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CAO Chunxiang
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Current Appointment: Professor, Director of the Department of Environment Health Remote Sensing, State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS), Institute of Remote sensing and Digital Earth(RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

PH.D, Environmental Planning and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan,2000

(Doctoral thesis: Assessment of Forest Resources Using Remote Sensing Data)

MS.C, Forest Remote Sensing, Faculty of Agriculture Forestry Studies, Kyoto Prefectural University, Japan, 1996

(Master's thesis: リモートセンシングデータによる広領域の森林管理のシステムに関する研究)

BS.C, Department of Forestry, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China, 1986

Areas of Specialization:
Research field is diagnosis of environmental health by remote sensing, mainly including forest remote sensing, quantitative remote sensing inversion of ecological environmental parameters, and public health research using spatial information technology. The detailed research interests are given below:

     Forest structure parameters and biomass inversion

     Eco-environmental parameters inversion based on spatial information technology;

     Research on infectious disease space-time modeling and public health  using spatial information technology.

Academic Awards
    The third prize in the 9th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference

         The provincial second prize, as eighth participant of the project “Remote Sensing based Black Beach Survey of Three Rivers   area in Qinghai” The provincial second prize, as principle investigator of the project “Research on the remote sensing based  rapid detection technology of metallogenic belt in East Kunlun Mountains in Qinghai”

        The prize of “Health ambassador” in the twelfth large-scale public activities of the new century female healthy life

Society Appointments:

·           Expert of the Group for the domination of Earth observation in project 863 (National High Technology Research and Development Program of China)

·           Expert of the Group for civilian space projects, National Defense Science and Technology Industrial Development Bureau

·           Expert of Forest Remote Sensing, State Forestry Bureau

·           Special Term Professor of Boston University, USA

·           Reviewer of International journal of Remote Sensing

·           Reviewer of Journal of Science China

·           Reviewer of Journal of Earth Information Science

·           Member of Geographical Society of China (IGU)

Refereed Journal Articles:
[1].L. Xu, R. B. Myneni, F. S. Chapin, T. V. Callaghan, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, C. Cao, et al. Temperature and Vegetation Seasonality Diminishment over Northern Lands. Nature Climate Change. 2013. (Nature)

[2] Yuli Shi and Sungho Choi, Xiliang Ni SangramGanguly Chunxiang Cao et al. Allometric Scaling and Resource Limitations Model of Tree Heights: Part 1. Model Optimization and Testing OverContinental USA. Remote Sensing, 2013,5(1): 284-306.(SCI)

[3] Sungho Choi and Xiliang Ni, YuliShi, SangramGanguly Chunxiang Cao et al. Allometric Scaling and Resource Limitations Model of Tree Heights: Part 2. Site based testing of the Model. Remote Sensing, 2013,5(1): 202-223.(SCI)

[4] Xu M. Cao C.X., Wang D.C., Kan B., Jia H.C., Xu Y.F., Li X.W. District prediction of cholera risk in China based on environmental factors. Chinese Science Bulletin. 2013(in press) (SCI)

[5] Q.S. HE, C.X. CAO, et al. Forest Stand Biomass Estimation Using ALOS PALSAR data based on LiDAR-derived prior knowledge in the Qilian Mountain, western China, International Journal of Remote Sensing. 2012, 33(3): 710-729. (SCI)

[6] Chunxiang Cao, YunfeiBao, et al. Extraction of forest structural parameters based on the intensity information of high-density airborne LiDAR Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 2012, 6(1), 063533.(SCI)

[7] Wei Chen, Chunxiang Cao. Topographic correction-based retrieval of leaf area index in mountain areas [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2012, 9:166-174. (SCI)

[8] Xiliang Ni, Chunxiang Cao, et al., A fully automatic registration approach based on contour and SIFT for HJ-1A/B images[J]. Science China Earth Sciences.2012, 42(8):1245-1252.( SCI)

[9] J. Zhao, M. Xu, S.L. Lu, C.X. Cao. Human settlement evaluation in mountain areas based on RS, GIS and Ecological Niche Modeling. Journal of Mountain Sciences, accept, 2012.(SCI)

[10] HuicongJia, Jingai Wang, Chunxiang Cao, Donghua Pan &Peijun Shi (2012):Maize drought disaster risk assessment of China based on EPIC model, International Journal of Digital Earth, 5:6, 488-515.(SCI)

[11] Chunxiang Cao, Wei Chen, Guanghe Li, HuicongJia, Wei Ji, Min Xu, MengxuGao, Xiliang Ni, Jian Zhao, Sheng Zheng, RongTian, Cheng Liu and Sha Li, The retrieval of shrub fractional cover based on a geometric-optical model in combination with linear spectral mixture analysis[J]. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 2011, 37(4):1-11.(SCI)

[12] ShushiPeng, Anping Chen, Liang Xu, Chunxiang Cao, Jingyun Fang, Ranga B Myneni, Jorge E Pinzon, Compton J Tucker and ShilongPiao. Recent change of vegetation growth trend in China [J]. Environmental Research Letters, 2011, 6(4): 044027. (SCI)

[13] Wei Chen, Chunxiang Cao. Topographic correction-based retrieval of leaf area index in mountain areas [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2012, 9:166-174. (SCI)

[14] YunfeiBao, Shengbo Chen, Qinhuo Liu, Qing Xiao, and Chunxiang Cao. Land surface temperature and emissivity retrieval by integrating MODIS data onboard Terra and Aqua satellites[J], International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2011, 32: 5, 1449-1469 (SCI)

[15] Huabing Huang, Zhan Li, Peng Gong, Xiao Cheng, Nick Clinton, Chunxiang Cao, Wenjian Ni, and Lei Wang. Automated Methods for Measuring DBH and Tree Heights with a Commercial Scanning Lidar[J]. ASPRS,2011, 77(3): 219-227(SCI)

[16] S. ZHENG, C.X. CAO et al.. Assessment of Building damage degree using satellite and airborne data in the case of the 2010 Yushu earthquake, China[J]. Geomatics, Natural  Hazards and Risk, 2011, 2(2): 141-157. (SCI)

[17] LI G P, Cao C X. Development of environmental mornitoring satellite systems in China[J]. China Earth Sci, 2010, 53:1-7,doi: 10.1007/s11430-010-4141-7.(SCI)

[18] Chunxiang CaoChaoyi Chang Min Xu, Epidemic risk analysis after Wenchuan earthquake by using the technology of remote sensing[J]. International Journal of Remote Sensing,2010,  31(13), pp. 3631 - 3642. DOI: 10.1080/01431161003727713. (SCI)

[19] Cao C.X., Xu M., Chang C.Y., Risk analysis for the highly pathogenic avian influenza in mainland china using meta-modeling [J].Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010. 55(36): 4168-4178. (SCI)

[20] W. CHEN, C.X. CAO, Q.S. HE, Quantitative Estimation of Shrub Canopy LAI from Atmosphere-corrected HJ-1 CCD Data in Mu Us Sandland[J]. Science China Earth Sci, 2010,53: 26-33, doi:10.1007/s11430-010-4127-4.(SCI)

[21] C.X. CAO, Y.F. BAO, M. XU, H. ZHANG and Q.S. HE. Retrieval of forest canopy attributes based on a Geomeric-Optical model using airborne LiDAR and optical remote sensing data[J].International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2010, 33(3): 692-709. (SCI)

[22] XU Min, CAO ChunXiang, TONG QingXi, sensing based shrub above-ground biomass and carbon storage mapping in Mu Us desert, China[J]. Science in China series E: Technological Sciences. May 2010 VOL.53 Suppl.I:176-183.(SCI)

[23] Gao M.X., Li X.W., Cao C.X. , Spatial prediction and analysis of Himalayan marmot plague natural epidemic foci in China based on HJ-1 satellite data[J]. Science in China, 2010, 53: 8-15, doi:10.1007/s11430-010-4122-9. (SCI )

[24] Zhang HaoLi XiaowenCao Chunxiang, Scale Effect of LAI Inversion Based on Environment and Disaster Monitor Satellite[J]. Science in China, 2010, 53: 92-98, doi:10.1007/s11430-010-4141-6.(SCI )

[25] LUO HuanMin, LI XiaoWen, CHEN ErXue, CHENG Jian , CAO ChunXiang. Analysis of forest backscattering characteristics based on Polarization coherence tomography[J]. Science in China series E: Technological Sciences. May 2010 VOL.53 Suppl.I:166-175.(SCI)

[26] Guo J. P., C. X. Cao, Y. Xue, Monitoring Haze Episodes over the Yellow Sea by Combining Multi-sensor measurements[J]. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2010.31: 4743-4755 (SCI)

[27] CHANG ChaoYi, CAO ChunXiang, WANG Qiao, The novel H1N1 Influenza A global airline transmission and early warning without travel containments[J]. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010, Vol.55 No.26: 3030–3036.SCI

[28] Min Xu, Chunxiang Cao, Hao Zhang, JianpingGuo, KaneyukiNakane, Qisheng He, JianghongGuo, Chaoyi Chang, YunfeiBao, MengxuGao, Xiaowen Li. Change detection of earthquake-induced barrier lake based on remote sensing image classification[J]. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2010, 31(13), pp. 3521 - 3534.DOI: 10.1080/01431161003727689. (SCI)

[29] Jian-Ping Guo, Xiao-Ye Zhang, Hui-ZhengChe, Sun-Ling Gong, Xingqin An, Chun-Xiang Cao, Correlation between PM Concentrations and Aerosol Optical Depth in Eastern China[J]. Atmospheric Environment, 2009,43(37): 5876–5886. (SCI)

[30] Guo, J. P., Y. Xue, C. X. Cao, H. Zhang, J. Guang, X. Y. Zhang, and X. W. Li. A synergic algorithm for retrieval of aerosol optical depth over land[J]. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 2009, 26(5), 973-983, doi: 10.1007/s00376-009-7218-4. (SCI)

[31] Zhang H, Cao C.X,Li G.P, et al.. Study on down-scaling LUCC based on the histo-variogram[J]. Science in ChinaE,2009,vol.52(5):1348-1353.SCI

[32] Bao Y.F., Cao C.X., Zhang H., et al. Synchronous estimation of DTM and fractional vegetation cover in forested area from airborne LiDAR height and intensity data[J]. Science in China(E),2008, Vol 51(supp. II) : 176-187 SCI.

Major Research Projects:
1.    National 863 project (NO.2013AA12A302): The global quantitative remote sensing production system in typical application fields, Principal person.

2.    National Natural Science Foundation of China (41171330):The research on correlation analysis between the risk of sudden oak death and forest health in china, Principal person.

3.    National 973 project (NO.2007CB714400): Inversion theories and methods by active and passive remote sensing for the elements of ecological environment.

4.    National Science & Technology Key Project (2008ZX10004012):The research on multidimensional information integration analysis and transmission of infectious diseases risk prediction.

5.    Evaluation system of the wetland ecosystemState forestry administration, P.R.China, principal person.

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20 Da Tun Road
Beijing 100101
People's Republic of China
Telephone: 86-10-64836205

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