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Name   Ma, Weiqiang Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D. Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7057 Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      wqma@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Professional experiences:  

    2014.8-now, Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

    2013.9-2014.8: Researcher, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo. 

    2011.11-2013.8: Researcher, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University. 

    2010.8-2011.10, visiting scholar, worked at International Centre of Water for Food Security (IC Water), Charles Sturt University. 

    2010.1-2010.8, associate professor, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 

    2006.11-2009.12, Research Associate, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 

    2004.7-2006.11, Research interns, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 


    1997 to 2001, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Lanzhou University. 

    2001 to 2007, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China. Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment. The title of the Ph.D thesis is “Estimating regional surface heat fluxes over heterogeneous landscapes of the Tibetan Plateau by using ASTER data”. 

Research Interest:

Atmospheric boundary layer meteorology, remote sensing application and numerical model on land-atmosphere interaction in the Tibet Plateau

Public Services:

Selected Publications:
  1. Weiqiang Ma,Yaoming Ma, 2015, Modeling the influence of land surface flux on the regional climate of the Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-015-1495-x.
  2. Weiqiang Ma, Yaoming Ma, Hirohiko Ishikawa. 2014. Evaluation of the SEBS for upscaling the Evapotranspiration based on in-situ observations over the Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Research. 138: 91-97.
  3. Weiqiang Ma, Yaoming Ma, Hirohiko Ishikawa, Zhongbo Su, 2013, Estimation of land surface energy fluxes from remote sensing using one-layer modeling approaches. Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content, ISBN-13: 9781466505780, CRC Press. (one chapter).
  4. Weiqiang Ma, Mohsin Hafeez, Hirohiko Ishikawa and Yaoming Ma, 2013, Evaluation of SEBS for estimation of actual evapotranspiration using ASTER satellite data for irrigation areas of Australia, Theoretical and applied climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-012-0754-3.
  5. Weiqiang Ma, Mohsin Hafeez, Umair Rabbani, Hirohiko Ishikawa, Yaoming Ma, 2012, Retrieved actual ET using SEBS model from Landsat-5 TM data for irrigation area of Australia. Atmospheric Environment, 59, 408–414.
  6. Weiqiang Ma, Mohsin Hafeez, Rabbani Umair, Yaoming Ma and Bob Su, 2011, Use of field observations and SEBS to retrieve heat fluxes for irrigation areas of Australia, GRACE, Remote Sensing and Ground-based Methods in Multi-Scale Hydrology (Proceedings of Symposium J-H01 held during IUGG2011 in Melbourne, Australia, July 2011) (IAHS Publ. 343, 2011).
  7. Weiqiang Ma, Ma, Y., Hu, Z., Su, Z., Wang, J., and Ishikawa, H. 2011, Estimating surface fluxes over middle and upper streams of the Heihe River Basin with ASTER imagery, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1403-1413, doi:10.5194/hess-15-1403-2011.
  8. Weiqiang Ma, Yaoming Ma, Bob Su, 2011, Feasibility of Retrieving Land Surface Heat Fluxes from ASTER Data Using SEBS: a Case Study from the NamCo Area of the Tibetan Plateau, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 43(2): 239-245/DOI:10.1657/1938-4246-43.2.239.
  9. Weiqiang Ma, Yaoming Ma, Lei Zhong, Retrieving land surface temperature from aster data using tes: a case study on the namco area of the tibetan plateau, Proc. ‘Dragon 2 Programme Mid-Term Results 2008-2010’, Guilin City, People’s Republic of China 17–21 May 2010 (ESA SP-684, October 2010).
  10. Weiqiang Ma, Ma Yaoming, Li Maoshan, Hu Zeyong, Zhong Lei, Su Zhongbo, Ishikawa Hirohiko, and Wang Jiemin, 2009, Estimating surface fluxes over the north Tibetan Plateau area with ASTER imagery, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 57-67 .
  11. Weiqiang Ma, MA Yao-ming. The annual variations on land surface energy in the northern Tibetan Plateau. Environ. Geol., 2006, 50(5):645-650.

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