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Name: CHENG Weiming

Current Appointment: Professor of Institute of Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences


1992-1996, Geology department, Xi’an Mine Institute for Bachelor degree (Xi’an University of Science and Technology), Subject: Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology

1996-1999, Institute of Qinghai Salt Lakes, Chinese Academy of Science for Master degree, Subject: Geochemistry

1999-2003, State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science for Ph.D degree, Subject: Cartography and Geographical Information System

Areas of Specialization:

Specialized in digital geomorphologic analysis, information extraction, digital geomorphologic mapping, and geomorphologic basic application research of eco-environmental change.

Academic Awards

2009, Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award of China, Ranking Second

2008, First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award in Fujian Province, China, Ranking Fourth

2007, First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, Ranking Fourth

Society Appointments:

2005-   Member of the Geographic Society of China

2006-   Member of the Committee of Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Geographic Society of China

Representative Publications:

[1]   Cheng Weiming, Zhao Shangmin, Zhou Chenghu, Chen Xi, Topographic characteristics for the geomorphologic zones in the northwestern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Journal of Mountain Science, 2013, 10(6): 1039-1049.

[2]   Shangmin Zhao, Li Wang, *Weiming Cheng, Haijiang Liu, Weican He, Rectification methods comparison for the ASTER GDEM V2 data using the ICESat/GLA14 data in the Lvliang mountains, China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2015, 74: 6571-6590.

[3]   Weiming Cheng*, NanWang, Min Zhao, Shangmin Zhao, Relative tectonics and debris flow hazards in the Beijing mountain area from DEM-derived geomorphic indices and drainage analysis. Geomorphology, 2016, 257: 134-142.

[4]   CHENG Weiming, LIU Qiangyi, ZHAO Shangmin, GAO Xiaoyu, WANG Nan, Research and perspectives on geomorphology in China: Four decades in retrospect. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2017, 27(11): 1283-1310.

[5]   Min Zhao, Weiming Cheng*, Chenghu Zhou, Manchun Li, Nan Wang, Qiangyi Liu, Spatial differentiation and morphologic characteristics of China’s urban core zones based on geomorphologic partition. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 2017, 11(1), 016041

[6]   Wenjie Zhang, *Weiming Cheng, Zhoupeng Ren, Yingbo Gao, Jin Chen, Baolin Li, Chenghu Zhou, Simulation of permafrost distributions in the Qilian Mountains using a multi-criteria approach. Cold Regions Sciences and Technology, 2014, 103: 63-73.

[7]   CHENG Weiming*, WANG Nan, ZHAO Shangmin, FANG Yue, ZHAO Min, Growth of the Sayram Lake and retreat of its water-supplying glaciers in the Tianshan Mountains from 1972 to 2011. Journal of Arid Land, 2016, 8(1): 13-22.

[8]   Min Zhao, Weiming Cheng*, Chenghu Zhou, Manchun Li, Nan Wang, Qiangyi Liu, GDP Spatialization and Economic Differences in South China Based on NPP-VIIRS Nighttime Light Imagery. Remote Sensing, 2017, 9(7), 673.

[9]   *Weiming Cheng, Jiao Wang, Cong Wan, Morphometric characterization and reconstruction effect among lunar impact craters. Earth Moon and Planets, 2014, 111: 139-155.

[10]  Jiao Wang, *Weiming Cheng, Chenghu Zhou, A Chang'E-1 global catalog of lunar impact craters. Planetary and Space Science, 2015, 112: 42-45.

[11]  WANG Jiao, *CHENG Weiming, ZHOU Chenghu, ZHENG Xinqi, Automatic mapping of lunar landforms using DEM-derived geomorphometric parameters. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2017, 27(11): 1413-1427.

[12]  CHENG Weiming, Revealing the Landform Types and Morphologic Features of Lunar Surface. Acta Geologica Sinica-English Edition, 2017, 91(4): 1517-1518.

Major Research Projects:

2012.1-2015.12, National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) No.41171332, Research on Hierarchical Classification System and Synthesized Interpretation of Digital Geomorphology

2009.1-2011.12, National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) No.40871177, Methodology Research of Information Extraction of Digital Geomorphology Based on RS and DEM

2005.1-2007.12, National Science Youth Foundation of China (NSFC) No.40401048, Research on Mapping Methodology of Landscape Ecology maps of 1:1,000,000 in China

2005-2008, Sharing Platform of Science Data, Ministry of Science and Technology, Research on Integration, Updating and Sharing of Digital Geomorphology of 1:1,000,000 in China

2006-2008, Knowledge Innovation Project, Chinese Academy of Science, Research on morphologic characteristics of Typical Geomorphology

2007-2009, Topographic Mapping Engineering Project of Chinese Western Regions, Mapping Experiment of Geographic Units based on Remote Sensing Imageries

2008-2011, Major Project of knowledge innovation Engineering, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Development Potential Research of Reserved Cultivated Land in Xinjiang

Office Address:

Room 321, Building No. D IGSNRR

11A Da Tun Road

An Wai, Beijing 100101

People’s Republic of China

Telephone: 86-10-6488-9777

Fax: 86-10-6488-9630

Email: chengwm@lreis.ac.cn

Updated on Feb. 18, 2019

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