Dr. Yu Zhou

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Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7828
Email: yzhou@bgsu.edu
Address: Room 209, Hanna Hall

Education:

Ph.D., Geography, Clark University, 1993

Specialty Areas of Interest:

Geographic Information Systems
Cartography
Remote Sensing
Physical Geography

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications and Submissions:

Zhou, Y. (2006). The Jesuit Missionaries as Applied Geographers in 18th Century China. Papers for the Applied Geography Conferences Volume 19, 331-339.

Smith, B., and Y. Zhou (2005). Assessment of Learning Outcomes: The Example of Spatial Analysis at Bowling Green State University. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education. 14(3), 211-216.

Zhou, Y. (2005). Developing County-Level Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan with GIS: Practices, Problems, and Challenges. Papers for the Applied Geography Conferences.

Zhou, Y. (2005). Mapping the Battle of Lake Erie with Landsat Imagery. Proceedings of American Society of Photogrammetry and remote Sensing.

Zhou, Y. and J. Wu (2005). Modeling University Enrollment with ArcGIS. Proceedings of 5th Annual ESRI Education User Conference.

Zhou, Y. and D. Heinlen (2005). Developing County-Level Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan with ArcGIS. Proceedings of 2005 ESRI International User Conference.

Zhou, Y. (2004). Animating the Battle of Lake Erie. Proceedings of Twenty-Fourth ESRI International User Conference.

Zhou, Y. and J. Spinelli (2004). Mapping Quality of Life with Chernoff Faces. Proceedings of Twenty-Fourth ESRI International User Conference.

Smith, B. and Y. Zhou (2003). Modeling Service Utilization with GIS. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, Volume 26: 49-57.

Zhou, Y. (2003). Visualizing the Battle of Lake Erie with GIS. International Conference on Military Geology and Geography. West Point, NY: June 15-18, 2003.

Zhou, Y. (2003). Detecting Urban Heat Island with Landsat 7 Data. American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2003 Annual Conference, Anchorage, Alaska: May 5-9, 2003.

Smith, B., Y. Zhou, S. Fulks, and K. Balistreri (2002). Accessibility of the Elderly to Congregate Meal Sites. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, Volume 25: 190-197.

Zhou, Y. (2002). Using Landsat ETM+ Thermal Infrared Imagery to Assess Urban Heat Island Effect. Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, Volume 25: 52-59.

Zhou, Y. and B. Smith (2002). Evaluating the Location Efficiency of Congregate Meal Sites Using Network Analyst. Proceedings of Twenty-Second ESRI International User Conference.

Smith, W., J. Spinelli, and Y. Zhou (2001). Geographic Patterns of Student Enrollment in Ohio's State-Assisted Universities. Ohio Journal of Science Vol.102(3): 34-39.

Steward, H. and Y. Zhou (2001). Cartographic Generalization: The History and Evolution of a Fundamental Concept. Mapping the 21st Century: Proceedings of The 20th International Cartographic Conference, Volume 1, p240-243.

Conference Presentations:

Zhou, Y. (2006). Towards a Statewide Ohio Mapping Coordinate System. Annual Meeting of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Toledo, Ohio, October, 2006.

Zhou, Y. and Jie Wu (2006). Universities as Social-Economic Dividers in Urban Areas. 29th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Tampa, Florida, October 2006.

Zhou, Y. and Jie Wu (2006). Building a Diverse Community in a Midwest Public University: An Experience from Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Annual Forum of Association of Institutional Research, Chicago, May 2006.

Zhou, Y. (2005). Geographic Contributions of the Jesuit Missionary in China: 16th-18th Centuries. Annual Meeting of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Bowling Green, Ohio, October 21-22, 2005.

Zhou, Y. and G. Frey (2005). Estimating Cloud Heights from Landsat Images. 28th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Washington, DC, November 2-5.

Zhou, Y. and Q. Xu (2005). Distribution of Registered Sex Offenders in Wood County: Considering School Buffer Zone and Local Housing Rent. Ohio Criminal Justice Conference, Columbus, October.

Zhou, Y. (2004). Understanding Urban Growth with Landsat Images and Aerial Photos. 27th Annual Applied Geography Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, October 20-23, 2004.

Frey, G. and Y. Zhou (2004). Teaching Weather and Climate with Images from NASA’s Earth Observatory. 27th Annual Applied Geography Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, October 20-23, 2004.

Zhou, Y. (2004). Design and Implementation of a Joint Class Project. Annual Meeting of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Athens, Ohio, October 15-16, 2004.

Zhou, Y. and M. Colegrove (2004). Risk Assessment of Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant. Annual Meeting of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Athens, Ohio, October 15-16, 2004.

Zhou, Y. and J. Wu (2004). Analyzing Student Enrollment with GIS: A Case Study of Ohio’s Major Public Universities. 44th Annual Forum of Association of Institutional Research, Boston, May 2004.

Zhou, Y., and B. Smith (2003). Assessing Student’s Spatial Analysis Skills. Geo-Nexus: Research in Geographic and Environmental Education. San Marcos, TX: May 22-24, 2003

Zhou, Y., and B. Smith (2003). Spatial Distribution of Asthma in Ohio. 112th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Academy of Science, Findlay, Ohio, April 5, 2003.

Zhou, Y., and J. Sun (2003). Automating CAUV Assessment Process with iView Farmland Calculator. Ohio Geospatial Technology Conference. Columbus, March 24-26, 2003.

Zhou, Y., and B. Smith (2003). Modeling Elderly Service Utilization with GIS. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans, March 5-8, 2003.

Smith, B., and Y. Zhou (2003). Assessment of Learning Outcomes: The Example of Spatial Analysis at Bowling Green State University. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans, March 5-8, 2003.

Zhou, Y., and J. Wu (2002). Graphic Presentation of Racial Diversity in American Higher Education. 42nd Annual Forum of Association of Institutional Research, Toronto.

Zhou, Y. and B. Smith (2002). Relocating Elderly Services with GIS: A Case Study of Lucas County, Ohio. 111th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Academy of Science, Columbus, Ohio.

 Smith, B., Y. Zhou, S. Fulks, and K. Balistreri (2002). Using GIS in the Planning of Service Delivering to Older Individuals. 25th Annual Meeting of Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education, Columbus, Ohio.

Zhou, Y. (2001). Selecting Ginseng Farm Locations with GIS. 24th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Fort Worth, TX.