Section Editors

Section Board for 'Biogeosciences Remote Sensing' (58)

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Prof. Dr. Alfredo R. Huete
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Life Sciences, The Centre for Advanced Modelling and Geospatial Information Systems (CAMGIS), University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway Road Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: biophysical remote sensing; phenology; satellite products;carbon and water fluxes; land-use science; drought studies
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Dr. Jin Wu *
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Section Associate Editor
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Room 2N12, Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Interests: Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure, Function, and Traits; Biogeochemical Cycling of Carbon, Water, and Energy; Physiological Ecology; Global Change and Its Ecological Impacts; Model–Data Fusion
* Section Associate Editor
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Dr. Pradeep Wagle *
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Section Associate Editor
USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory, 7207 West Cheyenne Street El Reno OK 73036, USA
Interests: land surface–atmosphere interactions; eddy covariance measurements; agricultural water management; flux measurements and modeling; impacts of land use change; extreme climatic events, and management practices on carbon and water dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems
* Section Associate Editor
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Prof. Dr. Rasmus Fensholt
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Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: land degradation; bio-geophysical vegetation metrics; climate change; net primary productivity; carbon stocks; forest degradation; plant water stress; early warning systems
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Assoc. Prof. Edward Beighley
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Civil and Environmental Engineering and Marine and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: remote sensing; surface water modeling; evapotranspiration modeling; terrestrial export to coastal waters; water resource and flood applications
Dr. Gilles Boulet
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CESBIO, Université de Toulouse, CNES, CNRS, IRD, UPS, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, bpi 2801, 31401 Toulouse cedex 9, France
Interests: water resources; semi arid lands; thermal infrared remote sensing; agrohydrology; ecohydrology
Dr. Jean-Christophe Calvet
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CNRM, Meteo-France, 42 avenue Gaspard Coriolis, 31057 Toulouse, France
Interests: land surface modeling; remote sensing; data assimilation; hydrometeorology; carbon cycle
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Prof. Dr. Matthew McCabe
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Division of Biological Sciences and Engineering, Water Desalination and Reuse Center, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Interests: hydrology; precision agriculture; remote sensing; UAVs; CubeSats
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Dr. Olivier Merlin

CESBIO, Université de Toulouse, CNES, CNRS, IRD, UPS, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse cedex 9, France
Interests: multi-spectral remote sensing; scaling issues; water ressources; hydrology
Dr. Mirco Migliavacca
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Department of Biogeochemical Integration, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Hans Knoll Strasse 10, Jena, Germany
Interests: carbon cycle; phenology; sun-induced fluorescence; carbon-water interactions
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Prof. Dr. Faiz Rahman

School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Coastal Studies Lab, 100 Marine Lab Drive, South Padre Island, TX 78597, USA
Interests: Terrestrial and Coastal Vegetation; Ecosystem Fluxes; Carbon Dynamics; Optical, Radar and Sonar Remote Sensing
Dr. Paul C. Stoy
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Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Interests: eddy covariance; land-atmosphere interactions
Dr. Kevin Tu
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Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, 8325 NW 62nd Ave, P.O. Box 7062, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
Interests: Remote sensing of evapotranspiration and photosynthesis; plant physiological ecology; surface energy balance; UAVs; precision agriculture
Prof. Dr. Mark J. Lara
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Department of Plant Biology/Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: multi/hyperspectral image analysis/classification; land cover change processes; permafrost disturbances; carbon/nitrogen cycling; machine learning and big data applications
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Dr. Praveena Krishnan
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Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) & Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
Interests: Biosphere-atmosphere interactions; Micrometeorology; Remote Sensing
Prof. Dr. Tomoaki Miura
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu HI 96826, USA
Interests: environment; spatial analysis; climate change; remote sensing; satellite image analysis; vegetation; landscape ecology; time series; vegetation mapping
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Montaldo
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Cagliari, via Marengo, 3-09123 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: remote sensing ecohydrology; climate change; eddy covariance; land surface modeling; data assimilation; evapotranspiration
Prof. Dr. George Zalidis

Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: optical remote sensing; hyperspectral imagery; land degradation; soil spectroscopy; soil erosion; machine learning
Dr. Benjamin Poulter
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, MD 8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Interests: carbon cycle; methane emissions; global change; remote sensing; vegetation dynamics
Dr. Shin Nagai
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Research Institute for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science Technology, 3173-25 Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0001, Japan
Interests: remote sensing; ecology; ground-truthing; phenological eyes network; climate change
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Dr. Hiroki Yoshioka
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Department of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, 1522-3 Ibaragabasama, Nagakute, Aichi 480-1198, Japan
Interests: optical remote sensing of land surface; retrieval of biophysical parameters; radiative transfer theory; vegetation isoline theory
Prof. Dr. Xuanlong Ma

Institute of Remote Sensing & GIS, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 0931, China
Interests: ecological remote sensing; vegetation phenology; carbon cycle; biodiversity; ecological resilience; climatic extremes
Dr. Kenlo Nishida Nasahara
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Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba,Ibaraki 305-8572, Japan
Interests: Remote sensing of forest, landcover, disaster
Dr. Emanuel Dutra
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Instituto Dom Luiz, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: meteorology; climate; land surface; hydrology
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Prof. Dr. Christopher Small
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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA
Interests: geophysics; spectroscopy; land surface processes; spatiotemporal dynamics; urban environment
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Dr. Sabine Chabrillat
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Section Remote Sensing, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre For Geosciences, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: optical remote sensing; Vis-NIR-thermal hyperspectral imagery; retrieval from geo-biophysical variables; soil spectroscopy; dryland ecosystems; erosion and land degradation; cal/val field campaigns
Dr. Natasha MacBean
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Department of Geography, Indiana University, 701 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Interests: terrestrial vegetation; carbon; water cycles; climate change; land use; land cover change; terrestrial biosphere modeling; data assimilation
Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, Rome 00186, Italy
Interests: vegetation phenology dynamics; landscape disturbance; fire spatio-temporal behavior; land cover change processes; remotely sensed data analysis; geoprocessing techniques; multivariate statistical methods
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Dr. Fabienne Maignan
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Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement LSCE/IPSL, UMR CEA-CNRS-UVSQ 8212, CEA Paris-Saclay, Orme des Merisiers, Bâtiment 714, F-91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
Interests: Modeling and remote sensing of continental vegetation; Phenology; Photosynthesis; Fluorescence; COS; Surface directional effects
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Dr. Holly Croft
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Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Interests: vegetation productivity, carbon exchange and nutrient use; agricultural and forested terrestrial ecosystems
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Dr. Fernando Camacho
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Earth Observation Laboratory (EOLAB), Parc Cientific University of Valencia, C/ Catedràtic Agustín Escardino, 9, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Interests: retrieval of biophysical variables from satellite data; validation of satellite-derived global land products; fiducial reference measurements; cal/val field campaigns; climate data records of terrestrial ECVs; agriculture monitoring; climate change awareness
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Prof. Dr. Ning Zeng
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Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, 2417 Atlantic Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: carbon cycle-climate interactions; the modeling of atmosphere-land-vegetation-ocean system
Dr. Monica Garcia
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Denmark Technical University, Lyngby 2100, Denmark
Interests: thermal and optical remote sensing; land surface fluxes; dryland ecosystems; Unmanned Aerial Systems
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Prof. Dr. Jinkyu Hong
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Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Yonsei-ro 50, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: Urban climate; land-atmosphere interaction; PBL dynamics; micrometeorology
Dr. Aleixandre Verger
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CREAF, Cerdanyola del Vallès 08193, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: Retrieval of biophysical variables; validation of satellite products; time series analysis; phenology; climate-vegetation dynamics; global change
Dr. Robinson I. Negron-Juarez
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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: biosphere-atmosphere interactions; climate change; terrestrial remote sensing; GIS-ecology
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Dr. James Cleverly
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Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network & School of Life Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway Road, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: plant physiological ecology, hydrology and ecohydrology, climatology, meteorology, the ecology of extreme weather, the global carbon cycle, remote sensing of ecosystems, groundwater dependent ecosystems and agronomy
Dr. Alemu Gonsamo
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School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
Interests: Earth observation; global change ecology; phenology; remote sensing of vegetation; terrestrial carbon cycle
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Prof. Dr. Kazuhito Ichii
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Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba Uiversity, 1-33, Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba, 263-8522, Japan
Interests: terrestrial carbon cycle; vegetation monitoring; model-data integration
Prof. Dr. Atul K. Jain
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Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, 1301 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: Land Use Land Cover Change; Remote Sensing; Land surface processes; Biogeochemistry and Biophysical processes
Dr. Hideki Kobayashi
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Institute of Arctic Climate and Environment Change Research Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, 3173-25, Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0001, Japan
Interests: radiative transfer modeling; carbon, water and energy exchange modeling; spectroscopic measurements; phenology
Dr. Thomas Lauvaux
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Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Pennsylvania State University, 415 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: Carbon cycle science, Atmospheric inversion, Data assimilation
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Prof. Dr. Qinhuo Liu
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State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Institute of Remote Sesning and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences. No. 20A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: Remote Sensing Modelling and Inversion; Vegetation Remote Sensing; Land Surface Radiation and Energy Balance
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Prof. Dr. Assefa M. Melesse
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Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Interests: remote sensing; watershed modeling; climate change impact; sediment dynamics; river basin management
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Dr. Massimo Menenti
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Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Delft 2628 CN, The Netherlands
Interests: land surface processes and remote sensing with emphasis on hydrology and water management. Development and application of active and passive optical observing systems for engineering and earth sciences
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Dr. Pamela Nagler
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U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center; 520 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
Interests: spatial ecohydrology; remote sensing of dryland ecosystems; UAS; riparian vegetation; phenology; evapotranspiration; environmental assessments using multi-scale optical imagery; environmental flows
Prof. Dr. Dev Niyogi
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Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and Department of Agronomy - Crops, Soils, and Water Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: land surface processes; land surface models; numerical weather prediction; extreme weather; crop modeling; urban climate; Indian monsoons; droughts; land use land cover change
Dr. Catherine Ottlé
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Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE), Orme des Merisiers, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Interests: Earth Observation; Land Surface Modeling (carbon-water-energy exchanges); Data Assimilation
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Prof. Dr. Josep Peñuelas
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Global Ecology Unit CREAF‐CSIC‐UAB, CSIC, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: hiperspctral reflectance; VOD; biophysical remote sensing; phenology; satellite products; carbon and water fluxes; land use science; drought studies; time series analysis; vegetation monitoring and dynamics; land surface phenology; drought early warning systems; EO for agriculture, forestry and natural resource management; imaging spectroscopy; radiative transfer modeling; machine learning; neural nets; vegetation biophysical variables
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Dr. Youngryel Ryu
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Seoul National University, 200-9217 Gwanak-ro 1, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, The Republic of Korea
Interests: remote sensing of water; energy; carbon fluxes from leaf to the globe
Dr. Gabriel Senay
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USGS EROS Center, North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: remote sensing hydrology; evapotranspiration and soil moisture modeling; drought monitoring and food security; water use, quality, and availability
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Prof. Dr. José A. Sobrino
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Imaging Processing Laboratory, Universidad de Valencia, E-46071 Valencia, Spain
Interests: atmospheric correction in visible and infrared domains; retrieval of emissivity; surface temperature; evapotranspiration; thermal inertia; atmospheric water vapor from satellite image; the development of remote sensing methods for land cover dynamic monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Qiuhong Tang
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Key Laboratory of Water Cycle and Related Land Surface Processes, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.11A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: water cycle; satellite remote sensing; land surface modeling; hydrologic monitoring; ensemble hydrologic forecast; climate change
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Dr. Juan Manuel Sánchez Tomás
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Applied Physics Department, Regional Development Institute, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universtiario s/n, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: Earth Observation in the thermal domain; land surface temperature and emissivity; land surface fluxes; evapotranspiration; disaggregation of thermal images; calibration/validation; micro-meteorology
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Prof. Dr. Isabel Trigo
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(IPMA) EUMETSAT Land Surface Analysis - Satellite Application, Facility Project Manager Rua C ao Aeroporto, 1749-077 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Remote Sensing; Land Surface Temperature; Land Surface modelling
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Prof. Dr. Kaicun Wang
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College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University, No. 19 Xinjiekouwai street, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: land-atmosphere interaction; evapotranspiration; land climate change
Dr. Dongdong Wang
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Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Interests: quantitative land remote sensing; surface radiation budget; satellite data product integration; satellite data degradation
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Prof. Dr. Yongguang Zhang
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Ecology and Remote Sensing Reseach Group, Nanjing University, 163 Xianlin Avenue, Qixia District, Nanjing 210023, China
Interests: remote sensing of chlorophyll fluorescence; carbon cyle; photosynthesis; Climate change; bioshphere-atmoshpere interactions
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