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Quantitative Analysis Using Structural Equations

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Methodology Advances and Summaries

Grace, J.B., Scheiner, S.M., Schoolmaster, D.R. Jr. 2015. Structural equation modeling: building and evaluating causal models. Chapter 8 In: Fox, G.A., Negrete-Yanlelevich, S., and Sosa, V.J. (eds.) Ecological Statistics: Contemporary Theory and Application. Oxford University Press.

Grace, J.B., Adler, P.B., Harpole, W.S., Borer, E.T., and Seabloom, E.W. 2014 Causal networks clarify productivity–richness interrelations, bivariate plots do not. Functional Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435 (early online) (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2435.12269/abstract)

Schoolmaster, D.R. Jr., Grace, J.B., Schweiger, E.W., Mitchell, B.R., and Guntenspergen, G.R. 2013. A causal examination of the effects of confounding factors on multimetric indices. Ecological Indicators 29:411-419. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X13000344)

Grace, J.B., Schoolmaster, D.R. Jr., Guntenspergen, G.R., Little, A.M., Mitchell, B.R., Miller, K.M., and Schweiger, E.W. 2012. Guidelines for a graph-theoretic implementation of structural equation modeling. Ecosphere 3(8): article 73 (44 pages). (http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/ES12-00048.1)

Grace, J.B., Keeley, J., Johnson, D., and Bollen, K.A. 2012. Structural equation modeling and the analysis of long-term monitoring data. pp 325-358. In: Gitzen, R.A., Millspaugh, J.J., Cooper, A.B., and Licht, D.S. Design and Analysis of Long-Term Ecological Monitoring Studies. Cambridge University Press. (http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/life-sciences/ecology-and-conservation/design-and-analysis-long-term-ecological-monitoring-studies)

Grace, J.B., Anderson, T.M., Olff, H., and Scheiner, S.M. 2010. On the specification of structural equation models for ecological systems. Ecological Monographs 80:67-87. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/216769293_On_the_specification_of_structural_equation_models_for_ecological_systems/file/d912f50532b192c5ae.pdf)

Grace, J.B., Youngblood, A., and Scheiner, S.M. 2009. Structural equation modeling and ecological experiments. Chapter 2, pp. 19-45. In: Miao, S., Carstenn, S., and Nungesser, M. (Eds.) Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. Springer Verlag, New York.

Grace, J.B., Carstenn, S., Miao, S., and Sinhoj, E., 2009. Ecology in the real world, how might we progress? Chapter 12, pp. 293-302. In: Miao, S., Carstenn, S., and Nungesser, M. (Eds.) Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. Springer Verlag, New York.

Grace, J.B. 2008. Structural equation modeling for observational studies. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:14-22. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2193/2007-307/abstract)

Grace, J.B. and Bollen, KA. 2008. Representing general theoretical concepts in structural equation models: the role of composite variables. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 15:191-213. (http://www.researchgate.net/publication/225646462_Representing_general_theoretical_concepts_in_structural_equation_models_the_role_of_composite_variables/file/e0b495274eb525031c.pdf)

Grace, J.B. and Bollen, K.A. 2006. The Interface between Theory and Data in Structural Equation Models. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1363. 37 p. (https://profile.usgs.gov/myscience/upload_folder/ci2012Nov2316254439968Grace%20and%20Bollen2006_USGS_OFR.pdf)

Grace, J.B. and Bollen, K.A. 2005. Interpreting the results from multiple regression and structural equation models. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 86:283-295. (http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/0012-9623(2005)86%5B283:ITRFMR%5D2.0.CO%3B2)

Grace, J.B. 2003. Examining the relationships between environmental variables and ordination axes using latent variables and structural equation modeling. In: B. Pugesek, A. Tomer, and A. von Eye (eds.) Chapter 7, Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology Research. Cambridge University Press. ()

Grace, J.B. 2003. Comparing groups using structural equations. In: B. Pugesek, A. Tomer, and A. von Eye (eds.) Chapter 11, Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology Research. Cambridge University Press.

McCune, B. and Grace, J.B. 2002. Chapter 30: Structural equation modeling. In Analysis of Ecological Communities. MJM Software, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, USA.

Pugesek, B.H. and J.B. Grace. 1998. On the utility of path modeling for ecological and evolutionary studies. Functional Ecology 12:853-856. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2435.1998.00253.x/pdf)

Grace, J.B. and B.H. Pugesek. 1998. On the use of path analysis and related procedures for the investigation of ecological problems. American Naturalist 152:151-159. (http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.1086/286156?uid=3739688&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21103621137137)


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