Cheng, Tao

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 Tao Cheng 

           Tao Cheng is a professor of agricultural remote sensing at Nanjing Agricultural University, China.

 

Education

Ph.D. Earth & Atmospheric Sciences - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

M. Eng. Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing - Peking University, Beijing, China

B. S. Geographic Information System - Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China

 

Proffesional Experience

2013 – present             Professor, College of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

2011 – 2013                Postdoctoral researcher, CSTARS, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, USA

2006 – 2010                Research/teaching assistant, Department Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada

2006 – 2006                Visiting student, Department of Biophysical & Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy

2003 – 2006                Research assistant, Institute of Remote Sensing & GIS, Peking University, China

 

Research Interests 

Agro-ecosystem change

Crop growth monitoring

Imaging spectroscopy

Quantification of crop biophysical/biochemical properties

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) based remote sensing

Vegetation mapping

Wavelet analysis

 

Publications

ResearcherID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-4807-2010

Google Scholar:http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=uOGtKrcAAAAJ

 

Peer-reviewed journal papers:

Cheng, T., Riaño, D. & Ustin, S. L. (2014). Detecting diurnal and seasonal variation in canopy water content of nut tree orchards from airborne imaging spectroscopy data using continuous wavelet analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 143, 39-53.

Cheng, T., Rivard, B., Sánchez-Azofeifa, G. A., Féret, J. B., Jacquemoud, S. & Ustin, S. L. (2014). Deriving leaf mass per area (LMA) from foliar reflectance across a variety of plant species using continuous wavelet analysis. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 87, 28-38.

Cheng, T., Riaño, D., Koltunov, A., Whiting, M. L., Ustin, S. L. & Rodriguez, J. Detection of diurnal variation in orchard canopy water content using MODIS/ASTER airborne simulator (MASTER) data. (2013). Remote Sensing of Environment.132, 1-12.

Cheng, T., Rivard, B., Sánchez-Azofeifa, G. A., Féret, J. B., Jacquemoud, S. & Ustin, S. L. (2012). Predicting leaf gravimetric water content from foliar reflectance across a range of plant species using continuous wavelet analysis. Journal of Plant Physiology, 169, 1134-1142.

Cheng, T., Rivard, B., & Sánchez-Azofeifa, G. A. (2011). Spectroscopic determination of leaf water content using continuous wavelet analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 659-670.

Cheng, T., Rivard, B., Sánchez-Azofeifa, G. A., Feng, J. & Calvo-Polanco, M. (2010). Continuous wavelet analysis for the detection of green attack damage due to mountain pine beetle infestation. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 899-910.

Li, P., Cheng, T. & Guo, J. (2009). Multivariate image texture by multivariate variogram for multispectral image classification. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 75, 147-157.

 

Contact 

College of Agriculture

National Engineering and Technology Center for Information Agriculture

Nanjing Agricultural University

One Weigang Rd, Nanjing 210095, China

Phone: (+86) 25 8439 6565

E-mail: tcheng(at)njau.edu.cn

Personal website: http://www.netcia.org.cn/pages/TaoCheng.html