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2019

Assessing models for estimation and methods for uncertainty quantification for spatial return levels

Cao, Y. & Li, B., Mar 2019, In : Environmetrics. 30, 2, e2508.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty Quantification
confidence interval
Confidence interval
Stable Models
Extremes

Efficient Reconstructions of Common Era Climate via Integrated Nested Laplace Approximations

Barboza, L. A., Emile-geay, J., Li, B. & He, W., Jul 22 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laplace Approximation
Climate
Forcing
Uncertainty
climate

In Situ Photophysical Characterization of π-Conjugated Oligopeptides Assembled via Continuous Flow Processing

Valverde, L. R., Li, B., Schroeder, C. M. & Wilson, W. L., Aug 20 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 33, p. 10947-10957 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
assembly
Processing
Peptides
peptides

Predicting tree diameter using allometry described by non-parametric locally-estimated copulas from tree dimensions derived from airborne laser scanning

Xu, Q., Li, B., Maltamo, M., Tokola, T. & Hou, Z., Feb 28 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 434, p. 205-212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

allometry
tree and stand measurements
lasers
laser
least squares

Toward building a transparent statistical model for improving crop yield prediction: Modeling rainfed corn in the U.S

Li, Y., Guan, K., Yu, A., Peng, B., Zhao, L., Li, B. & Peng, J., Mar 15 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 234, p. 55-65 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

statistical models
crop yield
maize
prediction
corn
2018

Detection and Analysis of Spikes in a Random Sequence

Dasgupta, A. & Li, B., Dec 1 2018, In : Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability. 20, 4, p. 1429-1451 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Random Sequence
Spike
Climate Change
Continuous Time
Formulation

Quantification of uncertainty in aboveground biomass estimates derived from small-footprint airborne LiDAR

Xu, Q., Man, A., Fredrickson, M., Hou, Z., Pitkänen, J., Wing, B., Ramirez, C., Li, B. & Greenberg, J. A., Oct 2018, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 216, p. 514-528 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aboveground biomass
footprint
Biomass
uncertainty
remote sensing
Autoregressive Model
Virus
Prediction
Spatial Correlation
Spatio-temporal Modeling
2017

Concentration-Driven Assembly and Sol-Gel Transition of π-Conjugated Oligopeptides

Zhou, Y., Li, B., Li, S., Ardona, H. A. M., Wilson, W. L., Tovar, J. D. & Schroeder, C. M., Sep 27 2017, In : ACS Central Science. 3, 9, p. 986-994 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
Sol-gels
Fibers
Self assembly
Peptides

Macroscopic Alignment and Assembly of π-Conjugated Oligopeptides Using Colloidal Microchannels

Li, B., Valverde, L. R., Zhang, F., Zhou, Y., Li, S., Diao, Y., Wilson, W. L. & Schroeder, C. M., Nov 29 2017, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 47, p. 41586-41593 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
Microchannels
Fibers
Self assembly
Atomic force microscopy

Modeling nonstationarity in space and time

Shand, L. & Li, B., Sep 2017, In : Biometrics. 73, 3, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonstationarity
space and time
Modeling
Model
Nonseparable

Nonequilibrium self-assembly of π-conjugated oligopeptides in solution

Li, B., Li, S., Zhou, Y., Ardoña, H. A. M., Valverde, L. R., Wilson, W. L., Tovar, J. D. & Schroeder, C. M., Feb 1 2017, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 4, p. 3977-3984 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
Self assembly
Peptides
Biopolymers
Acids

The shared and unique values of optical, fluorescence, thermal and microwave satellite data for estimating large-scale crop yields

Guan, K., Wu, J., Kimball, J. S., Anderson, M. C., Frolking, S., Li, B., Hain, C. R. & Lobell, D. B., Sep 15 2017, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 199, p. 333-349 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop yield
Crops
remote sensing
satellite data
fluorescence
2016

Comparison between spatio-temporal random processes and application to climate model data

Li, B., Zhang, X. & Smerdon, J. E., Aug 1 2016, In : Environmetrics. 27, 5, p. 267-279 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spatio-temporal Process
Climate Models
Random process
climate modeling
Temperature Field

Spatial characteristics of extreme rainfall over China with hourly through 24-hour accumulation periods based on national-level hourly rain gauge data

Zheng, Y., Xue, M., Li, B., Chen, J. & Tao, Z., Nov 1 2016, In : Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 33, 11, p. 1218-1232 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gauge
rainfall
climatology
rain
alluvial plain
2015

Modelling space-time varying ENSO teleconnections to droughts in North America

Choi, I., Li, B., Zhang, H. & Li, Y., May 15 2015, In : Stat. 4, 1, p. 140-156 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drought
Space-time
Modeling
Oscillation
Sea Surface Temperature

On discriminating between GCM forcing configurations using Bayesian reconstructions of late-holocene temperatures

Tingley, M., Craigmile, P. F., Haran, M., Li, B., Mannshardt, E. & Rajaratnam, B., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Climate. 28, 20, p. 8264-8281 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

general circulation model
Holocene
climate
temperature
simulation

Specification and estimation of the transfer function in dendroclimatological reconstructions

Auffhammer, M., Li, B., Wright, B. & Yoo, S. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 22, 1, p. 105-126 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transfer function
Transfer Function
Specification
tree ring
Climate
2014

Reconstructing past temperatures from natural proxies and estimated climate forcings using short-and long-memory models

Barboza, L., Li, B., Tingley, M. P. & Viens, F. G., Dec 1 2014, In : Annals of Applied Statistics. 8, 4, p. 1966-2001 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Memory Model
Long Memory
Climate
Forcing
Data storage equipment

Self-normalization for Spatial Data

Zhang, X., Li, B. & Shao, X., Jun 2014, In : Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. 41, 2, p. 311-324 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self-normalization
Spatial Data
Nonparametric Inference
Stationary Time Series
Subsampling

Temporal and spatial characteristics of ozone depletion events from measurements in the Arctic

Halfacre, J. W., Knepp, T. N., Shepson, P. B., Thompson, C. R., Pratt, K. A., Li, B., Peterson, P. K., Walsh, S. J., Simpson, W. R., Matrai, P. A., Bottenheim, J. W., Netcheva, S., Perovich, D. K. & Richter, A., May 20 2014, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14, 10, p. 4875-4894 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ozone depletion
ozone
bromine
timescale
air
2013

Nonparametric Estimation of Spatial and Space-Time Covariance Function

Choi, I. K., Li, B. & Wang, X., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 18, 4, p. 611-630 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Covariance Function
Nonparametric Estimation
Parametric Model
space and time
Space-time

Nonparametric identification of copula structures

Li, B. & Genton, M. G., Dec 16 2013, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 108, 502, p. 666-675 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonparametric Identification
Copula
Radial Symmetry
Symmetry
Testing
2012

A positive carbon feedback to ENSO and volcanic aerosols in the tropical terrestrial biosphere

Gurney, K. R., Castillo, K., Li, B. & Zhang, X., Apr 3 2012, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 26, 1, GB1029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volcanic aerosol
Southern Oscillation
Aerosols
biosphere
Carbon

Defining spatial comparison metrics for evaluation of paleoclimatic field reconstructions of the Common Era

Li, B. & Smerdon, J. E., Aug 1 2012, In : Environmetrics. 23, 5, p. 394-406 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
Metric
Evaluation
climate
experiment

Empirical likelihood inferences for the semiparametric additive isotonic regression

Cheng, G., Zhao, Y. & Li, B., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 112, p. 172-182 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isotonic Regression
Likelihood Inference
Empirical Likelihood
Tuning
Regression

The impact of extreme heat on morbidity in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Li, B., Sain, S., Mearns, L. O., Anderson, H. A., Kovats, S., Ebi, K. L., Bekkedal, M. Y. V., Kanarek, M. S. & Patz, J. A., Feb 1 2012, In : Climatic Change. 110, 3-4, p. 959-976 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

morbidity
mortality
climate change
temperature
atmospheric pollution
2011

An approach to modeling asymmetric multivariate spatial covariance structures

Li, B. & Zhang, H., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 102, 10, p. 1445-1453 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multivariate Functions
Covariance Function
Covariance Structure
Spatial Structure
Asymmetry
Statistical Analysis
Statistical methods
Temperature
Statistical analysis
2010

Technical Note: Correcting for signal attenuation from noisy proxy data in climate reconstructions

Ammann, C. M., Genton, M. G. & Li, B., Jan 1 2010, In : Climate of the Past. 6, 2, p. 273-279 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
tree ring
ice core
trade-off
lacustrine deposit

The value of multiproxy reconstruction of past climate

Li, B., Nychka, D. W. & Ammann, C. M., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 105, 491, p. 883-911 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
Forcing
Bayesian Hierarchical Model
Climate Models
Pollen
2009

Agricultural pesticides and risk of childhood cancers

Carozza, S. E., Li, B., Wang, Q., Horel, S. & Cooper, S., Mar 1 2009, In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 212, 2, p. 186-195 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pesticides
Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Parturition
Geographic Information Systems

A tuning parameter free test for properties of space-time covariance functions

Shao, X. & Li, B., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 139, 12, p. 4031-4038 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Covariance Function
Parameter Tuning
Tuning
Space-time
Statistics

Revisiting climate region definitions via clustering

Lund, R. & Li, B., May 11 2009, In : Journal of Climate. 22, 7, p. 1787-1800 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

autocorrelation
climate
time series
weather station
partitioning

Statistical tests of Taylor's hypothesis: An application to precipitation fields

Li, B., Murthi, A., Bowman, K. P., North, G. R., Genton, M. G. & Sherman, M., May 5 2009, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. 10, 1, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

timescale
reflectivity
NEXRAD
rainfall
hypothesis testing
2008

A geostatistical method for Texas NexRad data calibration

Li, B., Eriksson, M., Srinivasan, R. & Sherman, M., Jan 1 2008, In : Environmetrics. 19, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rainfall
Rain
Calibration
calibration
rainfall

On the asymptotic joint distribution of sample space-time covariance estimators

Li, B., Genton, M. G. & Sherman, M., Feb 1 2008, In : Bernoulli. 14, 1, p. 228-248 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mixing Conditions
Moment Conditions
Joint Distribution
Random Field
Asymptotic distribution

Risk of childhood cancers associated with residence in agriculturally intense areas in the United States

Carozza, S. E., Li, B., Elgethun, K. & Whitworth, R., Apr 1 2008, In : Environmental health perspectives. 116, 4, p. 559-565 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cancer
Pesticides
Neoplasms
Topography
Crops

Testing the covariance structure of multivariate random fields

Li, B., Genton, M. G. & Sherman, M., Dec 1 2008, In : Biometrika. 95, 4, p. 813-829 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Covariance Structure
Random Field
Covariance Function
Describing functions
Testing
2007

A nonparametric assessment of properties of space-time covariance functions

Li, B., Genton, M. G. & Sherman, M., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 102, 478, p. 736-744 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Covariance Function
Space-time
Testing
Nonseparable
Isotropy

The 'hockey stick' and the 1990s: A statistical perspective on reconstructing hemispheric temperatures

Li, B., Nychka, D. W. & Ammann, C. M., Oct 1 2007, In : Tellus, Series A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography. 59, 5, p. 591-598 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperature
bootstrapping
climate
Northern Hemisphere
timescale