Chen Shuisen, Professor, Doctor of Sciences, male, Han national, doctoral tutor, other
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Research Areas

remote sensing of tropical and subtropical agriculture and meteological disaster; Remote sensing spectrum library; remote sensing of estuary coast; remote sensing of coastal health; remote sensing inversion of surface parameters; remote sensing of water environment; water resources survey; remote sensing big data and precision agriculture.

Recruiting:post-doctoral position in 2021:remote sensing of water environment or agriculture  (annual salary of RMB 250,000 or more, plus 2 years of research funding RMB 400,000).


Sept.1982-July1986, Department of Geography, Jiangxi Normal University, Bachelor's degree

Oct. 1989-June 1992, Master of Science in Cartography and Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing Application Institute, Peking University  

Sept.2002-July 2005 Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Received PhD in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems


Work Experience

1)        2019-2020, ¥1000000 Guangdong Science and Technology Plan Project- Science and Technology Basic Conditions Construction Special Project “Guangdong Freshwater Resources Science Survey” (2018B030320002), PI;

2)        2019-2023, ¥5000000Guangdong Province Science and Technology Agriculture Promotion-Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation and Promotion Project “Guangdong Province Modern Agricultural Industry Technology System Innovation Team (Remote Sensing Big Data and Precision Agriculture)”, PI.

3)        2018-2021, ¥500000, “Remote sensing study on phytoplankton function types and their temporal and spatial changes in the Pearl River Estuary ” (No. 2018B030311059, Guangdong Province Natural Science Research Key Fund, China) :  PI

4)        2018-2020¥680000,Water resources protection technology based on remote sensing big data and hydrodynamic model”,Guangdong Province Water Conservancy Science & Technology Innovation Project, PI

5) 2021-2024, ¥3000000,"The response mechanism and remote sensing based simulation optimization of watershed land use for cyanobacteria prediction and early warning of large-scale reservoirs in Guangdong",Guangdong Province Water Conservancy Science & Technology Innovation Project, Co-PI.

Honors & Distinctions

2019-2023,Chief Expert of "Remote Sensing Big Data and Precision Agriculture" of Guangdong Modern Agricultural Industry Technology System Innovation Team, China;

December 18, 2018-present, member of the Oceanographic Committee of the Chinese Ocean Society

July 6, 2018-present, member of Expert Committee, Guangdong Provincial Satellite Navigation and Location Service Industry Technology Innovation Alliance

May 18, 2018-May 17, 2023, Vice President, Environmental Remote Sensing Branch, China Remote Sensing Application Association

September, 2017-present, Earth Sciences, editorial board member

January 2014-present, member of the Meteorological Committee of the Meteorological Society of Guangdong Province

January, 2014-present, member of Expert Committee, Guangdong Provincial Surveying and Mapping Geographic Information Industry Innovation Alliance 

May 2013-present, member of Guangdong Water Conservancy Standardization Technical Committee

2013-present, Advances in Environmental Protection, Editorial Board Member.



1) Li Wang, Shuisen Chen, Zhiping Peng, et al. Phenology Effects on Physically Based Estimation of Paddy Rice Canopy Traits from UAV Hyperspectral Imagery. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 1792.

2) Li Wang, Shuisen Chen* , Dan Li, et al. Estimation of Paddy Rice Nitrogen Content and Accumulation Both at Leaf and Plant Levels from UAV Hyperspectral Imagery. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 2956.

3) Jinyue Chen , Shuisen Chen , Rao Fu, Chongyang Wang, Dan Li, Yongshi Peng, Li Wang, Hao Jiang, and Qiong Zheng. Remote Sensing Estimation of Chlorophyll-A in Case-II Waters of Coastal Areas: Three-Band Model Versus Genetic AlgorithmArtificial Neural Networks Model. IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING, VOL. 14, 2021

4) Jinyue Chen, Shuisen Chen*, Rao Fu, Chongyang Wang, Dan Li, Hao Jiang, Jing Zhao, Li Wang, Yongshi Peng, Yan Mei, Simulation of water hyacinth growth area based on multi-sourcegeographic information data: An integrated met od of WOE and AHP. Ecological Indicators 125 (2021) 107574.

5) Jing Zhao, Fujie Zhang, Shuisen Chen,* , Chongyang Wang , Jinyue Chen, Hui Zhou and Yong Xue. Remote Sensing Evaluation of Total Suspended Solids Dynamic with Markov Model: A Case Study of Inland Reservoir across Administrative Boundary in South China".Sensors 2020,20,6911

6) (Book) Chongyang Wang, Shuisen Chen, Ji Yang, Yong Li, Xia Zhou, Dan Li, Danni Wang, China Water Resources and Hydropower Press, Research on Remote Sensing Monitoring of Suspended Sediment in Estuaries and Coast, 2020. No. 103187, June 2020

7) Bahaa Mohamadi, Shuisen Chen,*, Timo Balz, Khansa Gulshad, and Stephen C McClure. A Normalized Method for Land Surface Temperature Monitoring on Coastal Reclaimed Areas. 19(22), 4836, 2019

8) Bahaa Mohamadi, Shuisen Chen*, Jia Liu. Evacuation Priority Method in Tsunami Hazard Based on DMSP/OLS Population Mapping in the Pearl River Estuary, China. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2019, 8(3), 137;

9) Chongyang Wang, Shuisen Chen*, Dan Li, Wei Liu, Danni Wang, Ji Yang. A Landsat-based model for retrieving total suspended solids concentration of estuaries and coasts in China. Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 4347–4365, 2017, doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-297

10) Chongyang Wang, Weijiao Li, Shuisen Chen, Dan Li, Danni Wang, Jia Li. The spatial and temporal variation of total suspended solids concentration in Pearl River Estuary during 1987-2015 based on remote sensing. Science of the Total Environment. 618, 2018, Pages 1125-1138.

11) Hao Jiang *, Shuisen Chen *, Dan Li, Chongyang Wang, Ji Yang. Papaya tree detection with UAV images using a GPU-accelerated scale-space filtering method.  Remote Sensing9(7),2017,p721(Accepted on July 8)

12) Wei Liu, Shuisen Chen*, Hao Jiang, Chongyang Wang, Dan Li. Spatiotemporal Analysis of MODIS Land Surface Temperature with in situ Meteorological Observation and ERA-Interim Reanalysis: the Option of Model Calibration. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. (Vol.10(4), 2017, pp1357-1371, DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2645859)

13) Dan Li, Congyang Wang, Wei Liu, Zhiping Peng, Siyu Huanga, Jichuan Huangb, Shuisen Chena*. Estimation of litchi 1 (litchi chinensis Sonn.) leaf nitrogen content at different growth stages using canopy reflectance spectra. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY, Vol.80, 2016, pp182-194DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2016.08.001)

14) Book: Shuisen Chen. Crop pure pixel identification and subpixel-based planting area remote sensing method (In Chinese). Golden light academic publishing. 2016,.ISBN 978-3-639-82273-1

15) Wei Liu, Si-yu Huang, Dan Li, Chong-yang Wang, Xia Zhou and Shui-sen Chen*. spatiotemporal computing of Cold Wave characteristics in recent 52 year -- a case study in Guangdong Province, south China. Natural Hazards. Accepted on June 17, 2015.

16) Shuisen Chen, Liusheng Han*, Xiuzhi Chen, Dan Li, Lin Sun, Yong Li. Estimating Wide Range Total Suspended Solids Concentrations from MODIS 250-m imageries: An improved method. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Vol.99, 2015: pp 58-69DOI 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.10.006. 

Research Interests

Remote sensing spectrum library; remote sensing of tropical and subtropical agriculture; remote sensing of estuary coast; remote sensing of coastal health; remote sensing inversion of surface parameters; remote sensing of water environment; water resources survey; remote sensing big data and precision agriculture


Students guided

Fang Ligang Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Wang Jianfang Postgraduate 083001-Environmental Science

Li Dan Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Chen Xiuzhi Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Han Liusheng Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Liu Wei Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Wang Chongyang Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Huang Siyu Postgraduate 070503- Cartography and GIS

Liu Jia Master 070503- Cartography and Geographic Information System

Yang Ji Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Currently guiding students

Chen Jinyue Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Yang Chuanxun Ph.D. 083001-Environmental Science

Qian Lisha Master 070503- Cartography and GIS

Dai Xuemei Master 085700-Resources and Environment