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  • 2016. “Remote Sensors for and Sensing of Urban Areas: Current State and Next Decade”, 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Beijing, China, July 10-15, 2016.

  • 2016. “World Energy Consumption Pattern as Revealed by DMSP-OLS Nighttime Light Imagery”, College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University, China, July 8.

  • 2016. “World Energy Consumption Pattern as Revealed by DMSP-OLS Nighttime Light Imagery”, Remote Sensing and Social Science Applications Workshop, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Boulder, Colorado, June 7, 2016.

2015

 
  • 2015. “Approach to the Urban and Watershed Eco-complexity: Monitoring and Forecasting Urbanization Impacts through Earth Observation”, Xiamen University, China, December 29, 2015.
  • 2015. “A Time Series Approach to Urbanization Induced Land Use and Land Cover Changes and Impact on Land Surface Temperature”, College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University, China, December 22, 2015.
  • 2015. “Temporal Dimension of Satellite Derived Land Surface Temperature Data: A New Direction in Urban Remote Sensing?” West Lakes Lecture, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 27.
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2014

  • 2014. “Maximizing the Use of Satellite Thermal Infrared Data for Advancing Land Surface Temperature Analysis”, 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 16, 2014.
  • 2014. “Land Surface Temperature Climatology from Remotely Sensed Image Data”, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, June 16, 2014.
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2013

  • 2013. “Climate Change, Urban Heat Island, and Human Health: Gaps and Needs in Global Urban Remote Sensing”, Zhejiang University, Oct. 26, 2013.
  • 2013. “Maximizing the Use of Satellite Thermal Infrared Data for Advancing Land Surface Temperature Analysis”, Wuhan University, July 1, 2013.
  • 2013. “Maximizing the Use of Satellite Thermal Infrared Data for Advancing Land Surface Temperature Analysis”, Central South University, Changsha, June 28, 2013.
  • 2013. “Approach to the Urban and Watershed Eco-complexity: Monitoring and Forecasting Urbanization Impacts through Impervious Surface and Land Use”, Central South University of Forestry and Technology University, June 27, 2013.
  • 2013. “Urban Remote Sensing: Recent Advances and Future Opportunities”, Shenzhen Institutes of Advance Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, June 26, 2013. 
  • 2013. “Smart Cities, Digital Cities, and Collective Sensing: Moving towards Sustainability”, Shenzhen University, June 25, 2013. 
  • 2013. “Maximizing the Use of Satellite Thermal Infrared Data for Advancing Land Surface Temperature Analysis”, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 24, 2013.
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2012

  • 2012. “Urban Spectral Diversity and Integrity”, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, June 14, 2012.
  • 2012. “A City of Three Tales: Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands in Indianapolis, U.S.A.”, Nanjing University, China, June 13, 2012.
  • 2012. “Climate Change, Urban Heat Island, and Human Health: Gaps and Needs in Global Urban Remote Sensing”, College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University, China, June 4, 2013.
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2011

  • 2011. “Remote Sensing Applications in Disaster Recovery”, Fujian Normal University, China, December 21, 2011. 
  • 2011. “Gaps and Needs in Global Urban Remote Sensing”, Fujian Normal University, China, December 20, 2011. 
  • 2011. “Gaps and Needs in Global Urban Remote Sensing”, Tongji University, China, December 16, 2011. 
  • 2011. “Estimating and Mapping Urban Impervious Surfaces: Which Algorithm Should We Apply?” Fujian Normal University, China, June 30. 
  • 2011. “How to Publish in International Peer-Refereed Journals?” Tongji University, China, June 23.
  • 2011. “Estimating and Mapping Urban Impervious Surfaces: Which Algorithm Should We Apply?” Tongji University, China, June 23. 
  • 2011. “Taking the Heat: Use of Remote Sensing and GIS for Urban Applications”, CAS Speakers Series (monthly), College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana State University, March 23.
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2010

  • 2010. “An Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Approach in the Evaluation of Urban Growth and its Environmental Effects in the Zhujiang Delta, China”, Fujian Normal University, December 21.
  • 2010. “An Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Approach in the Evaluation of Urban Growth and its Environmental Effects in the Zhujiang Delta, China”, Minjiang University, China, December 21.
  • 2010. “Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in the Urban Areas: From Pixel, Sub-Pixel, Object, to Human Intelligence”, Mini-Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Urban Environment, First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dec 17, 2011.
  • 2010. “Gaps and Needs in Global Urban Remote Sensing”, Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 16, 2010. 
  • 2010.  “Remote Sensing Applications in Disaster Recovery”, Tongji University, China, December 14, 2010.
  • 2010. “Progress in Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands”, Tongji University, China, December 13, 2010.
  • 2010. “Climate Change, Urban Heat Island, and Human Health: Needs for HyspIRI-like Data Products in Urban Climate/Environmental Studies”, 3rd HyspIRI  Science Workshop, Pasadena, California, August 24-26, 2010..
  • 2010. “Recent Progress in Thermal Remote Sensing of Urban Areas”, Special session of Remote Sensing of Human Settlements, IGARSS 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 25-30.
  • 2010. “Thermal Remote Sensing of Urban Areas: Progresses and Prospects”, Special panel session on urban remote sensing, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Conference, San Diego, California, April 26-30, 2010.
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2009
  • 2009. “HyspIRI - An US Recommended Mission for the Next Decade: A Case Study Using Simulated Data Sets to Analyze the Outbreak of West Nile Virus”, Advanced Microwave Imaging Research and Application Seminar, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Dec. 17, 2009.
  • 2009. “Remote Sensing Applications in Public Health”, Minjiang University, China, Dec. 14.
  • 2009. “Use of ASTER Images to Study the Outbreak of West Nile Virus and its Relations with Environmental Variables in Indianapolis, Indiana: Implications for HyspIRI”, Peking University, China, December 11, 2009.
  • 2009. "Modeling Surface Energy Fluxes in Urban Areas", NASA/NSSTC, Huntsville, Alabama, September 2, 2009.
  • 2009. "Use of ASTER Images to Study the Outbreak of West Nile Virus and its Relations with Environmental Variables in Indianapolis, Indiana: Implications for HyspIRI", 2nd HyspIRI  Science Workshop, Pasadena, California, August 11-13, 2009.    
  • 2009. "Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Urban Environment", Beijing Normal University, China, June 1, 2009.
  • 2009: "Remote Sensing Applications in Disaster Recovery", Minjiang University, China, May 28.  
  • 2009. "Remotely Sensed Urban Heat Islands: From Assessment to Modeling", Atmospheric Science Seminar, University of Alabama at Huntsville, May 6, 2009.
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 2008
  • 2008. "Urban Landscape and Urban Heat Island: A Combined Remote Sensing and Landscape Ecology Approach to the Relationship", Indiana University-Bloomington, October 10, 2008.
  • 2008. "Recent Advances in Urban Remote Sensing", Peking University, China, July 11, 2008.  
  • 2008. "Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands", Beijing Meteorological Bureau, China, July 10, 2008.
  • 2008. "Geospatial Technology: New Opportunities and Challenges", Minjiang University, China, June 2, 2008.
  • 2008. "Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces with a Continuum Model", Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, May 30, 2008.  
  • 2008. "Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands", Fudan University, China, May 26, 2008.
  • 2008: "Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces with a Continuum Model", Zhejiang Forestry University, China, May 24, 2008.
  • 2008. "Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands", Zhejiang Forestry University, China, May 23, 2008.  
  • 2008: "Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands", 2nd Workshop on Earth Observation for Urban Planning and Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China, May 20-21, 2008.
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2007
  • 2007: "Deriving Urban Heat Island Parameters from Satellite Remote Sensing Data", Beijing Meteorological Bureau, Beijing, China, Nov. 22, 2007.
  • 2007:  "Research Progress in Urban Remote Sensing", Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, Beijing, China, Nov. 21, 2007.
  • 2007:  "An Integrated Remote Sensing-GIS Approach to the Relationship among Urban Development, Heat Island, and Air Pollution", Institute of Satellite Meteorology, National Satellite Meteorological Center, Beijing, China, Nov. 20, 2007.  
  • 2007: "Urban Remote Sensing and Digital Cities", China-US Workshop on Earth Observation and Digital Earth, Beijing, China, Nov. 19, 2007.
  • 2007:  "Urban Landscape Pattern, Land Surface Temperature, and Urban Heat Island: A Remote Sensing Approach to the Relationship", School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, March 29th.  
  • 2007:  "Impervious Surface Mapping with Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing", Indiana Geographic Information Council, March 12, 2007.
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2006

  • 2006:  “The Impact of Urbanization on Land Surface Temperatures - A Remote Sensing Approach”, Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, Oct. 13, 2006.
  • 2006:  “Thermal Remote Sensing for Urban Areas”, Fujian Province Association of Remote Sensing, Fuzhou, China, July 6, 2006.