Publications of Andrew Solow

  1. Solow, A.R. 1985. Bootstrapping correlated data. Mathematical Geology, 17, 769-775.
  2. Solow, A.R. 1986. Mapping by simple indicator kriging. Mathematical Geology, 18: 335-352.
  3. Solow, A.R. and Gorelick, S.M. 1986. Estimating monthly streamflow values by cokriging. Mathematical Geology, 18: 785-809.
  4. Solow, A.R. 1987. The application of eigenanalysis to tide-gauge records of relative sea level. Continental Shelf Research, 7(6): 629-641.
  5. Solow, A.R. 1987. Testing for climate change: An application of the two-phase regression model. Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology, 26(10): 1401-1405.
  6. Solow, A.R. 1988. Detecting changes through time in the variance of a long-term hemispheric temperature record: An application of robust locally weighted regression. Journal of Climate, 1(3): 290-296.
  7. Solow, A.R. 1988. A Bayesian approach to statistical inference about climate change. Journal of Climate, 1(5): 512-521.
  8. Solow, A.R. 1988 (1986). On assessing dry probabilities in offshore oil and gas exploration: An application of Bayes Theorem. In: Quantitative Analysis of Mineral and Energy Resources, Geol. Surv. Can., Ontario, Canada (C.F. Chung, A.G. Fabbri, and R. Sinding-Larsen, eds.), NATO-Advanced Study Institutes Series C, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 223: 187-198.
  9. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M. 1988. A simple model of over-forecasting. Monthly Weather Review, 116(6): 1371-1373.
  10. Solow, A.R., Bullister, J.L., and Nevison, C. 1988. An application of circular-linear correlation analysis to the relationship between Freon concentration and wind direction in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 10: 219-228.
  11. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M., 1989. Climate Catastrophe: on the Horizon or Not?, Oceanus, 32(2): 61-64.
  12. Solow, A.R., 1989. Is it getting stuffy in here, or is it just my imagination? Chance, 2: 40-46.
  13. Solow, A.R. 1989. Statistical modelling of storm counts. Journal of Climate, 2(2): 131-136.
  14. Solow, A.R. 1989. Reconstructing a partially observed record of tropical cyclone counts. Journal of Climate, 2(11): 1253-1257.
  15. Solow, A .R. 1989. Bootstrapping sparsely sampled spatial point patterns. Ecology, 70(2): 379-382.
  16. Solow, A.R. 1989. A randomization test for independence of animal locations. Ecology, 70(5): 1546-1549.
  17. Solow, A.R. 1989. A counter-intuitive result for mixture random fields. Mathematical Geology, 21: 379-382.
  18. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M. 1989. On the detection of greenhouse warming. Climatic Change, 15: 449-453.
  19. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M. 1989. Loss functions in estimating offshore oil resources. Resources and Energy, 11: 81-92.
  20. Solow, A.R. 1990. Testing for density dependence: A cautionary note. Oecologia, 83(1): 47-49.
  21. Solow, A.R. 1990. Geostatistical cross-validation; a cautionary note. Mathematical Geology, 22(6): 637-639.
  22. Solow, A.R. 1990. Discriminating between models: An application to relative sea level at Brest. Journal of Climate, 3: 792-796.
  23. Solow, A.R. 1990. A method for approximating multivariate normal orthant probabilities. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 37: 225-229.
  24. Solow, A.R. 1990. A randomization test for misclassification probability in discriminant analysis. Ecology, 71(6): 2379-2382.
  25. Solow, A.R. 1990. A note on the statistical properties of animal locations. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 29: 189-193.
  26. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M., 1990. Global Warming: Quo Vadis? The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 14(2): 262-267.
  27. Solow, A.R. and Gallager, S.M. 1990. Analysis of capture efficiency in suspension feeding: application of nonparametric binary regression. Marine Biology, 107(2): 341-344.
  28. Solow, A.R. and Nicholls, N. 1990. On the relationship between the Southern Oscillation and tropical cyclone frequency in the Australian region. Journal of Climate, 3: 1097-1101.
  29. Solow, A.R. and Tyack, P. 1990. Inhomogeneity and apparent organization in animal behavior. Biometrics, 46: 837-839.
  30. Solow, A.R. and Steele, J.H. 1990. On sample size, statistical power, and the detection of density dependence. Journal of Animal Ecology, 59: 1073-1076.
  31. Cowan, D.F., Atema, J., and Solow, A.R. 1991. Moult staggering in the American lobster: A statistical analysis. Animal Behavior, 42: 863-864.
  32. Gornitz, V. and Solow, A.R. 1991. Observations of long-term tide-gauge records for indications of accelerated sea level rise. In: Greenhouse-Gas-Induced Climatic Change: A Critical Appraisal of Simulations and Observations (M.E. Schlesinger, ed.), Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 347-367.
  33. Haney, J.C. and Solow, A.R. 1991. Analyzing quantitative relationships between seabirds and marine resource patches. Current Ornithology, 9: 105-162.
  34. Solow, A.R. 1991. Is there a global warming problem? In: Global Warming: Economic Policy Responses (R. Dornbusch and J. Poterba,eds.), MIT Press, Cambridge, 7-28.
  35. Solow, A.R. 1991. The nonparametric analysis of point process data: The freezing history of Lake Konstanz. Journal of Climate, 4(1): 116-119.
  36. Solow, A.R. 1991. An exploratory analysis of the occurrence of explosive volcanism in the Northern Hemisphere, 1851-1985. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 86(413): 49-54.
  37. Solow, A.R. 1991. On the statistical comparison of climate model output and climate data. In: Greenhouse-Gas-Induced Climatic Change: A Critical Appraisal of Simulations and Observations (M.E.Schlesinger, ed.), Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 505-510.
  38. Solow, A.R. 1991. A statistician's guide to global warming. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association on Statistics and the Environment, 14-21.
  39. Solow, A.R. and Smith, W.K. 1991. Detecting cluster in a heterogeneous community sampled by quadrats. Biometrics, 47: 311-317.
  40. Davis, C.S., Gallager, S.M., and Solow, A.R. 1992. Microaggregations of oceanic plankton observed by towed video microscopy. Science, 257(5067): 230-232.
  41. Haney, J.C. and Solow, A.R. 1992. Testing for resource use and selection by marine birds. Journal of Field Ornithology, 63(1): 43-52.
  42. Solow, A.R. and Patwardhan, A. 1992. On the consistency of the historic temperature record with greenhouse warming. Environmetrics, 3(4): 361-368.
  43. Solow, A.R. 1992. Model-checking in non-stationary Poisson processes. Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis, 8: 129-132.
  44. Solow, A.R. 1992. The response of sea level to global warming. In: The World at Risk: Natural Hazards and Climate Change (R.L. Bras, ed.), American Institute of Physics, 38-42.
  45. Solow, A.R. 1992. Detecting change in the composition of a multi-species community. Biometrics, 50(2): 556-565.
  46. Solow, A.R. and Gaines, A.G. 1993. Mapping water quality by local scoring. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 21(2): 123-130.
  47. Polasky, S., Solow, A.R., and Broadus, J.M. 1993. Searching for uncertain benefits and the conservation of biological diversity. Environmental and Resource Economics, 3: 171-181.
  48. Solow, A.R., Polasky, S., and Broadus, J.M. 1993. On the measurement of biological diversity. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 24: 60-68.
  49. Solow, A.R. and Starczak, V.E. 1993. Statistical analysis with an ordered categorical regressor: The effect of rainfall on attendance. Water Resources Research, 29(6): 1561-1564.
  50. Solow, A.R. 1993. A simple test for change in community structure. Journal of Animal Ecology, 62: 191-193.
  51. Solow, A.R. 1993. Inferring extinction from sighting data, Ecology, 74: 962-964.
  52. Solow, A.R. 1993. Inferring extinction in a declining population, Journal of Mathematical Biology, 32(1): 79-82.
  53. Solow, A.R. 1993. On the efficiency of the indicator approach in geostatistics. Mathematical Geology, 25(1): 53-57.
  54. Solow, A.R. 1993. Spectral estimation by variable span log periodogram smoothing: An application to annual lynx numbers. Biometrical Journal, 35(5): 627-633.
  55. Solow, A.R. 1993. Estimating record inclusion probability. The American Statistician, 47(3): 206-208.
  56. Solow, A.R. 1993. Comment on Professor Journel's paper. Journal of Environmental and Ecological Statistics.
  57. Kite-Powell, H. and Solow, A.R. 1994. A Bayesian approach to estimating benefits of improved forecasts. Meteorological Applications, 1: 351-354.
  58. Smith, W. and Solow, A.R. 1994. An exact McNemar test for paired binary Markov chains. Biometrics, 52: 1063-1070.
  59. Solow, A.R. and Helser, T. 1994. Detecting extinction in sighting data. In: Quantitative Methods in Conservation, Springer-Verlag, in press.
  60. Solow, A.R. and Patwardhan, A. 1994. Some model-based inference about global warming. Environmetrics, 5: 273-279.
  61. Solow, A.R. and Polasky, S. 1994. Measuring biological diversity. Journal of Ecological and Environmental Statistics, 1: 95-107.
  62. Solow, A.R. and Ratick, S.J. 1994. Conditional simulation and the value of information In: Geostatistics for the next Century, R. Simitrakopoulos (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 209-217.
  63. Solow, A.R. 1994. Statistical methods in atmospheric science. In: Handbook of Statistics (G.P. Patil and C.R. Rao, eds.), Elsevier Science, 717-734.
  64. Solow, A.R. 1994. Saturday effects in tanker oil spills: Comment. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 26(3): 293-296.
  65. Solow, A.R. 1994. Comment on the National Research Council Report of Statistics and Physical Oceanography. Statistical Science, 9(2): 213-215.
  66. Solow, A.R., 1994. On the Bayesian estimation of the number of species in a community, Ecology, 75(7): 2139-2142.
  67. Solow, A.R. 1994. Estimating the size of a source population from a sample of matched parts. Mathematical Geology, 28: 783-789.
  68. Adams, R., Bryant, K., McCarl, B., Legler, D., O'Brien, J., Solow, A.R., and Weiher, R., 1995. Value of improved long-range weather information. Contemporary Economic Policy, 13: 10-19.
  69. Polasky, S. and Solow, A.R. 1995. On the value of a collection of species. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 29: 298-303.
  70. Smith, W., Solow, A.R., and Preston, P. 1995. An estimator of species overlap using a modified beta-binomial model. Biometrics, 52: 1472-1477.
  71. Solow, A.R. and Broadus, J.M., 1995. Issues in the measurement of biological diversity. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 28(4): 695-702.
  72. Solow, A.R. and Faber, D. 1995. A test of Przibram's Rule. Journal of Zoology, Lond., 237(1): 159-161.
  73. Solow, A.R. and Gaines, A.G. 1995. An empirical Bayes approach to monitoring water quality. Environmetrics, 6: 1-5.
  74. Solow, A.R. and Patwardhan, A. 1995. Extracting a smooth trend from a time series: A modification of singular spectrum analysis. Journal of Climate, 9: 2163-2166.
  75. Solow, A.R., Smith, W. and Recchia, C. 1995. A conditional test of independence of Markov chains. Biometrical Journal, 8: 973-977.
  76. Solow, A.R. and Steele, J.H. 1995. Scales of plankton patchiness: Biomass versus demography. Journal of Plankton Research, 17(8): 1669-1677.
  77. Solow, A.R., Mound, L.A., and Gaston, K.F. 1995. Estimating the rate of synonymy. Systematic Biology, 44, 93-96.
  78. Solow, A.R. 1995. Fitting population models to time series data. In: Ecological Time Series (T. Powell and J. Steele, eds.). Chapman and Hall, 20-27.
  79. Solow, A.R. 1995. Testing for change in the frequency of El Niño events. Journal of Climate, 18(2), 2563-2566.
  80. Solow, A.R. 1995. The goodness of fit of the cascade model. Ecology, 77: 1294-1297.
  81. Solow, A.R., 1995. Identifying regional seismic relationships by cross-correlation. Pageoph, 144(2): 301-306.
  82. Solow, A.R., 1995. An exploratory analysis of a record of El Niño events, 1800-1987. Journal of American Statistical Assoc., 90(429): 72-77.
  83. Solow, A.R., 1995. Estimating biodiversity: Calculating unseen species richness, Oceanus, 38(2): 9-10.
  84. Solow, A.R. 1996. A test for a common upper endpoint in fossil taxa. Paleobiology, 22:406-410.
  85. Gallagher, S.M., Davis, C.S., Epstein, A.W., Solow, A.R., and Beardsley, R.C. 1996. High-resolution observations of plankton spatial and distributions correlated with hydrography in the Great South Channel, Georges Bank. Deep-Sea Research, 43 (7-8), 1627.
  86. White, R.D., Shea, D., Solow, A.R., and Stegeman, J.J. 1997. Induction and Post-Transcriptional Suppression of Hepatic Cytochrome P450 1A1 by 3,3', 4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl. Biochemical Pharmacology, 53(7), 1029.
  87. McGuire, W.J., Howarth, R.J., Firth, C.R., Solow, A.R., Pullen, A.D., Saunders, S.J., Stewart, I.S., and Vita-Finzi, C. 1997. Correlation between rate of sea-level change and frequency explosive volcanism in the Mediterranean. Nature, 389, 473-476.
  88. Kraus, S., Read, A., Solow, A.R., Baldwin, K., Spradlin, T., Anderson, E., and Williamson, J. 1997. Acoustic alarms reduce porpoise mortality. Nature, 388, 525.
  89. Solow, A.R., 1998. On fitting a population model in the presence of measurement error. Ecology, 79, 1463-1467.
  90. Solow, A.R., 1996. Bayesian methods about extinction times. ASA Proceedings of the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, 105-109.
  91. Solow, A.R., Curran, M.C., and Bentivegna, F. (1997). Estimating the order of a sequence of physiological changes from incomplete data. Biometrical Journal, 39: 659-663.
  92. Solow, A.R. and Sherman, K. 1997. Testing the stability of a predator-prey system. Ecology, 78: 2624-2627.
  93. Solow, A.R., Adams, R.F., Bryant, K.J., Legler, D.M., O'Brien, J.J., McCarl, B.A., Nayda, W., and Weiher, R. (1998). The value of improved ENSO prediction to U.S. agriculture. Climatic Change, 39, 47-60.
  94. Solow, A.R. and Smith, W.K. 1996. On fossil preservation and the stratigraphic ranges of taxa. Paleobiology, 23: 271-277.
  95. Solow, A.R. and Beet, A. 1998. On lumping species in food webs. Ecology, 79, 2013-2018.
  96. Solow, A. 1998. Estimating settlement time. Radiocarbon, 39, 351-354.
  97. Ando, A., Camm, J., Polasky, S. and Solow, A. 1998. Species distributions, land values, and efficient conservation. Science, 279: 2126-2128.
  98. Smith, W., Beet, A., and Solow, A.R. 1998. Testing for shifts in the vertical distribution of plankton using a robust Kolmogorov-Smirnov-like statistic. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 3, 421-429.
  99. Solow, A. and Polasky, S. 1999. A quick estimator for taxonomic surveys. Ecology, 80: 2799-2803.
  100. Costello, C., Polasky, S., and Solow, A.R. 1999. Resource management with environmental prediction. Canadian Journal of Economics, in press.
  101. Solow, A.R. 1999. On testing for change in extreme events. Climatic Change, 42: 341-349.
  102. Solow, A.R., Costello, C., and Beet, A. 1999. On an early result in stability and complexity. The American Naturalist, 154: 587-588.
  103. Solow, A.R. 1999. An empirical Bayes analysis of volcanic eruptions. Mathematical Geology, in press.
  104. Solow, A.R. and Smith, W. 1999. Testing for mass extinction without selecting taxa. Paleobiology, in press.
  105. Smith, W., Solow, A.R., and Chu, C. 1999. An index of the contribution of spatial heterogeneity to the species accumulation curve. Ecology, in press.
  106. Solow, A.R. 1999. Testing for a temperature effect on an early catch record of Icelandic cod. Climatic Change, in press.
  107. Solow, A.R. and Moore, L.J. 1999. Testing for trend in a partially incomplete hurricane record. Journal of Climate, in press.
  108. Solow, A.R. 1999. Testing for a decline in abundance of extremely highly cryptic primate taxa. Israel Journal of Zoology, 45: 507-508.
  109. Murray, K., Read, A., and Solow, A.R. 1999. The use of time/area closures to reduce bycatches of marine mammals: Lessons from the Gulf of Maine sink gillnet fishery. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, in press.
  110. Solow, A.R. 2000. The effect of dependence on coverage estimation. Environmetrics, 11: 245-249.
  111. Solow, A.R., Bollens, S.M., and Beet, A. 2000. Comparing two vertical plankton distributions. Limnology and Oceanography, 45: 506-509.
  112. Rozdilsky, I., Stone, L., and Solow, A.R. 2000. Testing for multiple steady states in population time series. Ecology, submitted.
  113. Solow, A.R. and Costello, C.J. 2000. A test for declining diversity. Ecology, in press.
  114. Solow, A.R., Beet, A., and Cowan, D. 2000. Optimal seasonal sampling for estimating an interannual trend. Israel Journal of Zoology, submitted.
  115. Solow, A.R. 2000. On testing for declining dinosaur diversity. Biometrics, in press.
  116. Solow, A.R. 2000. Estimating the rate of lunar impacts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, submitted.
  117. Moore, L. and Solow, A.R. 2000. Evidence of increasing landfall intensity of US hurricanes, 1901-1998. Journal of Climate, submitted.
  118. Camm, J., Norman, S., Polasky, S., and Solow, A.R. 2000. Nature reserve site selection to maximize expected species covered. Operations Research, submitted.
  119. Solow, A.R., Davis, C., and Hu, Q. 2000. Estimating the taxonomic composition of a sample when individuals are classified with error. Limnology and Oceanography, submitted.
  120. Solow, A.R. 2000. Fisheries recruitment and the North Atlantic Oscillation. Fisheries Research, submitted.
  121. Solow, A.R. (2000). A comment on two models of the remigration interval in marine turtles. Journal of Theoretical Biology, submitted.
  122. Cox, T.M., Read, A.J., Solow, A.R., and Tregenza, N. (2000). Responses of habor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) to pingers. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, in press.
  123. Solow, A.R. (2001). Ecological time series.
  124. Solow, A.R. (2001). Diversity functions.
  125. Solow, A.R. (2001). Environmental modeling.
  126. Miksis, J., Grund, M., Nowacek, D., Solow, A., Connor, R., and Tyack, P. (2001). Cardiac responses to acoustic playback experiments in the captive bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus. Journal of Comparative Physiology, in press.
  127. Miller, P., Shapiro, A., Tyack, P., and Solow, A. (2001). Matched vocal exchanges of shared stereotyped calls in free-ranging resident killer whales. Animal Behaviour, in press.
  128. Solow, A.R., and Moore, L.J. (2001). Testing for trend in North Atlantic hurricane activity, 1900-1998. Journal of Climate, in press.
  129. Solow, A.R. (2001). On the consistency of ancient and modern auroral records. Pure and Applied Geophysics, submitted.
  130. Cowan, D.F., Solow, A.R., and Beet, A. (2001). Patterns of abundance and growth in juvenile lobster Homarus americanus. Marine and Freshwater Research, in press.

Book Reviews

  1. Analytical Population Dynamics by S. Royama, Ecology.
  2. Statistics for the Environment, 1994, edited by V. Barnett and K.F. Turkman, Journal of Applied Statistics.
  3. Atmospheric Data Analysis by R. Daley, Journal of the American Statistical Association.
  4. Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments, 1994, edited by S. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch, Ecology.
  5. Time Series Prediction, 1994, edited by A.S. Weigend and N.A. Gershenfeld, Science.
  6. Statistical Data Analysis for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences by H.J. Thiebaux, American Statistician.
  7. Singular Spectrum Analysis by J. Elsner and A. Tsonis, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
  8. People and the Earth by J.J.W. Rogers and P.G. Feiss, Oceanography.
  9. Spatial Optimization for Managed Ecosystems by J. Hof and M. Bevers, Journal of Regional Economics.

Solow's Biography