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Xin Yan


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GG Building, Room 313
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Research Interests:

Wetland Remote Sensing; GeoAI; Blue Carbon; Environmental Policy; Climate Change; Geo Sciences; Ecology; Modeling; Interdisciplinary; Natural Research

University of Georgia, Department of Geography, 2023 – Present
Ph.D. student and research assistant in Geography
Iowa State University, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, 2021 – 2023
Master of Science in Earth Science
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), Aerospace Information Research Institute, State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, 2018 – 2021
Master of Engineering in Electronic and Communication Engineering
Shandong Agricultural University, College of Information Science and Engineering, 2014 – 2018
Bachelor of Engineering in Surveying and Mapping Engineering
David F. Morehouse Fund in Geological Sciences at Iowa State University, 2021, 2022
Selected Publications:

Yan, X., & Niu, Z. (2024). Classification Feature Optimization for Global Wetlands Mapping. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 17, 8058–8072.

Yan, X., Wang, R., & Niu, Z. (2022). Response of China’s Wetland NDVI to Climate Changes. Wetlands, 42(6), 55.

Yan, X., & Niu, Z. (2021). Reliability Evaluation and Migration of Wetland Samples. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 14, 8089–8099.

Yan, X.,  Niu, Z., Li, Y., Han, Q., & Zhang, H. (2020). Reliability Evaluation of Wetland Samples Based on Historical Thematic Maps. IGARSS 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 4754–4757.

• Wang, R., Yan, X., Niu, Z., and Chen, W. (2021). Long-Term Changes in Inland Water Surface Temperature across China Based on Remote Sensing Data, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 22(2), 523-532. 10.1175/JHM-D-20-0104.1

Major Professor

Deepak R Mishra

Merle C. Prunty, Jr. Professor and Associate Head

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