Prof. Jiahua ZHANG, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist in Global Change and Disaster Remote Sensing
Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI)
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
No.9, Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100094,China
Tel:8610-82178122; Fax: 8610-82178009; Mobile: 86-13683576879 (wechat)

Research Areas

Research includes:

Global evapotranspiration , GPP, soil moisture, drought assessment based on remote sensing and modeling 

Climate change & atmospheric environment remote sensing, 

Disaster monitoring and assessment using remote sensing, modeling and GIS, e.g., drought, forest fire, flooding, dust storm, UHI, snow cover, etc; 

Atmospheric–hydrological–ecological cycles,earth system interaction estimation and modelling;

 Land use and cover changes, vegetation dynamic, ecological investigation, wetland  

Effect of climate change on agriculture, vegetation, ecosystem

Crop yield modeling and crop area idenfication

Ocean remote sensing, Urban Remote Sensing

Big Earth data,  digital Earth,  deep learning etc.

Published more than 150 peer review papers (SCI journal), 30 international conferences papers and 6 books.


Dr. Jiahua Zhang received his M.S. degree from Institute of Botany, CAS in Vegetation Ecology 1995; and Ph.D. degree in Institute of Remote Sensing Application, CAS in Cartography and Remote Sensing in 1998. From 1998-1999, he was a post-doctor in Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS; from 1999-2001, he was a post-doctor and a STA Fellow in National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan. Since Jan. 2002, he has been a professor at Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Director of Remote Sensing and Climate information Sciences. From 2012 to present, he is full professor in Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS.


Prof. Dr. Jiahua Zhang is research professor of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and chief scientist in global climate change and disaster remote sensing field. His research includes Global evapotranspiration , GPP, soil moisture, drought assessment based on remote sensing and modeling, climate change & atmospheric environment remote sensing,  Atmospheric–hydrological–ecological cycles, earth system interaction estimation and modelling; Disaster monitoring and assessment using remote sensing, modeling and GIS, e.g., drought, forest fire, flooding, dust storm, UHI, snow cover, etc; others research interesting cover land use and cover changes, vegetation dynamic, ecological investigation, effect of climate change on agriculture. He has been Principle Investigator for over ten major national projects or programs in China, and Principle Investigator for several international cooperation projects. He has published more than 100 peer review papers, 30 international conferences papers and 6 books. He is one of “100 talents of CAS”.

Honors & Distinctions

During 2018- 2022 our group has 6 national projects, 4 collaboration projects,


Total budgets:  6 million USD 



[1] Bai, Y., Bhattarai, N., Mallick, K., Zhang, S., Hu, T., & Zhang, J.* (2022). Thermally derived evapotranspiration from the Surface Temperature Initiated Closure (STIC) model improves cropland GPP estimates under dry conditions. Remote Sensing of Environment, 271, 112901. 

[2] Yuan, D., Zhang, S., Li, H., Zhang, J.*, Yang, S., & Bai, Y. (2022). Improving the Gross Primary Productivity Estimate by Simulating the Maximum Carboxylation Rate of the Crop Using Machine Learning Algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 60, 4413115.

[3]  Cao Dan, Jiahua Zhang, Jiaqi Han, Tian Zhang, Shanshan Yang, Jingwen Wang, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Fengmei Yao. Projected increases in global terrestrial net primary productivity loss caused by drought under climate change. Earth's Future[J]. 2022, 

[4] Liu Q., Yao F., Garcia-Garcia A., Zhang J., Li J., Ma S., Li S., Peng J., 2023. The response and sensitivity of global vegetation to water stress: a comparison of different satellite-based NDVI products. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation.Volume 120, June 2023, 103341

[5] Bai, Y., Zhang, S., Zhang, J.*, Wang, J., Yang, S., Magliulo, V., Vitale, L., & Zhao, Y. (2021). Using remote sensing information to enhance the understanding of the coupling of terrestrial ecosystem evapotranspiration and photosynthesis on a global scale. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 100, 102329.

[6] Bai, Y., Zhang, S., Bhattarai, N., Mallick, K., Liu, Q., Tang, L., Im, J., Guo, L., & Zhang, J.* (2021). On the use of machine learning based ensemble approaches to improve evapotranspiration estimates from croplands across a wide environmental gradient. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 298-299, 108308.

[7] Jiahua Zhang, Jiaqi Han. A new composite index for global soil plant atmosphere continuum drought monitoring combing remote-sensing based terrestrial water storage and vapor pressure deficit anomalies. Journal of Hydrology[J]. 2022, 615(12): 1-14, 

[8]  Wang Jingwen, Jiahua Zhang. Crop specific inversion of PROSAIL to retrieve green area index (GAI) from several decametric satellites using a Bayesian framework. Remote Sensing of Environment[J]. 2022, 113085.

[9] Shanshan Yang, Jiahua Zhang, Jingwen Wang , Sha Zhang, Yun Bai, Siqi Shi, Dan Cao . 2022. Spatiotemporal variations of water productivity for cropland and driving factors over China during 2001–2015.Agricultural Water Management Volume 262,  107328.

[10] Tang, L., Zhang, S., Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Bai, Y.* (2021). Estimating evapotranspiration based on the satellite-retrieved near-infrared reflectance of vegetation (NIRv) over croplands. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 58, 889-913.

[11] Wilson Kalisa , Jiahua Zhang, Tertsea Igbawua, Malak Henchiri,, Narcisse Mulinga ,2023, Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of air pollution in East Africa.Science of the Total Environment 886, 163734.

[12] Shichao Zhang , Jiahua Zhang , Xiaopeng Wang, Jingwen Wang, and Zhenjiang Wu,2023, ELS2T: Efficient Lightweight Spectral–Spatial Transformer for Hyperspectral Image Classification.IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, VOL. 61, 5518416

[13] Tehseen Javed, Jiahua Zhang,*, Nishan Bhattarai et al., 2021, Drought characterization across agricultural regions of China using standardized precipitation and vegetation water supply indices.Journal of Cleaner Production 313, 127866.

[14] YANG Xu, ZHANG Jia-hua YANG Shan-shan, WANG Jing-wen, BAI Yun,, ZHANG Sha,2023.Modelling the crop yield gap with a remote sensing-based process model: A case study of winter wheat in the North China Plain.Journal of Integrative Agriculture 2023, 22(10): 2–14.

[15]  Lappalainen, Hanna K, Petaja, Tuukka, Vihma, Timo, Raisanen, Jouni, Baklanov, Alexander, Chalov, Sergey, Esau, Igor, Ezhova, Ekaterina, Lepparanta, Matti, Pozdnyakov, Dmitry, Pumpanen, Jukka, Andreae, Meinrat O, Arshinov, Mikhail, Asmi, Eija, Bai, Jianhui, Bashmachnikov, Igor, Belan, Boris, Bianchi, Federico, Biskaborn, Boris, Boy, Michael, Back, Jaana, Cheng, Bin, Chubarova, Natalia, Duplissy, Jonathan, Dyukarev, Egor, Eleftheriadis, Konstantinos, Forsius, Martin, Heimann, Martin, Juhola, Sirkku, Konovalov, Vladimir, Konovalov, Igor, Konstantinov, Pavel, Koster, Kajar, Lapshina, Elena, Lintunen, Anna, Mahura, Alexander, Makkonen, Risto, Malkhazova, Svetlana, Mammarella, Ivan, Mammola, Stefano, Mazon, Stephany Buenrostro, Meinander, Outi, Mikhailov, Eugene, Miles, Victoria, Myslenkov, Stanislav, Orlov, Dmitry, Paris, JeanDaniel, Pirazzini, Roberta, Popovicheva, Olga, Pulliainen, Jouni, Rautiainen, Kimmo, Sachs, Torsten, Shevchenko, Vladimir, Skorokhod, Andrey, Stohl, Andreas, Suhonen, Elli, Thomson, Erik S, Tsidilina, Marina, Tynkkynen, VeliPekka, Uotila, Petteri, Virkkula, Aki, Voropay, Nadezhda, Wolf, Tobias, Yasunaka, Sayaka, Zhang, Jiahua, Qiu, Yubao, Ding, Aijun, Guo, Huadong, Bondur, Valery, Kasimov, Nikolay, Zilitinkevich, Sergej, Kerminen, VeliMatti, Kulmala, Markku. Overview: Recent advances in the understanding of the northern Eurasian environments and of the urban air quality in China - a Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) programme perspective. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS[J]. 2022, 22(7): 4413-4469,

[16] Liu, Y., Zhang, S., Zhang, J., Tang, L., Bai, Y. (2021). Assessment and Comparison of Six Machine Learning Models in Estimating Evapotranspiration over Croplands Using Remote Sensing and Meteorological Factors. Remote Sensing, 13, 3838.

[17]  L Shi, Jiahua Zhang, D Zhang, J Wang, X Meng, Y Liu, F Yao. What caused the interdecadal shift in the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impact on dust mass concentration over northwestern South Asia?. Atmospheric Chemistry and  Physics[J]. 2022, 22: 

[18]  Jiahua Zhang, Ayalkibet Mekonnen Seka. Hydrological drought impacts on water storage variations: a focus on the role of vegetation changes in the East Africa region. A systematic review. Environmental Science and Pollution Research[J]. 2022, 

[19]  Minxuan Zheng, Jiahua Zhang, Jingwen Wang, Shanshan Yang, Jiaqi Han, Talha Hassan. Reconstruction of 0.05° all-sky daily maximum air temperature across Eurasia for 2003–2018 with multi-source satellite data and machine learning models. Atmospheric Research. 2022, 279:

[20]  Ayalkibet M Seka, Jiahua Zhang, Gebiaw T Ayele, Yared G Demeke, Jiaqi Han, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan. Spatio-temporal analysis of water storage variation and temporal correlations in the East Africa lake basins. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies[J]. 2022, 41: 

[21]  Meng, Xianglei, Yao, Fengmei, Zhang, Jiahua, Liu, Quan, Liu, Qi, Shi, Lamei, Zhang, Da. Impact of dust deposition on phytoplankton biomass in the Northwestern Pacific: A long-term study from 1998 to 2020. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2022, 813:

[22]  Ayalkibet Mekonnen Seka, Jiahua Zhang, Da Zhang, Elias Gebeyehu Ayele, Jiaqi Han, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Guoping Zhang, Qi Liu. Hydrological drought evaluation using GRACE satellite-based drought index over the lake basins, East Africa. Science of the Total Environment. 2022, 852: 

[23] Til Prasad Pangali Sharma, Jiahua Zhang, Narendra Raj Khanal, Pashupati Nepal, Bishnu Prasad Pangali Sharma, Lkhagvadorj Nanzad, Yograj Gautam. Household Vulnerability to Flood Disasters among Tharu Community, Western Nepal. Sustainability[J]. 2022, 14: 

[24]  Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed, Zhang, Jiahua, Sharma, Til Prasad Pangali, Nanzad, Lkhagvadorj, Zhang, Da, Seka, Ayalkibet M, Ahmed, Naveed, Hasan, Shaikh Shamim, Hoque, Muhammad Ziaul, Mohana, Hasiba Pervin. Projection of future drought and its impact on simulated crop yield over South Asia using ensemble machine learning approach. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL  ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2022, 807: 

[25]  Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed, Zhang, Jiahua, Hasan, Shaikh Shamim, Sharma, Til Prasad Pangali, Mohana, Hasiba Pervin. A review of machine learning methods for drought hazard monitoring and forecasting: Current research trends, challenges, and future research directions. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWAREnull. 2022, 149:

[26] Liu, Qi., Zhang, J., Zhang, H., Yao, F., Bai, Y., Zhang, S., Meng, X., Liu, Quan, 2021. Evaluating the performance of eight drought indices for capturing soil moisture dynamics in various vegetation regions over China. Science of The Total Environment 789, 147803.

[27]  Xun, Lan, Zhang, Jiahua, Cao, Dan, Yang, Shanshan, Yao, Fengmei. A novel cotton mapping index combining Sentinel-1 SAR and Sentinel-2 multispectral imagery. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 181: 148-166,

[28]  Bai, Yun, Zhang, Sha, Bhattarai, Nishan, Mallick, Kaniska, Liu, Qi, Tang, Lili, Im, Jungho, Guo, Li, Zhang, Jiahua. On the use of machine learning based ensemble approaches to improve evapotranspiration estimates from croplands across a wide environmental gradient. AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST METEOROLOGY[J]. 2021, 298: 

[29]  Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Jiahua Zhang, Fengmei Yao, Lamei Shi, Til Prasad Pangali Sharma, Da Zhang, Dan Cao, Minxuan Zheng, Naveed Ahmed, Hasiba Pervin Mohana. Deep Learning for Monitoring Agricultural Drought in South Asia Using Remote Sensing Data. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(9): /a2f0dc267ca144dfb248a65a441fc4db.

[30]  Wu, Zhenjiang, Zhang, Jiahua, Deng, Fan, Zhang, Sha, Zhang, Da, Xun, Lan, Javed, Tehseen, Liu, Guizhen, Liu, Dan, Ji, Mengfei. Fusion of GF and MODIS Data for Regional-Scale Grassland Community Classification with EVI2 Time-Series and Phenological Features. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(5): 10.3390/rs13050835.

[31]  Yang, Shanshan, Zhang, Jiahua, Han, Jiaqi, Wang, Jingwen, Zhang, Sha, Bai, Yun, Cao, Dan, Xun, Lan, Zheng, Minxuan, Chen, Hao, Xu, Chi, Rong, Yuejing. Evaluating global ecosystem water use efficiency response to drought based on multi-model analysis. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2021, 778: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146356. 

[32]  Liu, Yuqin, Lin, Tao, Hong, Juan, Wang, Yonghong, Shi, Lamei, Huang, Yiyi, Wu, Xian, Zhou, Hao, Zhang, Jiahua, de Leeuw, Gerrit. Multi-dimensional satellite observations of aerosol properties and aerosol types over three major urban clusters in eastern China. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS[J]. 2021, 21(16): 12331- 12358, 

[33]  Talha Hassan, Jiahua Zhang, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Til Prasad Pangali Sharma, Barjeece Bashir. Surface Urban Heat Islands Dynamics in Response to LULC and Vegetation across South Asia (2000-2019). REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(16):

[34]  Cao Dan, Feng Jianzhong, Bai Linyan, Xun Lan, Jing Haitao, Sun Jinke, Zhang Jiahua. Delineating the rice crop activities in Northeast China through regional parametric synthesis using satellite remote sensing time-series data from 2000 to 2015. JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE AGRICULTURE[J]. 2021, 20(2): 424- 437, 

[35]  Zhenjiang Wu, Jiahua Zhang, Fan Deng, Sha Zhang, Da Zhang, Lan Xun, Mengfei Ji, Qian Feng. Superpixel-Based Regional-Scale Grassland Community Classification Using Genetic Programming with Sentinel-1 SAR and Sentinel-2 Multispectral Images. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(20):

[36]   Shi, Lamei, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Zhang, Da, Guo, Huadong. Drivers to dust emissions over dust belt from 1980 to 2018 and their variation in two global warming phases. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2021, 767: 

[37]  Qi Liu, Quan Liu, Xianglei Meng, Jiahua Zhang, Fengmei Yao, Hairu Zhang. The Impact of Seasonality and Response Period on Qualifying the Relationship between Ecosystem Productivity and Climatic Factors over the Eurasian Steppe. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(16): 

[38]  Xun, Lan, Zhang, Jiahua, Cao, Dan, Wang, Jingwen, Zhang, Sha, Yao, Fengmei. Mapping cotton cultivated area combining remote sensing with a fused representation-based classification algorithm. COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE[J]. 2021, 181: 

[39] Nanzad, Lkhagvadorj, Zhang, Jiahua, Batdelger, Gantsetseg, Pangali Sharma, Til Prasad, Koju, Upama Ashish, Wang, Jingwen, Nabil, Mohsen. Analyzing NPP Response of Different Rangeland Types to Climatic Parameters over Mongolia. AGRONOMY-BASEL[J]. 2021, 11(4): 

[40]  Cao, Dan, Zhang, Jiahua, Xun, Lan, Yang, Shanshan, Wang, Jingwen, Yao, Fengmei. Spatiotemporal variations of global terrestrial vegetation climate potential productivity under climate change. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2021, 770: 

[41]  Liu, Qi, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhang, Hairu, Yao, Fengmei, Bai, Yun, Zhang, Sha, Meng, Xianglei, Liu, Quan. Evaluating the performance of eight drought indices for capturing soil moisture dynamics in various vegetation regions over China. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2021, 789: 

[42]  Xu, Nuo, Deng, Fan, Liu, Bingqi, Li, Caixia, Fu, Hancong, Yang, Huan, Zhang, Jiahua. Changes in the Urban Surface Thermal Environment of a Chinese Coastal City Revealed by Downscaling MODIS LST with Random Forest Algorithm. JOURNAL OF METEOROLOGICAL RESEARCH [J]. 2021, 35(5):  759-774,  http://apps. 

[43] Pangali Sharma, Til Prasad, Zhang, Jiahua, Khanal, Narendra Raj, Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed, Nanzad, Lkhagvadorj, Zhang, Da, Nepal, Pashupati. A Geomorphic Approach for Identifying Flash Flood Potential Areas in the East Rapti River Basin of Nepal. ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION[J]. 2021,  10(4): 

[44]  Lkhagvadorj Nanzad, Jiahua Zhang, Battsetseg Tuvdendorj, Shanshan Yang, Sonam Rinzin, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Til Prasad Pangali Sharma. Assessment of Drought Impact on Net Primary Productivity in the Terrestrial Ecosystems of Mongolia from 2003 to 2018. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2021, 13(13): 

[45]  Wang, Yawen, Zhang, Jiahua, SanchezLorenzo, Arturo, Tanaka, Katsumasa, Trentmann, Joerg, Yuan, Wenping, Wild, Martin. Hourly Surface Observations Suggest Stronger Solar Dimming and Brightening at Sunrise and Sunset Over China. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS[J]. 2021, 48(2): 10.1029/2020GL091422. 

[46]  Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed, Zhang, Jiahua, Bai, Yun, Sharma, Til Prasad Pangali, Koju, Upama Ashish. Monitoring of Drought Condition and Risk in Bangladesh Combined Data From Satellite and Ground Meteorological Observations. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2020, 8: 93264-93282, 

[47]  Wang, Jingwen, Zhang, Jiahua, Bai, Yun, Zhang, Sha, Yang, Shanshan, Yao, Fengmei. Integrating remote sensing-based process model with environmental zonation scheme to estimate rice yield gap in Northeast China. FIELD CROPS RESEARCH[J]. 2020, 246: 

[48]  Pangali Sharma, Til Prasad, Zhang, Jiahua, Khanal, Narendra Raj, Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed, Paudel, Basanta, Shi, Lamei, Nepal, Nirdesh. Assimilation of Snowmelt Runoff Model (SRM) Using Satellite Remote Sensing Data in Budhi Gandaki River Basin, Nepal. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2020, 12(12): article/b944a30fa0164316837c9df6375ad78c. 

[49]  Cao, Dan, Zhang, Jiahua, Yan, Hao, Xun, Lan, Yang, Shanshan, Bai, Yun, Zhang, Sha, Yao, Fengmei, Zhou, Wenbin. Regional Assessment of Climate Potential Productivity of Terrestrial Ecosystems and Its Responses to Climate Change Over China From 1980-2018. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2020, 8: 11138-11151, 

[50]  Yang, Shanshan, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhang, Sha, Wang, Jingwen, Bai, Yun, Yao, Fengmei, Guo, Huadong. The potential of remote sensing-based models on global water-use efficiency estimation: An evaluation and intercomparison of an ecosystem model (BESS) and algorithm (MODIS) using site level and upscaled eddy covariance data. AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST  METEOROLOGY[J]. 2020, 287 

[51]  Shi, Lamei, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhang, Da, Igbawua, Tertsea, Liu, Yuqin. Developing a dust storm detection method combining Support Vector Machine and satellite data in typical dust regions of Asia. ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH[J]. 2020, 65(4): 1263-1278, 

[52]  Wang, Xueting, Zhang, Sha, Feng, Lili, Zhang, Jiahua, Deng, Fan. Mapping Maize Cultivated Area Combining MODIS EVI Time Series and the Spatial Variations of Phenology over Huanghuaihai Plain. APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL[J]. 2020, 10(8): 

[53]  Shi Lamei, Zhang Jiahua, Yao Fengmei, Zhang Da, Guo Huadong. Temporal variation of dust emissions in dust sources over Central Asia in recent decades and the climate linkages. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2020, 222: 

[54]  Xu, Nuo, Zhang, Jiahua, Deng, Fan, Liu, Binqi, Wang, Xueting, Yang, Huan, Fu, Hancong. DYNAMIC CHANGE MONITORING OF COASTAL WETLANDS IN LIAOHE DELTA FROM 1995 TO 2018, CHINA. FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN[J]. 2020, 29(3): 1788-1797, 

[55]  Zheng, Minxuan, Zhang, Jiahua, Shi, Lamei, Zhang, Da, Pangali Sharma, Til Prasad, Prodhan, Foyez Ahmed. Mapping Heat-Related Risks in Northern Jiangxi Province of China Based on Two Spatial Assessment Frameworks Approaches. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH[J]. 2020, 17(18): 

[56]  Shi, Siqi, Yao, Fengmei, Zhang, Jiahua, Yang, Shanshan. Evaluation of Temperature Vegetation Dryness Index on Drought Monitoring Over Eurasia. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2020, 8: 30050-30059, 

[57]  Kalisa, Wilson, Zhang, Jiahua, Igbawua, Tertsea, Ujoh, Fanan, Ebohon, Obas John, Namugize, Jean Nepomuscene, Yao, Fengmei. Spatio-temporal analysis of drought and return periods over the East African region using Standardized Precipitation Index from 1920 to 2016. AGRICULTURAL WATER MANAGEMENT[J]. 2020, 237: 

[58]  Malak Henchiri, Qi Liu, Bouajila Essifi, Tehseen Javed, Sha Zhang, Yun Bai, Jiahua Zhang. Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Drought and Impact on Vegetation in North and West Africa Based on Multi-Satellite Data. REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2020, 12(23):

[59] Zhang, Da, Zhang, Jiahua, Shi, Lamei, Yao, Fengmei. Interdecadal Changes of Characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Over Western North Pacific. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2020, 8: 15781-15791, 

[60] Xun, Lan, Zhang, Jiahua, Cao, Dan, Zhang, Sha, Yao, Fengmei. Crop Area Identification Based on Time Series EVI2 and Sparse Representation Approach: A Case Study in Shandong Province, China. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2019, 7: 157513-157523, 

[61]  Liu, Qi, Zhang, Guanlan, Ali, Shahzad, Wang, Xiaopeng, Wang, Guodong, Pan, Zhenkuan, Zhang, Jiahua. SPI-based drought simulation and prediction using ARMA-GARCH model. APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTATION[J]. 2019, 355: 96-107, 

[62]  Zhang, Sha, Zhang, Jiahua, Bai, Yun, Xun, Lan, Wang, Jingwen, Zhang, Da, Yang, Shanshan, Yuan, Jinguo. Developing a Method to Estimate Maize Area in North and Northeast of China Combining Crop Phenology Information and Time-Series MODIS EVI. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2019, 7: 144861-144873, 

[63]  Zhang, Da, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Shi, Lamei. Observed Characteristics Change of Tropical Cyclones During Rapid Intensification Over Western North Pacific Using CloudSat Data. IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2019, 12(6): 1725-1733,  

[64]  Nanzad, Lkhagvadorj, Zhang, Jiahua, Tuvdendorj, Battsetseg, Nabil, Mohsen, Zhang, Sha, Bai, Yun. NDVI anomaly for drought monitoring and its correlation with climate factors over Mongolia from 2000 to 2016. JOURNAL OF ARID ENVIRONMENTS[J]. 2019, 164: 69-77, 

[65] Ali, Shahzad, Tong, Deming, Xu, Zhen Tian, Henchiri, Malak, Wilson, Kalisa, Shi Siqi, Zhang, Jiahua. Characterization of drought monitoring events through MODIS-and TRMM-based DSI and TVDI over South Asia during 2001-2017. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH[J]. 2019, 26(32): 33568-33581, 

[66]  Igbawua, Tertsea, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Zhang, Da. Assessment of moisture budget over West Africa using MERRA-2's aerological model and satellite data. CLIMATE DYNAMICS[J]. 2019, 52(1-2): 83-106,  

[67]  Igbawua, Tertsea, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Ali, Shahzad. Long Range Correlation in Vegetation Over West Africa From 1982 to 2011. IEEE ACCESS[J]. 2019, 7: 119151-119165, 

[68]  Sharma, Til Prasad Pangali, Zhang, Jiahua, Koju, Upama Ashish, Zhang, Sha, Bai, Yun, Suwal, Madan Krishna. Review of flood disaster studies in Nepal: A remote sensing perspective. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTIONnull. 2019, 34: 18-27, 

[69]  Chang, Qing, Zhang, Jiahua, Jiao, Wenzhe, Yao, Fengmei. A comparative analysis of the NDVIg and NDVI3g in monitoring vegetation phenology changes in the Northern Hemisphere. GEOCARTO  INTERNATIONALnull. 2018, 33(1): 1-20, 

[70]  Bai, Yun, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhang, Sha, Yao, Fengmei, Magliulo, Vincenzo. A remote sensing-based two-leaf canopy conductance model: Global optimization and applications in modeling gross primary productivity and evapotranspiration of crops. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2018, 215: 411-437, 

[71]  Zhang, Sha, Zhang, Jiahua, Bai, Yun, Koju, Upama Ashish, Igbawua, Tertsea, Chang, Qing, Zhang, Da, Yao, Fengmei. Evaluation and improvement of the daily boreal ecosystem productivity simulator in simulating gross primary productivity at 41 flux sites across Europe. ECOLOGICAL MODELLING[J]. 2018, 368: 205-232,

[72]   Zhang Sha Jiahua Zhang. Extracting winter wheat area in Huanghuaihai Plain using MODIS-EVI data and phenology difference avoiding threshold. Journal of Agricultural Engineering农业工程学报[J]. 2018, 18(2): 1-10,  

[73]  Lappalainen, Hanna K, Kulmala, Markku, Kujansuu, Joni, Petaja, Tuukka, Mahura, Alexander, de Leeuw, Gerrit, Zilitinkevich, Sergej, Juustila, Merli, Kerminen, VeliMatti, Bornstein, Bob, Jiahua, Zhang, Yong, Xue, Yubao, Qiu, Dong, Liang, Jie, Liu, Huadong, Guo. The Silk Road agenda of the Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) program. Big Earth Data [J]. 2018, 2(1): 8-35, 

[74] Liu, Yuqin, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhou, Putian, Lin, Tao, Hong, Juan, Shi, Lamei, Yao, Fengmei, Wu, Jun, Guo, Huadong, de Leeuw, Gerrit. Satellite-based estimate of the variability of warm cloud properties associated with aerosol and meteorological conditions. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS[J]. 2018, 18(24): 18187-18202, 

[75]  Yao, Fengmei, Liu, Dan, Zhang, Jiahua, Wang, Peijuan. Estimation of Rice Yield with a Process-Based Model and Remote Sensing Data in the Middle and Lower Reaches of Yangtze River of China. JOURNAL OF THE INDIAN SOCIETY OF REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2017, 45(3): 477-484, 

[76]  Shi, Lamei, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Han, Xinlei, Igbawua, Tertsea, Liu, Yuqin, Zhang, Da. Influence of meteorological conditions on correlation between aerosol and cloud in summer. ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH[J]. 2017, 59(7): 1907-1920, 

[77] Hao, Cui, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei. Multivariate drought frequency estimation using copula method in Southwest China. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY[J]. 2017, 127(3-4): 977-991, 

[78]  Bai Yun, Jiahua Zhang. Using precipitation, vertical root distribution and satellite‐retrieved vegetation information to parameterize water stress in a Penman‐Monteith approach to evapotranspiration modeling under Mediterranean climate. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES)[J]. 2017,  

[79]  Han Xinlei, Jiahua Zhang. Haze detection by using modified normalized difference haze index in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei province detection by using modified normalized difference haze index in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Province. Journal. Appl. Remote Sens.[J]. 2016, 

[80]  Liu, Yuqin, Jiahua Zhang. Satellite observed indications of aerosol effects on warm cloud properties over Yangtze River Delta of China. Atmos Chem. Phys[J]. 2016, 

[81]  Igbawua, Tertsea, Zhang, Jiahua, Chang, Qing, Yao, Fengmei. Vegetation dynamics in relation with climate over Nigeria from 1982 to 2011. ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES[J]. 2016, 75(6): 

[82]  Haroon, Muhammad Athar, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei. Drought monitoring and performance evaluation of MODIS-based drought severity index (DSI) over Pakistan. NATURAL HAZARDS[J]. 2016, 84(2): 1349-1366,

[83]  Chang, Qing, Zhang, Jiahua, Jiao, Wenzhe, Yao, Fengmei, Wang, Siyuan. Spatiotemporal dynamics of the climatic impacts on greenup date in the Tibetan Plateau. ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES[J]. 2016, 75(20): 

[84]  Yao, Fengmei, Hao, Cui, Zhang, Jiahua. Simulating urban growth processes by integrating cellular automata model and artificial optimization in Binhai New Area of Tianjin, China. GEOCARTO INTERNATIONAL[J]. 2016, 31(6): 612-627, 

[85]  Hao, Cui, Zhang, Jiahua, Li, Hongyuan, Yao, Fengmei, Huang, Huanchun, Meng, Weiqing. Integration of Multinomial-Logistic and Markov-Chain Models to Derive Land-Use Change Dynamics. JOURNAL OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT[J]. 2015, 141(3): 

[86]  Zhang, Jiahua, Zhou, Zhengming, Yao, Fengmei, Yang, Limin, Hao, Cui. Validating the Modified Perpendicular Drought Index in the North China Region Using In Situ Soil Moisture Measurement. IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS[J]. 2015, 12(3): 542-546, 

[87]  Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Hao, Cui, Boken, Vijendra. Impacts of temperature on rice yields of different rice cultivation systems in southern China over the past 40 years. PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF THE EARTH[J]. 2015, 87-88: 153-159, 

[88]  Hao Cui, Jiahua Zhang. Combination of multi-sensor remote sensing data for drought monitoring of Southwest China. Inter. J. App.Earth Obser. &Geoin[J]. 2015, 15(35): 270-283,  

[89] Xue Yong, Zhang Jiahua Improved Aerosol Optical Depth and Ångstrom Exponent Retrieval over Land from MODIS Based on the Non-Lambertian Forward Model. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 2014, 

[90]  Wu, Wanning, Zha, Yong, Zhang, Jiahua, Gao, Jay, He, Junliang. A temperature inversion-induced air pollution process as analyzed from Mie LiDAR data. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2014, 479: 102-108,

[91]  Zhang, Jiahua, Feng, Lili, Yao, Fengmei. Improved maize cultivated area estimation over a large scale combining MODIS-EVI time series data and crop phenological information. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2014, 94: 102-113,

[92]  Meng, Fanchao, Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Hao, Cui. Interactive Effects of Elevated CO2 Concentration and Irrigation on Photosynthetic Parameters and Yield of Maize in Northeast China. PLOS ONE[J]. 2014, 9(5): 

[93]  Jiang Yan, Jiahua Zhang. Dynamics of carbon fluxes in responses to vegetation, meteorological and terrain factors in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Earth Sciences[J]. 2014, 14(6): 1-15, 

[94]  Cui HAO, Jo SMITH, Jiahua ZHANG, Weiqing MENG, Hongyuan LI. Simulation of soil carbon changes due to land use change in urban areas in China. Front. Environ. Sci. Eng. 2013, 7. 255-266,

[95]  Yan Jiang, JiaHua Zhang, XiangDe Xu, ZhiXin Dong. A GPP assimilation model for the southeastern Tibetan Plateau based on CO 2 eddy covariance flux tower and remote sensing data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. 2013, 213-225, 

[96]  Guo jianping, Niu Tao, Pooyan, RAHIMY, Wang Fu, Zhao Haiying, Jiahua Zhang. Assessment of Soil Erosion Susceptibility Using Empirical Modeling. Acta Meteo Sinica[J]. 2013, 98-109,

[97]  Yang, YuanJian, Wu, BiWen, Shi, Chune, Zhang, JiaHua, Li, YuBin, Tang, WeiAn, Wen, HuaYang, Zhang, HongQun, Shi, Tao. Impacts of Urbanization and Station-relocation on Surface Air Temperature Series in Anhui Province, China. PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS[J]. 2013, 170(11): 1969-1983,

[98]  Jiang, Yan, Zhang, JiaHua, Xu, XiangDe, Dong, ZhiXin. A GPP assimilation model for the southeastern Tibetan Plateau based on CO2 eddy covariance flux tower and remote sensing data. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATION AND GEOINFORMATION[J]. 2013, 23: 213-225,

[99]  Yan, H, Wang, S Q, Billesbach, D, Oechel, W, Zhang, J H, Meyers, T, Martin, T A, Matamala, R, Baldocchi, D, Bohrer, G, Dragoni, D, Scott, R. Global estimation of evapotranspiration using a leaf area index-based surface energy and water balance model. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT[J]. 2012, 124: 581-595,

[100]  Wang, Peijuan, Sun, Rui, Zhang, Jiahua, Zhou, Yuyu, Xie, Donghui, Zhu, Qijiang. Yield estimation of winter wheat in the North China Plain using the remote-sensing-photosynthesis-yield estimation for crops (RS-P-YEC) model. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2011, 32(21): 6335-6348,

[101]  ZHANG JiaHua, YAO FengMei, LI BingBai, YAN Hao, HOU YingYu, CHENG GaoFeng, Vijendra BOKEN. Progress in monitoring high-temperature damage to rice through satellite and ground-based optical remote sensing. Science in China [J]. 2011, 54(12): 1801-1811,

[102]  Jiahua Zhang. Spectrum reflectance characteristics of different snow and snow –covered land surface objects and mixed spectrum fitting. SPECTROSCOPY AND SPECTRAL ANALYSIS[J]. 2011, 

[103]  YAO FengMei, QIN PengCheng, ZHANG JiaHua, LIN ErDa, BOKEN Vijendra. Uncertainties in assessing the effect of climate change on agriculture using model simulation and uncertainty processing methods. Chinese Science Bulletin中国科学通报:英文版[J]. 2011, 56(8): 729-737,

[104]  Yan, Hao, Zhang, Jiahua, Hou, Yingyu, He, Yanbo. Estimation of air temperature from MODIS data in east China. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING[J]. 2009, 30(23): 6261-6275,

[105]  Zhang JiaHua, Wu Yang, Yao FengMei. Study on the snow distribution and influencing factors in Northern Tibet based on remote sensing information. CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION[J]. 2008, 51(4): 1013-1021,

[106]  Zhang, Jiahua, Yao, Fengmei, Zheng, Lingyun, Yang, Limin. Evaluation of grassland dynamics in the Northern-Tibet Plateau of China using remote sensing and climate data. SENSORS[J]. 2007, 7(12): 3312-3328,

[107]  JiaHua Zhang, FengMei Yao, Cheng Liu, LiMin Yang. Detection, Emission Estimation and Risk Prediction of Forest Fires in China Using Satellite Sensors and Simulation Models in the Past Three Decades—An verview. mdpi.




Jia-Hua Zhang, Feng-Mei Yao,Cheng Liu, Li-Min Y,Vijendra K. Boken,Detection, Emission Estimation and Risk Prediction of Forest Fires in China Using Satellite Sensors and Simulation Models in the Past Three Decades—An Overview. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health,2011,(8):3156~3178. (SCI)

Zhang Jiahua, Yao Fengmei,Li Bingbai,Yanhao,Cheng Gaofeng,Vijendra BOKEN,Progress in monitoring rice heat temperature disaster using satellite and ground-based optical remote sensing information. Sciences in China,Series D,2011,54(12):1801~1811.

Zhang Jiahua, Zhou Zhengming,Wang Peijuan,Spectra reflectance characteristics of different snow and snow –covered land surface objects and mixed spectrum fitting.Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis,2011,31(9): 1~4. (SCI)

Yao Fengmei,Qing Pengceng,Zhang Jiahua ,Lin Erda,BOKEN Vijendra.Uncertainties in Assessing the Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture using Model Simulation and Uncertainty Processing Methods.Chinese Science Bulletin,2011.,56(8):729~737. (SCI)

Zhang Jiahua,XU Yun,YAO FengMei,WANG PeiJuan,GUO WenJuan, Advances in estimation methods of vegetation water content based on optical remote sensing techniques.Sciences in China (E),2010,53(5):1159~1167. (SCI)

Zhang Jiahua ,Li Li,Fengmei Yao,Progress in retrieving vegetation water content under different vegetation coverage condition based on remote sensing information.Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis,2010,30(6):1638~1642. (SCI)

Zhang Jia-hua,Li Li,Yao Feng-mei,Progress in Retrieving Vegetation Water Content under Different Vegetation Coverage Condition Based on Remote Sensing Spectral Information.Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis,2010,(6):1638~1642. (SCI)

Yan, Hao, Zhang, Jiahua,Hou, Yingyu,He, Yanbo,Estimation of air temperature from MODIS data in east China. International Journal of Remote Sensing,2009,30(23):6261~6275. (SCI)

Zhang JH (co-author) Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics, 2008, 30 (7-8): 887-907 ( SCI).

Zhang, Jiahua ,Yao, Fengmei,Zheng, Lingyun,Yang, Limin,Evaluation of grassland dynamics in the Northern-Tibet Plateau of China using remote sensing and climate data. SENSORS,2007,7 (12):3312~3328.  (SCI)

Zhang, JH ,Hou, YY,Li, GC,Yan, H,Yang, LM,Yao, FM,The diurnal and seasonal characteristics of urban heat island variation in Beijing city and surrounding areas and impact factors based on remote sensing satellite data. SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES D-EARTH SCIENCES,2005, 48:220~229.(SCI)

Yao, Fengmei,Xu, Yinglong,Lin, Erda,Yokozawa, Masayuki,Zhang, Jiahua,Assessing the impacts of climate change on rice yields in the main rice areas of China.CLIMATIC CHANGE,2007,80(3-4):395~409. (SCI)

Gao, ZQ,Bian, LG,Chen, ZG,Sparrow, M,Zhang, JH,Turbulent variance characteristics of temperature and humidity over a non-uniform land surface for an agricultural ecosystem in China. ADVANCES IN ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES,2006,23(3):365~374. (SCI)

Zhang JH ,Yao FM,Fu CB,Yan XD,Study on response of ecosystem to the East Asian monsoon in eastern China using LAI data derived from remote sensing information.Progress in Natural Science,2004,14(3):279~282.  (SCI)

Zhang Jiahua,Fu Congbin,YAN Xiaodong, Seita Emori,Hiroshi Kanzawa,Global respondence analysis of lai versus surface air temperature and precipitation variations.Chinese Journal of Geophysics,2002, 45(5):631~637. (SCI)

Zhang Jiahua ,Fu Congbin,Hiroshi Kanzawa, Estimation of stomatal conductance for winter wheat in Ecosystem based on remote sensing information and micro-meteorological parameters.Journal of Environmental Sciences,2001 ,13(4):439~443. (SCI)

Zhang JH ,FU CB,Yao FM,Simulation of soil erosion dynamics in grassland ecosystem of semi-arid China using the CENTURY model.Journal of Geographical Sciences,2000,12(3):81~86.(SCI)


National Institute for Environment Studies (NIES), Japan

University of Helsinki, Finland

South Dakota State University, USA

Florida State University, USA

Australian National University



常清  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

刘玉琴  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

白雲  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

张莎  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

史腊梅  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

张达  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

王靖雯  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

杨姗姗  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

荀兰  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

曹丹  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

郑敏璇  硕士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

MUHAMMAD ATHAR HAROON   地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

TERTSEA IGBAWUA 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生


FOYEZ AHMED PRODHAN 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

LKHAGVADORJ NANZAD 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生


Ayalkibet Seka  地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Ayalkibet Seka  地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Samir Shehu Danhassan 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Farman Ali 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Talha Hashmi 地图学与地理信息系统 硕士研究生

Adeel Ahmad  地图学与地理信息系统 硕士研究生

郭文娟  气象学  硕士研究生

郑凌云   气象学 硕士研究生

李莉  气象学 硕士研究生

许云 气象学 硕士研究生

孟凡超  气象学 博士研究生

郝翠   气象学  博士后

孟倩文 气象学 硕士研究生

周正明  气象学 硕士研究生

徐岩岩 气象学 硕士研究生

李欣  气象学 硕士研究生

高佳华 气象学 硕士研究生

韩新蕾   气象学 硕士研究生

吴杨 气象学 硕士研究生

倪敏莉 气象学 硕士研究生

程高峰  农业工程 硕士研究生

冯莉莉 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

陈西亮  地理信息系统 硕士研究生

纪婵  地理信息系统 硕士研究生

马庆晓 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

 王雪婷 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

王凯  地理信息系统 硕士研究生

王松林 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

韩鑫    地理信息系统 硕士研究生

刘星含 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

许诺 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

杨欢 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

付含聪 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

吴贞江 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

冯倩 地理信息系统 硕士研究生

高华 地理信息系统 硕士研究生


Samir Shehu Danhassan 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Farman Ali 地图学与地理信息系统 博士研究生

Talha Hashmi 地图学与地理信息系统 硕士研究生

Adeel Ahmad  地图学与地理信息系统 硕士研究生

韩家琪  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

姜礼俊  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统  

徐睿泽  博士研究生  070503-地图学与地理信息系统