GIScience Certificate Program Coordinator
Office: Geog-Geol Bldg, 210 Field Street, Athens, Georgia 30602, 103
GIScience for health and the environment, spatial analysis and modeling, computational geometry, cartography and geovisualization
- Ph.D., University of California
- Master of Arts, University of Toledo
- Bachelor of Science, Peking University
Yang, W., L. Mu, and Y. Shen (2015). The effect of climate and seasonality on depressed mood among twitter users. Applied Geography. 60, 184-191.
Mu, L., Wang, F., Chen, V. W., & Wu, X. (2015). A place-oriented, mixed-level regionalization method for constructing geographic areas in health data dissemination and analysis. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105(1), 48-66.
Yang, W. and L. Mu (2015). GIS analysis of depression among Twitter users. Applied Geography. 60, 217-223.
Yin, P. and L. Mu (2015). An empirical comparison of spatial demand representations in maximal coverage modeling. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 42. Available online: doi:10.1068/b130004p
Yin, P., L. Mu, M. Madden & J. Vena (2014). Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of spatio-temporal patterns of lung cancer incidence risk in Georgia, USA: 2000-2007. Journal of Geographical Systems, 16(4), 387-407.
Wang, M. and L. Mu (2014). What geomorphological characteristics accommodate emergent herbaceous wetlands in North Georgia? – Geographic Knowledge Discovery from the NLCD and DEM. Annals of GIS, 20(3), 169-180.
Cui, L., C. Gao, D. Zhou & L. Mu (2014). Quantitative analysis of the driving forces causing declines in marsh wetland landscapes in the Honghe region, northeast China, from 1975 to 2006. Environmental Earth Sciences, 71(3), 135-1367.
Mu, L. (2013). From Zipf’s Law to hypsometry: seeking the “signature” of elevation distribution. The International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27(7), 1312-1328.
Yin, P. and L. Mu (2012). Modular capacitated maximal covering location problem for the optimal siting of emergency vehicles. Applied Geography, 34, 247-254.
Mu, L. and R. Liu, 2011. A Heuristic Alpha-Shape Based Clustering Method for Ranked Radial Pattern Data. Applied Geography, 31(2), 621-630.
Albeke, S. E., Nibbelink, N. P., Mu, L., and Ellsworth, D. J., 2010. Measuring boundary convexity at multiple spatial scales using a linear "moving window" analysis: an application to coastal river otter habitat selection Landscape Ecology, 25(10), 1575-1587
Mu, L. and J. Radke, 2009. A Weighted Difference Barrier Method in Landscape Genetics. Journal of Geographical Systems, 11(2), 141-154.
Liu, R. and L. Mu, 2008. The Delimitation of Central Cites' Influential Regions and the Integration of Urban Groups Based on the Multiplicatively Weighted Voronoi Diagram. Human Geography, 101(3), 28-34 (in Chinese).
Mu, L. and F. Wang, 2008. A scale-space clustering method: mitigating the effect of scale in the analysis of zone-based data. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 98(1), 85-101.
Mu, L., 2008. A Shape-based Buffering Method. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 35(3), 399-412.
Mu, L. and X. Wang , 2006. Population Landscape: A Geometric Approach to Study Spatial Patterns of the US Urban Hierarchy. The International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 20(6), 649-667.
Zhou D., J. Radke, Y. Tian, J. Xu and L. Mu, 2005. A Model Supported by GIS for Locating and Quantifying PM2.5 Emission originated from Residential Wood Burning. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 17(5), 861-865
Mu, L., 2004. Polygon characterization with the multiplicatively weighted Voronoi diagram. The Professional Geographer, 56(2), 223-239.
Zhou D., J. Xu, J. Radke, and L. Mu, 2004. A Spatial Cluster Method Supported by GIS for Urban-Suburban-Rural Classification. Chinese Geographical Science, 14(4), 337-342
Radke, J. and L. Mu, 2000. Spatial Decompositions, Modeling and Mapping Service Regions to Predict Access to Social Programs. Geographic Information Sciences, 6(2): 105-112.
Gong, P. and L. Mu, 2000. Error Detection through Consistency Checking. Geographic Information Sciences, 6(2): 188-193.
Radke, J., T. Cova, M. Sheridan, A. Troy, L. Mu, and R. Johnson, 2000. Application Challenges for GIScience: Implications for Research, Education, and Policy for Emergency Preparedness and Response. Urban and Regional Information Systems Association Journal, 12(2): 15-30.
Mu, L., F. Wang and S. McLafferty , 2010. Analyzing Spatial Patterns of Late-Stage Breast Cancer in Chicago Region: A Modified Scale-Space Clustering Approach. in B. Jiang and X. Yao (eds.) Geospatial Analysis and Modeling of Urban Structure and Dynamics (pp.355-372). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Mu, L., 2009. Thiessen Polygon. In Kitchin R. and Thrift N. (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (Vol. II, pp.231-236)
Mu, L., 2007. Analytical Cartography. In K. K. Kemp (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science, 8-10.
GIS applications to health
Health resource accessibility for female veterans
GIS applications to social media in tracking health issues and health outcomes
GIScience for health and environment; Spatial analysis for city planning applications