Song S. Qian - Publications

Environment Duke University, Durham, NC 
Environmental Sciences, Statistics, Environmental Management

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2021 Qian SS, Kennen JG, May J, Freeman MC, Cuffney TF. Evaluating the impact of watershed development and climate change on stream ecosystems: A Bayesian network modeling approach. Water Research. 205: 117685. PMID 34601359 DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2021.117685  0.317
2020 Kočovský PM, King NR, Weimer E, Mayer C, Qian SS. Validation of the model-predicted spawning area of grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella in the Sandusky River Journal of Great Lakes Research. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2020.06.005  0.398
2020 Deutsch ES, Alameddine I, Qian SS. Using structural equation modeling to better understand microcystis biovolume dynamics in a mediterranean hypereutrophic reservoir Ecological Modelling. 435: 109282. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolmodel.2020.109282  0.379
2020 Liang Z, Dong F, Qian SS, Liu Y, Chen H, Lu W. Ecoregional or site-specific lake nutrient criteria? Evidence from ecological fallacy Ecological Indicators. 111: 105989. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolind.2019.105989  0.405
2019 Nojavan A F, Kreakie BJ, Hollister JW, Qian SS. Rethinking the lake trophic state index. Peerj. 7: e7936. PMID 31741785 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.7936  0.326
2019 Qian SS, Stow CA, Nojavan A F, Stachelek J, Cha Y, Alameddine I, Soranno P. The implications of Simpson's paradox for cross-scale inference among lakes. Water Research. 163: 114855. PMID 31325701 DOI: 10.1016/J.Watres.2019.114855  0.306
2018 Nummer SA, Qian SS, Harmel RD. A Meta-Analysis on the Effect of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Nutrient Loss. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47: 1172-1178. PMID 30272799 DOI: 10.2134/Jeq2018.01.0036  0.396
2018 Ouyang Z, Lin M, Chen J, Fan P, Qian SS, Park H. Improving estimates of built-up area from night time light across globally distributed cities through hierarchical modeling. The Science of the Total Environment. 647: 1266-1280. PMID 30180335 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.015  0.305
2018 Nummer SA, Weeden AJ, Shaw C, Snyder BK, Bridgeman TB, Qian SS. Updating the ELISA standard curve fitting process to reduce uncertainty in estimated microcystin concentrations. Methodsx. 5: 304-311. PMID 30023312 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mex.2018.03.011  0.378
2018 Qian SS, Cuffney TF. The multiple-comparison trap and the Raven's paradox-perils of using null hypothesis testing in environmental assessment. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 190: 409. PMID 29916087 DOI: 10.1007/S10661-018-6793-1  0.36
2018 Qian SS, Miltner RJ. On Abandoning Hypothesis Testing in Environmental Standard Compliance Assessment. Environmental Management. PMID 29619503 DOI: 10.1007/S00267-018-1037-2  0.348
2018 DuFour MR, Mayer CM, Qian SS, Vandergoot CS, Kraus RT, Kocovsky PM, Warner DM. Inferred fish behavior its implications for hydroacoustic surveys in nearshore habitats Fisheries Research. 199: 63-75. DOI: 10.1016/J.Fishres.2017.11.018  0.346
2018 Fischer JL, Roseman EF, Mayer CM, Qian S. Effectiveness of shallow water habitat remediation for improving fish habitat in a large temperate river Ecological Engineering. 123: 54-64. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecoleng.2018.07.022  0.37
2017 DuFour MR, Mayer CM, Kocovsky PM, Qian SS, Warner DM, Kraus RT, Vandergoot CS. Sparse targets in hydroacoustic surveys: Balancing quantity and quality of in situ target strength data Fisheries Research. 188: 173-182. DOI: 10.1016/J.Fishres.2016.12.020  0.348
2017 Nojavan A. F, Qian SS, Stow CA. Comparative analysis of discretization methods in Bayesian networks Environmental Modelling & Software. 87: 64-71. DOI: 10.1016/J.Envsoft.2016.10.007  0.392
2016 Qian SS, Harmel RD. Applying Statistical Causal Analyses to Agricultural Conservation: A Case Study Examining P Loss Impacts Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 52: 198-208. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12377  0.388
2016 Embke HS, Kocovsky PM, Richter CA, Pritt JJ, Mayer CM, Qian SS. First direct confirmation of grass carp spawning in a Great Lakes tributary Journal of Great Lakes Research. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2016.05.002  0.343
2016 Cha Y, Alameddine I, Qian SS, Stow CA. A cross-scale view of N and P limitation using a Bayesian hierarchical model Limnology and Oceanography. 61: 2276-2285. DOI: 10.1002/Lno.10375  0.302
2015 Qian SS, Chaffin JD, DuFour MR, Sherman JJ, Golnick PC, Collier CD, Nummer SA, Margida MG. Quantifying and Reducing Uncertainty in Estimated Microcystin Concentrations from the ELISA Method. Environmental Science & Technology. PMID 26516650 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Est.5B03029  0.381
2015 Qian SS, Stow CA, Cha Y. Implications of Stein's Paradox for Environmental Standard Compliance Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology. 49: 5913-20. PMID 25867542 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Est.5B00656  0.388
2015 Yun J, Qian SS. A Hierarchical Model for Estimating Long-Term Trend of Atrazine Concentration in the Surface Water of the Contiguous U.S.† Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 51: 1128-1137. DOI: 10.1111/Jawr.12284  0.371
2015 Qian SS, Miltner RJ. A continuous variable Bayesian networks model for water quality modeling Environmental Modelling and Software. 69: 14-22. DOI: 10.1016/J.Envsoft.2015.03.001  0.433
2014 Nojavan A F, Qian SS, Paerl HW, Reckhow KH, Albright EA. A study of anthropogenic and climatic disturbance of the New River Estuary using a Bayesian belief network. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 83: 107-15. PMID 24814252 DOI: 10.1016/J.Marpolbul.2014.04.011  0.392
2014 Qian SS, Cuffney TF. A hierarchical zero‐inflated model for species compositional data—from individual taxon responses to community response Limnology and Oceanography-Methods. 12: 498-506. DOI: 10.4319/Lom.2014.12.498  0.425
2014 DuFour MR, Pritt JJ, Mayer CM, Stow CA, Qian SS. Bayesian hierarchical modeling of larval walleye (Sander vitreus) abundance and mortality: Accounting for spatial and temporal variability on a large river Journal of Great Lakes Research. 40: 29-40. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2014.08.001  0.403
2014 Stow CA, Cha YK, Qian SS. A Bayesian hierarchical model to guide development and evaluation of substance objectives under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Journal of Great Lakes Research. 40: 49-55. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2014.07.005  0.433
2014 Siersma HMH, Foley CJ, Nowicki CJ, Qian SS, Kashian DR. Trends in the distribution and abundance of Hexagenia spp. in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, 1954-2012: Moving towards recovery? Journal of Great Lakes Research. 40: 156-167. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2014.03.001  0.354
2014 Stow CA, Dyble J, Kashian DR, Johengen TH, Winslow KP, Peacor SD, Francoeur SN, Burtner AM, Palladino D, Morehead N, Gossiaux D, Cha Y, Qian SS, Miller D. Phosphorus targets and eutrophication objectives in Saginaw Bay: A 35 year assessment Journal of Great Lakes Research. 40: 4-10. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jglr.2013.10.003  0.402
2014 Sherman JJ, Maran AM, Collier CD, Snyder MR, Golnick PC, Qian SS. Re: M. Song, Y. Guan, "the environmental efficiency of Wanjiang demonstration area: A Bayesian estimation approach" [Ecol. Indic. 36 (2014) 59-67] Ecological Indicators. 45: 648-649. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolind.2014.05.029  0.307
2014 Qian SS. Ecological threshold and environmental management: A note on statistical methods for detecting thresholds Ecological Indicators. 38: 192-197. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolind.2013.11.008  0.446
2014 Qian SS. Statistics in ecology is for making a "principled" argument Landscape Ecology. 29: 937-939. DOI: 10.1007/S10980-014-0042-Y  0.393
2013 Cuffney TF, Qian SS. A critique of the use of indicator-species scores for identifying thresholds in species responses Freshwater Science. 32: 471-488. DOI: 10.1899/12-056.1  0.373
2013 Alameddine I, Karmakar S, Qian SS, Paerl HW, Reckhow KH. Optimizing an estuarine water quality monitoring program through an entropy-based hierarchical spatiotemporal Bayesian framework Water Resources Research. 49: 6933-6945. DOI: 10.1002/Wrcr.20509  0.4
2012 Bauerle WL, Oren R, Way DA, Qian SS, Stoy PC, Thornton PE, Bowden JD, Hoffman FM, Reynolds RF. Photoperiodic regulation of the seasonal pattern of photosynthetic capacity and the implications for carbon cycling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 8612-7. PMID 22586103 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1119131109  0.346
2012 Best BD, Halpin PN, Read AJ, Fujioka E, Good CP, LaBrecque EA, Schick RS, Roberts JJ, Hazen LJ, Qian SS, Palka DL, Garrison LP, McLellan WA. Online cetacean habitat modeling system for the US East Coast and Gulf of Mexico Endangered Species Research. 18: 1-15. DOI: 10.3354/Esr00430  0.413
2012 Qian SS, Cuffney TF, McMahon G. Multinomial regression for analyzing macroinvertebrate assemblage composition data Freshwater Science. 31: 681-694. DOI: 10.1899/11-026.1  0.386
2012 Qian SS. On model coefficient estimation using Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations: A potential problem and the solution Ecological Modelling. 247: 302-306. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolmodel.2012.08.020  0.352
2012 Qian SS, Cuffney TF. To threshold or not to threshold? That's the question Ecological Indicators. 15: 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolind.2011.08.019  0.437
2011 Alameddine I, Qian SS, Reckhow KH. A Bayesian changepoint-threshold model to examine the effect of TMDL implementation on the flow-nitrogen concentration relationship in the Neuse River basin. Water Research. 45: 51-62. PMID 20800259 DOI: 10.1016/J.Watres.2010.08.003  0.386
2011 Cuffney TF, Kashuba R, Qian SS, Alameddine I, Cha YK, Lee B, Coles JF, McMahon G. Multilevel regression models describing regional patterns of invertebrate and algal responses to urbanization across the USA Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 30: 797-819. DOI: 10.1899/10-140.1  0.344
2010 Qian SS, Cuffney TF, Alameddine I, McMahon G, Reckhow KH. On the application of multilevel modeling in environmental and ecological studies. Ecology. 91: 355-61. PMID 20392000 DOI: 10.1890/09-1043.1  0.431
2009 Qian SS, Craig JK, Baustian MM, Rabalais NN. A Bayesian hierarchical modeling approach for analyzing observational data from marine ecological studies. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 58: 1916-21. PMID 19875135 DOI: 10.1016/J.Marpolbul.2009.09.029  0.454
2009 Gronewold AD, Qian SS, Wolpert RL, Reckhow KH. Calibrating and validating bacterial water quality models: a Bayesian approach. Water Research. 43: 2688-98. PMID 19395060 DOI: 10.1016/J.Watres.2009.02.034  0.462
2009 Reckhow KH, Qian SS, Harmel RD. A multilevel model of the impact of farm-level best management practices on phosphorus runoff Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 45: 369-377. DOI: 10.1111/J.1752-1688.2008.00298.X  0.464
2009 Poulter B, Qian SS, Christensen NL. Determinants of coastal treeline and the role of abiotic and biotic interactions Plant Ecology. 202: 55-66. DOI: 10.1007/S11258-008-9465-3  0.337
2008 Harmel D, Qian S, Reckhow K, Casebolt P. The MANAGE database: nutrient load and site characteristic updates and runoff concentration data. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37: 2403-6. PMID 18948496 DOI: 10.2134/Jeq2008.0079  0.363
2008 Sellinger CE, Stow CA, Lamon EC, Qian SS. Recent water level declines in the Lake Michigan-Huron system. Environmental Science & Technology. 42: 367-73. PMID 18284132 DOI: 10.1021/Es070664+  0.375
2008 Poulter B, Christensen NL, Qian SS. Tolerance of Pinus taeda and Pinus serotina to low salinity and flooding: Implications for equilibrium vegetation dynamics Journal of Vegetation Science. 19: 15-22. DOI: 10.3170/2007-8-18410  0.356
2008 Lamon EC, Qian SS. Regional Scale Stressor-Response Models In Aquatic Ecosystems Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 44: 771-781. DOI: 10.1111/J.1752-1688.2008.00205.X  0.473
2008 Richardson CJ, Qian SS, Vaithiyanathan P, King RS, Qualls RG, Stow CA. Response to comment on "Estimating ecological thresholds for phosphorus in the everglades" Environmental Science and Technology. 42: 6772-6773. DOI: 10.1021/Es801411R  0.319
2008 Friedlaender AS, Fraser WR, Patterson D, Qian SS, Halpin PN. The effects of prey demography on humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) abundance around Anvers Island, Antarctica Polar Biology. 31: 1217-1224. DOI: 10.1007/S00300-008-0460-X  0.375
2007 Richardson CJ, King RS, Qian SS, Vaithiyanathan P, Qualls RG, Stow CA. Estimating ecological thresholds for phosphorus in the Everglades. Environmental Science & Technology. 41: 8084-91. PMID 18186341 DOI: 10.1021/Es062624W  0.413
2007 Qian SS, Shen Z. Ecological applications of multilevel analysis of variance. Ecology. 88: 2489-95. PMID 18027752 DOI: 10.1890/06-2041.1  0.426
2007 Qian SS, Reckhow KH. Combining model results and monitoring data for water quality assessment. Environmental Science & Technology. 41: 5008-13. PMID 17711216 DOI: 10.1021/Es062420F  0.459
2007 Stow CA, Reckhow KH, Qian SS, Lamon EC, Arhonditsis GB, Borsuk ME, Seo D. Approaches to evaluate water quality model parameter uncertainty for adaptive TMDL implementation Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 43: 1499-1507. DOI: 10.1111/J.1752-1688.2007.00123.X  0.455
2007 Arhonditsis GB, Qian SS, Stow CA, Lamon EC, Reckhow KH. Eutrophication risk assessment using Bayesian calibration of process-based models: Application to a mesotrophic lake Ecological Modelling. 208: 215-229. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolmodel.2007.05.020  0.461
2007 Best BD, Halpin PN, Fujioka E, Read AJ, Qian SS, Hazen LJ, Schick RS. Geospatial web services within a scientific workflow: Predicting marine mammal habitats in a dynamic environment Ecological Informatics. 2: 210-223. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecoinf.2007.07.007  0.402
2006 Malve O, Qian SS. Estimating nutrients and chlorophyll a relationships in Finnish Lakes. Environmental Science & Technology. 40: 7848-53. PMID 17256537 DOI: 10.1021/Es061359B  0.5
2006 Qian SS, Lyons RE. Characterization of background concentrations of contaminants using a mixture of normal distributions. Environmental Science & Technology. 40: 6021-5. PMID 17051794 DOI: 10.1021/Es0606071  0.375
2006 Stow CA, Reckhow KH, Qian SS. A Bayesian approach to retransformation bias in transformed regression. Ecology. 87: 1472-7. PMID 16869423 DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[1472:Abatrb]2.0.Co;2  0.38
2006 Friedlaender AS, Halpin PN, Qian SS, Lawson GL, Wiebe PH, Thiele D, Read AJ. Whale distribution in relation to prey abundance and oceanographic processes in shelf waters of the Western Antarctic Peninsula Marine Ecology Progress Series. 317: 297-310. DOI: 10.3354/Meps317297  0.389
2006 Redfern JV, Ferguson MC, Becker EA, Hyrenbach KD, Good C, Barlow J, Kaschner K, Baumgartner MF, Forney KA, Ballance LT, Fauchald P, Halpin P, Hamazaki T, Pershing AJ, Qian SS, et al. Techniques for cetacean-habitat modeling Marine Ecology Progress Series. 310: 271-295. DOI: 10.3354/Meps310271  0.453
2005 Qian SS, Linden K, Donnelly M. A Bayesian analysis of mouse infectivity data to evaluate the effectiveness of using ultraviolet light as a drinking water disinfectant. Water Research. 39: 4229-39. PMID 16202440 DOI: 10.1016/J.Watres.2005.08.017  0.342
2005 Stow CA, Qian SS, Craig JK. Declining threshold for hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science & Technology. 39: 716-23. PMID 15757331 DOI: 10.1021/Es049412O  0.372
2005 Qian SS, Reckhow KH, Zhai J, McMahon G. Nonlinear regression modeling of nutrient loads in streams: A Bayesian approach Water Resources Research. 41. DOI: 10.1029/2005Wr003986  0.475
2004 Qian SS, Schulman A, Koplos J, Kotros A, Kellar P. A hierarchical modeling approach for estimating national distributions of chemicals in public drinking water systems. Environmental Science & Technology. 38: 1176-82. PMID 14998034 DOI: 10.1021/ES020686Q  0.325
2004 Stow CA, Lamon EC, Qian SS, Schrank CS. Will Lake Michigan lake trout meet the Great Lakes Strategy 2002 PCB reduction goal? Environmental Science & Technology. 38: 359-63. PMID 14750707 DOI: 10.1021/Es034610L  0.433
2004 Lamon EC, Qian SS, Richter DD. Temporal changes in the Yadkin river flow versus suspended sediment concentration relationship Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 40: 1219-1229. DOI: 10.1111/J.1752-1688.2004.Tb01581.X  0.385
2004 Qian SS, Pan Y, King RS. Soil total phosphorus threshold in the Everglades: A Bayesian changepoint analysis for multinomial response data Ecological Indicators. 4: 29-37. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ecolind.2003.11.005  0.375
2003 McMahon G, Alexander RB, Qian S. Support of Total Maximum Daily Load Programs Using Spatially Referenced Regression Models Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 129: 315-329. DOI: 10.1061/(Asce)0733-9496(2003)129:4(315)  0.439
2003 Qian SS, King RS, Richardson CJ. Two statistical methods for the detection of environmental thresholds Ecological Modelling. 166: 87-97. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3800(03)00097-8  0.378
2003 Qian SS, Stow CA, Borsuk ME. On Monte Carlo methods for Bayesian inference Ecological Modelling. 159: 269-277. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3800(02)00299-5  0.364
2000 Qian SS, Lavine M, Stow CA. Univariate Bayesian nonparametric binary regression with application in environmental management Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 7: 77-91. DOI: 10.1023/A:1009610913454  0.306
2000 Qian SS, Borsuk ME, Stow CA. Seasonal and Long-Term Nutrient Trend Decomposition along a Spatial Gradient in the Neuse River Watershed Environmental Science & Technology. 34: 4474-4482. DOI: 10.1021/Es000989P  0.375
1999 Qian SS, Anderson CW. Exploring factors controlling the variability of pesticide concentrations in the Willamette River Basin using tree-based models Environmental Science and Technology. 33: 3332-3340. DOI: 10.1021/es9812148  0.3
1999 Richardson CJ, Qian SS. Long-term phosphorus assimilative capacity in freshwater wetlands: A new paradigm for sustaining ecosystem structure and function Environmental Science and Technology. 33: 1545-1551. DOI: 10.1021/Es980924A  0.327
1998 Qian SS, Reckhow KH. Modeling phosphorus trapping in wetlands using nonparametric Bayesian Regression Water Resources Research. 34: 1745-1754. DOI: 10.1029/98Wr01284  0.489
1998 Stow CA, Qian SS. A Size-Based Probabilistic Assessment of PCB Exposure from Lake Michigan Fish Consumption Environmental Science & Technology. 32: 2325-2330. DOI: 10.1021/Es970840M  0.353
1997 Qian SS. Water quality model structure identification using dynamic linear modeling: river cam case study revisited Water Science and Technology. 36: 27-34. DOI: 10.2166/wst.1997.0158  0.327
1997 Qian SS. Water quality model structure identification using dynamic linear modeling: River Cam case study revisited Water Science and Technology. 36: 27-34. DOI: 10.1016/S0273-1223(97)00458-7  0.327
1997 Richardson CJ, Qian S, Craft CB, Quails RG. Predictive models for phosphorus retention in wetlands Wetlands Ecology and Management. 4: 159-175. DOI: 10.1007/Bf01879235  0.339
1997 Qian SS. An illustration of model structure identification Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 33: 811-824.  0.312
1994 Reckhow KH, Qian SS. Modeling phosphorus trapping in wetlands using generalized additive models Water Resources Research. 30: 3105-3114. DOI: 10.1029/94Wr01723  0.453
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