Chen, Hanyue

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Hanyue Chen
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019-5300, USA
Tel: (405) 325-8578

Current Position
Lecturer of Department of Land and Resources, College of Resources and Environment, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU)

Sept, 2010 - July, 2013 Ph.D. Cartography and Geography Information System, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China.
Title of Ph.D. dissertation: Retrieval of leaf area index from multi-angle Remote Sensing data
Advisor: Prof. Zheng Niu and Prof. Wenjiang Huang.

Sept, 2007 - July, 2010 M.A. Cartography and Geography Information System, College of Geographic Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, China.
Visiting postgraduate student at the Center for National Spaceborne Demonstration, Beijing, China. from Sept, 2008 to May 2010.

Sept, 2002 - July,2006 B.S. Geographic Sciences, College of Geographic Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, China

Professional Expertise
Adept user in Interactive Data Language (IDL)
Matlab programming language
Being accomplished in dealing with large volume remote sensing dataset with IDL language and being good at developing a thesis software by using this language to manage, process, and visualize different satellite observations
Begging level in C#

Aug. 2013 - present Lecturer in College of Resources and Environment, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU), Fuzhou, China

Sept, 2006 - June, 2007 Volunteer teacher in high school in a village at zhang County, gansu, china.

Academic Activities & Achievements
2012- Improving the estimation of leaf area index in winter wheat by incorporating angular index adequately represents the geometric structures of vegetation. Research is accepted and published by Journal of Applied Remote Sensing.

Incorporated angular index NDHD in the improved model for better accounting for foliage clumping.

Investigated the potential of the improved model in LAI estimation using both Five-Scale model simulations and in situ measurements of BRDF and LAI in the growth cycle of wheat.

Investigated the feasibility of the improved model in estimating LAI with different ecosystems using MODIS BRDF data.

2012-2013 Estimation of Leaf area index from TM imagery using the algorithm based on geometric–optical model. EORSA, 2012 Second International Workshop.

Established new lookup tables (LUTs) including the key coefficients in the BRDF kernels and the coefficients of LAI-SR relationship for the Landsat5/TM red band and near-infrared band using Four-scale model simulations.

BRDF corrections and normalization is coupled in the algorithm directly through a simple iteration procedure.

Investigated the feasibility of the algorithm based on Four-Scale model for the retrieval of LAI at spatial resolution of TM imagery.

2010- Retrieval of Land surface temperature from thermal infrared bands using mono-window algorithms or split-window algorithms.

Modified the coefficients of mono-window algorithms for HJ-1 thermal-infrared band and Landsat-8 band10 using MODTRAN4 code and atmospheric profiles (TIGR).

Conducted sensitivity analysis of the modified algorithms

Investigated the performance of HJ-1 and Landsat-8 data on LST retrieval using different mono-window algorithms.
Programming using ENVI+IDL

The system of producing long-term remote sensing products for extracting earthquake-related information (the first completed)

The system of atmosphere quality monitoring by applying remote sensing technology

Research interests
Methods and techniques for vegetation structural mapping from multiple satellite observations
Global change
Land surface temperature Retrieval

Research Grants
2015-2017 PI for the National Natural Science Foundation of China " Improving leaf area index algorithms in crop based on anisotropic indices " (Granted No. 41401399), Fund: 250,000 RMB Yuan.

2015-2016 PI for the open Research Fund of Key Laboratory of Digital Earth Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences "Retrieval of leaf area index from multi-angle remote sensing data" (Granted No. 2014LDE008), Fund: 50,000 RMB Yuan.

2014-2016 PI for the science foundation of the Education Department of Fujian Province "Studies on the models for estimating LAI in crop based on multi-angle remote sensing data" (Grand No. JA14126), Fund: 10,000 RMB Yuan.

2010-2014 Co-I for Major State Basic Research Development Program of China "Quantifying and uncertainty analysis of carbon sequestration of terrestrial ecosystem in china based on multi-source remote sensing data" (Grand No. 2010CB950603), Fund: 1,070,000 RMB Yuan

2008-2010 Co-I for Project of the National Research Program of China "Retrieval and Validation of Land surface temperature products from MODIS the HJ-1 satellite data for extracting earthquake-related information" (Grand No. 2008BAC35B03), Fund: 820,000 RMB Yuan.
Awards and Qualifications

2012 University of Chinese Academy of Science Excellent Student

2007 Fujian normal university's Excellent Youth Volunteer


Refereed papers
Hanyue Chen, Zheng Niu*, Wenjiang Huang, Jilu Feng "Predicting leaf area index in wheat using an improved empirical model” Journal of applied remote sensing 2013, 7(1). [doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073577]

Hanyue Chen, Zheng Niu, Wenjiang Huang, Ni Huang, Ying Zhang "Estimation of winter weat LAI using hotspot-signature vegetation indices" Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering. 2012, 28(1), 167-172. (in Chinese with English abstract) [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1002-6819.2012.01.030]

Hanyue Chen, Wenjiang Huang, Zheng Niu*, Shuai Gao "Estimation of Forest Leaf Area Index from Remote Sensing Data Using the Algorithm Based on Geometric-optical Model" Journal of Geo-Information Science. 2012, 14(3), 358–365. (in Chinese with English abstract) [doi:10.3724/SP.J.1047.2012.00358]

Hanyue Chen, Zheng Niu, Haibo Bi "A Comparison of Two Split-window Algorithms for Retrieving Land Surface Temperature from MODIS Data" Remote Sensing Technology and Application. 2013, 28(2), 174-181.(in Chinese with English abstract)

Hanyue Chen, Haibo BI, Zheng Niu* "The Arctic Sea Ice Refractive Index Retrieval Based on Satellite AMSR-E Observations" Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis. 2012, 32(11), 3083-3088. [doi:10.3964/j.issn.1000-0593(2012)11-3083-06]

Wang Li, Zheng Niu, Shuai Gao, Ni Huang, Hanyue Chen "Correlating horizontal and vertical distribution of LiDAR point cloud with components of biomass in Picea crassifolia" Forests, 2014, 5(8), 1910-1930. [doi: 10.3390/f5081910].

Wang Li, Zheng Niu, Cheng Wang, Shuai Gao, Qi Feng, Hanyue Chen "Forest above ground biomass estimation and its uncertainty analysis at plot and tree level using airborne LiDAR data" Journal of Remote Sensing (In Press)

Conference proceedings, papers and published reports
Hanyue Chen, Zheng Niu, Bo Gao “Estimation of planted forest Leaf area index from TM imagery using the algorithm based on geometric–optical model” Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications (EORSA), 2012 Second International Workshop Shanghai, China, 2012:230 – 234.

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