College of Forest Resources Directory


Qin (Christine) Ma

Assistant Professor

Phone: 662-325-7782  Email: qm153@msstate.edu

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Qin (Christine) Ma

2020
Abney, R., Q. Ma. 2020. Shifting wildfire trends and management implications for the wildland urban interface in the twenty-first century fire safety and management awareness. IntechOpen. Download


2020
Avanzi, F., J. Rungee, T. Maurer, R. Bales, Q. Ma, S. Glaser, M. Conklin. 2020. Climate elasticity of evapotranspiration shifts the water balance of Mediterranean climates during multi-year droughts. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 24(9):4317-4337. Download


2020
Guan, H., Y. Su, X. Sun, G. Xu, W. Li, Q. Ma, X. Wu, J. Wu, L. Liu, Q. Guo. 2020. A marker-free method for registering multi-scan terrestrial laser scanning data in forest environments. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 166:82-94. Download


2020
Jin, S., Y. Su, S. Gao, F. Wu, Q. Ma, K. Xu, Q. Ma, T. Hu, J. Liu, S. Pang, H. Guan, J. Zhang, Q. Guo. 2020. Separating the structural components of maize for field phenotyping using terrestrial LiDAR data and deep convolutional neural networks. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 58(4):2644-2658 Download


2020
Liu, Y., R. Trancoso, Q. Ma, C. Yue, X. Wei, J. A. Blanco. 2020. Incorporating climate effects in Larix gmelinii improves stem taper models in the Greater Khingan Mountains of Inner Mongolia, northeast China. Forest Ecology and Management 464:118065. Download


2020
Ma, Q., R. C. Bales, J. Rungee, M. H. Conklin, B. M. Collins, M. L. Goulden. 2020. Wildfire controls on evapotranspiration in California's Sierra Nevada. Journal of Hydrology 590:125364. Download


2020
Roche, J. W., Q. Ma, J. Rungee, R. C. Bales. 2020. Evapotranspiration mapping for forest management in California's Sierra Nevada. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3(69). Download


2020
Su, Y., Q. Guo, S. Jin, H. Guan, X. Sun, Q. Ma, T. Hu, R. Wang, Y. Li. 2020. The development and evaluation of a backpack LiDAR system for accurate and efficient forest inventory. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters:1-5. Download


2020
Su, Y., T. Hu, Y. Wang, Y. Li, J. Dai, H. Liu, S. Jin, Q. Ma, J. Wu, L. Liu, J. Fang, Q. Guo. 2020. Large-scale geographical variations and climatic controls on crown architecture traits. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125(2):e2019JG005306. Download


2019
Guan, H., Y. Su, T. Hu, R. Wang, Q. Yang, X. Sun, Y. Li, S. Jin, J. Zhang, Q. Ma. 2019. A novel framework to automatically fuse multiplatform lidar data in forest environments based on tree locations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 58(3). Download


2019
Hu, T., Q. Ma, Y. Su, J. J. Battles, B. M. Collins, S. L. Stephens, M. Kelly, Q. Guo. 2019. A simple and integrated approach for fire severity assessment using bi-temporal airborne LiDAR data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 78:25-38. Download


2019
Yang, Q., Y. Su, S. Jin, M. Kelly, T. Hu, Q. Ma, Y. Li, S. Song, J. Zhang, G. Xu, J. Wei, Q. Guo. 2019. The influence of vegetation characteristics on individual tree segmentation methods with airborne LiDAR data. Remote Sensing 11(23):2880. Download


2018
Luo, L., Q. Zhai, Y. Su, Q. Ma, M. Kelly, Q. Guo. 2018. Simple method for direct crown base height estimation of individual conifer trees using airborne LiDAR data. Optics Express 26(10):A562-A578. Download


2018
Ma, Q., T. Hu, Y. Su, Q. Guo, J. J. Battles, M. Kelly. 2018. Individual tree level forest fire assessment using bi-temporal LiDAR data. Pages 4308-1344 in IGARSS 2018-2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Download


2018
Ma, Q., Y. Su, L. Luo, L. Li, M. Kelly, Q. Guo. 2018. Evaluating the uncertainty of Landsat-derived vegetation indices in quantifying forest fuel treatments using bi-temporal LiDAR data. Ecological Indicators 95:298-310. Download


2018
Zheng, Z., Q. Ma, K. Qian, R. Bales. 2018. Canopy effects on snow accumulation: observations from lidar, canonical-view photos, and continuous ground measurements from sensor networks. Remote Sensing 10(11):1769. Download


2018
Zheng, Z., Q. Ma, S. Jin, Y. Su, Q. Guo, R. C. Bales. 2018. Canopy and terrain interactions affecting snowpack spatial patterns in the Sierra Nevada of California. Water Resources Research 0(ja). Download


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