Dong Liang

Professional Title: Associate Research Professor
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Areas of Expertise

  • Spatial sampling
  • Remote sensing
  • Environmental health
  • Bayesian data analyses
  • Spatiotemporal modeling


Dr. Dong Liang's research investigates the statistical issues in synthesizing environmental data sets collected at various places, frequencies, accuracies and ways. He often uses Bayesian hierarchical models and geo-spatial tools to fuse information from survey design and multiple sources. Dr. Liang's collaborations include fisheries, ecosystem science, restoration ecology,  environmental health, spatial epidemiology and social science. He is a founding member of the Environmental Statistics Collaborative, which is hosted at the Chesapeake Biological Lab.

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