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Name   Feng, Min Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3, 15 Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101, China
Phone      010-6483 6241 Zip Code      100101
Fax      Email      mfeng@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Education:

  • July 2008, Ph.D. of Cartography and Geographic Information System, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  • July 2005, Master of Cartography and Geographic Information System, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
  • July 2002, Bachelor of Physical Geography, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China

Appointments:

  • March 2019 ~ present, Professor. Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • October 2016 ~ June 2017, Geospatial Consultant, World Bank
  • June 2014 ~ present, Research Assistant Professor. Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland
  • February 2009 ~ June 2010, Research Associate. Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF). Department of Geography, University of Maryland
  • July 2008 ~ October 2013, Assistant Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • October 2007 ~ March 2008, Visiting Scientist at UNEP/GRID-Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, USA

Research Interest:

Calibration and fusion of multi-sources, multi-types of remote sensing data, and its applications in global forest and water monitor and analysis

Public Services:

Honors:
Selected Publications:
  1. Che, X., Feng, M.*, Sexton, J., Channan, S., Sun, Q., Ying, Q., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Che, X., Feng, M., Sexton, J., Channan, S., Sun, Q., Ying, Q., Liu, J., Wang, Y., 2019. Landsat-Based Estimation of Seasonal Water Cover and Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Central Asia (2000–2015). Remote Sens. 11, 1323. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11111323
  2. Che, X., Feng, M.*, Sexton, J., Channan, S., Yang, Y., Sun, Q. (2017). Assessment of MODIS BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters (MCD43A1 Collection 6) for Directional Reflectance Retrieval. Remote Sensing. 9, 1123. doi:10.3390/rs9111123
  3. Feng, M., Sexton, J. O., Huang, C., Anand, A., Channan, S., Song, X.-P., Song, D.-X., Kim, D.-H., Noojipady, P., & Townshend, J. R. (2016). Earth Science Data Records of Global Forest Cover and Change: Assessment of Accuracy in 1990, 2000, and 2005 epochs. Remote Sensing of Environment, 184, 73–85. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.06.012
  4. Montesano, P. M., Neigh, C. S. R., Sexton, J., Feng, M., Channan, S., Ranson, K. J., & Townshend, J. R. G. (2016). Calibration and Validation of Landsat Tree Cover in the Taiga ′ Tundra Ecotone. Remote Sensing, 8(7), 5–7. http://doi.org/10.3390/rs8070551
  5. Sexton, J. O., Noojipady, P., Song, X., Feng, M., Song, D., Kim, D., Anand, A., Huang, C., Channan, S., Pimm, S. L., & Townshend, J. R. (2016). Conservation policy and the measurement of forests. Nature Climate Change, 6, 192–196. http://doi.org/10.1038/NCLIMATE2816
  6. Bai, Y., Feng, M.*, Jiang, H., Wang, J., & Liu, Y. (2015). Validation of Land Cover Maps in China Using a Sampling-Based Labeling Approach. Remote Sensing, 7(8), 10589–10606. http://doi.org/10.3390/rs70810589
  7. Channan, B. S., Feng, M., Kim, D., Sexton, J. O., Song, X., Song, D., Noojipady, P., Collins, K., Anand, A., & Townshend, J. R. (2015). The GLS+: an Enhancement of the Global Land Survey Datasets. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 81 (7): 521–525.
  8. Feng, M., Sexton, J. O., Channan, S., & Townshend, J. R. (2015). A Global, High-Resolution (30-M) Inland Water Body Dataset for 2000: First Results of a Topographic-Spectral Classification Algorithm. International Journal of Digital Earth. doi:10.1080/17538947.2015.1026420.
  9. Che, X., Feng, M.*, Jiang, H., Song, J., & Jia, B. (2015). Downscaling MODIS Surface Reflectance to Improve Water Body Extraction. Advances in Meteorology, 2015, 1–13. doi: 10.1155/2015/424291
  10. Liu, L., Zhou, J., Yin, F., Feng, M.*, & Zhang, B. (2014). The reconnaissance of mineral resources through aster data-based image processing, interpreting and ground inspection in the Jiafushaersu area, West Junggar, China. Journal of Earth Science, 25(2), 397–406. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12583-014-0423-9
  11. Bai, Y., Feng, M.*, Jiang, H., Wang, J., Zhu, Y., & Liu, Y. (2014). Assessing Consistency of Five Global Land Cover Data Sets in China. Remote Sensing, 6(9), 8739–8759. Doi:10.3390/rs6098739
  12. Jiang, H., Feng, M.*, Zhu, Y., Lu, N., Huang, J., & Xiao, T. (2014). An Automated Method for Extracting Rivers and Lakes from Landsat Imagery. Remote Sensing, 6(6), 5067–5089. doi:10.3390/rs6065067
  13. Yan, J., Chen, B., Feng, M., Innes, J. L., Wang, G., Fang, S., Sun, X. (2013). Research on Land Surface Thermal-Hydrologic Exchange in Southern China under Future Climate and Land Cover Scenarios. Advances in Meteorology, 2013, 1–12. doi:10.1155/2013/969145
  14. Feng, M., Sexton, J. O., Huang, C., Masek, J. G., Vermote, E. F., Gao, F., Narasimhan, R., Channan, S., Wolfe, R.E., Townshend, J.R. (2013). Global surface reflectance products from Landsat: Assessment using coincident MODIS observations. Remote Sensing of Environment, 134, 276–293. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.02.031
  15. Sexton, J. O., Song, X.-P., Feng, M., Noojipady, P., Anand, A., Huang, C., Kim, D.-H., Collins, K. M., Channan, S., Dimiceli, C. Townshend, J. R. (2013). Global, 30-m resolution continuous fields of tree cover: Landsat-based rescaling of MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields with lidar-based estimates of error. International Journal of Digital Earth, 6(5), 427-448. doi:10.1080/17538947.2013.786146
  16. Song, X., Huang, C., Feng, M., Sexton, J.O., Channan, S., Townshend, J.R. (2013). Integrating global land cover products for improved forest cover characterization: an application in North America. International Journal of Digital Earth, in press. doi: 10.1080/17538947.2013.856959
  17. Huang, S., Young, C., Abdul-Aziz, O. I., Dahal, D., Feng, M., & Liu, S. (2013). Simulating the water budget of a Prairie Potholes complex from LiDAR and hydrological models in North Dakota, USA. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58(7), 1–11. doi:10.1080/02626667.2013.831419
  18. Feng, M., Huang C., Channan S., Vermote E. F., Masek J. G. & Townshend, J. R. (2012). Quality assessment of Landsat surface reflectance products using MODIS data. Computers & Geosciences, 38(1): 9-22. doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.04.011
  19. Feng, M., Huang, C., Sexton, J. O., Channan, S., Narasimhan, R., & Townshend, J. R. (2012), An approach for quickly labeling land cover types for multiple epochs at globally selected locations. 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), (pp. 6203-6207). doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6352674
  20. Townshend, J. R., Masek, J. G., Huang, C. Q., Vermote, E. F., Gao, F., Channan, S., Sexton, J. O., Feng, M., Narasimhan, R., Kim, D., Song, K., Song, D. X., Song, X. P., Noojipady, P., Tan, B., Hansen. M. C., Li , M. X., & Wolfe, R. E. (2012). Global characterization and monitoring of forest cover using Landsat data: opportunities and challenges. International Journal of Digital Earth 5(5): 373-397. doi: 10.1080/17538947.2012.713190
  21. Feng, M., Huang, C., Sexton, J. O., Channan, S., Narasimhan, R., & Townshend, J. R. (2012). An approach for quickly labeling land cover types for multiple epochs at globally selected locations. 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium(IGARSS) (pp. 6203–6206). doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6352674
  22. Feng, M., Liu, S., Euliss, N. H., Young, C., & Mushet, D. M. (2011). Prototyping an online wetland ecosystem services model using open model sharing standards. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(4), 458-468. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.10.008
  23. Feng, M., Yin, F., Zhu, Y., Song, J. (2011). Terrain data distributed computing using MapReduce. Journal of Huazhong University of Science & Technology (Natural Science Edition), 39(Sup-I), 24-27. Doi: 42.1658/N.20110617.1245.009
  24. Huang, S., Young, C., Feng, M., Heidemann, K., Cushing, M., Mushet, D. M., & Liu, S. (2011). Demonstration of a conceptual model for using LiDAR to improve the estimation of floodwater mitigation potential of Prairie Pothole Region wetlands. Journal of Hydrology, 405, 417–426. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.05.040
  25. Feng, M., Huang, C., & Zhu, Z. (2010). A Distributed Data System for Interdisciplinary Ecosystem Services. In 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) (pp. 3624-3627). doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5650672
  26. Feng, M., Zhang, S., & Gao, X. (2010). Glacier Runoff Models Sharing Service and Online Simulation. In 2010 Second International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services (pp. 123–126). doi:10.1109/GEOProcessing.2010.26
  27. Euliss, N. H., Smith, L. M., Liu, S., Feng, M., Mushet, D. M., Auch, R. F., & Loveland, T. R. (2010). The need for simultaneous evaluation of ecosystem services and land use change. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(20), 7761–3. doi:10.1021/es102761c
  28. Feng, M., Liu, S., Euliss, N. H. & Yin, F. (2009). Distributed geospatial model sharing based on open interoperability standards. Journal of Remote Sensing, 13(6), 1060-1066

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