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Next Brown Bag

Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

Daniel G. Brown

Funded Research:

CNH-L: Land transactions and investments: Impacts on agricultural production, ecosystem services, and food-energy security (NSF)

Family Demography and Migration: Consequences for Health and Well-being (NICHD)

Built environments on stroke risk and stroke disparities in a national sample (NINDS)

Mapping Child Passenger Safety Needs and Resources for Michigan'??s Children - Year 2 Funding (Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

McIntire-Stennis 2016 (USDA)

Mapping Child Passenger Safety Needs and Resources for Michigan?s Children (Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

Large-Scale Land Transactions as Drivers of Land-Cover Change in Sub-Saharan Africa (NASA)

LCLUC Synthesis: Ecosystem-Society Interactions on a Changing Mongolian Plateau (NASA)

LCLUC Synthesis: Ecosystem-Society Interactions on a Changing Mongolian Plateau. (NASA)

Addressing Disclosure Risk of Contextualized Microdata in Survey Design (OBSSR)

LCLUC SYNTHESIS: Forested Land Cover and Land Use Change in the Far East of the Northern Eurasia Under the Combined Drivers of Climate and Socio-Economic Transformation (NASA)

Extreme events impacts of water quality in the Great Lakes: Prediction and Management of nutrient loading in a changing climate (NSF)

NCRN-MN: Linking Surveys to the World: Administrative Data, the Web, and Beyond. Michigan Node of the NSF-Census Research Network (NSF)

A Spatial Agent-Based Model of Walking Behavior in Cities (NHLBI)

Explaining Protected Areas (PA) Outcomes in the Andes-Amazon Region (Moore, Gordon and Betty, Foundation)

Neighborhoods and CVD Risk in a Multiethnic Cohort (NHLBI)

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and birth outcomes in Mexico City (NIEHS)

Air Pollution, Inflammation and Preterm Birth: A Mechanistic Study in Mexico City (NIEHS)

Collaborative Research: Spatial Land-Use Change and Ecological Effects (SLUCE): Interactions of Exurban Land Management and Carbon Dynamics (NSF)

Population and Environment in the U.S. Great Plains (NICHD)

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Interim Dean, School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Professor, School of Natural Resources & Environment.

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Brown's research focuses on linking observable landscape patterns -- obtained through remote sensing, ecological mapping, and digital terrain analysis -- with ecological and social processes.

Select Publications


Brown, Daniel G., D.T. Robinson, B. Reed, and N.H. French. 2013. Land Use and the Carbon Dycle: Advances in Integrated Science, Management and Policy. Cambridge University Press.

Bierbaum, R., Daniel G. Brown, and J. McAlpine. 2008. Coping with climate change: National Summit Proceedings. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Journal Articles

Sylvester, Kenneth M., Myron Gutmann, and Daniel G. Brown. 2016. "At the margins: agriculture, subsidies and the shifting fate of North America's native grassland." Population and Environment, 37(3): 362-390. DOI. Abstract.

Tian, Qing, Daniel G. Brown, Lin Zheng, Shuhua Qi, Ying Liu, and Luguang Jiang. 2015. "The Role of Cross-Scale Social and Environmental Contexts in Household-Level Land-Use Decisions, Poyang Lake Region, China." Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105(6): 1240-1259. DOI. Abstract.

Tian, Qing, Daniel G. Brown, Shuming Bao, and Shuhua Qi. 2015. "Assessing and mapping human well-being for sustainable development amid flood hazards: Poyang Lake Region of China." Applied Geography, 63: 66-76. DOI. Abstract.

Chen, J., R. John, Y. Zhang, C. Shao, Daniel G. Brown, O. Batkhishig, A. Amarjargal, Z. Ouyang, G. Dong, D. Wang, and J. Qi. 2015. "Divergences of Two Coupled Human and Natural Systems on the Mongolian Plateau." BioScience, 65(6): 559-570. DOI. Abstract.

Wilson, C., and Daniel G. Brown. 2015. "Change in visible impervious surface area in southeastern Michigan before and after the "Great Recession:'' spatial differentiation in remotely sensed land-cover dynamics." Population and Environment, 36(3): 331-355. DOI. Abstract.

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