Nels G. Johnson
800 Buchanan Street
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He is primarily focused on applied statistics research in ecology, wildlife biology, forestry, and natural resource management. He works to build statistical models that accurately take into account study design and appropriately answers scientists, land managers', and stakeholders' research questions.
Bayesian methods, hierarchical models, species distribution models, measurement error models, nonparametric regression methods, applied statistics, statistical consulting and collaboration
- Virginia Tech, Ph.D. Statistics 2012
- Virginia Tech, M.S. Statistics 2008
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.S. Mathematics 2007
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
2015 - 2016
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Colorado State University
2013 - 2015
- Statistical Collaborator, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis, Virginia Tech
2008 - 2012
- American Statistical Association, Member (2007 - Current)
- Weise, David R.; Sackett, Stephen S.; Haase, Sally M.; Johnson, Nels . 2019. Effects of fire rotation interval and overstory type on ambient soil temperatures in ponderosa pine forests in Arizona.
- Zhang, Jianwei ; Finley, Kaelyn ; Johnson, Nels ; Ritchie, Martin W. 2019. Lowering stand density enhances resiliency of ponderosa pine forests to disturbances and climate change.
- McPherson, E. Gregory; Xiao, Qingfu; van Doorn, Natalie S.; Johnson, Nels; Albers, Shannon; Peper, Paula J. 2018. Shade factors for 149 taxa of in-leaf urban trees in the USA.
- McAvoy, Thomas; Mays, Ryan; Johnson, Nels; Salom, Scott. 2017. The effects of shade, fertilizer, and pruning on eastern hemlock trees and hemlock woolly adelgid.