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Yunmei Li Professor

Academic Area: 
Remote Sensing of Environment

Educational Background

Visiting Scholar, The College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 2009.9-2010.9

Post-Doc Cartography and Geographic Information System, Nanjing Normal University, 2001.10-2003.9

PhD, Agricultural Remote Sensing and Information Technology, Zhejiang University, 1998-2001

MSc, Management of forest resources, Forestry Department of Southwest Forestry University, 1995

BSc, School of Mathematics and Statistics of Yunnan University, 1987



Research Interests

       Remote Sensing of Environment

Research Projects

       1.    Project of 11th Five-year National Science and Technology Support Plan. Application and Software Development on Environmental Remote Sensing Monitoring of Large Water Bodies Based on “HJ-1” and Other Chinese Satellites, 2008BAC34B05, 2008.1-2011.12

       2.    National Natural Science Foundation of China. Multi-sources Data Fusion and Generation for Water Color Remote Sensing, 2010.1-2012.12, 40971215

       3.    National Key Science and Technology Project Fund for China Earth Observation System. Key High-Resolution Remote Sensing Monitoring Techniques for Chlorophyll in Major Water Pollution Sources, E0203/1112/JC01, 2012-2013

       4.    National Key Science and Technology Projects Fund for China Earth Observation System. Advance Research and Problems Handling on RS Dynamic Monitoring Information Service System for Environment Protection: the Key Techniques of High-Resolution RS Monitoring of Water Environment, E0203/1112-07, 2012-2013

       5.    2011 Annual Key Natural Science Projects in Provincial Colleges and Universities of Jiangsu. Spatio-temporal coupling RS Monitoring of Lake Water Color, 11KJA170003, 2011-2014

       6.    Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China. Spatio-Temporal Coupling Multi-sources Data Collaborative Retrieval of Chlorophyll Concentration of Inland Water Bodies, 41271343, D0106, 2013.1.1-2016.12.31

       7.    National Key Science and Technology Projects Fund for China Earth Observation System. Key Techniques Research, Application Demonstration, and System Development of High-Resolution RS Monitoring of Drinking Water Sources, 05-Y30B02-9001-13/15-6, 2012.9-2015.6


Journal Articles

       1. Yulong Guo,Yunmei Li,Li Zhu,Ge Liu,Shuai Wang,Chenggong Du. An Improved Unmixing-Based Fusion Method: Potential Application to Remote Monitoring of Inland Waters.Remote Sensing,2015,7,1640-1666; doi:10.3390/rs70201640​

2. Yuan Li, Yun-Mei Li, Qiao Wang, Li Zhu, Yu-Long Guo. An Observing System Simulation Experiments framework based on the ensemble square root Kalman Filter for evaluating the concentration of chlorophyll a by multi-source data: A case study in Taihu Lake.Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management,2014,17(3):233-241

3. Kun Shi, Yunmei Li, Yunlin Zhang, Lin Li, Heng Lv, Kaishan Song. Optical scattering properties of organic-rich and inorganic-rich particles in inland waters. Journal of Great Lakes Research,2014,40:308-316

4. Kun Shi, Yunmei Li,Lin Li and Heng Lu.Absorption characteristics of optically complex inland waters:Implications for water optical classification, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences,2013,118(2): 860-874,doi:10.1002/jgrg.20071

5. Kun Shi, Yunmei Li, Lin Li, Heng Lu, Kaishan Song, Zhonghua Liu, Yifan Xu, Zuchuan Li. Remote chlorophyll-a estimates for inland waters based on a cluster-based classification, Science of the Total Environment, 2012, DOI:  http:// j.scitotenv.2012.11.058, 2013, 444:1-15

6. Sun Deyong, Li Yunmei, Wang Qiao, Le Chengfeng, Lv Heng, Huang Changchun, Gong Shaoqi. Specific inherent optical quantities of complex turbid inland waters, from the perspective of water classification, PHOTOCHEMICAL & PHOTOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES,11( 8): 1299-1312,DOI: 10.1039/c2pp25061f,2012

7. Li Y.,Wang, Q., Wu C., Zhao S, Xu X, Wang Y, Huang C. Estimation of Chlorophyll a Concentration Using NIR/Red Bands of MERIS and Classification Procedure in Inland Turbid Water. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,2012,50(3):988-997

8. Chengfeng Le, Yunmei Li, Yomh Zha, Qiao Wang, Hong Zhang, Bin Yin. Remote sensing of phycocyanin pigment in highly turbid inland waters in Lake Taihu, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2011,32(23), 8253-8269

9. Chang-Chun Huang,Yun-Mei Li,Qiao Wang,De-Yong Sun,Cheng-Feng Le,Kun Shi. Scattering spectrum properties and their relationship to biogeochemical parameters: a case study in Taihu Lake. Limnology, 2011, DOI 10.1007/s10201-011-0346-4,2012,13:1-11

10. Chengfeng Le, Yunmei Li, Yong Zha, Deyong Sun, Changchun Huang, Hong Zhang. Remote estimation of chlorophyll a in optically complex waters based on optical classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, 2011, 115:725-737​

Honors and Awards

1.    First Progress Prize of 2014 Chinese Geographic Information Techniques: Techniques Research and System Implementation of Application Engineering of Water Environment RS Processing.

2.    Second Class Prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award: Application System Engineering of “HJ-1” Satellite.

3.    2010, First Prize of Science and Technology of Environment Protection: Key Techniques of Miniaturized Satellite Constellation Application of “HJ-1”

Academic Title

1.    Trustee of Jiangsu Association for the Science of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

2.    Trustee of Branch of Remote Sensing of Environment, Geographical Society of China