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Zheng Niu
Posted by SDIM / Feb   13, 2014 / News

Name: Dr. Zheng Niu

Current Appointment

Professor, The State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing 100101, China

Education

1993-1996, Ph.D. in Physical Geography, Institute of Geography, CAS

1988-1991, M.Sc. in Cartography and Remote Sensing, Peking University

1984-1988, B.Sc. in Astrophysics, Peking University

Professional Experience

2012-present, Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS

2001-2012, Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, CAS

1998-2001, Associate Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, CAS

1996-1998, Research Associate , Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, CAS

1993, Lecturer, Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University

1991-1993, Lecturer Assistant, Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University

Areas of Specialization

Global change remote sensing and remote sensing physics, including,

(1) Vegetation remote sensing modeling

(2) Land use / land cover remote sensing

(3) High spectral remote sensing

(4) LiDAR remote sensing

(5) Ecology and environment remote sensing

Academic Awards

2011, the Third Prize of China Civil Aviation Science and Technology Award

2009, Special Government Allowance

2006, the Third Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award

2006, Outstanding Teacher of the Graduate University of CAS

2004, the First Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award

Society Appointments

Member of the Environmental Remote Sensing Branch, Geographical Society of China

Member of Experts Committee of National Software Assessment on Chinese Spatial Information System

Member of the State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science

Adjunct Professor in the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Refereed Journal Articles

Huang, N, He, J.S., Niu Z. Estimating the spatial pattern of soil respiration in Tibetan alpine grasslands using Landsat TM images and MODIS data. Ecological Indicators, 2013, 26: 117–125

Li Wang, Zheng Niu, Chaoyang Wu, Renwei Xie,Huabing Huang. A robust multisource image automatic registration system based on the SIFT descriptor. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2012, 33(12):3850-3869

Qin Yuchu, Li Bin, Niu Zheng, Huang Wenjiang, Wang Changyao. Stepwise decomposition and relative radiometric normalization for small footprint LiDAR waveform. Science China, 2011, 54(4)625-630

Chaoyang Wu, Zheng Niu, Shuai Gao. Gross primary production estimation from MODIS data with vegetation index and photosynthetically active radiation in maize. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 2010, 115:D12127

Chaoyang Wu, Zheng Niu, Quan Tang, Wenjiang Huang, Benoit Rivard, Jilu Feng. Remote estimation of gross primary production in wheat using chlorophyll-related vegetation indices. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2009, 1015–1021

Major Research Projects

The Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (2013CB733405): Remote sensing detecting on the vegetation vertical distribution of biophysical and biochemical parameters, 2013-2017

Public service sectors (meteorology) Special Fund Research (GYHY201006042): Precipitation observation using data fusion technology, 2010-2013

National Natural Science Foundation of China (40971202): Study on the vegetation canopy directional reflectance model in the case of two light sources, 2010-2012

Office Address

11A Da Tun Road

An Wai, Beijing 100101

People's Republic of China

Telephone: 86-10-64889215

Fax: 86-10-64806258

Email: niuz@irsa.ac.cn