Journal Articles

Lewison, R., L. An, and X. Chen (in press). Reframing the payments for ecosystem services framework in a coupled human and natural systems context: Strengthening the integration between ecological and human dimensions. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability.

Sullivan, A., A.M. York, L. An, S.T. Yabiku, and S.J. Hall (2017). How does perception at multiple levels influence collective action in the commons? The case of Mikania micrantha in Chitwan, Nepal. Forest Policy and Economics 80:1-10.

Luo, N., L. An, A. Nara, X. Yan, and W. Zhao (2016). GIS-based multielement source analysis of dustfall in Beijing: A study of 40 major and trace elements. Chemosphere152: 123-131.

Crook, S.E.S., L. An, D.A. Stow, and J.R. Weeks (2016). Latent trajectory modeling of spatiotemporal relationships between land cover and land use, socioeconomics, and obesity in Ghana. Spatial Demography 4(3): 221-244.

Tsai, Y., D. Stow, L. Shi, R. Lewison, and L. An (2016). Quantifying canopy fractional cover and change in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China using Multi-temporal Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing Letters 7(7): 671-680.

An, L., M. Tsou, B. Spitzberg, J.M. Gawron, and D.K. Gupta (2016). Latent trajectory models for space-time analysis: An application in deciphering spatial panel data. Geographical Analysis 48 (3): 314–336.

Chin, A., L. An, J. Florsheim, L. Laurencio, R. Marston, A. Parker, G. Simon, and E. Wohl (2016). Feedbacks in human-landscape systems: lessons from the Waldo Canyon Fire of Colorado, USA. Geomorphology 252(2016): 40-50.

An, L., M. Tsou, S. Crook, B. Spitzberg, J.M. Gawron, and D.K. Gupta (2015). Space-time analysis: Concepts, quantitative methods, and future directions. Annals of Association of American Geographers 105(5):891-914.

Liu, J., V. Hull, J. Luo, W. Yang, W. Liu, A. Viña, C. Vogt, Z. Xu, H. Yang, J. Zhang, L. An, X. Chen, S. Li, W. McConnell, Z. Ouyang, W. Xu, and H. Zhang (2015). Multiple telecouplings and their complex interrelationships. Ecology and Society 20(3):44.

An, L., A. Zvoleff, J. Liu, and W. Axinn (2014). Agent based modeling in coupled human and natural systems (CHANS): Lessons from a comparative analysis. Annals of Association of American Geographers 104(4):723-745.

Aslam, A. A., M. H. Tsou, B. Spitzberg, L. An, J. M. Gawron, D.K. Gupta, K. M. Peddecord, A. C. Nagel, C. Allen, J. Yang, and S. Lindsay (2014). The Reliability of Tweets as a Supplementary Method of Seasonal Influenza Surveillance. Journal of Medical Internet Research(Link).

Chen, X., A. Viña, A. Shortridge, L. An, and J. Liu (2014). Assessing the effectiveness of payments for ecosystem services: An agent-based modeling approach. Ecology & Society 19(1):7.

Zvoleff, A., and L. An (2014). The effect of reciprocal connections between demographic decision making and land use on decadal dynamics of population and land use change. Ecology and Society 19(2):31.

Zvoleff, A., and L. An. (2014). Analyzing human-landscape interactions: Tools that integrate. Special issue on "The Future of Human-Landscape Interactions: Drawing on the Past, Anticipating the Future", (eds: A. Chin, K. Galvin, A. Gerlak, and E. Wohl). Environmental Management 53:94-111.

Nagel, A.C., M.H. Tsou, B. Spitzberg, L. An, J. M. Gawron, D.K. Gupta, J. Yang, S. Han, K. M. Peddecord, S. Lindsay, and M.H. Sawyer (2013). The complex relationship of real-space events and messages in cyberspace: A case study of influenza and pertussis using tweets. Journal of Medical Internet Research 15(10):e237.

Spitzberg, B., M.H. Tsou, L. An, D. Gupta, and J.M. Gawron (2013). The Map is not which territory?: Speculating on the geospatial diffusion of ideas in the Arab Spring of 2011. Studies in Media and Communication 1(1):101-115.

Tsou, M.H., J. Yang, D. Lusher, S. Han, B. Spitzberg, J. M. Gawron, D. Gupta, and L. An. (2013). Mapping social activities and concepts with social media (Twitter) and web search engines (Yahoo and Bing): A case study in 2012 U.S. presidential election. Cartography and Geographic Information Science -- 2012 AutoCarto Conference Special Issue 40(4):337-348.

Tsou, M.H., I.H. Kim, S. Wandersee, D. Lusher, L. An, B. Spitzberg, D. Gupta, J. Gawrond, J. Smith, J.A. Yang, and S. Y. Han (2013). Mapping ideas from cyberspace to realspace: visualizing the spatial context of keywords from web page search results. International Journal of Digital Earth 7(4):316-335.

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

Aitken, S.C., and L. An (2012). Figured worlds: Environmental complexity and affective ecologies in Fanjingshan, China. Ecological Modelling 229(24):5-15.

An, L., and D. López-Carr (2012). Editorial: Understanding human decisions in coupled human-nature systems. Ecological Modelling 229(24):1-4.

An, L. (2012). Modeling human decisions in coupled human and natural systems: review of agent-based models. Ecological Modelling 229(24):25-36.

Chen, X., F. Lupi, L. An, R.Sheely, A. Viña, and J. Liu (2012). Agent-based modeling of the effects of social norms on enrollment in payments for ecosystem services. Ecological Modelling 229(24):16-24.

Wandersee, S.M., L. An, D. López-Carr, and Y. Yang (2012). Perception and decisions in modeling coupled human and natural systems: A case study from Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China. Ecological Modelling 229(24):37-49.

An, L., D. G. Brown, J. I. Nassauer, and B. Low (2011). Variations in development of exurban residential landscapes: timing, location, and driving forces. Journal of Land Use Science 6(1):13-32.

An, L., and J. Liu (2010). Long-term effects of family planning and other determinants of fertility on population and environment: agent-based modeling evidence from Wolong Nature Reserve, China. Population and Environment 31:427–459.

He, G., M. Colunga, S. Bearer, L. An, M. Linderman, S. Zhou, J. Huang, S. Gage, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2009). Spatial and temporal patterns of fuelwood collection in a nature reserve: implications for panda conservation. Landscape and Urban Planning 92(1):1-9.

An, L., and D. G. Brown (2008). Survival analysis in land-change science: integrating with GIScience to address temporal complexities. Annals of Association of American Geographers 98(2):323-344.

Bearer, S. L., M. Linderman, J. Huang, L. An, G. He, and J. Liu (2008). Effects of fuelwood collection and timber harvesting on giant panda habitat use. Biological Conservation 141(2):385-393.

Parker, D. C., B. Entwisle, R. R. Rindfuss, L. K. VanWey, S. M. Manson, E. Moran, L. An, P. Deadman, T. Evans, M. Linderman, and G. Malanson (2008). Case studies, cross-site comparisons, and the challenge of generalization: comparing agent-based models of land-use change in frontier regions. Journal of Land Use Science 3(1):41-72.

Rindfuss, R. R., B. Entwisle, S. J. Walsh, L. An, N. Badenoch, D. G. Brown, P. Deadman, T. P. Evans, J. Fox, J. Geoghegan, M. Gutmann, M. Kelly, M. Linderman, J. Liu, G.P. Malanson, C. F. Mena, J. P. Messina, E. F. Moran, D. C. Parker, W. Parton, P. Prasartkul, D. T. Robinson, Y. Sawangdee, L. K. Vanwey, and P. H. Verburg (2008). Land use change: complexity and comparisons. Journal of Land Use Science 3(1):1-11.

Brown, D. G., D. T. Robinson, J. I. Nassauer, L. An, S.E. Page, B. Low, W. Rand, M. Zellner, R. Riolo, and J. J. Taylor (2007). Exurbia from the bottom-up: confronting empirical challenges to characterizing a complex system. GeoForum 39(2):805-818.

Viña, A., S. Bearer, X. Chen, G. He, M. Linderman, L. An, H. Zhang, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2007). Temporal changes in connectivity of giant panda habitat across the boundaries of Wolong Nature Reserve (China). Ecological Applications 17(4):1019-1030.

An, L., G. He, Z. Liang, and J. Liu (2006). Impacts of demographic and socioeconomic factors on spatio-temporal dynamics of panda habitats. Biodiversity and Conservation 15:2343-2363.

Linderman, M., L. An, S. Bearer, G. He, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2006). Interactive effects of natural and human disturbances on vegetation dynamics across landscapes. Ecological Applications 16(2):452-463.

An, L., M. Linderman, J. Qi, A. Shortridge, and J. Liu (2005). Exploring complexity in a human-environment system: an agent-based spatial model for multidisciplinary and multi-scale integration. Annals of Association of American Geographers 95(1):54-79.

Linderman, M., S. Bearer, L. An, Y. Tan, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2005). The effects of understory bamboo on broad-scale estimates of giant panda habitat. Biological Conservation 121(2005):383-390.

Linderman, M., L. An, S. Bearer, G. He, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2004). Modeling the spatio-temporal dynamics and interactions of households, landscapes, and giant panda habitat. Ecological Modelling 183(1):47-65.

Linderman, M., J. Liu, J. Qi, Z. Ouyang, L. An, J. Yang, and Y. Tan (2004). Using artificial neural networks to map the spatial distribution of understory bamboo from remote sensing data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 25(9):1685-1700.

An, L., A. Mertig, and J. Liu (2003). Adolescents' leaving parental home in Wolong Nature Reserve (China): psychosocial correlates and implications for panda conservation. Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 24(5):415-444.

An, L., F. Lupi, J. Liu, M. Linderman, and J. Huang (2002). Modeling the choice to switch from fuelwood to electricity: implications for giant panda habitat conservation. Ecological Economics 42(3):445-457.

Ouyang Z., Z. Li, J. Liu, L. An, H. Zhang, and Y. Tan (2002). The recovery processes of giant panda habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China. Acta Ecologica Sinica 22:1840-1849 (in Chinese with English abstract).

An, L., J. Liu, Z. Ouyang, M. Linderman, S. Zhou, and H. Zhang (2001). Simulating demographic and socioeconomic processes on household level and implications for giant panda habitats. Ecological Modelling 140:31-49.

Liu, J., M. Linderman, Z. Ouyang, and L. An (2001). The pandas' habitat at Wolong Nature Reserve --response. Science 293:603-605.

Liu, J., M. Linderman, Z. Ouyang, L. An, J. Yang, and H. Zhang (2001). Ecological degradation in protected areas: the case of Wolong Nature Reserve for giant pandas. Science 292:98-101.


Conference Papers

Gawron, J. Mark, A. Dodge, M. Tsou, B. Spitzberg, and L. An (2016). Improving community detection with linguistic information. The North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), June 12 to June 17, 2016, San Diego, California (PDF File).

Gupta, D., B. Spitzberg, M. Tsou, M. Gawron, and L. An (2015). Revolution in social science methodology and pitfalls. International Studies Association's 56th Annual Convention, February 18th-21st, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana (PDF File).

Tsou, M-H., D. Lusher, J-A. Yang, D. Gupta, J.M. Gawron, B.H. Spitzberg, L. An, and S. Wandersee (2012). Mapping social activities and concepts with social media (Twitter) and web search engines (Yahoo and Bing): A case study in 2012 U.S. presidential election. In Sarah Battersby edited, AutoCarto International Symposium on Automated Cartography Proceedings (Columbus, OH): Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, Cartography and Geographic Information Society (PDF File).

An, L. (2011). Modeling human decisions in coupled human and natural systems: review of agent-based models. Annual meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). February 17-21. Washington, DC, USA (PDF File).

An, L., D. G. Brown, S. E. Page, and W. Rand (2005). What statistical models can better detect land-change mechanisms? The 2005 GeoComputation Conference. August 1-3. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (PDF File).


Book Chapters

Dai, J., and L. An (2018). Time geography. In GIS principles and technical designs of GIS edited by T.J. Cova and M. Tsou, a volume in Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems (editor B. Huang), Elsevier (PDF File).

An, L., and J. Dai (2017). Space time analysis. In H. Lin, X. Shi, X. Ye, and Y. Guan (Editors): Frontiers in Geographic Information Science (in Chinese). Advanced Education Press: Beijing (PDF File).

Gupta, D. K., B. Spitzberg, M.H. Tsou, L. An, and J. M. Gawron (in press). Of mining and mine fields revolution in paradigms of data analysis and interpretation. In L. Fenstermacher (ed): Countering Violent Extremism: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press (PDF File).

Weeks, J.R., D. Stow, and L. An (2016). Demographics, health drivers & impacts on land cover and land use change in Ghana. Chapter for Stephen J. Walsh (ed.), Remote Sensing Applications for Societal Benefits (Comprehensive Remote Sensing Vol. 9), Elsevier (PDF File).

An, L., and S. Crook (2016). Spatiotemporal analysis. Entry for The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Section editor: Mei-Po Kwan; general editor: Michael Goodchild (PDF File).

Aitken, S.C., L. An, S. Allison, and S. Yang (2016). Nature’s legacy: Children, development, and urban access in Fanjingshan, China. Chapter prepared for Murnaghan, A.M.F., and L.J. Shillington (editors): Children, Nature, and Cities. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Ltd (PDF File).

An, L., W. Yang, Z. Liang, A. Shortridge, and J. Liu (2016). Demographic decisions and cascading consequences. Book chapter (#8) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (PDF File).

Carter, N., L. An, and and J. Liu (2016). Cross-site synthesis of complexity in coupled human and natural systems. Book chapter (#16) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (PDF File).

Chen, X., W. Yang, V. Hull, L. An, T. Dietz, K. Frank, F. Lupi, and J. Liu (2016). Social capital and social norms shape human-nature interactions. Book chapter (#11) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (PDF File).

Liu, J., V. Hull, J. Luo, W. Yang, W. Liu, A. Viña, C. Vogt, Z. Xu, H. Yang, J. Zhang, L. An, X. Chen, S. Li, Z. Ouyang, W. Xu, and H. Zhang (2016). Human-nature interactions over distances. Book chapter (#17) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (PDF File).

Liu, J., V. Hull, W. Yang, A. Viña, L. An, N. Carter, X. Chen, W. Liu, Z. Ouyang, and H. Zhang (2016). Lessons from local studies for global sustainability. Book chapter (#18) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (PDF File).

Zvoleff, A.*, S. M. Wandersee, L. An, and D. López-Carr (2014). Land use and land cover change. Oxford Bibliographies (Link).

Aitken, S.C., L. An, S. Wandersee, and Y. Yang (2014). Renegotiating local values: The Case of Fanjingshan Reserve (China). In C. Brun, P. Blakie, and M. Jones (editors), Unravelling Marginalisation, Voicing Change: Alternative Geographies of Development. Aldershot: Ashgate Press (PDF File).

Zvoleff, A., L. An, J. Stoler, and J.R. Weeks (2013). What if neighbors' neighborhoods differ? The influence of neighborhood definition on health outcomes in Accra. In J.R. Weeks & A.G. Hill (Eds.), Spatial Inequalities: Health, Poverty and Place in Accra, Ghana. New York: Springer (PDF File).

An, L., M. Linderman, Guangming He, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu (2011). Long-term ecological effects of demographic and socioeconomic factors in Wolong Nature Reserve (China). In R.P. Cincotta & L.J. Gorenflo (Eds.), Human Population: Its Influences on Biological Diversity. New York: Springer-Verlag (PDF File).

Gupta, D.K., B. Spitzberg, M.H. Tsou, L. An, and J.M. Gawron (2011). Tracking the spread of violent extremism. In L. Fenstermacher & T. Leventhal (Eds.), Countering violent extremism: Scientific methods and strategies. Maxwell AFB, AL, USA: Air University Press (PDF File).

Liu, J., L. An, S. S. Batie, S. Bearer, X. Chen, R. E. Groop, G. He, Z. Liang, M. A. Linderman, A. G. Mertig, Z. Ouyang, J.Qi, H. Zhang, and S. Zhou (2005). Beyond population size: examining intricate interactions among population structure, land use, and environment in Wolong Nature Reserve (China). In B. Entwisle & P. Stern (Eds.), Population, Land Use, and Environment - Research Directions (report of the National Research Council (pp. 217-237). Washington, DC: The National Academies Press (PDF File).

Liu, J., Z. Ouyang, M. Linderman, L. An, S. Bearer, and G. He. (2003). A new paradigm for panda research and conservation: integrating ecology with human demography, behavior, and socioeconomics. In D. G. Lindburg & K. Baragona (Eds.), Giant Pandas: Biology and Conservation. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (PDF File).

Liu, J., L. An, S. Batie, R. Groop, Z. Liang, M. Linderman, A. Mertig, Z. Ouyang, and J. Qi (2002). Human impacts on land cover and panda habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve: linking ecological, socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioral data. In J. Fox, V. Mishra, R. Rindfuss, & S. Walsh, (Eds.), People and the Environment: Approaches for Linking Household and Community Surveys to Remote Sensing and GIS. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers (PDF File).



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