My research interests center on the geospatial analysis of land use/cover change, agricultural sustainability, ecosystem services, and urbanization. I use geospatial technology, particularly Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing, as well as mathematical and statistical tools.
Lin M., S.M.M. Sadeghi, and J.T. Van Stan. 2020. Partitioning of rainfall and sprinkler-irrigation by crop canopies: A global review and evaluation of available research. Hydrology 7: 76.
Gao W., M. Lin, Y. R. Huang, S.D. Huang, G.F. Ye, and Z.Q. Huang. 2020. Effects of forest types and environmental factors on soil microbial biomass in a coastal sand dune of subtropical China. Journal of Resources and Ecology 11(5): 454-465.
Lin M. and J.T. Van Stan. 2020. Impacts of urban landscapes on students’ academic performance. Landscape and Urban Planning 201: 103840.
Beck J. and M. Lin. 2020. Impacts of sea level rise on real estate prices in coastal Georgia. The Review of Regional Studies 49: 43-52.
Lin M. and Q. Huang. 2019. Exploring the relationship between agricultural intensification and changes in cropland areas in the US. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 274: 30-40.
Ouyang Z., M. Lin, J. Chen, P. Fan, S.S. Qian, and H. Park. 2019. Improving estimates of built-up area from night time light across globally distributed cities through hierarchical modeling. Science of the Total Environment 647: 1266-1280.
Lin M. 2018. Impacts of nitrogen fertilization and conservation tillage on the agricultural soils of the United States: a review. In M.A. El-Esawi (Ed.), Maize Germplasm – Characterization and Genetic Approaches for Crop Improvement. IntechOpen, ISBN: 978-1-78923-039-0.
Lin M. and M.C. Henry. 2016. Grassland and wheat loss affected by corn and soybean expansion in the midwest corn belt region, 2006-2013. Sustainability 8(11): 1177, doi: 10.3390/su8111177.
Minor E., J.A. Belaire, A. Davis, M. Franco, and M. Lin. 2016. Socioeconomics and neighbor mimicry drive urban yard and neighborhood vegetation patterns. In R. Francis (Ed.), Urban Landscape Ecology: Science, Policy and Practice. Abington: Routledge.