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Published works: Among them, 12 were remote. Sens. environ. (if = 9.085, ranking first in remote sensing journals), 2 were environ. SCI. & Tech. (if = 7.864), 3 were J. Geophys. Res. (if = 3.318), 1 was water resource. Res. (if = 4.410). 34 papers by other co authors.


  1. Feng, L.*, Dai, Y., Hou, X., Liu, J., & Zheng, C. (Accepted). Unreal phytoplankton bloom trends in global lakes. Nature. (see preprint: 31223/
  2. Hou, X., Feng, L.*, Tang, J., Xiao-Peng, Song et al. (2020), Anthropogenic transformation of Yangtze Plain freshwater lakes: patterns, drivers and impacts. Remote Sensing of Environment, 249
  3. Guan, Q., Feng, L.*, Hou, X., Schurgers, G., Zheng, Y., & Tang, J. (2020). Eutrophication changes in fifty large lakes on the Yangtze Plain of China derived from MERIS and OLCI observations. Remote Sensing of Environment, 246
  4. Tong, Y., Feng, L.*, Sun, K., & Tang, J. (2020). Assessment of the Representativeness of MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth Products at Different Temporal Scales Using Global AERONET Measurements. Remote Sensing, 12, 2330
  5. Zhao, D., Feng, L.*(2020). Assessment of the Number of Valid Observations and Diurnal Changes in Chl-a for GOCI: Highlights for Geostationary Ocean Color Missions. Sensors, 20, 3377.
  6. Xu, Y., Feng, L.*, Lu, J., Zhao, D (2020).Assessment of Landsat atmospheric correction methods for water color applications using global AERONET-OC data, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 93, 102192
  7. Wang, J., Chen, J*, Feng, L.*(2020), Redefining directional-hemispherical reflectance and transmittance of needle-shaped leaves to address issues with existing measurement techniques, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing
  8. Wang, S., Li, J., Zhang, B., Lee, Z., Spyrakos, E., Feng, L., Liu, C., Zhao, H., Wu, Y., & Zhu, L. (2020). Changes of water clarity in large lakes and reservoirs across China observed from long-term MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 247, 111949
  9. Liu, Y., Ye, Q., Huang, W.-L., Feng, L., Wang, Y.-H., Xie, Z., Yong, S.-S., Zhang, S., Jiang, B., & Zheng, Y. (2020). Spectroscopic and molecular-level characteristics of dissolved organic matter in the Pearl River Estuary, South China. Science of the Total Environment, 710, 136307
  10. Qi, W., Liu, J., Yang, H., Zhu, X., Tian, Y., Jiang, X., Huang, X., & Feng, L. (2020). Large Uncertainties in Runoff Estimations of GLDAS Versions 2.0 and 2.1 in China. Earth and Space Science, 7


  1. 白雁,崔廷伟,冯炼,乐成峰,李忠平,潘晓驹,商少凌,唐军武,邢小罡,修鹏,张运林(作者排名不分先后),《水色学概览》,厦门大学出版社,2019
  2. Dai, Y., Feng, L.*, Hou, X., Choi, C.-Y., Liu, J., Cai, X., Shi, L., Zhang, Y., & Gibson, L. (2019). Policy-driven changes in enclosure fisheries of large lakes in the Yangtze Plain: Evidence from satellite imagery. Science of the Total Environment, 688, 1286-1297
  3. Feng, L., Liu, J., Ali, T.A., Li, J., Li, J., & Kuang, X. (2019). Impacts of the decreased freeze-up period on primary production in Qinghai Lake. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 83, 101915
  4. Hu, C., Barnes, B.B., Feng, L., Wang, M., & Jiang, L. (2019). On the Interplay Between Ocean Color Data Quality and Data Quantity: Impacts of Quality Control Flags. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
  5. Zhou, Y., Ma, J., Zhang, Y., Li, J., Feng, L., Zhang, Y., Shi, K., Brookes, J.D., & Jeppesen, E. (2019). Influence of the three Gorges Reservoir on the shrinkage of China's two largest freshwater lakes. Global and Planetary Change, 177, 45-55
  6. Li, J., Gao, M., Feng, L. *, Zhao, H., Shen, Q.*, Zhang, F., Wang, S., & Zhang, B. (2019). Estimation of Chlorophyll-a Concentrations in a Highly Turbid Eutrophic Lake Using a Classification-Based MODIS Land-Band Algorithm. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 12, 3769-3783
  7. Feng, L.*, Hou, X., & Zheng, Y. (2019). Monitoring and understanding the water transparency changes of fifty large lakes on the Yangtze Plain based on long-term MODIS observations. Remote Sensing of Environment, 221, 675-686
  8. Hu, C., Feng, L., Lee, Z., Franz, B., Bailey, S., Werdell, J., & Proctor C.W. (2019), Improving satellite global chlorophyll-a data products through algorithm refinement and data recovery. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124,
  9. Hou, X., Chen, X., Liu, W., Feng, L., & Ali, T.A. (2019). Changes in the wetland vegetation growth patterns in large lakes on the Yangtze Plain. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1-12


  1. Feng, L., Hou, X., Li, J., & Zheng, Y. (2018). Exploring the potential of Rayleigh-corrected reflectance in coastal and inland water applications: A simple aerosol correction method and its merits. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 146, 52-64
  2. Feng, L., C. Hu, and J. Li (2018). Can MODIS Land Reflectance Products be Used for Estuarine and Inland Waters? Water Resources Research, 54, 3583-3601.
  3. Xingxing Han, Feng L*, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen. (2018). Wetland changes of China's largest freshwater lake and their linkage with the Three Gorges Dam, Remote Sensing of Environment, 204, 799-811.
  4. Hou, X., Feng, L. *, Chen, X., & Zhang, Y. (2018). Dynamics of the wetland vegetation in large lakes of the Yangtze Plain in response to both fertilizer consumption and climatic changes. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 141, 148-160
  5. Liu, H., Yin, J., & Feng, L. *(2018). The Dynamic Changes in the Storage of the Danjiangkou Reservoir and the Influence of the South-North Water Transfer Project. Scientific reports, 8, 8710
  6. Han, X., Feng, L.,Hu, C., & Kramer, P. (2018). Hurricane‐Induced Changes in the Everglades National Park Mangrove Forest: Landsat Observations between 1985 and 2017. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123, 3470-3488
  7. Hu, C., Feng, L., Holmes, J., Swayze, G.A., Leifer, I., Melton, C., Garcia, O., MacDonald, I., Hess, M., & Muller-Karger, F. (2018). Remote sensing estimation of surface oil volume during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil blowout in the Gulf of Mexico: scaling up AVIRIS observations with MODIS measurements. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 12, 026008


  1. Feng L.,Chuanmin Hu: Land adjacency effects on MODIS Aqua top-of-atmosphere radiance in the shortwave infrared: Statistical assessment and correction. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 05/2017; DOI:10.1002/2017JC012874
  2. Xuejiao Hou, Feng, L.*, Hongtao Duan, Xiaoling Chen, Deyong Sun, Kun Shi: Fifteen-year monitoring of the turbidity dynamics in large lakes and reservoirs in the middle and lower basin of the Yangtze River, China. Remote Sensing of Environment 03/2017; 190:107-121., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.006
  3. Yumin Shi, Feng L*, Jianya Gong: Four decades of the morphological dynamics of the lakes in the Jianghan Plain using Landsat observations: Morphological dynamics of Jianghan Plain lakes. Water and Environment Journal 04/2017;, DOI:10.1111/wej.12250
  4. 李娟,冯炼, 庞小平 (2017). 针对 GF-1 遥感影像的基于影像与基于辐射传输模型的两种交叉定标方法比较. 测绘学报, 46(7), 882-890
  5. Junsheng Li, Chuanmin Hu, Qian Shen, Brian B. Barnes, Brock Murch, Feng L, Minwei Zhang, Bing Zhang: Recovering low quality MODIS-Terra data over highly turbid waters through noise reduction and regional vicarious calibration adjustment: A case study in Taihu Lake. Remote Sensing of Environsment 08/2017; 197:72-84., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2017.05.027
  6. Zhigang Cao, Hongtao Duan, Feng L.,Ronghua Ma, Kun Xue: Climate- and human-induced changes in suspended particulate matter over Lake Hongze on short and long timescales. Remote Sensing of Environment 04/2017; 192:98-113., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2017.02.007
  7. Zhen Song, Shunlin Liang, Feng L., Tao He, Xiao-Peng Song, Lei Zhang: Temperature changes in Three Gorges Reservoir Area and linkage with Three Gorges Project. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 03/2017;, DOI:10.1002/2016JD025978


  1. Feng L., Xingxing Han, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen: Four decades of wetland changes of the largest freshwater lake in China: Possible linkage to the Three Gorges Dam?. Remote Sensing of Environment 04/2016; 176:43-55., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2016.01.011
  2. Feng L., Chuanmin Hu: Cloud adjacency effects on top-of-atmosphere radiance and ocean color data products: A statistical assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment 03/2016; 174:301-313., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.020
  3. Feng L., Chuanmin Hu, Brian Barnes, Antonio Mannino, Andrew K. Heidinger, Kathleen Strabala, Laura T. Iraci: Cloud and sun-glint statistics derived from GOES and MODIS observations over the Intra-Americas Sea for GEO-CAPE mission planning: GOES cloud statistics for GEO-CAPE. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 12/2016;, DOI:10.1002/2016JD025372
  4. Feng L., Juan Li, Weishu Gong, Xi Zhao, Xiaoling Chen, Xiaoping Pang: Radiometric cross-calibration of Gaofen-1 WFV cameras using Landsat-8 OLI images: A solution for large view angle associated problems. Remote Sensing of Environment 03/2016; 174:56-68., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.031
  5. Xiaobin Cai, Feng L.*, Xuejiao Hou, Xiaoling Chen: Remote Sensing of the Water Storage Dynamics of Large Lakes and Reservoirs in the Yangtze River Basin from 2000 to 2014. Scientific Reports 11/2016; 6:36405., DOI:10.1038/srep36405
  6. Juan Li, Feng L.*, Xiaoping Pang, Weishu Gong, Xi Zhao: Radiometric cross Calibration of Gaofen-1 WFV Cameras Using Landsat-8 OLI Images: A Simple Image-Based Method. Remote Sensing 05/2016; 8(5):411., DOI:10.3390/rs8050411
  7. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L.: Modified MODIS fluorescence line height data product to improve image interpretation for red tide monitoring in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 12/2016; 11(1):012003., DOI:10.1117/1.JRS.11.012003
  8. Chuanmin Hu, Robert Hardy, Eric Ruder, Amelia Geggel, Feng L., Sean Powers, Frank Hernandez, George Graettinger, Jill Bodnar, Trent McDonald: Sargassum coverage in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during 2010 from Landsat and airborne observations: Implications for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact assessment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 05/2016; 107(1)., DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.04.045


  1. Feng L.*, Chuanmin Hu: Comparison of Valid Ocean Observations Between MODIS Terra and Aqua Over the Global Oceans. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 01/2015; 54(3):1-11., DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2483500
  2. Xingxing Han, Xiaoling Chen, Feng L.*: Four decades of winter wetland changes in Poyang Lake based on Landsat observations between 1973 and 2013. Remote Sensing of Environment 01/2015; 156:426-437., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2014.10.003
  3. Xiaoling Chen, Xingxing Han, Feng L.*:Towards a practical remote-sensing model of suspended sediment concentrations in turbid waters using MERIS measurements. 08/2015; 36(15-15):3875-3889., DOI:10.1080/01431161.2015.1055606
  4. Xiaobin Cai,Feng L.*, Yuxi Wang, Xiaoling Chen: Influence of the Three Gorges Project on the Water Resource Components of Poyang Lake Watershed: Observations from TRMM and GRACE. Advances in Meteorology 05/2015; 2015(3):1-7., DOI:10.1155/2015/148913
  5. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L., Robert F. Hardy, Eric J. Hochberg: Spectral and spatial requirements of remote measurements of pelagic Sargassum macroalgae. Remote Sensing of Environment 06/2015; 167., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.022
  6. Shaojie Sun, Chuanmin Hu, Feng L., Gregg A. Swayze, Jamie Holmes, George Graettinger, Ian MacDonald, Oscar Garcia, Ira Leifer: Oil slick morphology derived from AVIRIS measurements of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Implications for spatial resolution requirements of remote sensors. Marine Pollution Bulletin 12/2015; 103(1-2)., DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.003
  7. R. MacDonald, O. Garcia-Pineda, A. Beet, S. Daneshgar Asl, L. Feng, G. Graettinger, D. French-McCay, J. Holmes, C. Hu, F. Huffer, I. Leifer, F. Mueller-Karger, A. Solow, M. Silva, G. Swayze: Natural and unnatural oil slicks in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 12/2015; 120(12):n/a-n/a., DOI:10.1002/2015JC011062
  8. Jian Li, Xiaoling Chen, Liqiao Tian, Jue Huang, Feng L.: Improved capabilities of the Chinese high-resolution remote sensing satellite GF-1 for monitoring suspended particulate matter (SPM) in inland waters: Radiometric and spatial considerations. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 08/2015; 106., DOI:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.05.009
  9. Peng Zhang, Jianzhong Lu, Feng L, Xiaoling Chen, Li Zhang, Xiongwu Xiao, Honggao Liu: Hydrodynamic and Inundation Modeling of China’s Largest Freshwater Lake Aided by Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing 04/2015; 7(4):4858-4879., DOI:10.3390/rs70404858
  10. Jian Li, Xiaoling Chen, Liqiao Tian, Feng L: Tracking radiometric responsivity of optical sensors without on-board calibration systems-case of the Chinese HJ-1A/1B CCD sensors. Optics Express 01/2015; 23(2-2):1829-1847., DOI:10.1364/OE.23.001829
  11. Hongtao Duan, StevenArthur Loiselle, Li Zhu, Feng L, Yuchao Zhang, Ronghua Ma: Distribution and incidence of algal blooms in Lake Taihu. Aquatic Sciences 01/2015; 77(1-1):9-16., DOI:10.1007/s00027-014-0367-2


  1. Feng L., Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Qingjun Song: Influence of the Three Gorges Dam on total suspended matters in the Yangtze Estuary and its adjacent coastal waters: Observations from MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment 01/2014; 140:779-788.
  2. Feng L., Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen: Dramatic Inundation Changes of China’s Two Largest Freshwater Lakes: Natural Process or Influenced by the Three Gorges Dam? A Revisit. Environmental Science & Technology 01/2014; 48(3)., DOI:10.1021/es500042k
  3. Feng L., Chuanmin Hu, Xingxing Han, Xiaoling Chen, Lin Qi: Long-Term Distribution Patterns of Chlorophyll-a Concentration in China’s Largest Freshwater Lake: MERIS Full-Resolution Observations with a Practical Approach. Remote Sensing 12/2014; 7(1-1):275-299., DOI:10.3390/rs70100275
  4. Xingxing Han, Feng L*, Xiaoling Chen, Herve Yesou: MERIS observations of chlorophyll-a dynamics in Erhai Lake between 2003 and 2009. International Journal of Remote Sensing 12/2014; 35(24-24):8309-8322., DOI:10.1080/01431161.2014.985395
  5. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L*: GOES Imager Shows Diurnal Changes of a Trichodesmium erythraeum Bloom on the West Florida Shelf. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 07/2014; 11(8)., DOI:10.1109/LGRS.2013.2294753
  6. Liqiao Tian, Onyx W. H. Wai, Xiaoling Chen, Yaohui Liu, Feng L., Jian Li, Jue Huang: Assessment of Total Suspended Sediment Distribution under Varying Tidal Conditions in Deep Bay: Initial Results from HJ-1A/1B Satellite CCD Images. Remote Sensing 10/2014; 6(10):9911-9929., DOI:10.3390/rs6109911
  7. Hongtao Duan, Feng L., Ronghua Ma, Yuchao Zhang, Steven Arthur Loiselle: Variability of particulate organic carbon in inland waters observed from MODIS Aqua imagery. Environmental Research Letters 08/2014; 9(8):084011., DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/9/8/084011
  8. Xi Zhao, Alfred Stein, Xiang Zhang, Feng L., Xiaoling Chen: Variation analysis of lake extension in space and time from MODIS images using random sets. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 08/2014; 30(1):86–97., DOI:10.1016/j.jag.2014.01.003
  9. Jian Li, Liqiao Tian, Xiaoling Chen, Xi Li, Jue Huang, Jianzhong Lu, Feng L.: Remote-sensing monitoring for spatio-temporal dynamics of sand dredging activities at Poyang Lake in China. International Journal of Remote Sensing 07/2014; 35(16):6004-6022., DOI:10.1080/01431161.2014.939783
  10. Jue Huang, Liqiong Chen, Xiaoling Chen, Liqiao Tian, Feng L., Hervé Yesou, Fangfang Li: Modification and validation of a quasi-analytical algorithm for inherent optical properties in the turbid waters of Poyang Lake, China. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 04/2014; 8(1):083643., DOI:10.1117/1.JRS.8.083643


  1. Feng, L., Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Xi Zhao: Dramatic Inundation Changes of China's Two Largest Freshwater Lakes Linked to the Three Gorges Dam. Environmental Science & Technology 08/2013; 47(17)., DOI:10.1021/es4009618
  2. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L, Zhongping Lee: Uncertainties of SeaWiFS and MODIS remote sensing reflectance: Implications from clear water measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment 01/2013; 133:168-182.
  3. Jianzhong Lu, Xiaoling Chen, Xiaobin Cai, Feng L: Geomatics-based water capacity monitoring for Quake Lake and its web service implementation. Desalination and water treatment 11/2013; 52:1-9., DOI:10.1080/19443994.2013.822638


  1. Feng, L., Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Xiaobin Cai, Liqiao Tian, Wenxia Gan: Assessment of inundation changes of Poyang Lake using MODIS observation between 2000 and 2010. Remote Sensing of Environment 06/2012; 121:80-92., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2012.01.014
  2. Feng L, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Liqiao Tian, Liqiong Chen: Human induced turbidity changes in Poyang Lake between 2000 and 2010: Observations from MODIS. 07/2012; 117(C7)., DOI:10.1029/2011JC007864
  3. Feng L, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen: Satellites Capture the Drought Severity Around China's Largest Freshwater Lake. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 08/2012; 5(4-4):1266-1271., DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2188885
  4. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L, Zhongping Lee, Curtiss O Davis, Antonio Mannino, Charles R McClain, Bryan A Franz: Dynamic range and sensitivity requirements of satellite ocean color sensors: Learning from the past. Applied Optics 09/2012; 51(25):6045-62., DOI:10.1364/AO.51.006045
  5. Chuanmin Hu, Feng L, ZhongPing Lee: Evaluation of GOCI sensitivity for At-Sensor radiance and GDPS-Retrieved chlorophyll-a products. Ocean Science Journal 09/2012; 47(3)., DOI:10.1007/s12601-012-0028-0
  6. Zhifeng Yu, Xiaoling Chen, Bin Zhou, Liqiao Tian, Xiaohong Yuan,Feng L: Assessment of total suspended sediment concentrations in Poyang Lake using HJ-1A/1B CCD imagery. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 03/2012; 30(2):295-304., DOI:10.1007/s00343-012-1094-y
  7. Chengfeng Le, Chuanmin Hu, David English, Jennifer Cannizzaro, Zhiqiang Chen, Feng L, Richard Boler, Charles Kovach: Towards a long-term chlorophyll-a data record in a turbid estuary using MODIS observations. Progress In Oceanography 01/2012; 109., DOI:10.1016/j.pocean.2012.10.002


  1. Feng L, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Rongfang Li, Liqiao Tian, Brock Murch: MODIS observations of the bottom topography and its inter-annual variability of Poyang Lake. Remote Sensing of Environment 10/2011; 115(10):2729-2741., DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2011.06.013
  2. Feng L, Chuanmin Hu, Xiaoling Chen, Rongfang Li: Satellite observations make it possible to estimate Poyang Lake’s water budget. Environmental Research Letters 12/2011; 6(4):044023., DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044023

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