Selected Publications by Graduate Students: 2012-Forthcoming.

Graduate Students listed in bold.


Oculi, Neil and Scott R. Stephenson.  2018.  Conceptualizing climate vulnerability: understanding the negotiating strategies of Small Island Developing States.  Environmental Science & Policy.  85: 72-80.

Wang, Hui and Scott R. Stephenson.  2018.  Quantifying the impacts of climate change and land use/cover change on runoff in the lower Connecticut River Basin.  Hydrological Processes.  32: 1301-1312.


Danko III, Joseph J. and Dean M. Hanink.  2017.  Evaluating the local socio-economic impact of redevelopments using shift-share analysis: a case study of destination redevelopments in Las Vegas (1990–2010).  Journal of Urban Design.  22(3): 347–369.   doi: 10.1080/13574809.2017.1281733

Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, Dean M. Hanink, Xiaojiang Li, and Wenjie Wang.  2017.  Parcel-based Urban Land Use Classification in megacity using airborne LiDAR, high resolution orthoimagery, and Google Street View.  Computers, Environment and Urban Systems.  64: 215-228.

Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, Dean M. Hanink, Xiaojiang Li, and Wenjie Wang. 2017. Parcel feature data derived from Google Street View images for urban land use classification in Brooklyn, New York City. Data in Brief,. 12: 175-179.

Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, and William B. Ouimet. 2017.  Detecting urban horizontal and vertical growths from medium resolution imagery and their relationships with major socioeconomic factors.  International Journal of Remote Sensing.   38(12): 3704-3734.  doi: 10.1080/01431161.2017.1302113


Buchanan, Mary L., Robert A. Askins, and Chad C. Jones.  2016.  Response of Bird Populations To Long-Term Changes In Local Vegetation and Regional Forest Cover.  The Wilson Journal of Ornithology.  128(4): 704-718.

Danko III, Joseph J., V. DeLauer, D. Martin, and John Rogan.  2016.  Asian Longhorned Beetle outbreak in Worcester, Massachusetts: a history of urban forestry practices.  The Northeastern Geographer  8: 1-21.

Johnson, Katharine M. and William B. Ouimet.  2016.  Physical properties and spatial controls of stone walls in the northeastern USA:  Implications for Anthropocene studies of 17th to early 20th century agriculture.  Anthropocene

 Li,  Xiaojiang, Chuanrong Zhang, Weidong Li, and  Yulia A. Kuzovkina.  2016.  Environmental inequities in terms of different types of urban greenery in Hartford, Connecticut.  Urban Forestry and Urban Greening  18: 163-172.  doi:10.1016/j.ufug.2016.06.002

Wang, Wenjie, Chuarong Zhang, Jenica M. Allen, Weidong Li, Mark A. Boyer, Kathleen Segerson, and John A. Silander.  2016.  Analysis and Prediction of Land Use Changes Related to Invasive Species and Major Driving Forces in the State of Connecticut.  Land  5, 25.  doi:10.3390/land5030025

Zhang, Weixing., Weidong Li, and Chuarong Zhang.  2016.  Land cover post-classifications by Markov chain random field cosimulation based on pre-classifications by different conventional classifiers.  International Journal of Remote Sensing

Zhang Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuarong Zhang, and Xiaojiang Li.  2016.  Incorporating Spectral Similarity into Markov Chain Geostatistical Cosimulation for Reducing Smoothing Effect in Land Cover Post-Classification.  IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote SensingDOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2596040


Cooke, Thomas. J., and Curtis Denton.  2015.  The suburbanization of poverty? An alternative perspective. Urban Geography  36: 300-13.  DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2014.973224

Cromley, Robert G., Shuowei Zhang, and Natalia Vorotyntseva.  2015.  A concentration based approach to data classification for choropleth mapping. International Journal of Geographical Information ScienceDOI: 10.1080/13658816.2015.1058388

Bloetscher, Frederick, Chi Ho Sham, Joseph J. Danko III, Samuel Ratick.  2015.  Status of aquifer storage and recovery in the United States – 2013.  British Journal of Science, 12 (2): 70-88.

Garceau, Timothy, Carol Atkinson-Palombo, and Norman Garrick.  2015.  Peak car travel in the United States: a two-decade long phenomenon at the state level.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2531.

Li, Xiaojang, Weidong Li, Qingyan Meng, Chuarong Zhang, Tamas Jansco and Kangli Wu.  2015.  Modeling building proximity to green spaces in a three-dimensional perspective using multi-source remotely sensed imagery.  Journal of Spatial Science

Li, Xiaojang, Chuarong Zhang, Weidong Li, Yulia A. Kuzovkina, and Daniel Weiner.  2015.  Who lives in greener neighborhoods? The distribution of street greenery and its association with residents' socioeconomic conditions in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.  Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 14(4): 751-9.   DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2015.07.006

Li, Xiaojang, Chuarong Zhang, Weidong Li, Robert Ricard, Qingyan Meng, and Weixing Zhang.  2015.  Assessing street-level urban greenery using Google street view and a modified green view index.  Urban Forestry & Urban Greening  14(3): 675-85.  DOIi:10.1016/j.ufug.2015.06.006

Li, Xiaojang, Chuarong Zhang, and Weidong Li.  2015.  Does the visibility of greenery increase perceived safety in urban areas? Evidence from the Place Pulse 1.0 dataset.  ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  4(3): 1166-83.  DOI: 10.3390/ijgi4031166

Liu, Kai, Hongbo Su, and Xueke Li.  2015.  Estimating High-Resolution Urban Surface Temperature Using a Hyperspectral Thermal Mixing (HTM) Approach.  Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of, vol. PP, pp. 1-12, 2015.  DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2459375.

Perez Bonilla, Lauren Maria. 2015. Feto ¡Es nena!  Revista [In]Genios, 2(1): 1. ISSN#: 2324-2747.

Zhang, Mengyao, and Debarchana Ghosh.  2015.  Spatial supermarket redlining and neighborhood vulnerability: a case study of Hartford, Connecticut.  Transactions in GISDOI: 10.1111/tgis.12142.

Zhang, Yue, Robert G. Cromley, and Dean M. Hanink.  2015.  A spatial hedonic model application of variance function regression to residential property prices in Beijing.  Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences  DOI: 10.1007/s12076-015-0142-6.


Bloetscher, Frederick,  Chi Ho Sham, Joseph J. Danko III, and Samuel Ratick.  2014.  Lessons learned from aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) systems in the United States.  Journal of Water Resource and Protection  6: 1603-1629.  DOI: 10.4236/jwarp.2014.617146.

Danko III, Joseph J., John Rogan, Dominik Kulakowski, and Maureen McConnell.  2014.  Mapping burn severity using the composite burn index in an oak savannah in Central Massachusetts.  The Geographic Bulletin  55: 36-48.

Garceau, Timothy, Carol Atkinson-Palombo, and Norman Garrick.  2014.  Peak travel and the decoupling of vehicle travel from the economy: a synthesis of the literature.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, no. 2412: 41-8.  DOI: 10.3141/2412-05

Johnson, Katharine M. and William B. Ouimet.  2014.  Rediscovering the lost archaeological landscape of southern New England using airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR).  Journal of Archaeological Science  43: 9-20.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.12.004

Li, Xiaojang, Qingyan Meng, Weidong Li, Chuarong Zhang, Tamas Jansco, and Sébastien Mavromatisd.  2014.  An explorative study on the proximity of buildings to green spaces in urban areas using remotely sensed imagery.  Annals of GIS  20(3): 193-203.  DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2014.945482

Liu, Zhiqiang.  2014.  Global and local: measuring geographical concentration of China’s manufacturing industries.  Professional Geographer  66: 284-97.  DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2013.784953

Martin, Katie. S., Debarchana Ghosh, Martha Page, Michele Wolff, Kate McMinimee, and Mengyao Zhang.  2014.  What role do local grocery stores play in urban food environments? A case study of Hartford-Connecticut.  PLoS One  9 (4):e94033.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094033.

Zhang, Daxiang, Chuarong Zhang, Weidong Li, Robert G. Cromley, Dean M Hanink, Daniel L. Civco, and David Travis.  2014.  Restoration of the missing pixel information caused by contrails in multispectral remotely sensed imagery.  Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  8.  DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.8.083698


Cromley, Robert G., Dean M. Hanink, and Jie Lin.  2013.  Developing choropleth maps of parameter results for quantile regression. Cartographica 48: 177-88.  DOI: 10.3138/carto.48.3.1564

Bentley, George, Robert G. Cromley, and Carol. Atkinson-Palombo. 2013.  The network interpolation of population for flow modeling using dasymetric mapping.  Geographical Analysis  45: 307-23.   DOI: 10.1111/gean.12013

Bentley, George, Dean M. Hanink, Robert G. Cromley, and C. Patrick Heidkamp. 2013.  Forest cover change in the Northeastern U.S.: a spatial assessment in the context of an environmental Kuznets Curve.  International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research  4(3): 1-18.  DOI: 10.4018/jagr.2013070101

Garceau, Timothy, Carol Atkinson-Palombo, Norman Garrick, J. Outlaw, J., C. McCahill, and H. Ahangari. 2013.  Evaluating selected costs of automobile-oriented transportation systems from a sustainability perspective. Research in Transportation Business & Management, 7: 43-53.

Li, Xiaojang, Qingyan Meng, Xingfa Gu, Tamas Jancso, Tao Yu, Ke Wang, and Sébastien Mavromatis.  2013.  A hybrid method combining pixel-based and object-oriented methods and its application in Hungary using Chinese HJ-1 satellite images.  International journal of Remote Sensing  34(13), 4655-4668.  DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2013.780669

Lin, Jie, Robert G. Cromley, Daniel L. Civco, Dean M. Hanink, and Chuarong Zhang.  2013.  Evaluating the use of publicly available remotely sensed land cover data for areal interpolation.  GIScience & Remote Sensing  50: 212-30.  DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2013.795304

Shen, Yanjun, Shuo Li, Yaning Chen, Yongqing Qi, and Shuowei Zhang.  2013.  Estimation of regional irrigation water requirement and water supply risk in the arid region of Northwestern China 1989–2010.  Agricultural Water Management  128: 55-64.  DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2013.06.014

Terbeck, Fabian, Montanari, G.  2013.  Wohnungsgenossenschaften in Leipzig – Standorte und Leerstände, Statistischer Quartalsbericht, 3: 30-33.


Cromley, Robert G., Dean M. Hanink, and George Bentley.  2012.  A quantile regression approach to solving areal interpolation.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers  102: 763-77.  DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2011.627054

Cromley, Robert G., Jie Lin, and David A. Merwin.  2012.  Evaluating representation and scale error in the maximal covering location problem using GIS and intelligent areal interpolation.  International Journal of Geographical Information Science  26: 495-517.   DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2011.596840

Obidoa, Chinekwu A., and Robert G. Cromley.   2012.  A geographical analysis of HIV/AIDS infection in Nigeria, 1991-2001.  Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences  6:13-29.

Smith, Martyn J. and Robert G. Cromley.  2012.  Measuring historical coastal change using GIS and the change polygon approach.  Transactions in GIS  16: 3-15.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9671.2011.01292.x

Terbeck, Fabian.  2012.  Kommunal geplante Kreativquartiere als Instrument zur Gestaltung des Strukturwandels in Westfalen, in: Westfalen Regional, N 133, online at

Terbeck, Fabian.  2012.  Kommunal geplante Kreativquartiere in Westfalen – ein Umsetzungsbericht, in: Westfalen Regional, N 134, online at

Zhang, Daxiang., Chuarong Zhang, Robert G. Cromley, David Travis, and Daniel L. Civco.  2012.  An object based method for contrail detection. GIScience & Remote Sensing 49: 412-27.  DOI: 10.2747/1548-1603.49.3.412