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Liang, S., Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (click here for the details) , John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 534 pages, 2004. Its expanded version has been translated into Chinese and published by Science Press (see the cover) , (more information available here),

 

Liang, S. (editor), Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and Application, (see its cover), (see its Table of Contents), Springer, 2008, ISBN 978-1-4020-6449-4.

 

Liang, S, X. Li and J. Wang, (editors), Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, (see its cover), (information at the web site), Academic Press, 2012, ISBN 9780123859556. Its Chinese version has been published by Science Press, 2013 (see its cover), (more information available here),

 

 

Liang, S, X. Li and X. Xie, (editors), Land surface observation, modeling and data asssimilation, (see its cover), (More information available here), World Scientific, 2013, ISBN 978-981-4472-60-9. Its Chinese version has been published by High Education Press, 2013 (see its cover), (More information available here),

 

 

Liang, S, X. Zhang, Z. Xiao, Q. Liu, J. Cheng, and X. Zhao, Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) Products: Algorithms, Validation and Analysis, (see its cover), (More information available here), Springer, 2013, ISBN 978-3-319-02587-2.

 

Liang, S., A. Li, and J. Shi, (Guest Editors), special issue of the International Journal of Digital Earth, vol. 6, suppl 1, Dec. 2013.

 

Liang, S., W. Kustas, G. Schaepman, and X. Li, (Guest Editors), special issue of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Sept. 2010.

 

Liang, S., J. Liu, and X. Li, (guest editors), special issue of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Oct. 2007.

 

Liang, S., J. Liu, X. Li, R. Liu, and M. Schaepman, (guest editors), special issue of Journal of Remote Sensing ,Sept. 2007.

 

Morisette, J., F. Baret, & S. Liang, (guest editors), Global Land Product Validation, special issue of IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing,44(7):1695-1937, July, 2006.

 

Liang, S., J. Liu, X. Li, R. Liu, & M. Schaepman, (editors), Proceedings of the 9th International of Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing (ISPMSRS),, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Beijing, China, 845pp, ISSN 1682-1750, 2005.

 

Liang, S. & A. Strahler, (guest editors), Land surface bi-directional reflectance distribution function (BRDF): Recent advances and future prospects, special issue of Remote Sensing Reviews, 18:83-511, 2000.

 

Radhakrishnan, J., S. Liang, J. R. Teasdale and C. J. Shuey, (2002), Remote sensing of weed canopies. In From laboratory spectroscopy to remotely sensed spectra of terrestrial ecosystems, ed. by R. S. Muttiah, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 175-202.

 

Liang, S., (2004), Canopy and soil radiative transfer modeling, in Reflection properties of vegetation canopy and soil with a BRDF database, (ISBN 3-89685-565-4), ed. by M. Scholarmark, Wissenschaft und Technik Verlag, 71-78.

 

Liang, S. and H. Fang, (2004), Applications of multiangle measurements, in Reflection properties of vegetation canopy and soil with a BRDF database, (ISBN 3-89685-565-4), ed. by M. Scholarmark, Wissenschaft und Technik Verlag, 243-258.

 

Liang, S. (2008), Recent advances in land remote sensing: an overview. In Liang, S., editor, Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and applications: Springer, pp. 1-6.

 

Sun, W., & S. Liang, (2008),  Methodologies for mapping plant functional types. In S. Liang (Ed.), Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and Application, Springer, pp. 369-393.

 

Liang, S. and Qin, J., (2008), Data assimilation methods for land surface variable estimation. In Liang, S., editor, Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and applications: Springer, pp. 319-339.

 

Liang, S., M. Schaepman, T. Jackson, D. Jupp, X. Li, J. Liu, R. Liu, A. Strahler, J. Townshend, and D. Wickland, (2008),Emerging issues in land remote sensing, Chapter 19, In Liang, S., editor, Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and applications: Springer, pp. 485-494.

 

Liang, S., M. Schaepman, and M. Kneubuhler, (2008), Remote Sensing Signatures: Measurements, Modeling and Applications, in Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science: 2008 ISPRS Congress Book, ed. by Li, Z., J. Chen and M. Baltsavias, Chapter 10, CRC Press / Balkema,127-143. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., & S. Liang, (2008), Ecological models: Leaf area index, in Encyclopedia Ecology, ed. by Sven Erik Jorgensen and Brian D. Fath (Ed.), Vol. 3, 2139-2148, Oxford:Elsevier.

 

Liang, S., (2009), Quantitative Models and Inversion in Remote Sensing. In Warner, T. A., M. D. Nellis, G. Foody, Editors,  Handbook of Remote Sensing, Chapter 20, 282-296,Sage Publication.

 

Liang , S. , K. Wang, W. Wang, D. Wang, S. Gui, X. Zhang, J. Mirmelstein, X. Zhu, H. Kim, J. Du, S. Running, J. Townshend, S. Tsay, R. Wolf, C. Schaaf, & A. Strahler, (2009), Mapping High-Resolution Land Surface Radiative Fluxes from MODIS: Algorithms and Preliminary Validation Results, in Geospatial Technology for Earth Observation, D. Li, J. Shan, and J. Gong, (Ed.), Springer, Chapter 6, pp. 141-176 (pdf file)

 

Liang, S. , R. Liu, J. Qin, W. Sun, K. Wang, and J. Yang, (2009), Remote sensing observations and inversion of land parameters for supporting ecosystem model simulation, in Human Activities and Ecosystem Dynamics. Yu, G. et al. (Ed.), Higher Education Press, Beijing (in Chinese), Chapter 4, pp. 121-156.

 

Cheng, J., and S. Liang, (2011), Radiative Transfer Modeling, in Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers,V. P. Singh, P. Singh, U. K. Haritashya (eds.), 903-913 Springer

 

Liang, S., J. Wang, B. Jiang, (2012), A Systematic View of Remote Sensing, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang (eds), Chapter 1, 1-31, Academic Press.

 

Zhang, X., S. Liang, G. Zhou, H. Wu, (2012), Estimation of incident solar radiation, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang (eds), Chapter 6, 127-173, Academic Press,

 

Zhao, X., X. Zhang, S. Liang, (2012), Atmospheric Correction of Optical Imagery, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang J. Wang (eds), Chapter 5, 111-126, Academic Press

 

Sun, G., W. Sun, S. Liang, Z. Zhang, E. Chen, (2012), Above-ground Biomass, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang (eds), Chapter 15, 467-499, Academic Press

 

Liang, S., B. Jiang, T. He, and X. Zhu, (2012), Estimation of Soil Moisture, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang (eds), Chapter 19, 589-614, Academic Press

 

Zhu, X., Liang, S., B. Jiang, (2012), Land Cover and Land Use Changes, in Advanced Remote Sensing: Terrestrial Information Extraction and Applications, Liang, S., X. Li, and J. Wang (eds), Chapter 24, 703-772, Academic Press

 

Liang, S., T. He, X. Zhang, J. Cheng, and D. Wang, (2013),Remote sensing of Earth surface radiation budget, in Remote Sensing of Land Surface Turbulent Fluxes and Soil Surface moisture Content: State of the Art, George P. Petropoulos (Ed.), 125-165, CRC Press

 

Yao, Y., S. Liang, T. Xu, (2013), Remote sensing data products for land surface data assimilation system application, in Land Surface Observation, Modeling and Data Assimilation, S. Liang, X. Li, andX. Xie (Ed.), World Scientific, 1-43

 

Fang, H., S.Liang, G. Hoogenboom, (2013), Assimilation of remote sensing data and crop simulation models for agricultural study: Recent Advances and Future Directions, in Land Surface Observation, Modeling and Data Assimilation, S. Liang, X. Li, andX. Xie (Ed.), World Scientific, 405-439

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2014

 

Xiao, Z., S. Liang, J. Wang, P. Chen, X. Yin, L. Zhang, J. Song, (2014), Use of General Regression Neural Networks for Generating the GLASS Leaf Area Index Product from Time Series MODIS Surface Reflectance, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 52(1):209-223

 

Qu, Y., Q. Liu, S. Liang, L. Wang, N. Liu, and S. Liu, (2014), Direct-estimation algorithm for mapping daily land-surface broadband albedo from MODIS data, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 52(2):907-919

 

Kim, W., Y. Cao and S. Liang, (2014), Assessment of Radiometric Degradation of FY-3A MERSI Reflective Solar Bands using TOA Reflectance of Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Sites, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(4):793-797

 

Cheng, J., & S. Liang, (2014). Effects of thermal-infrared emissivity directionality on surface broadband emissivity and longwave net radiation estimation. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(2):499-503

 

Chen, Y., J. Xia, S. Liang, J. Feng, J. B Fisher, X. Li, X. Li, S. Liu, et al., (2014), Comparison of satellite-based evapotranspiration models over terrestrial ecosystems in China, Remote Sensing of Environment, 140, 279-293

 

Kim, W., He, T., Wang, D. D., Cao, C. Y., & Liang, S. (2014). Assessment of Long-Term Sensor Radiometric Degradation Using Time Series Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(5), 2960-2976.

 

Cheng, J., & S. Liang, (2014). Effects of thermal-infrared emissivity directionality on surface broadband emissivity and longwave net radiation estimation. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(2):499-503

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, Y. Yao, B. Ren, L. Shi, H. Liu, (2014), A comparative study of three land surface broadband emissivity datasets from satellite data, Remote Sensing, 4(1):111-134

 

Wang, D., S. Liang, T. He, (2014), Mapping high-resolution surface shortwave net radiation from Landsat data, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(2):459-463

 

Zhang, Y., Liang, S., Sun, G., (2014), Forest biomass mapping of northeastern China using GLAS and MODIS data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7:140-152

 

Yao, Y., S. Liang, S. Zhao, Y. Zhang, Q. Qin, J. Cheng, K. Jia, X. Xie, N. Zhang, M. Liu, (2014), Validation and Application of the Modified Satellite-Based Priestley Taylor Algorithm for Mapping Terrestrial Evapotranspiration, Remote Sensing, 6(1), 880-904; doi:10.3390/rs6010880

 

Zhang, Y., S. Liang, (2014), Surface radiative forcing of forest disturbances over northeastern China, Environmental Research Letters, 9, 024002

 

Xia, J., S. Liu, S. Liang, Y. Chen, W. Xu, W. Yuan, (2014), Spatio-temporal Patterns and Control Mechanisms of Biomass Carbon Stock of Global Grassland Ecosystems from 1982 to 2006, Remote Sensing, 6(3), 1783-1802; doi:10.3390/rs6031783

 

Liu, Q., S. Liang, Z. Xiao, H. Fang, (2014), Retrieval of Leaf Area Index using temporal, spectral, and angular information from multiple satellite data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 145, 25-37

 

Cai, W., Yuan, S. Liang, X. Zhang, et al., (2014), Improved estimations of gross primary production using satellite-derived photosynthetically active radiation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences,119(1):110-123, doi: 10.1002/2013JG002456

 

Yuan, W., X. Li, S. Liang, X. Cui, et al., (2014), Characterization of locations and extents of afforestation from the Grain for Green Project in China, Remote Sensing Letters, 5(3):221-229

 

Xia, J., S. Liang, J. Chen, W. Yuan, et al., (2014), Satellite-Based Analysis of Evapotranspiration and Water Balance in the Grassland Ecosystems of Dryland East Asia, PLOS ONE, 9(5): e97295. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097295

 

Shi, Q., S. Liang, (2014), Surface Energy Budget over the Tibetan Plateau from Ground Measurements, Reanalysis, and Satellite Data, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 5659-5677

 

Wang, D., S. Liang, (2014), Improving LAI Mapping by Integrating MODIS and CYCLOPES LAI Products Using Optimal Interpolation, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7(2), 445 - 457

 

He, T., Liang, S., Wang, D., Shuai, Y., & Yu, Y. (2014), Fusion of satellite land surface albedo products across scales using a multi-resolution tree method in the north-central United States. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(6):3428-3439

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, Y. C. Tzeng, L. Dong, (2014), Mapping global broadband emissivity from MODIS Collection 5 spectral albedos using a dynamic learning neural network, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35(4): 1395-1416

 

Yao,Y., S.Liang, X. Li., et al., (2014), Bayesian multi-model estimation of global terrestrial latent heat flux from eddy covariance, meteorological and satellite observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(8): 4521-4545

 

Li, X., S. Liang, W. Yuan, G. Yu, et al., (2014), Estimation of Evapotranspiration over the Terrestrial Ecosystems in China. Ecohydrology, 7(1):139-149.

 

Jia, K., S. Liang, N. Zhang, X. Wei, X. Gu, X., Zhao, Y. Yao, X. Xie, (2014), Land cover classification of finer resolution remote sensing data integrating temporal features from time series coarser resolution data, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 93, 49-55

 

Jia, K., S. Liang, X. Wei, L. Zhang, Y. Yao, S. Gao, (2014), Automatic land-cover update approach integrating iterative training sample selection and a Markov Random Field model, Remote Sensing Letters, 5(2):148-156

 

Jia, K. S Liang, L. Zhang, X. Wei, Y. Yao, X. Xie, (2014), Forest cover classification using Landsat ETM+ data and time series MODIS NDVI data, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 33, 32-38

 

2013

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, Y. Yao, and X. Zhang,(2013), Estimating the optimal broadband emissivity spectral range for calculating surface longwave net radiation, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10(1):401-405

 

Ren, H., S. Liang, G. Yan, J. Cheng, (2013), Empirical Algorithms to Map Global Broadband Emissivities over Vegetated Surfaces, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 51(5):2619-2631

 

Yao, Y., S. Liang, J. Cheng, S. Liu,J. B Fisher,X. Zhang, K. Jia, X. Zhao, Q. Qin, B. Zhao,S. Han; G. Zhou, G. Zhou,Y. Li, (2013), MODIS-driven estimation of terrestrial latent heat flux in China based on a modified Priestley -Taylor algorithm, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 171, 187-202

 

Li, X., N. Ziadi, G. Bélanger, W. Yuan, S. Liang, H. Xu, Zucong Cai, (2013), Wheat grain Cd concentration and uptake as affected by timing of fertilizer N application, Canadian Journal of Soil Science,93:219-222

 

Roman, M. O., C. K., Gatebe, Y. Shuai, Z. Wang, F. Gao, J. G. Masek, T. He, S. Liang, C. B. Schaaf, (2013), Use of In Situ and Airborne Multiangle Data to Assess MODIS- and Landsat-Based Estimates of Directional Reflectance and Albedo, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 51(3), 1393-1404

 

Zhao, X., Liang, S., Liu, S., Yuan, W., Xiao, Z., Liu, Q., Cheng, J., Zhang, X., Tang, H., Zhang, X.; Liu, Q., Zhou, G., Xu, S., Yu, K. (2013), The Global Land Surface Satellite (GLASS) Remote Sensing Data Processing System and Products. Remote Sensing, 5:2436-2450.

 

Jiang, B., S. Liang, J. Townshend, Z. Dodson, (2013), Assessment of the radiometric performance of Chinese HJ-1 satellite CCD instruments, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 6(2):840-850

 

Li, X., S. Liang, et al., (2013), Estimation of Gross Primary Production over the Terrestrial Ecosystems in China, Ecological Modeling, 261-262:80-92

 

Liu, N., Liu, Q., Wang, L., Liang, S., Wen, J., Qu, Y., & Liu, S. (2013), A statistics-based temporal filter algorithm to map spatiotemporally continuous shortwave albedo from MODIS data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 2121-2129, doi:10.5194/hess-17-2121-2013

 

Yang, L., P. Gong, R. Fu, M. Zhang, J. Chen, S. Liang, B. Xu, J. Shi and R. Dickinson, (2013), The role of satellite remote sensing in climate change studies, Nature - Climate Change, 3:875-883, doi:10.1038/nclimate1908

 

Shi, Q., and S. Liang, (2013), Characterizing the Surface Radiation Budget over the Tibetan Plateau with Ground-measured, Reanalysis, and Remote Sensing Datasets. Part 1: Methodology", Journal of Geophysical research, 118(17): 9642-9657, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50720

 

Shi, Q., and S. Liang, (2013), Characterizing the Surface Radiation Budget over the Tibetan Plateau with Ground-measured, Reanalysis, and Remote Sensing Datasets. Part 2: Spatiotemporal Analysis", Journal of Geophysical research, 118(16): 8921-8934, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50719

 

Fang, H., Jiang, C., Li, W., Wei, S., Baret, F., Chen, J.M., Garcia-Haro, J., Liang, S., Liu, R., Myneni, R.B., Pinty, B., Xiao, Z., & Zhu, Z. (2013), Characterization and intercomparison of global moderate resolution leaf area index (LAI) products: Analysis of climatologies and theoretical uncertainties. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 118(2):529-548

 

Jiang, B. S. Liang, (2013), Improved vegetation greenness increases summer atmospheric water vapor over northern China, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(15), 8129-8139, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50602

 

Liang, S., A. Li, J. Shi, (2013), Recent progress in land remote sensing: algorithms and products, International Journal of Digital Earth, 6, 1-4

 

Liang, S., et al., (2013), A Long-term Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) Dataset for Environmental Studies, International Journal of Digital Earth, 6, 5-33 (OPEN ACCESS, pdf file)

 

Liu, Q., Wang, L., Qu, Y., Liu, N., Liu, S., Tang, H., & Liang, S., (2013), A Priminary Evaluation of GLASS Albedo Product. International Journal of Digital Earth, 6, 69-95

 

Cheng, J., & Liang, S., (2013), Estimating global land surface broadband thermal-infrared emissivity from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer optical data. International Journal of Digital Earth, 6,34-49

 

Sun, L., Liang, S., Yuan, W., & Chen, Z., (2013), Estimation of land surface evapotranspiration based on Penman-Monteith theory and the improved soil moisture estimates. International Journal of Digital Earth, 6, 134-156

 

Huang, G., Wang, W., Zhang, X., Liang, S., Liu, S., Zhao, T., Feng, J., & Ma, Z. (2013). Preliminary Validation of GLASS-DSSR products using surface measure ements collected in arid and semi-arid region of China. International Journal of Digital Earth, 6, 50-68

 

He, T., S. Liang, Y. Yu,D. Wang, F. Gao, Q.Liu, (2013), Greenland surface albedo changes in July 1981-2012 1from satellite observations, Environmental Research Letters, 8(4), 044043, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044043

 

Wang, D., S. Liang, T. He, and Y. Yu, (2013), Direct Estimation of Land Surface Albedo from VIIRS Data: Algorithm Improvement and Preliminary Validation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(22):12,577-12,586

 

Xie, X., S. Meng, S .Liang, and Y. Yao, (2013), Improving streamflow predictions at ungauged locations with real-time updating: application of an EnKF-based state-parameter estimation strategy. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 13441-13473.

 

2012

 

Xiao, Z., J. Wang, S. Liang, H. Zhou, X. Li, L. Zhang, D. Yao, Z. Fu, Z. Jiao, (2012), Retrieval of leaf area index from MODIS time series data: Examples from the Heihe River Basin, North-west China, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(3):730-745

 

Huang, G., S. Liu, S. Liang, (2012), Estimation of net surface shortwave radiation from MODIS data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(3): 804-825

 

Fang, H., S. Wei, S. Liang, (2012), Validation of MODIS and CYCLOPES LAI products using global field measurement data Remote Sensing of Environment, 119:43-54

 

He, T., S. Liang, D. Wang, H. Wu, Y. Yu, J. Wang, (2012), Estimation of Surface Albedo and Directional Reflectance from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, 119:286-300

 

Cai, L., Y. Qui, L. Zhang, S, Liang, and J. Wang, (2012),Estimating time-series leaf area index based on recurrent nonlinear autoregressive neural networks with exogenous inputs, International Journal of Remote Sensing,33(8), 5712-5731

 

Yao, Y., S. Liang, Q. Qin, K. Wang, S. Liu, S. Zhao, N. Zhang, H. Dong, (2012), Satellite detection of the increases in global land surface evapotranspiration during 1984-2007, International Journal of Digital Earth, 5, 299-318

 

Qin, J., K. Yang, S. Liang, W. Tang, (2012), Estimation of daily mean photosynthetically active radiation under all-sky conditions based on relative sunshine data, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51(1):150-160

 

Qin, J., K. Yang, S. Liang , H. Zhang, Y. Ma, X. Guo, (2012), Evaluation of surface albedo in GEWEX-SRB and ISCCP-FD data against validated MODIS product over the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D24116

 

Yuan, W., S. Liu, S. Liang, Z. Tan, H. Liu, C. Young, (2012), Estimations of Evapotranspiration and Water Balance with Uncertainty over the Yukon River Basin, Water Resources Management, 26(8): 2147-2157, DOI: 10.1007/s11269-012-0007-3

 

Wu, H., S. Liang, L. Tong, T. He, Y. Yu, (2012), Bidirectional Reflectance for Multiple Snow-covered Land Types from MISR Products, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters , 9(5):994-998, DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2012.2187041

 

Li, A., S. Liang, A. Wang, C. Huang, (2012), Investigating the Impacts of North Atlantic Oscillation on Global Vegetation Changes by Remotely Sensed Vegetation Index, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(22): 7222-7239.

 

Yuan, W., S. Liang, S. Liu, E. Weng, Y. Luo, D. Hollinger, H. Zhang, (2012), Improving Model Parameter Estimation using Process Relationships between vegetation production and ecosystem respiration , Ecological modeling, 240:29-40

 

Pan, Y., Li, L., Zhang, J., Liang, S., Zhu, X.F., & Sulla-Menashe, D. (2012). Winter wheat area estimation from MODIS-EVI time series data using the Crop Proportion Phenology Index. Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 232-242

 

Sun, L., Sun, R., Li, X., Liang, S., & Zhang, R. (2012). Monitoring surface soil moisture status based on remotely sensed surface temperature and vegetation index information. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 166-167, 175-187

 

Bateni, S. M., S. Liang, (2012), Estimating surface energy fluxes using a dual-source data assimilation approach adjoined to the heat diffusion equation, Journal of Geophysical Research,117, D17118, doi:10.1029/2012JD017618

 

Zhang, Y., Y. Qu, J. Wang, S. Liang, (2012), Estimating leaf area index from MODIS and surface meteorological data using a dynamic Bayesian network, Remote Sensing of Environment, 127:30-43

 

Wang, K., R., Dickinson, M. Wild, S. Liang, (2012), Atmospheric Controls on Climatic Variability of Surface Incident Solar Radiation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,12, 9581-9592

 

Zhu, X., S. Liang, Y. Pan, (2012), Observational Evidence of the Cooling Effect of Agricultural Irrigation in Jilin, China, Climatic Change, 114:799-811, DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0435-3

 

Wang, K., R. Dickinson, S. Liang, (2012), Global Atmospheric Evaporative Demand over Land from 1973 to 2008, Journal of Climate, 25:8353-8361

 

Wu, H., X. Zhang, S. Liang, G. Zhou, H. Yang, D. Zhou, (2012), Estimation of Clear-sky Land Surface Longwave Radiation from MODIS Data Products by Merging Multiple Models, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 117, D22107, doi:10.1029/2012JD017567

 

Guang, J. Y. Xue, Y. Li, S. Liang, L. Mei, H. Xu, (2012), Retrieval of aerosol optical depth over bright land surfaces by coupling bidirectional reflectance distribution function model and aerosol retrieval model, Remote Sensing Letters, 3(7):577-584

 

2011

 

Xiao, Z., S. Liang, J. Wang, and B. Jiang, (2011), Real-time inversion of leaf area index from MODIS time series data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(1):97-106

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, G. Hoogenboom, (2011), Integration of MODIS LAI and vegetation index products with the CSM-CERES-Maize model for corn yield estimation. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(4): 1039-1065

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, Q. Liu, X. Li, (2011), Temperature and emissivity separation from ground-based MIR hyperspectral data, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 49(4): 1473-1484

 

Xu, T., S. Liu, S. Liang, & J. Qin, (2011), Improving Predictions of Water and Heat Fluxes by Assimilating MODIS Land Surface Temperature Products into Common Land Model, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12:227-244

 

Galleguillos, M., F. Jacob, L. Prevot, P. Lagacherie, S. Liang, (2011), Mapping daily evapotranspiration over a Mediterranean vineyard watershed, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 8(1): 168-172

 

Qin, J., Chen, Z., K. Yang, S. Liang, T. Wang, (2011), Estimation of monthly-mean daily global solar radiation based on MODIS and TRMM products, Applied Energy, 88(7): 2480-2489

 

Xu, T., S. Liang, S. Liu, (2011), Estimating turbulent fluxes through assimilation of geostationary operational environmental satellites data using ensemble Kalman filter, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D09109, doi:10.1029/2010JD015150

 

Yuan, W., Y. Luo, S. Liang, et al. (2011), Thermal adaptation of net ecosystem exchange, Biogeosciences, 8:1453-1463

 

Zhu, X., S. Liang, & Y. Pan, (2011), Agricultural irrigation impacts on land surface characteristics detected from satellite data products in Jilin Province, China. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 4(3):721-729

 

Wang, D., S. Liang, (2011), Integrating MODIS and CYCLOPES Leaf Area Index Products using Empirical Orthogonal Functions, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 49(5):1513-1519

 

Guang, J., Y. Xue, Y. Wang, Y. Li, L. Mei, H. Xu, S. Liang, J. Wang, L. Bai, (2011), Simultaneous determination of aerosol optical thickness and surface reflectance using ASTER visible to near-infrared data over land, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(22): 6961-6974

 

Zheng, T., S. Liang, (2011), A Bayesian Approach to Integrate Satellite Estimated Instantaneous Photosynthetically Active Radiation Product for Daily Value Calculation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D15202, 18 PP., doi:10.1029/2010JD014642

 

Huang, G., M. Ma,S. Liang , S. Liu, X. Li, (2011), A LUT-based approach to estimate surface solar irradiance by combining MODIS and MTSAT data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D22201, doi:10.1029/2011JD016120

 

Yiao, Y. S. Liang, Q. Qin, and K. Wang, S. Zhao, (2011), Monitoring Global Land Surface Drought Based on a hybrid Evapotranspiration Model, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 13(3): 447-457

 

2010

 

Kim, H., S. Liang, (2010), Development of a New Hybrid Method for Estimating Land Surface Shortwave Net Radiation from MODIS Data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 114:2393-2402

 

Cheng J., S. Liang, J. Wang, and X. Li, (2010), A Stepwise Refining Algorithm of Temperature and Emissivity Separation for Hyperspectral Thermal Infrared Data, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing,48(3), 1588-1597

 

Taberner,M., B. Pinty, Y. Govaerts, S. Liang, M. M. Verstraete, N. Gobron, J.-L. Widlowski, and S. Pinnock, (2010), Comparison of MISR and MODIS Land Surface Albedos: Methodology, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 115, D05101, doi:10.1029/2009JD012665

 

Wang, D., S. Liang, R. Liu, and T. Zheng, (2010), Estimation of daily-integrated PAR from sparse satellite observations: Comparison of temporal scaling methods, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(6), 1661, doi:10.1080/01431160903475407

 

Jiang, B., S. Liang, J. Wang, Z. Xiao, (2010), Modeling MODIS LAI Time Series Using Three Statistical Methods, Remote Sensing of Environment, 114:1432-1444,Doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.01.026

 

Wang, D., J. Wang, and S. Liang, (2010), Retrieving Crop Leaf Area Index by Assimilation of MODIS Data into the Coupled Crop Radiative Transfer and Growth Model, Science in China Series D - Earth Sciences, 40:73-83.

 

Jiang, B., S. Liang, J. Wang, and Z. Xiao, (2010), Time series analysis and prediction of MODIS LAI product using dynamic harmonic regression model, Journal of Remote Sensing, 14(1):23-37

 

Li, A. W. Deng, S. Liang, and C. Huang (2010), Investigation on the Patterns of Global Vegetation Change Using a Satellite-Sensed Vegetation Index, Remote Sens., 2(6), 1530-1548; doi:10.3390/rs2061530

 

Gui, S., S. Liang, K. Wang, and L. Li, (2010), Validation of Three Satellite-Estimated Land Surface Downward Shortwave Radiation Datasets, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters,7(4):776-780

 

Wang, W, and S. Liang , (2010), Algorithm Development for Estimating Clear-sky Instantaneous Land Surface Longwave Radiation Budget for GOES Sounder and GOES-R ABI data, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 7(4):708-712

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, F. Weng, J. Wang, & X. Li, (2010), Comparison of Radiative Transfer Models for Simulating Snow Surfaces Thermal Infrared Emissivity, IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 3:323-336.

 

Liang, S., W. Kustas, G. Schaepman-Strub, X. Li, (2010), Impacts of climate change and land use changes on land surface radiation and energy budgets, IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 3:219-224. (pdf file)

 

Zhang, X. S. Liang, K. Wang, L. Li, and S. Gui, (2010), A climatological analysis of global land surface shortwave broadband albedo from MODIS, IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 3:296-305

 

Liang, S., K. Wang, and X. Zhang, M. Wild, (2010), Review of estimation of land surface radiation and energy budgets from ground measurements, remote sensing and model simulation, IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 3:225-240. (pdf file)

 

Lu, N., R. Liu, J. Liu, and S. Liang, (2010), An algorithm for estimating downward shortwave radiation from GMS-5 visible Imagery and its evaluation over China, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D18102, doi:10.1029/2009JD013457

 

Wang, K., S. Liang, C. Schaaf, and A. Strahler, (2010), Evaluation of MODIS land surface shortwave and visible albedo products at FLUXNET sites, Journal of Geophysical Research 115, D17107, doi:10.1029/2009JD013101

 

Gui, S., S. Liang, and L. Li, (2010), Evaluation of Satellite-Estimated Surface Longwave Radiation Using Ground-Based Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(D18): D18214, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013635

 

Yiao, Y. S. Liang, Q. Qin, and K. Wang, (2010), Monitoring Drought over the Conterminous United States from MODIS and NCEP Reanalysis-2 Data, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 49(8), 1665-1680

 

Wang, K., B. Dickinson, M. Wild, S. Liang, (2010), Evidence for Decadal Variation in Global Terrestrial Evapotranspiration between 1982 and 2002, Part 1: Model Development", Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 115, D20112

 

Wang, K., B. Dickinson, M. Wild, S. Liang, (2010), Evidence for Decadal Variation in Global Terrestrial Evapotranspiration between 1982 and 2002, Part 2: Results", Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 115, D20113

 

2009

 

Wang, K., R. Dickinson, S. Liang, (2009), Clear-sky visibility has decreased over land globally from 1973 to 2007, Science, 323, 1468-1470

 

Wang, W., S. Liang , (2009), Estimating High-Spatial Resolution Clear-Sky Longwave Downwelling and Net Radiation over Land Surfaces from MODIS Data, Remote Sensing of Environment 113:745-754

 

Schaepman, M. E., S. L. Ustin, A. J. Plaza, T. H. Painter, J. Verrelst, and S. Liang , (2009), Earth System Science Related Imaging Spectroscopy - An Assessment, Remote Sensing of Environment,113, S123-S137, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.03.001

 

Wang, K., S. Liang, (2009), Estimation of Daytime Net Radiation from Shortwave Radiation Measurements and Meteorological Observations, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology , 48:634-643.

 

Wang, K., and S. Liang, (2009), Evaluation of ASTER and MODIS land surface temperature and emissivity products using long-term surface longwave radiation observations at SURFRAD sites, Remote Sensing of Environment , 113:1156-1165.

 

Wang, W., S. Liang, J. A. Augustine, (2009), Estimating clear-sky land surface upwelling longwave radiation from MODIS data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 47(5):1555-1570, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2008.2005206

 

Qin, J., S. Liang , K. Yang, T. Koike, R. Liu, I. Kaihotsu, (2009), Simultaneous estimation of both soil moisture and model parameters using particle filtering method through the assimilation of microwave signal, Journal of Geophysical Research,114, D15103, doi:10.1029/2008JD011358

 

Xiao, Z., S. Liang, J. Wang, J. Song, and X. Wu, (2009), A temporally integrated inversion method for estimating leaf area index from MODIS data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,47(8): 2536-2545

 

Wang, K., S. Liang , (2009), Global atmospheric downward longwave radiation over land surface under all-sky conditions from 1973 to 2008, Journal of Geophysical Research , 114, D19101, doi:10.1029/2009JD011800

 

Tao, X., B. Yan, K. Wang, D. Wu, W. Fan, X. Xu, S. Liang , (2009), Scale transformation of leaf area index product retrieved from multi-resolution remotely sensed data: analysis and case studies, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(20), 5383-5395

 

Qin, J., K. Yang, S. Liang, and X. Guo, (2009), The altitudinal dependence of recent rapid warming over the Tibetan Plateau, Climate Change,97(1-2), 321-327

 

Schroeder, T. A., R. Hember, N. C. Coops, and S. Liang, (2009), Validation of solar radiation surfaces from MODIS and reanalysis data over topographically complex terrain, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48:2441-2458

 

Wan, H., J. Wang, S. Liang , and J. Qin, (2009), Estimating Leaf Area Index by fusing MODIS and MISR Data, Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis , 29(11): 3106-3111.

 

Chen, Y., J. Wang, S. Liang, D. Wang, and B. Ma, (2009), Comaprison of MISR and MODIS directional reflectance products, Journal of Remote Sensing, 13(5), 808-820

 

Xu, T., S. Liu, J. Qin, and S. Liang, (2009), Estimation of sensible and latent heat flux by assimilating MODIS LST products, Journal of Remote Sensing, 13(6),999-1019.

 

2008

 

Wang, K., S. Liang, (2008), An improved method for estimating global evapotranspiration based on satellite determination of surface net radiation, vegetation index, tempreature, and soil moisture, Journal of Hydrometeorology,9(4):712-727.

 

Wang, K., R. Dickinson, S. Liang, (2008), Observational evidence on the effects of clouds and aerosols on net ecosystem exchange and evapotranspiration, Geophysical Research Letters. 35: L10401, doi:10.1029/2008GL034167.

 

Zheng, T., S. Liang, K. Wang, (2008), Estimation of incident PAR from GOES imagery, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47:853-868.

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, G. Hoogenboom, J. Teasdale, and M. Cavigelli,(2008), Crop yield estimation through assimilation of remotely sensed data into DSSAT-CERES, International Journal of Remote Sensing. 29(10):3011-3032, DOI: 10.1080/01431160701408386

 

Qin, J., S. Liang, X. Li, and J. Wang, (2008), Development of the Adjoint Model of a Canopy Radiative Transfer Model for Sensitivity Study and Inversion of Leaf Area Index, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46(7), DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2008.916637.

 

Wang, W., S. Liang, , and T. Meyer, (2008), Validating MODIS land surface temperature products, Remote Sensing of Environment,112:623-635, (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, J. Townshend, R. Dickinson, (2008), Spatially and temporally continuous LAI data sets based on an new filtering method: Examples from North America, Remote Sensing of Environment,112:75-93, (pdf file)

 

Zhao X., S. Liang, Liu S., Wang J., Qin J. ,Li Q.  & Li X., (2008), Modified dark object atmospheric correction method for hyperspectral remote sensed data, Science in China Series D - Earth Sciences 51(3):349-356.

 

Liu, R., S. Liang, H. He, J. Liu, and T. Zheng, (2008), Mapping Photosynthetically Active Radiation from MODIS Data in China. Remote Sen. Environ.112:998-1009, (pdf file)

 

Sun, W., S. Liang, G. Xu, H. Fang, R. Dickinson, (2008), Mapping Plant Functional Types from MODIS Data Using Multisource Evidential Reasoning, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112:1101-1024, (pdf file)

 

Chen, Y., S. Liang, J. Wang, H. Kim, and J. V. Martonchik,(2008), Validation of the MISR land surface broadband albedo, International Journal of Remote Sensing,29(23):6971-6983.

 

Xiao, Z., J. Wang, S. Liang, Y. Qu, H. Wan,(2008), Retrieval of canopy biophysical variables from remote sensing data using contextual information, Journal of Central South University of Technology,15:877-881.

 

2007

 

Liang, S., (2007),  Recent Developments in Estimating Land Surface Biogeophysical Variables from Optical Remote Sensing, Progress in Physical Geography, 31(5):501-516. (pdf file)

 

Li, A., S. Liang, A. Wang, and J. Qin, (2007), Estimating crop yield from multi-temporal satellite data using multivariate regression and neural network techniques, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 73(10):1149-1157. (pdf file)

 

Lu, X., R. Liu, J. Liu, and S. Liang, (2007), Removal of noise by Wavelet method to generate the high-quality time series of terrestrial MODIS products, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 73(10):1129-1139. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, H. Y. Kim, J. R. Townshend, C. L. Schaaf, A. H. Stralher, R. E. Dickinson, (2007), Developing spatially continuous 1 km surface albedo dataset over North America from Terra MODIS products. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 112, doi:10.1029/2006JD008377 (pdf file)

 

Qin, J., S. Liang, R. Liu, H. Zhang, and B. Hu, (2007), A Weak-Constraint Based Data Assimilation Scheme for Estimating Surface Turbulent Fluxes, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 4(4):649-653 (pdf file)

 

Zhong, B., S. Liang, and B. Holben, (2007), Validating a New Algorithm for Estimating Aerosol Optical Depths over Land from MODIS Imagery, International Journal of Remote Sensing,28(18), 4207-4214. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S. T. Zheng,  D. Wang, K. Wang, R. Liu,  S. C. Tsay, S. Running, J. Townshend, (2007),  Mapping High-Resolution Incident Photosynthetically Active Radiation over Land from Polar-Orbiting and Geostationary Satellite Data, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.73(10):1085-1089. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S.,J. Liu, and X. Li, (2007), Foreword to the special issue on "recent remote sensing applications", Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing,,73(10):1119-1120.

 

Liu, R., J. Liu, S. Liang, J. Chen, D. Zhuang, (2007), Mapping China using MODIS data: Methods, software and products, Journal of Remote Sensing, 11(5), 719-727

 

Qin, J., R. Liu, S. Liang, H. Zhang, and B. Hu , (2007), A new method based on remote sensing observations and data assimilation for estimation of evapotranspiration over field crops, New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 50(5):997-1004

 

2006

 

Liang, S., T. Zheng, R. Liu, H. Fang, S. C. Tsay, S. Running, (2006), Estimation of incident Photosynthetically Active Radiation from MODIS Data, Journal of Geophysical Research -Atmosphere, 111, D15208,doi:10.1029/2005JD006730. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., B. Zhong, and H. Fang, (2006), Improved estimation of aerosol optical depth from MODIS imagery over land surfaces, Remote Sensing of Environment. 104(4):416-425. (pdf file)

 

Morisette, J., F. Baret, and S. Liang, (2006), Special issue on global land validation, IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,44(7):1695-1697. (pdf file)

 

Sun, W., Xu, G., Gong, P. and S. Liang, (2006), Fractal analysis of remotely sensed images: A review of methods and applications, International Journal of Remote Sensing,27(22):4963-4990 (pdf file)

 

Li, A., A. Wang, S. Liang, and W. Zhou, (2006), Eco-environmental vulnerability evaluation in mountainous region using remote sensing and GIS.A case study in the upper reaches of Minjiang River, China, Ecological Modeling, 192:175-187. (pdf file)

 

Liu, R., S. Liang, J. Liu, and D. Zhuang, (2006), Continuous tree distribution in China : A comparison of two estimates from MODIS and Landsat data, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere,111,D08101,doi:10.1029/2005JD006039. (pdf file)

 

Jin, M., S. Liang, (2006), Improved emissivity parametrization for land surface modeling using global remote sensing observations, Journal of Climate. 19(12):2867-2881. (pdf file)

 

Liu, R., J. Liu, and S. Liang, (2006), Estimation of systematic errors of MODIS thermal infrared bands, IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters,3(4):541-545. (pdf file)

 

Qin J., G. Yan, S. Liu, S. Liang, et al., (2006), application of Ensemble Kalman Filter to remote sensing inversion of land surface parameters, Science in China, Series D: Earth Sciences,49(6):632-640. (Its Chinese version is from 35(8): 790-797, 2005.)

 

 

2005

Liang, S., Y. Yu, and T. P. Defelice, (2005), VIIRS narrowband to broadband land surface albedo conversion: Formula and validation, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26 (5): 1019-1025. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, (2005), A hybrid inversion method for mapping leaf area index from MODIS data: experiments and application to broadleaf and needleleaf canopies, Remote Sensing of Environment,94(2):405-424. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, M. P. McClaran,W. J. D. van Leeuwen, S. Drake, S. E. Marsh, A. Thomson, R. C. Izaurralde, N. J. Rosenberg, (2005), Biophysical characterization and management effects on semiarid rangeland observed from Landsat ETM+ data, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing. 43(1):125-134. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., J. Stroeve and J. Box, (2005), Mapping daily snow shortwave broadband albedo from MODIS: The improved direct estimation algorithm and validation, Journal of Geophysical Research. 110 (D10): Art. No. D10109, MAY 26 2005. (pdf file)

 

Stroeve, J., J. Box, F. Gao, S. Liang, A., Nolin, and C. Schaaf, (2005), Accuracy assessment of the MODIS 16-day snow albedo product: Comparisons with Greenland in situ measurements, Remote Sensing of Environment, 94(1):46-60. (pdf file)

 

Zhao, Y., X. Zhou, S. Liang, (2005), Methods and applications of coupling remote sensing data and crop growth models: Advances in research, Journal of Natural Disasters,14(1):103-109.

 

2004

 

Liang, S., H. Fang, (2004),An improved atmospheric correction algorithm for hyperspectral remotely sensed imagery. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 1(2):112-117. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H, S. Liang, M. Chen, C. Walthall, and C. Daughtry, (2004), Intercomparison of MISR land surface reflectance and albedo products with ETM+ and MODIS products, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(2):409-422. (pdf file)

 

Walthall, C. L., W. P. Dulaney, M. C. Anderson; J. M. Norman, H. Fang, S. Liang, (2004), A comparison of empirical and neural network approaches for estimating corn and soybean leaf area index from Landsat ETM+ imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment,92(4):465-474. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., H. Fang, M. Kaul, T. Van Niel, T. McVicar, J. Pearlman, C. Walthall, C. Daughtry, F. Huemmerich, (2003), Estimation of land surface broadband albedos and leaf area index from EO-1 ALI data and validation, EO-1 special issue of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(6):1260-1267. (pdf file)

 

2003

 

Liang, S., (2003), A direct algorithm for estimating land surface broadband albedos from MODIS Imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 41(1):136-145. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H. and S. Liang, (2003), Retrieve LAI from Landsat 7 ETM+ Data with a Neural Network Method: Simulation and Validation Study, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(9):2052-2062. (pdf file)

 

Fang, H., S. Liang, and A. Kuusk, (2003), Retrieving Leaf Area Index (LAI) Using a Genetic Algorithm with a Canopy Radiative Transfer Model, Remote Sensing of Environment,85(3):257-270. (pdf file)

 

Van Niel, T., T. McVicar, H. Fang, S. Liang, (2003), Calculating environmental moisture for pre-field discrimination of rice crops, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24:885-890. (pdf file)

 

Jin, Y. C. Schaaf, F. Gao, X. Li, A. H. Strahler, W. Lucht and S. Liang, (2003), Consistency of MODIS surface BRDF/Albedo retrievals 1. Algorithm performance, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 108(D5), article #: 4158 (pdf file)

 

Jin, Y. C. Schaaf, C. Woodcock, F. Gao, X. Li, A. Strahler, W. Lucht and S. Liang, (2003), Consistency of MODIS surface BRDF/Albedo retrievals 2. Validation, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 108(D5), article #: 4159. (pdf file)

 

Su, L., X.Li, S. Liang & A.Strahler,(2003),Simulation of Scaling Effects of Thermal Emission from a non-Isothermal Pixel with the Typical 3D Structure, Intl. J. Remote Sens., 24(19):3743-3753. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., C. Shuey, A. Russ, H. Fang, M. Chen, C. Walthall, C. Daughtry, (2003), Narrowband to Broadband Conversions of Land Surface Albedo: II. Validation, Remote Sensing of Environmen, 84(1):25-41. (pdf file)

 

2002

 

Liang, S., H. Fang, J. Morisette, M. Chen, C. Walthall, C. Daughtry, and C. Shuey, (2002), Atmospheric Correction of Landsat ETM+ Land Surface Imagery: II. Validation and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 40(12): 2736-2746 (pdf file).

 

Liang, S., H. Fang, M. Chen, C. Walthall, C. Daughtry, J. Morisette, C. Schaaf, and A. Strahler, (2002), Validating MODIS land surface reflectance and albedo products: Methods and preliminary results, Remote Sensing of Environment, 83(1-2):149-162. (pdf file)

 

Su, L., X. Li., S. Liang, et al., (2002), Data framework and spectral simulations for remote sensing spectral database, Geo-Information Science,4(4):7-15.

 

Huang, C., J. R. G. Townshend, S. Liang, S. N. V. Kalluri,and R. S. DeFries, (2002), Impact of sensor's point spread function on land cover characterization: assessment and deconvolution, Remote Sensing of Environment, 80(2):203-212. (pdf file)

 

Schaaf, C., A. Strahler, W. Lucht, T. Tsung, F. Gao, X. Li, N. Strugll, L. Chen, P. Muller, P. Lewis, M. Barnsley, P. Hobson, M. Disney, M. Dunderdale, R. d'Entremont, B. Hu, S. Liang, J. Privette, (2002), First operational BRDF, albedo nadir reflectance products from MODIS, Remote Sensing of Environment, 83:135-148. (pdf file)

 

2001

 

Liang, S., H. Fang, M. Chen, (2001), Atmospheric Correction of Landsat ETM+ Land Surface Imagery: I. Methods, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39:2490-2498. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., (2001), An Optimization Algorithm for Separating Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity from Multispectral Thermal Infrared Imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39:264-274. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., (2001), Narrowband to Broadband Conversion of Land Surface Albedo. I. Algorithms, Remote Sensing of Environment, 76:213-238. (pdf file)

 

Liang, S., (2001), Numerical Experiments on Spatial Scaling of Land Surface Albedo and Leaf Area Index, Remote Sensing Reviews, 19:225-242.

 

Liang, S., (2001), Land Cover Classification Methods for Multiyear AVHRR Data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22(8):1479-1493. (pdf file)

 

Kalluri, S., Z. Zhang, J. JaJa, S. Liang, and J. Townshend, (2001), Characterizing Land Surface Anisotropy from AVHRR Data at a Global Scale Using High Performance Computing, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22(11):2171-2191. (pdf file)

 

2000

 

Liang, S., J. Stroeve, I. Grant, A. Strahler, and J. Duvel, (2000), Angular Corrections to Satellite Data for Estimating Earth's Radiation Budget, Remote Sensing Reviews, 18:103-136.

 

Liang, S., A. Strahler, M. Bernsley, C. Borel, S. Gerstl, F. Prata, and C. Walthall, (2000), Multiangle Remote Sensing: Past and Future, Remote Sensing Reviews, 18: 83-102.

 

Nolin, A. and S. Liang, (2000), Progress in Surface Particulate Medium Bidirectional Reflectance Modeling and Applications, Remote Sensing Reviews, 18:307-342.

 

Qin, W. and S. Liang, (2000), Plane-Parallel Canopy Radiation Transfer Modeling: Recent Advances and Future Directions, Remote Sensing Reviews, 18:281-306.

 

Townshend, J., C. Huang, S. Kalluri, R. DeFries, S. Liang and K. Yang, (2000), Beware of Per-Pixel Characterization of Land Cover, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21(4):839-843 (pdf file) .

 

1999 and earlier

 

Liang, S., A. Strahler and C. Walthall, (1999), Retrieval of Land Surface Albedo from Satellite Observations: A Simulation Study, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 38:712-725. (pdf file)

 

Gong, P., D. Wang, and S. Liang, (1999), Inverting A Canopy Reflectance Model Using An Artificial Neural Network, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 20(1):111-122. (pdf file)

 

Zhang, Z., S. Kalluri, J. JaJa, S. Liang, and J. Townshend, (1998), Models and High-Performance Algorithms for Global BRDF Retrieval, IEEE Computational Science and Engineering, 5(4):16-29.

 

Liang S., (1997), An Investigation of Remotely Sensed Soil Depth in the Optical Region, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18(16):3395-3408. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., and M. I. Mishchenko, (1997), Calculation of Soil Hot Spot Effects Using Coherent Backscattering Theory, Remote Sensing of Environment, 60:163-173. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., A. H. Strahler, Q. Zhu, and X. Jin (1997), Comparisons of Radiative Transfer Models of Vegetation Canopies and Laboratory Measurements, Remote Sensing of Environment, 61:129-138. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., H. Fallah-Adl, S. Kalluri, J. JaJa, Y. Kaufman, and J. Townshend, (1997), Development of an Operational Atmospheric Correction Algorithm for TM Imagery, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 102:17173-17186. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., P. Lewis, R. Dubayah, W. Qin, and D. Shirey, (1997), Topographic Effects on Surface Bidirectional Reflectance Scaling, Journal of Remote Sensing (China), (special issue on the First International Workshop on Multiangle Remote Sensing) 1:82-93.

 

Fallah-Adl, H., J. JaJa and S. Liang, (1997), Fast Algorithms for Estimating Aerosol Optical Depth of Thematic Mapper (TM) Imagery, Journal of Supercomputing, 10:315-330.

 

Liang S., and P. Lewis, (1996), A Parametric Radiative Transfer Model for?Sky Radiance Distribution, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 55:181-189. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., and J. R. G. Townshend, (1996), A Parametric Soil BRDF Model: A Four-Stream Approximation, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 17:1303-1315.

 

Liang S., and J. R. G. Townshend, (1996), A Modified Hapke Model for Soil Bidirectional Reflectance, Remote Sensing of Environment, 55:1-10. (pdf file)

 

Fallah-Adl H., J. JaJa, S. Liang, Y. Kaufman, and J. R. G. Townshend, (1996), Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Atmospheric Correction of Remotely Sensed Data, IEEE Computational Sciences and Engineering, 66-77.

 

Liang S., and A. H. Strahler, (1995), An Analytic Radiative Transfer Model for a Coupled Atmosphere and Leaf Canopy, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 100:5085-5094.

 

Liang S., and A. H. Strahler, (1994), Four-Stream Solution for Atmospheric Radiative Transfer over an Non-Lambertian Surface, Applied Optics, 33:5745-5753. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., and A. H. Strahler, (1994), Retrieval of Surface BRDF from Multiangle Remotely Sensed Data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 50:18-30. (pdf file)

 

Goward S. N., S. Turner, D. G. Dye, and S. Liang, (1994), The University of Maryland Improved Global Vegetation Index Product, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 15:3365-3395.

 

Liang S., and A. H. Strahler, (1993), The Calculation of the Radiance Distribution of the Coupled Atmosphere-Canopy, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 31:491-502. (pdf file)

 

Liang S., and A. H. Strahler, (1993), An Analytic BRDF Model of Canopy Radiative Transfer and Its Inversion, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 31:1081-1092. (pdf file)

 

Albers B. J., A. H. Strahler, X. Li, S. Liang and K. C. Clarke, (1990), Radiometric Measurements of Gap Probability in Conifer Tree Canopies, Remote Sensing of Environment, 34:179-192.

 

Liang S., J. Hu and Q. Huang, (1990), Geometry Characteristics and Mechanism Analysis of Band Combinations, Remote Sensing of Environment (China), 5(2):150-157.

 

Liang S., (1989), Data Flows and Quantitative Models for Interpreting Satellite Imagery, Remote Sensing Progress, 4:42-54.

 

Liang S., and B. Chen, (1989), Determination of Optimum Bands for Remote Bathymetry, Journal of Nanjing University (Geography Edition), 10:94-106.

 

Liang S., and B. Chen, (1989), A Study on Remote Sensing Perspective Depth into Water in Visible Bands, Journal of Nanjing University (Natural Sciences Edition), 25(2):322-332.

 

Liang S., (1986), A New Algorithm to Draw Isoline Maps of Surface Roughness with Raster Data, Proceedings of the First Symposium on Computer Cartography, Science Press, Beijing, 225-228. (Peer reviewed article)

 

Liang S., and B. Chen, (1986), A Study on the Transfer Model of Water Surface Radiation in Visible Bands, Donghai Marine Science, 4(3):54-62.

 

Liang S., (1986), Bathymetry Approaches Using Remote Sensing Technique, Remote Sensing Communication, 1(4):10-13.

 

Jin J., S. Liang and Y. Ma, (1986), Using Color Air-photos to Compile a Map of Population Density in Du-Kou City, Journal of Nanjing University (Geography Edition), 7:96-102.

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Fang, H

 

He, T., S. Liang, D. Wang, Q. Shi, and X. Tao, Estimation of high-resolution land surface shortwave albedo from AVIRIS data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

 

Cheng, J., S. Liang, L. Dong, B. Ren, L. Shi, Validation of the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) land surface emissivity products over the Taklimakan Desert, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

 

Zhang, Y., S. Liang, Changes in forest biomass and linkage to climate and forest disturbances over northeastern China, Global Change Biology

 

Jia, K., S. Liang, J. Liu, W. Yuan, Y. Yao, Forest cover changes in the Three-North Shelter Forest region of China during 1990-2005, Journal of Environmental Informatics

 

Xu, T., S. Bateni, S. Liang, Estimating turbulent heat fluxes with a weak-constraint data assimilation scheme: A case study (HiWATER-MUSOEXE), IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters

 

Yao,Y., S.Liang, X. Xie., et al., 2014. Estimation of the terrestrial water budget over northern China by merging multiple datasets, Journal of Hydrology

 

Yuan, W., S. Liu, W. Dong, S. Liang, et al., Differentiating Moss from Higher Plants is Critical in Studying the Carbon Cycle of Boreal Biome, Nature Communications

 

Zhang, X., S. Liang, G. Zhou, H. Wu, and X. Zhao, Generating Global Land Surface Satellite Incident Shortwave Radiation and Photosynthetically Active Radiation Products from Multiple Satellite Data, Remote Sensing of Environment

 

Jia, K., S. Liang, X. Wei, Q. Li, X. Du, B. Jiang, Y. Yao, X. Zhao, and Y. Li, Fractional forest cover changes in Northeast China from 1982 to 2011 and its relationship with climatic variations, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

 

Li, X., J. Ma, Y. Yao, S. Liang, G. Zhang, H. Xu, & K. Yagi, Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from irrigated lowland rice paddies after wheat straw application and midseason aeration, Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems

 

He, T., S. Liang, D. Song, Analysis of global land surface albedo climatology and spatial-temporal variation during 1981-2010 from multiple satellite products, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres Liu, R

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