Associate professor School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Associate professor (Tenured). Dr. Feng received his Ph.D. degree from Wuhan University, China. He is the recipient of the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of Hubei Province. He was a postdoctoral researcher of the University of South Florida during the period of 2015-2017, he also severed as a consultant for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the USA. He has been the PI/Co-PI of >10 funded projects, and his research interests include remote sensing of inland and coastal water environments, and how these environments are influenced by climate variability and human activities. He has published 80 peer-reviewed SCI papers, more than half of which were appeared in TOP journals, such as Nature, Remote Sensing of Environment, Journal of Geophysical Research, and Environmental Science & Technology. His publications have been cited by >3000 times by Google Scholar, with the highest one of >370 times (ESI indexed highly cited paper). His research has been highlighted by a number of domestic and international media and agencies, such as the CCTV of China, NASA, NOAA, IOCCG, etc.

Personal Profile


  • 2021.07-今,长聘副教授/研究员(破格),博士生导师
  • 2017.09-2021.07,助理教授/副研究员,博士生导师
  • 2015.01-2017.08,美国南佛罗里达大学,博士后
  • 2015.10-2017.08,武汉大学,测绘遥感信息工程国家重点实验室,副教授
  • 2013.07-2015.10,武汉大学,测绘遥感信息工程国家重点实验室,讲师


  • 2008.09-2013.07,“1+4”硕博连读,地图学与地理信息系统,武汉大学测绘遥感信息工程国家重点实验室
  • 2010.10-2012.10,教育部公派博士生联合培养,美国南佛罗里达大学
  • 2004.09-2008.07,本科,地理信息系统,长江大学


  • Associate Editor: Remote Sensing in Earth System Sciences
  • Editor Board:《遥感学报》、Ocean-Land-Atmosphere ResearchSustainable Horizons
  • 学术期刊审稿人: Remote Sensing of Environment, Journal of Geophysical Research, Water Resource Research, Environmental Research Letters, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing, IEEE JSTAEOR, IJRS, Chinese Science Bulletin, etc.


  • 国家自然科学基金重大项目, 41890851, 粤港澳大湾区陆海相互作用关键过程及生态安全调控机理, 2019.01-2023.12, 在研, 子课题负责人;
  • 国家自然科学基金面上项目, 41971304, 复杂环境下水色定量遥感的外部干扰因素解析与校正, 主持, 2020.1-2023.12;
  • 广东省普通高校重点领域专项(新一代信息技术),2020ZDZX3006,考虑水生植被影响的浅水湖泊富营养化遥感监测技术研究,主持,2021.1-2022.12;
  • 深圳市稳定支持拟资助项目,渔业开发影响下的长江中下游大型湖泊光敏水质参数时空变化研究,主持,2021.1-2022.12;
  • 深圳市面上项目,JCYJ20190809155205559, 物理模拟与星地观测结合的水色遥感陆地邻近效应研究,主持, 2020.5-2023.5;
  • 深圳市可持续发展专项,饮用水源水库藻类快速检测及空天地一体化藻华预警预报技术研发及应用,核心参与,2020.4-2023.3
  • 中国科学院A类战略性先导科技专项, XDA20060402, 泛第三极环境变化与绿色丝绸之路建设-东南亚-南亚大河区气候与水资源变化, 2018.01-2022.12, 在研, 参加;
  • 国家自然科学基金面上项目, 41671338, 变化“水深”环境下鄱阳湖湿地植被优势群落时空格局遥感研究, 主持, 2017.1-2020.12;
  • 国家自然科学基金青年项目, 41401388, 基于水体光学特征分区的通江湖泊叶绿素时空动态遥感研究-以鄱阳湖为例, 2015.1-2017.12, 已结题, 主持。


  • 水环境遥感算法与应用
  • 气候变化与人类活动影响下的湖泊与海岸带水环境遥感研究
  • 卫星传感器参数设计与辐射定标


  • 遥感导论 (本科生)
  • 资源与环境遥感(研究生)
  • 定量遥感 (研究生)


团队发表第一作者/通讯作者SCI论文50篇,其中包括Nature(1),Nature Geoscience(1),Remote. Sens. Environ.(13)、Geophysical Research Letters(1)、Environ. Sci. & Technol. (2)、J. Geophys. Res.(4)、Water Resour. Res.(1)等多个顶级期刊文章。其它合作作者论文37篇。标下划线作者为指导学生或团队成员。(Google Scholar Citation: 3362, h-index: 31, as of December 13, 2021)


  1. Feng, L.*, Dai, Y., Hou, X., Liu, J., & Zheng, C. (2021). Concerns on phytoplankton bloom trends in global lakes. Nature. 590, E35-E47
  2. Hou, X., Feng, L.*, Dai, Y., Hu, C., Gibson, L., Tang, J., Lee, Z., Wang, Y., Cai, X., Liu, J., Zheng, Y., & Zheng, C. (Accepted). Mapping four decades of global lacustrine algal blooms reveals prevailing increases in the 2010s. Nature Geoscience
  3. 冯炼 (2021). 卫星遥感解译湖泊蓝藻水华的几个关键问题探讨. 湖泊科学, 33, 647-652 (邀稿)
  4. Wang, X., Feng, L., Gibson, L., Qi, W., Liu, J., Zheng, Y., Tang, J., Zeng, Z., & Zheng, C. (2021). High-Resolution Mapping of Ice Cover Changes in Over 33,000 Lakes Across the North Temperate Zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095614
  5. Yanhui Dai, Lian FengXuejiao Hou*, Jing Tang, An automatic classification algorithm for submerged aquatic vegetation in shallow lakes using Landsat imagery(2021). Remote Sensing of Environment, 260,112459.
  6. Wang, J., Tong, Y., Feng, L.*, Zheng, C, Tang, J. (2021). Satellite-observed decreases in suspended particulate matters in Pearl River Estuary: potential linkage with sea-level rise. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.
  7. Xu, Y., Feng, L.*, et al., (2021), Four-decade dynamics of watercolor in 61 large lakes in Yangtze Plain and the impacts of reclamation, Science of The Total Environment.
  8. Qi, W., Feng, L.*, Yang, H., & Liu, J. (2021). Spring and summer potential flood risk in Northeast China. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 38, 100951
  9. Qi, W., Feng, L.*, Yang, H., Zhu, X., Liu, Y., & Liu, J. (2021). Weakening flood, intensifying hydrological drought severity and decreasing drought probability in Northeast China. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 38, 100941
  10. Zhao, D. Feng, L.*, Sun, K. (2021), Development of a practical atmospheric correction algorithm for inland and nearshore coastal waters, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
  11. Pi, X., Feng, L., Li, W., Liu, J., Kuang, X., Shi, K., Qi, W., Chen, D., & Tang, J. (2021). Chlorophyll-a concentrations in 82 large alpine lakes on the Tibetan Plateau during 2003–2017: temporal–spatial variations and influencing factors. International Journal of Digital Earth, 14, 714-735
  12. Liu, S., Zheng, Y., Feng, L., Chen, J., Lakshmi, V., & Shi, H. (2021). Are only floods with large discharges threatening? Flood characteristics evolution in the Yangtze River Basin. Geoscience Letters, 8, 1-3
  13. Zhang, Z., Zheng, Y., Han, F., Xiong, R., & Feng, L. (2021). Recovery of an endorheic lake after a decade of conservation efforts: Mediating the water conflict between agriculture and ecosystems. Agricultural Water Management, 256, 107107


  1. Hou, X., Feng, L.*, Tang, J., Song, X., Liu, J., Zhang, Y., Wang, J., Xu, Y., Dai, Y., Zheng, Y., Zheng, C., & Bryan, B. (2020). Anthropogenic transformation of Yangtze Plain freshwater lakes: patterns, drivers and impacts. Remote Sensing of Environment, 248, 14
  2. 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, 17
  3. Qi, W., Feng, L.*, Liu, J., & Yang, H. (2020). Snow as an Important Natural Reservoir for Runoff and Soil Moisture in Northeast China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 125, 15
  4. Pi, X., Feng, L.*, Li, W., Zhao, D., Kuang, X., & Li, J. (2020). Water clarity changes in 64 large alpine lakes on the Tibetan Plateau and the potential responses to lake expansion. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 170, 192-204
  5. Wang, Y., Feng, L.*, Liu, J., Hou, X., & Chen, D. (2020). Changes of inundation area and water turbidity of Tonle Sap Lake: responses to climate changes or upstream dam construction? Environmental Research Letters, 15, 0940a0941
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Xu, Y., Feng, L.*, Zhao, D., & Lu, J. (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, 11
  9. Wang, J., Chen, J.*, Feng, L.*, Xu, J., & Zhang, F. (2020). Redefining the Directional-Hemispherical Reflectance and Transmittance of Needle-Shaped Leaves to Address Issues in Their Existing Measurement Methods. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 86, 627-641
  10. Hu, C., Feng, L., & Guan, Q. (2020). A Machine Learning Approach to Estimate Surface Chlorophyll-a Concentrations in Global Oceans From Satellite Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1109/TGRS.2020.3016473
  11. Wang, S., Li, J., Zhang, B., Lee, Z., Spyrakos, E., Feng, L., Liu, C., Zhao, H., Wu, Y., Zhu, L., Jia, L., Wan, W., Zhang, F., Shen, Q., Tyler, A., & Zhang, X. (2020). Changes of water clarity in large lakes and reservoirs across China observed from long-term MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 247, 17
  12. Zhou, Q., Wang, J., Tian, L., Feng, L., Li, J., & Xing, Q. (2021). Remotely sensed water turbidity dynamics and its potential driving factors in an urbanizing city. Journal of Hydrology, 593, 125893
  13. Liu, Y., Ye, Q., Huang, W., Feng, L., Wang, Y., Xie, Z., Yong, S., Zhang, S., Jiang, B., Zheng, Y., & Wang, J. (2020). Spectroscopic and molecular-level characteristics of dissolved organic matter in the Pearl River Estuary, South China. Science of The Total Environment, 710, 11
  14. 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, 11
  15. Hu, C., Barnes, B., Feng, L., Wang, M., & Jiang, L. (2020). On the Interplay Between Ocean Color Data Quality and Data Quantity: Impacts of Quality Control Flags. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 17, 745-749


  1. 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
  2. Dai, Y., Feng, L.*, Hou, X., Choi, C., 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 (related report submitted to the central government of China)
  3. Feng, L., Liv, J., Ali, T., 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, 10
  4. Zhou, Y., Ma, J., Zhang, Y., Li, J., Feng, L., Zhang, Y., Shi, K., Brookes, J., & 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
  5. 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
  6. Hu, C., Feng, L., Lee, Z., Franz, B., Bailey, S., Werdell, P., & Proctor, C. (2019). Improving Satellite Global Chlorophyll a Data Products Through Algorithm Refinement and Data Recovery. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 124, 1524-1543
  7. Hou, X., Chen, X., Liu, W., Feng, L., & Ali, T. (2019). Changes in the wetland vegetation growth patterns in large lakes on the Yangtze Plain. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 40, 4290-4301


  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, & Li, J. (2018). Can MODIS Land Reflectance Products be Used for Estuarine and Inland Waters? Water Resources Research, 54, 3583-3601. (Cover paper)
  3. Han, X., Feng, L.*, Hu, C., & Chen, X. (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, 12
  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., Leifer, I., Melton, C., Garcia, O., MacDonald, I., Hess, M., Muller-Karger, F., Graettinger, G., & Green, R. (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, 44


  1. Feng, L., & Hu, C. (2017). Land adjacency effects on MODIS Aqua top-of-atmosphere radiance in the shortwave infrared: Statistical assessment and correction. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122, 4802-4818
  2. Hou, X., Feng, L.*, Duan, H., Chen, X., Sun, D., & Shi, K. (2017). 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, 190, 107-121 (highlighted by IOCCG Newsletter)
  3. Shi, Y., Feng, L.*, & Gong, J. (2017). Four decades of the morphological dynamics of the lakes in the Jianghan Plain using Landsat observations. Water and Environment Journal, 31, 353-359
  4. Li, J., Hu, C., Shen, Q., Barnes, B., Murch, B., Feng, L., Zhang, M., & Zhang, B. (2017). 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 Environment, 197, 72-84
  5. Cao, Z., Duan, H., Feng, L., Ma, R., & Xue, K. (2017). Climate- and human-induced changes in suspended particulate matter over Lake Hongze on short and long timescales. Remote Sensing of Environment, 192, 98-113
  6. Song, Z., Liang, S., Feng, L., He, T., Song, X., & Zhang, L. (2017). Temperature changes in Three Gorges Reservoir Area and linkage with Three Gorges Project. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 122, 4866-4879
  7. Feng, L., Hu, C., Barnes, B., Mannino, A., Heidinger, A., Strabala, K., & Iraci, L. (2017). Cloud and Sun-glint statistics derived from GOES and MODIS observations over the Intra-Americas Sea for GEO-CAPE mission planning. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 122, 1725-1745


  1. Feng, L., Han, X., Hu, C., & Chen, X. (2016). Four decades of wetland changes of the largest freshwater lake in China: Possible linkage to the Three Gorges Dam? Remote Sensing of Environment, 176, 43-55
  2. Feng, L., & Hu, C. (2016). Cloud adjacency effects on top-of-atmosphere radiance and ocean color data products: A statistical assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 174, 301-313
  3. Feng, L., Li, J., Gong, W., Zhao, X., Chen, X., & Pang, X. (2016). 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, 174, 56-68
  4. Cai, X., Feng, L.*, Hou, X., & Chen, X. (2016). Remote Sensing of the Water Storage Dynamics of Large Lakes and Reservoirs in the Yangtze River Basin from 2000 to 2014. Scientific Reports, 6, 9
  5. Li, J., Feng, L.*, Pang, X., Gong, W., & Zhao, X. (2016). Radiometric cross Calibration of Gaofen-1 WFV Cameras Using Landsat-8 OLI Images: A Simple Image-Based Method. Remote Sensing, 8, 19
  6. Hu, C., & Feng, L. (2016). 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, 11, 14
  7. Hu, C., Hardy, R., Ruder, E., Geggel, A., Feng, L., Powers, S., Hernandez, F., Graettinger, G., Bodnar, J., & McDonald, T. (2016). 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, 107, 15-21
  8. Sun, S., Hu, C., Feng, L., Swayze, G., Holmes, J., Graettinger, G., MacDonald, I., Garcia, O., & Leifer, I. (2016). Oil slick morphology derived from AVIRIS measurements of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Implications-for spatial resolution requirements of remote sensors. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 103, 276-285
  9. Feng, L.*, & Hu, C. (2016). Comparison of Valid Ocean Observations Between MODIS Terra and Aqua Over the Global Oceans. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and remote sensing, 54, 1575-1585


  1. Han, X., Chen, X., & Feng, L.* (2015). Four decades of winter wetland changes in Poyang Lake based on Landsat observations between 1973 and 2013. Remote Sensing of Environment, 156, 426-437
  2. Chen, X., Han, X., & Feng, L.* (2015). Towards a practical remote-sensing model of suspended sediment concentrations in turbid waters using MERIS measurements. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36, 3875-3889
  3. Cai, X., Feng, L.*, Wang, Y., & Chen, X. (2015). Influence of the Three Gorges Project on the Water Resource Components of Poyang Lake Watershed: Observations from TRMM and GRACE. Advances in Meteorology, 2015, 1-7
  4. Hu, C., Feng, L., Hardy, R., & Hochberg, E. (2015). Spectral and spatial requirements of remote measurements of pelagic Sargassum macroalgae. Remote Sensing of Environment, 167, 229-246
  5. MacDonald, I., Garcia-Pineda, O., Beet, A., Asl, S., Feng, L., Graettinger, G., French-McCay, D., Holmes, J., Hu, C., Huffer, F., Leifer, I., Muller-Karger, F., Solow, A., Silva, M., & Swayze, G. (2015). Natural and unnatural oil slicks in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 120, 8364-8380
  6. Li, J., Chen, X., Tian, L., Huang, J., & Feng, L. (2015). 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, 106, 145-156
  7. Zhang, P., Lu, J., Feng, L., Chen, X., Zhang, L., Xiao, X., & Liu, H. (2015). Hydrodynamic and Inundation Modeling of China's Largest Freshwater Lake Aided by Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing, 7, 4858-4879
  8. Li, J., Chen, X., Tian, L., & Feng, L. (2015). Tracking radiometric responsivity of optical sensors without on-board calibration systems-case of the Chinese HJ-1A/1B CCD sensors. Optics Express, 23, 1829-1847
  9. Duan, H., Loiselle, S., Zhu, L., Feng, L., Zhang, Y., & Ma, R. (2015). Distribution and incidence of algal blooms in Lake Taihu. Aquatic Sciences, 77, 9-16


  1. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., & Song, Q. (2014). 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, 140, 779-788
  2. Feng, L., Hu, C., & Chen, X. (2014). Dramatic Inundation Changes of China's Two Largest Freshwater Lakes: Natural Process or Influenced by the Three Gorges Dam? A Revisit. Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 2088-2089
  3. Feng, L., Hu, C., Han, X., Chen, X., & Qi, L. (2014). Long-Term Distribution Patterns of Chlorophyll-a Concentration in China's Largest Freshwater Lake: MERIS Full-Resolution Observations with a Practical Approach. Remote Sensing, 7, 275-299
  4. Han, X., Feng, L.*, Chen, X., & Yesou, H. (2014). MERIS observations of chlorophyll-a dynamics in Erhai Lake between 2003 and 2009. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35, 8309-8322
  5. Hu, C., & Feng, L.* (2014). GOES Imager Shows Diurnal Changes of a Trichodesmium erythraeum Bloom on the West Florida Shelf. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11, 1428-1432
  6. Tian, L., Wai, O. W., Chen, X., Liu, Y., Feng, L., Li, J., & Huang, J. (2014). Assessment of Total Suspended Sediment Distribution under Varying Tidal Conditions in Deep Bay: Initial Results from HJ-1A/1B Satellite CCD Images. Remote Sensing, 6, 9911-9929
  7. Duan, H., Feng, L., Ma, R., Zhang, Y., & Loiselle, S. (2014). Variability of particulate organic carbon in inland waters observed from MODIS Aqua imagery. Environmental Research Letters, 9, 10
  8. Zhao, X., Stein, A., Zhang, X., Feng, L., & Chen, X. (2014). Variation analysis of lake extension in space and time from MODIS images using random sets. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 30, 86-97
  9. Li, J., Tian, L., Chen, X., Li, X., Huang, J., Lu, J., & Feng, L. (2014). Remote-sensing monitoring for spatio-temporal dynamics of sand dredging activities at Poyang Lake in China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35, 6004-6022
  10. Huang, J., Chen, L., Chen, X., Tian, L., Feng, L., Yesou, H., & Li, F. (2014). 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, 8, 16
  11. Lu, J., Chen, X., Cai, X., & Feng, L. (2014). Geomatics-based water capacity monitoring for Quake Lake and its web service implementation. Desalination and Water Treatment, 52, 2700-2708


  1. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., & Zhao, X. (2013). Dramatic Inundation Changes of China's Two Largest Freshwater Lakes Linked to the Three Gorges Dam. Environmental Science & Technology, 47, 9628-9634
  2. Hu, C., Feng, L., & Lee, Z. (2013). Uncertainties of SeaWiFS and MODIS remote sensing reflectance: Implications from clear water measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 133, 168-182
  3. Le, C., Hu, C., English, D., Cannizzaro, J., Chen, Z., Feng, L., Boler, R., & Kovach, C. (2013). Towards a long-term chlorophyll-a data record in a turbid estuary using MODIS observations. Progress in Oceanography, 109, 90-103


  1. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., Cai, X., Tian, L., & Gan, W. (2012). Assessment of inundation changes of Poyang Lake using MODIS observations between 2000 and 2010. Remote Sensing of Environment, 121, 80-92 (highlighted by NASA)
  2. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., Tian, L., & Chen, L. (2012). Human induced turbidity changes in Poyang Lake between 2000 and 2010: Observations from MODIS. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 117, 19
  3. Feng, L., Hu, C., & Chen, X. (2012). Satellites Capture the Drought Severity Around China's Largest Freshwater Lake. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5, 1266-1271
  4. Hu, C., Feng, L., Lee, Z., Davis, C., Mannino, A., McClain, C., & Franz, B. (2012). Dynamic range and sensitivity requirements of satellite ocean color sensors: learning from the past. Applied Optics, 51, 6045-6062 (Editor highlighted paper)
  5. Hu, C., Feng, L., & Lee, Z. (2012). Evaluation of GOCI Sensitivity for At-Sensor Radiance and GDPS-Retrieved Chlorophyll-a Products. Ocean Science Journal, 47, 279-285
  6. Yu, Z., Chen, X., Zhou, B., Tian, L., Yuan, X., & Feng, L. (2012). Assessment of total suspended sediment concentrations in Poyang Lake using HJ-1A/1B CCD imagery. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 30, 295-304


  1. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., Li, R., Tian, L., & Murch, B. (2011). MODIS observations of the bottom topography and its inter-annual variability of Poyang Lake. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 2729-2741 (highlighted by IOCCG Newsletter)
  2. Feng, L., Hu, C., Chen, X., & Li, R. (2011). Satellite observations make it possible to estimate Poyang Lake's water budget. Environmental Research Letters, 6, 7

Books or chapters

  1. Feng, L.(2019). Chapters 6 and 7. In Introduction to ocean color sciences (in Chinese), Xiamen University Press, pp. 41-54
  2. Chen, X., & Feng, L.(2018). 8.09 - Remote Sensing of Lakes’ Water Environment. In S. Liang (Ed.), Comprehensive Remote Sensing (pp. 249-277). Oxford: Elsevier
  3. Feng, L (2016).On the dynamic changes of water and sediments in large lakes connecting to the Yangtze River: A remote sensing assessment of Poyang Lake (in Chinese). Wuhan University Press, pp. 1-160


1.Remote sensing of the water environments- algorithm development and applications

2.Environmental changes of inland and coastal waters in response to climate variability and human activities

3.Satellite instrument design and radiometric calibration


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