General

ZHAO Wei, Associated Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Areas

Mountain remote sensing theory and application, land surface water and heat exchange monitoring by remote sensing method,  land surface soil moisture estimation and scaling effect, mountain eco-environment monitoring based spatial technology

Education

Sep 2006 - Jul 2012

PhD   Degree

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of   Geographical Sciences and Natural resource research, Beijing, China

Sep 2002 – Jul 2006

Bachelor   Degree

Beijing   Normal University, Beijing, China


Experience

   
Work Experience

Dec 2012 – present

Associate   Professor

Institute of Mountain Hazards and   Environment,Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Chengdu Sichuan, China

Jul 2012 – Nov 2015

Research   Assistant

Institute of Mountain Hazards and   Environment,Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Chengdu Sichuan,   China


Research Interests

Mountain eco-environment monitoring based on remote sensing methods, surface soil mositure estimation and validation, mountain thermal environment monitoring, mountain global change, mountain geohazards inventory based on remote sensing methods, mountain drought assessment

Students

Welcome foreign or native students with the background of remote sensing and GIS to join us!

Publications

1.Zhao, W., Sánchez, N., Lu, H., & Li, A. (2018). A spatial downscaling approach for the SMAP passive surface soil moisture product using random forest regression. Journal of Hydrology, 563, 1009-1024.  

2.Zhao, W., Sánchez, N., & Li, A. (2018). Triangle Space-Based Surface Soil Moisture Estimation by the Synergistic Use of In Situ Measurements and Optical/Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing: An Alternative to Conventional Validations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1-13.  

3.He, J., Zhao, W.*, Li, A., Wen, F., & Yu, D. (2018). The impact of the terrain effect on land surface temperature variation based on Landsat-8 observations in mountainous areas. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1-20. 

4.Zhao, W., Li, A., & Zhao, T. (2017). Potential of Estimating Surface Soil Moisture with the Triangle-Based Empirical Relationship Model. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (11), 6494 – 6504.  

5.Zhao, W., Li, A., Jin, H., Zhang, Z., Bian, J., & Yin, G. (2017). Performance Evaluation of the Triangle-Based Empirical Soil Moisture Relationship Models Based on Landsat-5 TM Data and In Situ Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (5), 2632-2645.  

6.Zhao, W., Li, A., Nan, X., Zhang, Z., & Lei, G. (2017). Postearthquake Landslides Mapping from Landsat-8 Data for the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Using a Pixel-Based Change Detection Method. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10 (5), 1758-1768.  

7.Huang, P., Zhao, W.*, & Li, A. (2017). The Preliminary Investigation on the Uncertainties Associated with Surface Solar Radiation Estimation in Mountainous Areas. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 14 (7), 1071-1075 

8.Zhao, W., & Li, A. (2015). A Review on Land Surface Processes Modelling over Complex Terrain. Advances in Meteorology, 2015, 17.  

9.Li, A., Zhao, W.*, & Deng, W. (2015). A Quantitative Inspection on Spatio-Temporal Variation of Remote Sensing-Based Estimates of Land Surface Evapotranspiration in South Asia. Remote Sensing, 7, 4726-4752. 

10.Xia, H.#Zhao, W.#, Li, A., Bian, J., & Zhang, Z. (2017). Subpixel Inundation Mapping Using Landsat-8 OLI and UAV Data for a Wetland Region on the Zoige Plateau, China. Remote Sensing, 9 (1), 31 

11.Wei Zhao, Ainong Li: A comparison study on empirical microwave soil moisture downscaling methods based on the integration of microwave-optical/IR data on the Tibetan Plateau. International Journal of Remote Sensing 06/2015;  DOI:10.1080/01431161.2015.1041178

12. Ainong Li, Wei Zhao, Wei Deng: A Quantitative Inspection on Spatio-Temporal Variation of Remote Sensing-Based Estimates of Land Surface Evapotranspiration in South Asia. Remote Sensing 04/2015; 7(4):4726-4752. DOI:10.3390/rs70404726

13. Wei Zhao, Ainong Li, Wei Deng: Surface Energy Fluxes Estimation Over the South Asia Subcontinent Through Assimilating MODIS/TERRA Satellite Data With In Situ Observations and GLDAS Product by SEBS Model. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 09/2014; 7:3704-3712. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2325966

14. Dianjun Zhang, Ronglin Tang, Wei Zhao, Bohui Tang, Hua Wu, Kun Shao, Zhao-Liang Li: Surface Soil Water Content Estimation from Thermal Remote Sensing based on the Temporal Variation of Land Surface Temperature. Remote Sensing 03/2014; 6(4). DOI:10.3390/rs6043170

15. Wei Zhao, Ainong Li, Jinhu Bian, Huaan Jin, Zhengjian Zhang: A Synergetic Algorithm for Mid-Morning Land Surface Soil and Vegetation Temperatures Estimation Using MSG-SEVIRI Products and TERRA-MODIS Products. Remote Sensing 02/2014; 6(3). DOI:10.3390/rs6032213

16. Wei Zhao, Ainong Li: A downscaling method for improving the spatial resolution of AMSR-E derived soil moisture product based on MSG-SEVIRI data. Remote Sensing 11/2013; 5(12). DOI:10.3390/rs5126790

17. Wei Zhao, Zhao-Liang Li, Hua Wu, Bo-Hui Tang, Xiaoyu Zhang, Xiaoning Song, Guoqing Zhou: Determination of bare surface soil moisture from combined temporal evolution of land surface temperature and net surface shortwave radiation. Hydrological Processes 09/2013; 27(19):2825-2833. DOI:10.1002/hyp.9410

18. Wei Zhao, Zhao-Liang Li: Sensitivity study of soil moisture on the temporal evolution of surface temperature over bare surfaces. International Journal of Remote Sensing 05/2013; 34(9-10):3314-3331. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2012.716532

19.Wei Zhao, Ainong Li, Zhaoliang Li: Component Temperature Estimation from Simulated Geostationary Meteorological Satellite Data Based on MAP Criterion and Markov Models. Geo-information Science 01/2013; 15(3):422. DOI:10.3724/SP.J.1047.2013.00422