Structural Equation Modeling and Ecological Experiments

  • James B. Grace
  • Andrew Youngblood
  • Samule M. Scheiner


Structural Equation Modeling Bark Beetle Tree Mortality Fire Severity Variance Partitioning 



We thank ShiLi Miao, Craig Stow, Beth Middleton, Jack Waide, and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments and suggestions on an earlier version of the manuscript. The use of trade names is for descriptive purposes only an does not imply endorsement by the US Government. This manuscript is based in part on work done by SMS while serving at the National Science Foundation. The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation or the United States Government.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James B. Grace
    • 1
  • Andrew Youngblood
    • 2
  • Samule M. Scheiner
    • 3
  1. 1.US Geological SurveyNational Wetlands Research CenterLafayetteUSA
  2. 2.La Grande Forestry and Range Sciences LaboratoryLa GrandeUSA
  3. 3.Division of Environmental BiologyNational Science FoundationArlingtonUSA

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