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Dr Shi Jiancheng
Institute for Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, IRSA, CAS
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Background

Dr. Shi received his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1991. He then joined the Institute for Computational Earth System Science at UCSB as a research scientist. His research interests include modeling of the microwave signature of snow and soil, image processing and analysis, and inversion model developments for retrieving physical parameters from remote sensing data. He was the principal investigators for several NASA founded projects including “Hydros - The Hydrosphere Status Mission” and a co-principal investigator for SIR-C, ERS-1, ERS-2 projects using the radar to measure snow properties. Currently, he is the principal investigators of the ESA’s ENVISAT and JAXA’s ALOS and the principal and co- principal investigators for NASA founded projects of “Snow Retrieval Algorithm Development for a Satellite-based Snow Processes Mission” and “Muli-Resolution Snow Products for the Hydrologic Sciences” as well as “SMAP - Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission”. His accomplishments have been in three main research areas: fundamental contributions to the developments of theory, quantitative retrieval algorithms, and novel analysis methods in active and passive microwave remote sensing of soil moisture, snow and vegetation properties. He has published more than 150 papers in journals and proceedings on microwave remote sensing of snow, soil, and vegetation properties.

Activities in education

B.A - Jan., 1982 - University of Lanzhou, China. Degree in Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.

M. A - June, 1987 - University of Califo-rnia, Santa Barbara. Degree in Geography.

P.h. D - Dec., 1991 - University of Calif-ornia, Santa Barbara. Degree in Geography.

Distinctions / Memberships

1) Associate Editor: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter

(2) Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers since 2002,

(3) member of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society since 1993,

(4) member of American Geophysical Union since 1994,

(5) Academician of The Electromagnetics Academy since 2003.

Selected Publications

J. Shi, T. Jackson, J. Tao, J. Du, R. Bindlish , L. Lu, K. S. Chen, “Global Microwave Vegetation Indices for Short Vegetation from Satellite Passive Microwave Sensor AMSR-E”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112(12), 4285-4300, 2008.

J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, L. X. Zhang, K. S. Chen, J. P Wigneron, A. Chanzy, and T. Jackson, “Physically Based Estimation of Bare Surface Soil Moisture with the Passive Radiometers”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(11): 3145-3153, Nov, 2006.

J. Shi, L. M. Jiang, L. X. Zhang, K. S. Chen, J. P Wigneron, and A. Chanzy, “A Parameterized Multi-Frequency-Polarization Surface Emission Model”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 43(12):2831-2841, 2005.

J. Shi, K. S. Chen, Q. Li, T. J. Jackson, P.E. O’Neill, and L. Tsang, “A parameterized Surface Reflectivity Model and Estimation of Bare Surface Soil Moisture with L-band Radiometer”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 40(12):2674-2686, Dec. 2002.

J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using SIR-C/X-SAR, Part I: Inferring snow density and subsurface properties”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 2465-2474, Nov. 2000.

J. Shi and J. Dozier, “Estimation of Snow Water Equivalence Using SIR-C/X-SAR, Part II: Inferring snow depth and particle size”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 2475-2488, Nov. 2000.