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Name: Chaoyang Wu

Current Appointment: Professor


2005.09-2010.07, University of CAS, Master & PhD.

2010.10-2014.10, University of Toronto, Postdoc.

2014.11-2016.09, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS, Professor,

2016.10-current, Institute of Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Professor,

Areas of Specialization: Remote sensing of vegetation; Ecology; Carbon cycle

Academic Awards

  •  Youth scientist of Lujiaxi, CAS
  •  Top 100 doctoral thesis of CAS
  •  Excellent president scholarship of CAS

Representative Publications:

(1)Chaoyang Wu, Dailiang Peng, Kamel Soudani, Christopher M. Gough, M. Altaf Arain, Gil Bohrer, Shiguang Xu, Bin Fang, Quansheng Ge. 2017. Land surface phenology derived from normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) at global FLUXNET sites. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 233, 171-182.

(2)Chaoyang Wu, Xuehui Hou, Dailiang Peng, Alemu Gonsamo, Shiguang Xu. 2016. Land surface phenology of China's temperate ecosystems over 1999-2013: Spatial-temporal patterns, interaction effects, covariation with climate and implications for productivity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 216, 177-187.

(3)Chaoyang Wu, Alemu Gonsamo, Christopher M. Gough, Jing M. Chen, Shiguang Xu. 2014. Modeling growing season phenology in North American forests using seasonal mean vegetation indices from MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 147, 79–88.

(4)Chaoyang Wu, Jing M. Chen, T. Andrew Black, David T. Price, Werner A. Kurz, Ankur R. Desai, Alemu Gonsamo, Rachhpal S. Jassal, Christopher M. Gough, Gil Bohrer, Danilo Dragoni, Mathias Herbst, Bert Gielen, Frank Berninger, Timo Vesala, Ivan Mammarella, Kim Pilegaard, Peter D. Blanken. 2013. Interannual variability of net ecosystem productivity in forests is explained by carbon flux phenology in autumn. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22, 994-1006.

(5)Chaoyang Wu, Jing M. Chen, Ankur R. Desai, Peter M. Lafleur, Shashi B. Verma. 2013. Positive impacts of precipitation intensity on monthly CO2 fluxes in North America. Global and Planetary Change, 100, 204–214.

(6)Chaoyang Wu, Jing M. Chen, Alemu Gonsamo, David T. Price, T. Andrew Black, Werner A. Kurz. 2012. Interannual variability of net carbon exchange is related to the lag between the end-dates of net carbon uptake and photosynthesis: Evidence from long records at two contrasting forest stands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 164, 29-38.

(7)Chaoyang Wu, Alemu Gonsamo, Jing M. Chen, Werner A. Kurz, David T. Price, Peter M. Lafleur, Rachhpal S. Jassal, Danilo Dragoni, Gil Bohrer, Christopher M. Gough, et al., 2012. Interannual and spatial impacts of phenological transitions, growing season length, and spring and autumn temperatures on carbon sequestration, A North America flux data synthesis. Global and Planetary Change, 164, 29-38.

(8)Chaoyang Wu, Jing M. Chen, Ankur R. Desai, David Y. Hollinger, M. Altaf Arain, Hank A. Margolis, Christopher M. Gough, Ralf M. Staebler. 2012. Remote sensing of canopy light use efficiency in temperate and boreal forests of North America using MODIS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 118, 60–72.

(9)Chaoyang Wu, Jing M. Chen, Ni Huang. 2011. Predicting gross primary production from the enhanced vegetation index and photosynthetically active radiation, Evaluation and calibration. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 3424-3435.

(10)Chaoyang Wu, J. William Munger, Zheng Niu, Da Kuang. 2010. Comparison of multiple models for estimating gross primary production using MODIS and eddy covariance data in Harvard Forest. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 2925-2939.

(11)Chaoyang Wu, Zheng Niu, Quan Tang, Wenjiang Huang, Benoit Rivard, Jilu Feng. 2009. Remote estimation of gross primary production in wheat using chlorophyll-related vegetation indices. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149, 1015-1021.

(12)Chaoyang Wu, Zheng Niu, Quan Tang, Wenjiang Huang. 2008. Estimating chlorophyll content from hyperspectral vegetation indices, Modeling and validation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148, 1230-1241.

Major Research Projects:

1. Key project of CAS, Remote sensing of plant phenology, 2016-2020

2. NSFC, Remote sensing of carbon cycle, 2016-2018

3. NSFC, Remote sensing of gross primary productivity, 2014-2017

Office Address:

Room _214 , Building No. 1_  IGSNRR

11A Da Tun Road

An Wai, Beijing 100101

People’s Republic of China

Telephone: 86-10-6488-9793

Fax: 86-10-6488-9793

Email: wucy@igsnrr.ac.cn 

Updated on Feb.28, 2017

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