.G., Polsky, C., Bolstad, P., Brody, S.D., Hulse, D., Kroh, R., Loveland, T.R. and Thomson, A., Ch. 13: Land Use and Land Cover Change. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, J. M. Melillo, T.C. Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 9-1–9-nn. [online]

2013. NRC. Advancing Land Change Modeling: Opportunities and Research Requirements. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. [online]

2013.Wang, J., Brown, D.G., and Hammerling, D. Geostatistical inverse modeling for super-resolution mapping of continuous spatial processes. Remote Sensing of Environment, 139: 205-215. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.08.007 [pdf]

2013.Wang, J., Brown, D.G., Agrawal, A. Climate adaptation, local institutions, and rural livelihoods: A comparative study of herder communities in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia, China. Global Environmental Change, 23(6): 1673-1683. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.08.014  [pdf]

2013. Wang, J., Brown, D.G., Riolo, R.L., Page, S.E., and Agrawal, A. Exploratory analyses of local institutions for climate change adaptation in the Mongolian grasslands: An agent-based modeling approach. Global Environmental Change, 23: 1266-1276. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.07.017 [pdf]

2013. Wang, N., Brown, D.G.,An, L., Yang, S., and Ligmann-Zielinska, A. Comparative performance of logistic regression and survival analysis for detecting spatial predictors of land-use change. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27(10): 1960-1982. doi:10.1080/13658816.2013.779377 [pdf]

2013. Brown, D.G., Agrawal, A., Sass, D.A., Wang, J., Hua, J., Xie, Y. Social responses to climate risks and opportunities across national and ecological boundaries: Changing household strategies on the Mongolian Plateau. Environmental Research Letters, 8: 045011. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045011 [online]

2013. Brown, D.G., Verburg, P.H., Pontius, R.G., and Lange, M.D.  Opportunities to improve impact, integration, and evaluation of land change models.  Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability., 5(5):452-457. doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2013.07.012 [pdf]

2013.Magliocca, N.R., Brown, D.G. Ellis, E.C., Interactions between market-driven livelihood transitions and induced agricultural intensification. PLoS One. 8(9): e73241. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073241 [online]

2013.Wang, J., Brown, D.G., and Chen, J. Drivers of the dynamics in net primary productivity across agro-ecological zone on the Mongolian Plateau. Landscape Ecology, 28(4):725-739. doi:10.1007/s10980-013-9865-1 [pdf]

2013.  Robinson, D.T., Sun, S., Hutchins, M., Riolo, R.L., Brown, D.G., Parker, D.C., Filatova, T., Currie, W.S., and Kiger, S.  Effects of land markets and land management on ecosystem function: A framework for modelling exurban land change. Environmental Modelling and Software, 45:129-140. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.06.016 [pdf]book

2013. Brown, D.G., Robinson, D.T., Reed, B., French, N.H.H., eds. Land Use and the Carbon Cycle: Advances in Integrated Science, Management and Policy.Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107011243. ----------------->

2013. Sylvester, K.M., Brown, D.G., Deane, G., and Kornak, R. Land transitions in the American Plains: Multilevel modeling of drivers of grassland conversion (1950 to 2000). Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 168: 7-15. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2013.01.014 [pdf]

2013. Agrawal, A., Brown, D.G., Rao, G., Riolo, R.L.., Robinson, D.T., Bommarito, M. Interaction between organizations and networks in common-pool resource governance.  Environmental Science and Policy, 25: 138-146. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2012.08.004 [pdf]

2012. Oswald, E.M., Rood, R.B., Zhang, K., Gronlund, C.J., O’Neill, M.S., White-Newsome, J., Brines, S.J., Brown, D.G.  An investigation into the spatial variability of near surface air temperatures in the Detroit, MI metropolitan area.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51(7): 1290-1304. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-0127.1 [pdf]

2012. Zhao, T., Brown, D.G., Fang, H., Theobald, D.M., Liu, T., Zhang, T., Vegetation productivity consequences of human settlement growth in the Eastern United States. Landscape Ecology, 27(8): 1149-1165. doi:10.1007/s10980-012-9766-8 [pdf]

2012. Wang, Z., Nassauer, J.I., Marans, R., and Brown, D.G. Different types of open spaces and their importance to exurban homeowners. Society and Natural Resources, 25(4): 368-383. doi:10.1080/08941920.2011.571231 [pdf]

2012. Hunter, M.C. and Brown, D.G. Spatial contagion: Gardening along the street in residential neighborhoods.  Landscape and Urban Planning, 105(4):406-416. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.01.013 [pdf]

2012. Yang, Y., Diez-Roux, A.V., Auchincloss, A.H., Rodriguez, D.A., and Brown, D.G. Exploring walking differences by socioeconomic status using a spatial agent-based model. Health and Place, 18: 96-99. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.08.010 [pdf]

2012. Bell, A.R., Riolo, R.L., Doremus, J., Brown, D.G., Lyon, T.P., Vandermeer, J., and Agrawal, A. Fragmenting forests: The double edge of effective forest monitoring. Environmental Science and Policy, 16:20-30. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2011.11.005 [pdf]

2011. Cheong, S., Brown, D.G., Lopez-Carr, D., and Kok, K. Mixed methods in land-change research: Towards integration. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 37(1):8-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-5661.2011.00482.x [pdf]

2011. Yang, Y., Diez-Roux, A.V., Auchincloss, A.H., Rodriguez, D.A., and Brown, D.G. A spatial agent-based model for the simulation of adults' daily walking within a city. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(3): 353-361. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2010.11.017 [pdf]

2011. Auchincloss, A.H., Riolo, R.L., Brown, D.G., Cook, J., and Diez-Roux, A.V. An agent-based model of income inequalities in diet in the context of residential segregation. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(3): 303–311. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2010.10.033 [pdf]

2011. Smajgl, A., Brown, D.G., Valbuena, D., and Huigen, M.G.A. Empirical characterisation of agent behaviours in socioecological systems. Environmental Modelling and Software, 26(7):837-844. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.01 [pdf]

2011. An, L ., Brown, D.G., Nassauer, J.I., and Low, B. Variations in development of exurban residential landscapes: Timing, location, and driving forces. Journal of Land Use Science, 6(1): 13-32. doi: 10.1080/1747423X.2010.500686. [pdf]

2010. Carter, N.H. , Brown, D.G., Etter, D., Visser, L.G. Predicting black bear habitat suitability in Northern Lower Peninsula, Michigan, USA. Ursus, 21(1): 57-71. doi: 10.2192/09GR011. [pdf]

2010. Zellner, M.L. , Riolo, R.L., Rand, W., Brown, D.G., Page, S.E., and Fernandez, L.E. The problem with zoning: Nonlinear effects of interactions between location preferences and externalities on land use and utility. Environment and Planning B, 37: 408-428. doi:10.1068/b35053 [pdf]

2010. Smiley, M.J., Diez Roux, A.V., Brines, S.J., Brown, D.G., Evenson, K.R., and Rodriguez, D.A. A spatial analysis of health-related resources of three diverse metropolitan areas. Health and Place, 16: 885-892. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2010.04.014 [pdf]

2010. Burnicki, A.C., Brown, D.G., and Goovaerts, P. Propagating error in land-cover-change analyses: impact of temporal dependence under increased thematic complexity. International journal of Geographical Information Sciences, 24(7): 1043-1060. DOI: 10.1080/13658810903279008 [pdf]

2010. Churkina, G., Brown, D.G., and Keoleian, G. Carbon stored in human settlements: Conterminous US. Global Change Biology, 16: 135-143 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02002.x [pdf]

2009. Robinson, D.T. , Brown, D.G., Currie, W. Modelling carbon storage in highly fragmented and human- dominated landscapes: Linking land-cover patterns and ecosystem models. Ecological Modelling, 220(9-10): 1325-1338. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2009.02.020 [pdf]

2009. Qi, S. , Brown, D.G., Tian, Q ., Jiang, L ., Zhao, T ., Bergen , K. Inundation extent and flood frequency mapping for the Poyang Lake, China, floodplain using Landsat TM and DEM. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 46(1). 101-127. doi:10.2747/1548-1603.46.1.101 [pdf]

2009. Robinson, D.T. , and Brown, D.G. Evaluating the effects of land-use development policies on ex-urban forest cover: An integrated agent-based GIS approach . International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 23(9): 1211-1232. doi:10.1080/13658810802344101 [pdf]

2009. Zellner, M.L. , Page, S.E., Rand , W., Brown, D.G., Robinson, D.T ., Nassauer, J., and Low, B. The emergence of zoning policy games in exurban jurisdictions: Informing collective action theory. Land Use Policy 26(2):256-367. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2008.04.004    [pdf]

2009. Peterson, L. , Bergen , K.M., Brown, D.G., Vaschuk, L. and Blam, Y. Forested land-cover patterns and trends over changing forest management eras in the Siberian Baikal Region. Forest Ecology and Management, 257: 911-922. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.10.037 [pdf]

2009. Zhao, T. , Bergen, K.M., Brown, D.G., Shugart, H.H., Kharuk, V. Scale dependence in quantification of land-cover and biomass change over Siberian boreal forest landscapes. Landscape Ecology, 24(10): 1299-1313. doi:10.1007/s10980-009-9379-z [pdf]

2009. Braden, J.B., Brown, D.G., Dozier, J., Gober, P., Hughes, S.M., Maidment, D.R., Schneider, S.L., Schultz, P.W., Shortle, J.S., Swallow, S.K., and Werner, C.M. Social science in a water observing system. Water Resources Research, 45: W11301. doi:10.1029/2009WR008216 [pdf]

2009. Reid, C.E., O'Neill, M.S., Gronlund, C., Brines, S.J., Brown, D.G., Diez-Roux, A.V., and Schwartz, J. Mapping community determinants of heat vulnerability. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(11): 1730-1736. doi:10.1289/ehp.0900683 [pdf]

2008. Rindfuss, R., Entwistle, B., Walsh, S.J., An, L., Brown, D.G., Deadman, P., Evans, T.P., Fox, J., Geoghegan, J., Gutmann, M., Kelly, M., Linderman, M., Liu, J., Malanson, G.P., Mena, C.F., Messina, J.P., Moran, E.F., Parker, D.C., Parton, W., Prasartkul, P., Robinson, D.T., Sawangdee, Y., Vanwey, L.K., Verburg, P.H. Land use change: Complexity and comparisons.  Journal of Land Use Science, 3(1): 1-10. doi: 10.1080/17474230802047955 [pdf]

2008. Jiang, L., Bergen, K.M., Brown, D.G., Zhao, T., Tian, Q., Qi, S., Land-cover change and vulnerability to flooding near Poyang Lake, Jiangxi Province, China . Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 74(6): 775-786 . [pdf]

2008. Bergen, K.M., Zhao, T., Kharuk, V., Blam, Y., Brown, D.G. Peterson, L., Miller, N. Changing regimes: Forested land-cover dynamics in Central Siberia 1974-2001. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 74(6): 787-798 . [pdf]

2008. An, L. and Brown, D.G. Survival analysis in land-change science: Integrating with GIS and remote sensing in Southeastern Michigan. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 98(2). 323-344. doi: 10.1080/00045600701879045 [pdf]

2008. Polhill, J.G., Parker, D.C., Brown, D.G., and Grimm, V. Using the ODD protocol for describing three agent-based social simulation models of land use change. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation , 11(2):3. [URL]

2008. Brown, D.G., Robinson, D.T ., An, L ., Nassauer, J.I., Zellner, M ., Rand , W., Riolo, R., Page, S.E., and Low, B. Exurbia from the bottom-up: Confronting empirical challenges to characterizing complex systems. GeoForum, 39(2):805-818. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2007.02.010 [pdf]

2008. Auchincloss AH, Diez Roux AV, Brown DG, Erdmann CA, Bertoni AG. Associations between insulin resistance and resources for physical activity and healthy foods in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Epidemiology, 19(1):146-157. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e31815c480 [pdf]

2007. Taylor , J.J., Brown, D.G., Larsen, L.S. Preserving natural features: A GIS-based evaluation of a local open-space ordinance. Landscape and Urban Planning, 82(1-2): 1-16. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2007.01.013 [pdf]

2007. Zhao, T. , Brown, D.G., and Bergen , K.M. Increasing gross primary production (GPP) in the urbanizing landscape of Southeastern Michigan . Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing , 73(10): 1159-1168. [pdf]

2007. Auchincloss, A., Diez-Roux, A., Brown, D.G., and Erdmann, C. Filling the gaps: Methods for spatial interpolation of residential survey questionnaire data. Epidemiology , 18(4): 469-478. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e31815c480 [pdf]

2007. Robinson, D.T. , Brown, D.G., Parker, D.C., Schreinemachers, P., Janssen, M.A., Huigen, M., Wittmer, H., Gotts, N., Promburom, P. Irwin, E., Berger, T., Gatzweiler, F., and Barnaud, C. Comparison of empirical methods for building agent-based models of land and resource use. Journal of Land Use Science, 2(1):31-55. doi:10.1080/17474230701201349 [pdf]

2007. Xie, Y. and Brown, D.G. Simulation in spatial analysis and modeling. Computers Environment and Urban Systems , 31(3): 229-231. [pdf]

2007. Burnicki, A.C., Brown, D.G., and Goovaerts, P. Simulating error propagation in land-cover change analysis: The implications of temporal dependence. Computers Environment and Urban Systems , 31(3):282-302. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2006.07.005  [pdf]

2007. Duh, J-D. and Brown, D.G. Knowledge-informed Pareto simulated annealing for multi-objective spatial allocation. Computers Environment and Urban Systems, 31(3): 253-281. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2006.08.002 [pdf]

2007. Bergen, K.M., Gilboy, A.M ., and Brown, D.G. Multi-dimensional vegetation structure in modeling avian habitat. Ecological Informatics, 2: 9-22. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.01.001  [pdf]

2007. Diez-Roux, A.V., Evenson, K., McGinn, A., Brown, D.G., Moore , L., Brines, S.J., Jacobs, D. Density of recreational resources and physical activity in a sample of adults. American Journal of Public Health , 97(3):493-499. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2006.087734 [pdf]

2007. Auchincloss, A.H., Diez Roux, A.V., Brown, D.G., O'Meara, E.S., Raghunathan, T.E. Insulin resistance is positively associated with area poverty and distance to wealthy areas: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165: 389-397. doi:10.1093/aje/kwk028 [pdf]

2006. Brown, D.G. and Xie, Y. Guest Editorial, Special Issue: Spatial Agent-based Modeling. International Journal of Geographical Information Science , 20(9): 941-943. [pdf]

2006. Brown, D.G., Aspinall, R., and Bennett, D.A. Landscape models and explanation in landscape ecology - A space for generative landscape science? Professional Geographer, 58(4): 369-382. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9272. 2006 .00575.x [pdf]

2006.  Brown, D.G. and Robinson, D.T.  Effects of heterogeneity in residential preferences on an agent-based model of urban sprawl.  Ecology and Society, 11(1): 46. [URL]

  Brown, D.G.  Agent-based models.  In H. Geist, Ed. 
The Earth's Changing Land: An Encyclopedia of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change.  Westport CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, pp. 7-13. [pdf]

2005. Brown, D.G., Johnson, K.M., Loveland, T.R., and Theobald, D.M. Rural land use change in the conterminous U.S., 1950-2000. Ecological Applications, 15(6): 1851-1863. doi: 10.1890/03-5220 [pdf] and [Appendix on Ecological Archive]

2005. Hansen, A.J., and Brown, D.G. Guest Editorial: Land-Use Change in Rural America: Rates, Drivers, and Consequences. Ecological Applications, 15(6): 1849-1850. [pdf]

2005. Brown, D.G., Riolo, R.L., Robinson, D., North, M., and Rand, W.  Spatial process and data models: Toward integration of agent-based models and GIS.  Journal of Geographical Systems, 7(1): 1-23. [pdf]

2005. Brown, D.G., Page, S.E., Riolo, R., Zellner, M., and Rand, W. Path dependence and the validation of agent-based spatial models of land use.  International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 19(2): 153-174. doi: 10.1080/13658810410001713399 [pdf]

2005.  Bergen, K.M., Brown, D.G., Rutherford, J.F., Gustafson, E.J. Change detection with heterogeneous data using ecoregional stratification, statistical summaries and a land allocation algorithm.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 97: 434-446. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.03.016   [pdf]

2005. Fernandez, L., Brown, D.G., Marans, R, and Nassauer, J.  Characterizing location preferences in an exurban population:  Implications for agent based modeling. Environment and Planning B, 32(6): 799-820. doi:10.1068/b3071 [pdf]

2005. Geddes, C., Brown, D.G., and Fagre, D.B. Topography and vegetation as predictors of snow water equivalent (SWE) across the alpine treeline ecotone at Lee Ridge, Glacier National Park, Montana.  Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 37(2): 197-205. doi:10.1657/1523-0430(2005)037[0197:TAVAPO]2.0.CO;2 [pdf]

2004. Lam, N., Catts, D., Quattrochi, D., Brown, D., and McMaster, R. Chapter 4: Scale. In R.B. McMaster and E.L. Usery, Eds. A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 93-128. [pdf]

2004.  Brown, D.G., Page, S.E., Riolo, R.L., and Rand, W.  Agent based and analytical modeling to evaluate the effectiveness of greenbelts. Environmental Modelling and Software. 19(12): 1097-1109. [pdf]

2004. Brown, D.G. and Duh, J.-D. Using spatial simulation to translate between land use and land cover.  International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 18(1): 35-60. [pdf]

2004.  Cifaldi, R., Allan, J.D., Duh, J.D., and Brown, D.G.  Spatial patterns in land cover of exurbanizing watersheds in Southeastern Michigan. Landscape and Urban Planning, 66(2): 107-123. [pdf]

2004. Brown, D.G., Elmes, G., Kemp, K.K. Macey, S., and Mark, D. Geographic Information Systems.  In G. Gaile and C.J. Willmott, eds.  Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st CenturyNew York: Oxford University Press, 353-375. [pdf]

2004. Brown, D.G. Land-use and land-cover trends in the Upper Midwest. Paper presented at New Generation Resource Policy for a Region in Transition: Land Use, Agriculture, Environment, and Health in the Great Lakes Region, Oregon OH, May 12, 2004. [pdf]

2004. Brown, D.G., Walker, R., Manson, S., Seto, K.  Chapter 23: Modeling land use and land cover change.  In G. Gutman, A.C. Janetos, C.O. Justice, E.F. Moran, J.F. Mustard, R.R. Rindfuss, D.L. Skole, B.L. Turner, and M.A. Cochrane, Eds. Land Change Science: Observing, Monitoring and Understanding Trajectories of Change on the Earth’s Surface. New York: Springer, 395-409. [pdf]

2004. Brown, D.G., Addink, E.A., Duh, J.D., and Bowersox, M.A.  Assessing uncertainty in spatial landscape metrics derived from remote sensing data. In Lunetta, R., Lyon, J.G., Eds.  Remote Sensing and GIS Accuracy Assessment, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 221-232. [pdf]

2003. Brown, D.G. Land use and forest cover in private parcels in the Upper Midwest USA, 1970-1990. Landscape Ecology, 18(8): 777-790. [pdf]

2003. Rand, W., Brown, D. G.,  Page, S. E., Riolo, R., Fernandez, L. E., Zellner, M. Statistical validation of spatial patterns in agent-based models. Proceedings of Agent Based Simulation 2003, Montpellier, France. [pdf]

2003. Walsh, S.J., Bian, L., McKnight, S., Brown, D.G., and Hammer, E.S.  Solifluction steps and risers, Lee Ridge, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA: A scale and pattern analysis. Geomorphology, 55(1-4): 381-398. [pdf]

2002. Drzyzga, S.A. and Brown, D.G. Spatial and temporal dynamics of ownership parcels and forest cover in three counties of Northern Lower Michigan USA, ca. 1970 to 1990. In S.J. Walsh and K.A. Crews-Meyer, Eds., Linking People, Place, and Policy: A GIScience Approach, Dordrecht: Kluwer, p. 155-185. [pdf]

2002. Rand, W., Zellner, M., Page, S. E., Riolo, R., Brown, D. G.,  Fernandez, L. E. The complex interaction of agents and environments: An example in urban sprawl. Proceedings of Agent 2002, Social Agents: Ecology, Exchange and Evolution.  Chicago, IL. [pdf]

2002. Brown, D.G. Page, S.E. Riolo, R., Rand, W. Modeling the effects of greenbelts at the urban-rural fringe Proceedings of International Environmental Modeling and Software Society, Lugano, Switzerland, June 2002. [pdf]

2002. Pijanowski, B.C., Brown, D.G., Shellito, B.A., and Manik, G.A. Using neural nets and GIS to forecast land use changes: a land transformation model. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 26(6): 553-575. [pdf]

2002. Brown, D.G., Goovaerts, P., Burnicki, A., Li, M.Y. Stochastic simulation of land-cover change using geostatistics and generalized additive models. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 68(10):1051-1061. [pdf] 

2001. Bowersox, M.A. and Brown, D.G.   Measuring the abruptness of patchy ecotones: a simulation-based comparison of patch and edge metrics. Plant Ecology, 156(1), 89-103. [pdf]

2001. Brown, D.G.  Characterizing the human imprint on landscapes for environmental assessment.  In Jensen, M., Bourgeron, P. and others, Eds.  A Guidebook for Integrated Ecological Assessments. New York: Springer-Verlag. [pdf]

2001. Brown, D.G. A spectral unmixing approach to leaf area index (LAI) estimation at the alpine treeline ecotone.  In A. Millington, S.J. Walsh and P. Osborne, Eds., GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Biogeography and Ecology, Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp. 7-21. [pdf]

2000. Brown, D.G., Pijanowski, B.C., and Duh, J.-D. Modeling the relationships between land-use and land-cover on private lands in the Upper Midwest, USA. Journal of Environmental Management, 59, 247-263. [pdf]

2000.  Brown, D.G., Duh, J.D., and Drzyzga, S. Estimating error in an analysis of forest fragmentation change using North American Landscape Characterization (NALC) Data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 71: 106-117. [pdf]

2000. Fried, J.S., Brown, D.G., Zweifler, M.O., and Gold, M.A. Mapping contributing areas for stormwater discharge to streams using terrain analysis. J.P. Wilson and J. Gallant, Eds. Terrain Analysis: Principles and Applications. New York: John Wiley and Sons, pp. 183-203. [pdf]

2000. Brown, D.G., Jacquez, G.M., Duh, J.-D., Maruca, S. Accuracy of remotely sensed estimates of landscape change using patch- and edge-based pattern statistics. In M.J.P.M. Lemmens, G. Heuvelink et al., Eds., Spatial Accuracy 2000, Delft University Press, Amsterdam: 75-82. [pdf]

1999. Brown, D.G., and Arbogast, A.F.  Digital photogrammetric change analysis applied to active coastal dunes in Michigan. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 65(4): 467-474. [pdf]

1998. Brown, D.G., Lusch, D.P., and Duda, K.A. Supervised classification of glaciated landscape types using digital elevation data. Geomorphology, 21(3-4):233-250. [pdf]

1998. Brown, D.G. Classification and boundary vagueness in mapping presettlement forest types. International Journal of Geographical Information Science,12(2): 105-129. [pdf]

1998. Brown, D.G. Mapping historical forest types in Baraga County, Michigan as fuzzy sets. Plant Ecology, 134(1): 97-111. [pdf]

1994. Krist, F.J. and Brown, D.G. GIS modeling of Paleo-Indian period caribou migrations and viewsheds in Northeastern Lower Michigan . Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing , 60(9): 1129-1137. [pdf]

1994. Brown, D.G. Predicting vegetation types at treeline using topography and biophysical disturbance variables. Journal of Vegetation Science , 5(4-5): 641-656. [pdf]