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Meimei Lin, Ph.D.

Meimei Lin

Dr. Meimei Lin

Meimei Lin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geography
Office: Armstrong Campus Science Center 2009
Phone: (912) 344-2974

Academic Background

Ph.D., Geography, Miami University

M.S., Botany, Miami University

M.S., Ecology, Xiamen University

B.S., Ecology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University


Dr. Lin’s research interests center on the geospatial analysis of land use/cover change, agricultural sustainability, landscape ecology, and urbanization. She uses an array of geospatial and statistical approaches, particularly Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and spatial statistics.

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 1111 Physical Geography
  • GEOG 1130 World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 3440 Intro-GIS & Cartography
  • GEOG 4542 Intermediate GIS & Cartography
  • GEOG 5230 Urban Geography


Huang Q. and M. Lin. 2022.  Do climate risk beliefs shape corporate social responsibility? Global Finance Journal 53: 100739; 

Huang Q., Y. Li, M. Lin, and M. Garrett. 2022. Natural disasters, risk salience, and corporate ESG disclosure. Journal of Corporate Finance 72: 102152; 

Duanmu J., Y. Li, M. Lin, and S. Tahsin. 2021. Impacts of global climate change on residential mortgage lending. Journal of Real Estate Research. 44(1): 106-130;

Lin M., S.M. Sadeghi, and J.T. Van Stan. 2020. Partitioning of rainfall and sprinkler irrigation by crop canopies: A global review and evaluation of available research. Hydrology 7(4): 76;

Gao W., M. Lin, Y.R. Huang, S.D. Huang, G.F. Ye, and Z.Q. Huang. 2020. Effects of forest types and environmental factors on soil microbial biomass in a coastal sand dune of subtropical China. Journal of Resources and Ecology 11(5): 454-465;

Lin M. and J.T. Van Stan. 2020. Impacts of Urban Landscapes on Students’ Academic Performance. Landscape and Urban Planning,

Beck J. and M. Lin. 2020. Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Real Estate Prices in Coastal Georgia. The Review of Regional Studies 49: 43-52.

Lin M. and Q. Huang. 2019. Exploring the relationship between agricultural intensification and changes in cropland areas in the US. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 274: 30-40.

Ouyang Z., M. Lin, J. Chen, P. Fan, S.S. Qian, and H. Park. 2019. Improving estimates of built-up area from night time light across globally distributed cities through hierarchical modeling. Science of the Total Environment 647: 1266-1280.

Lin M. 2018. Impacts of nitrogen fertilization and conservation tillage on the agricultural soils of the United States: a review. In M.A. El-Esawi (Ed.), Maize Germplasm – Characterization and Genetic Approaches for Crop Improvement. IntechOpen, ISBN: 978-1-78923-039-0.

Lin M., and M.C. Henry. 2016. Grassland and wheat loss affected by corn and soybean expansion in the midwest corn belt region, 2006-2013. Sustainability 8(11): 1177, doi: 10.3390/su8111177.

Minor E., J.A. Belaire, A. Davis, M. Franco, and M. Lin. 2016. Socioeconomics and neighbor mimicry drive urban yard and neighborhood vegetation patterns. In R. Francis (Ed.), Urban Landscape Ecology: Science, Policy and Practice. Abington: Routledge. 

Last updated: 2/23/2024