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QuantitativeEcology is a Research Lab in the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University. It focuses on the application of advanced mathematical, computational and statistical tools to any number of problems [read more…]

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Using rLiDAR and FUSION to delineate individual trees through canopy height model segmentation

Let’s face it. Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) is awesome and it’s completely arrived. Currently, the best sources for free nationwide LiDAR datasets are the United States Interagency Elevation Inventory, USGS Center for LIDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge, and NSF’s … Continue reading

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It’s been a productive year thus far…

I’ve been out of pocket for awhile on this blog, but it’s fir a good reason. I’ve been writing my butt off! Below are four manuscripts published in the last few months, all of which I was a part of… … Continue reading

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A little shameless press…

  Last month, the Forestry Source (the Society of American Foresters’ newspaper) decided to feature one of our recently published articles and the resulting news article included an interview with yours truly. I’ll be the first to admin that while … Continue reading

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My script to install the “top” R packages

Here’s a script that I use to query the CRAN package download logs and figure out what packages are the “top” packages being used/downloaded. It borrows heavily from this post, which is badass… User be wary, as it download all … Continue reading

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A couple of new wildfire-related publications

Over the past year I have had the opportunity to work a several wildfire-related projects, two of which are now available from their publishers. The first focuses on the effectiveness of fuel treatments following the Wallow  (2011) fire and the … Continue reading

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