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Zhengqiang LI
Posted by SDIM / Feb   13, 2014 / News
Name: Dr. Zhengqiang LI
Current Appointment: Professor, Director of Remote Sensing Calibration and Validation Laboratory, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Ph.D in Optics, Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2004
MS in Optics, Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2001
Areas of Specialization:
Atmospheric Remote Sensing.
Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols from ground-based and satellite observations
Developing calibration methods for radiometric and polarimetric sun-sky photometers used in the atmospheric observation
Characterization and modeling of regional and global aerosols for climate change studies
Developing new generation atmospheric observation techniques for Earth observation and environmental monitoring
Academic Awards:
2010, the Youth Science and Technology Award of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences.
2008, the Wang Kuancheng Education Fund of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2004, the Peng Yigang Science Scholarship of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Society Appointments:
Member of IRC (International Radiation Commission) (2012-present)
Member of transnational access selection committee of European FP-7 ACTRIS (Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research InfraStructure Network) project (2011-present)
Secretary-general of the Committee of Environmental Information System and Remote Sensing, Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (2010-present)
Refereed Journal Articles:
Z. Q. Li , P. Goloub, L. Blarel, B. Y. Yang, K. T. Li, T. Podvin, D. H. Li, Y. S. Xie, X. F. Chen, X. F. Gu, X. B. Zheng, J. J. Li, and M. Catalfamo, "Method to intercalibrate sunphotometer constants using an integrating sphere as a light source in the laboratory ," Applied Optics, vol. 52, pp. 2226-2234, 2013.
Z. Q. Li, X. F. Gu, L. Wang, D. H. Li, K. T. Li, O. Dubovik, G. Schuster, P. Goloub, Y. Zhang, L. Li, Y. S. Xie, Y. Ma, and H. Xu, "Aerosol physical and chemical properties retrieved from ground-based remote sensing measurements during heavy haze days in Beijing winter," Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and Discussion, vol. 13, pp. 5091-5122, 2013.
L. Wang, Z. Q. Li, and Q. J. Tian, "Spectral absorption properties of Beijing atmospheric aerosol and its relationship to aerosol chemical composition," Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Accepted. 2013.
Z. Q. Li, Y. S. Xie, X. F. Gu, D. H. Li, K. T. Li, X. Y. Zhang, J. Wu, and W. Xiong, "Atmospheric Column CO2 Measurement from A New Automatic Ground-based Sun photometer in Beijing from 2010 to 2012," Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions, vol. 5, pp. 8313-8341, 2012.
T. Cheng, X. Gu, D. Xie, Z. Li, T. Yu, and H. Chen, "Aerosol optical depth and fine-mode fraction retrieval over East Asia using multi-angular total and polarized remote sensing," Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, vol. 5, pp. 501-516, 2012.
H. Xu, X. F. Gu, Z. Q. Li, L. Li, Z. H. Wang, and W. C. Zhang, "Retrieving Water-Leaving Reflectance from Hj1 Ccd Imagery Aided by Modis Product," 2011 Ieee International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Igarss), pp. 1001-1004, 2011.
H. Xu, X. F. Gu, Z. Q. Li, L. Li, and X. F. Chen, "Atmospheric Correction Method for HJ-1 CCD Imagery over Waters Based on Radiative Transfer Model," Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, vol. 31, pp. 2798-2803, 2011.
D. H. Xie, X. F. Gu, T. H. Cheng, T. Yu, Z. Q. Li, X. F. Chen, H. Chen, and J. Guo, "Initial research on the polarized reflectance of typical urban surface types measured by the Directional Polarimetric Camera," Science China-Earth Sciences, vol. 54, pp. 1199-1205, 2011.
X. Gu, T. Cheng, D. Xie, Z. Li, T. Yu, and H. Chen, "Analysis of surface and aerosol polarized reflectance for aerosol retrievals from polarized remote sensing in PRD urban region," Atmospheric Environment, vol. 45, pp. 6607-6612, 2011.
V. Danylevsky, V. Ivchenko, G. Milinevsky, A. Grytsai, M. Sosonkin, P. Goloub, Z. Q. Li, and O. Dubovik, "Aerosol layer properties over Kyiv from AERONET/PHOTONS sunphotometer measurements during 2008-2009," International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 32, pp. 657-669, 2011.
T. H. Cheng, X. F. Gu, D. H. Xie, Z. Q. Li, T. Yu, and X. F. Chen, "Simultaneous retrieval of aerosol optical properties over the Pearl River Delta, China using multi-angular, multi-spectral, and polarized measurements," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 115, pp. 1643-1652, 2011.
Q. Y. Xu, X. B. Zheng, Z. Q. Li, W. Zhang, X. H. Wang, J. J. Li, and X. Li, "Absolute spectral radiance responsivity calibration of sun photometers," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 81, 2010.
X. Su, P. Goloub, I. Chiapello, H. Chen, F. Ducos, and Z. Li, "Aerosol variability over East Asia as seen by POLDER space-borne sensors," Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, vol. 115, 2010.
Z. Q. Li, L. Blarel, T. Podvin, P. Goloub, and L. G. Chen, "Calibration of the degree of linear polarization measurement of polarized radiometer using solar light," Applied Optics, vol. 49, pp. 1249-1256, 2010.
Z. Q. Li, P. Goloub, O. Dubovik, L. Blarel, W. X. Zhang, T. Podvin, A. Sinyuk, M. Sorokin, H. B. Chen, B. Holben, D. Tanre, and M. Carlini, "Improvements for ground-based remote sensing of atmospheric aerosol properties by additional polarimetric measurements," Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 110, pp. 1954-1961, 2009.
H. Z. Che, X. Y. Zhang, H. B. Chen, B. Damiri, P. Goloub, Z. Q. Li, X. C. Zhang, Y. Wei, H. G. Zhou, F. Dong, D. P. Li, and T. M. Zhou, "Instrument calibration and aerosol optical depth validation of the China Aerosol Remote Sensing Network," Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, vol. 114, 2009.
Z. Q. Li, L. Blarel, T. Podvin, P. Goloub, J. P. Buis, and J. P. Morel, "Transferring the calibration of direct solar irradiance to diffuse-sky radiance measurements for CIMEL Sun-sky radiometers," Applied Optics, vol. 47, pp. 1368-1377, 2008.
P. Goloub, Z. Li, O. Dubovik, L. Blarel, T. Podvin, I. Jankowiak, R. Lecoq, C. Deroo, B. Chatenet, J. P. Morel, E. Cuevas, and R. Ramos, "PHOTONS/AERONET sunphotometer network overview. Description - Activities - Results - art. no. 69360V," Fourteenth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics/Atmospheric Physics, vol. 6936, pp. V9360-V9360, 2008.
X. H. Fan, P. Goloub, J. L. Deuze, H. B. Chen, W. X. Zhang, D. Tanre, and Z. Q. Li, "Evaluation of PARASOL aerosol retrieval over North East Asia," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 112, pp. 697-707, 2008.
Z. Q. Li, P. Goloub, L. Blarel, B. Damiri, T. Podvin, and I. Jankowiak, "Dust optical properties retrieved from ground-based polarimetric measurements," Applied Optics, vol. 46, pp. 1548-1553, 2007.
Z. Q. Li, P. Goloub, C. Devaux, X. F. Gu, J. L. Deuze, Y. L. Qiao, and F. S. Zhao, "Retrieval of aerosol optical and physical properties from ground-based spectral, multi-angular, and polarized sun-photometer measurements," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 101, pp. 519-533, 2006.
Z. Q. Li, P. Goloub, C. Devaux, X. F. Gu, Y. L. Qiao, F. S. Zhao, and H. B. Chen, "Aerosol polarized phase function and single-scattering albedo retrieved from ground-based measurements," Atmospheric Research, vol. 71, pp. 233-241, 2004.

Major Research Projects:
Aerosol remote sensing studies based on surface network and spaceborne observations, supported by the 100 Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosol composition, supported by Science Fund for Excellent Youth Scholars of National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Studies on micro-properties of China and global aerosols, supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program).
Ground-based remote sensing of CO2 for validation of satellite products, supported by National High-tech R&D Program of China (863 Program).
A study of retrieval method for remote sensing of atmospheric aerosol chemical composition, supported by Nationa Natural Science Foundation of China.
Key technology for remote sensing of regional air quality, supported by National Science and Technology Major Project of China.
Modeling of optical properties of non-spherical atmospheric particles for aerosol remote sensing with special emphasis on the new ground-based and airborne polarized radiometers, supported by Sino-German Center for Research Promotion.
Remote sensing of aerosol vertical profiles and anthropogenic fraction based on lidar and polarimetric sensors, supported by CAS Strategic Pilot Science and Technology Program.
Aerosol roles in the radiation budget of the clear sky condition, supported by the CAS/SAFEA International Partnership Program for Creative Research Teams.
A study on estimation of natural and anthropogenic aerosol fractions based on ground-based remote sensing, supported by the State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science.

Office Address:
20 Da Tun Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101
People's Republic of China
Telephone: 86-10-64857437