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Ronald E. McRoberts

Forest Inventory & Analysis
E-mail: Contact Ronald E. McRoberts
Mathematical Statistician
1992 Folwell Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651-649-5174

Current Research

  • Model-based estimation of forest attributes using FIA data and ancillary data
  • k-Nearest Neighbors technique
  • Estimating biodiversity using FIA data

Research Interests

Spatial point processes for estimating the growth of coconut palm trees on the sands of Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.

Why This Research is Important

Addresses issues of forest sustainability and small area estimation for FIA users


  • Universityof Minnesota, Ph.D. Biostatistics,

Professional Organizations

  • American Statistical Association
  • International Biometrics Society
  • International Spatial Accuracy Research Association
  • The International Environmetrics Society (TIES)
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

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Last updated on : 03/06/2015