Member: WANG Ye-qiao Member: WANG Ye-qiao

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Member: Prof. WANG Ye-qiao


Department of Natural Resources Science, University of Rhode Island, USA

Research Interests

Terrestrial remote sensing, natural resources mapping, land-use and land-cover

change and effects on habitats, biodiversity, and the environments

The specific areas where he can assist in reviewing or editing manuscripts

Remote sensing of mountain environments; effects of land-use and land-cover change.

Major Publications

Selected Books

Wang, Y., Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, Three Volume Set of Land, Air and Water, Taylor & Francis Group (

Wang, Y., 2011. Editor, Remote Sensing of Protected Lands, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton, Florida.  460 pages.

Wang, Y., 2009. Editor, Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton, Florida, 423 pages.

Selected Referred Journal Articles

Han, Y., Y. Wang, and Y. Zhao, 2010. Estimating Soil Moisture Conditions of the Greater Changbai Mountains by Land Surface Temperature and NDVI, IEEE Transactions on Geosceience and Remote Sensing, 48(6): 2509-2515.

Wang, Y., B.R. Mitchell, J. Nugranad-Marzilli, G. Bonynge, Y. Zhou, G. Shriver, 2009. Remote sensing of land-cover change and landscape context of the National Parks: A case study of the Northeast Temperate Network. Remote Sensing of Environment 113: 1453-1461.

Kennedy, R.E., P.A. Townsend, J. Gross, W.B. Cohen, P. Bolstad, Y.Q. Wang, and P. Adams, 2009. Remote Sensing Change Detection Tools for Natural Resource Managers: Understanding concepts and tradeoffs in the design of landscape monitoring projects. Remote Sensing of Environment 113: 1382-1396.

Wang, Y., Y. Zhou, J. Yang, H.S. He, Z. Zhu, D. Ohlen, 2009. Simulation of Short-Term Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery by Integration of LANDFIRE Data Products, DNBR Data and LANDIS Modeling. Annals of GIS 15:(1): 35-47.

Zavada, M.S., Y. Wang, G. Rambolamanana, A. Raveloson, and H. Razanatsoa, 2009. The significance of human induced and natural erosion features (lavakas) on the central highlands of Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 4(2): 53-60.

Stabach, J.A., L. Dabek, R. Jensen, and Y. Wang, 2009. Discrimination of dominant forest types for Matschie's tree kangaroo conservation in Papua New Guinea using high resolution remote sensing data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30(1-2): 405-422.

Zhou, Y. and Y. Wang, 2008. Extraction of Impervious Surface Areas from High Spatial Resolution Imageries by Multiple Agent Segmentation and Classification. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 74(7): 857-868.

Wang, Y., M. Traber, B. Milestead, and S. Stevens, 2007. Terrestrial and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping in Fire Island National Seashore Using High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing Data. Marine Geodesy30(1-2): 77-95.

Yang, J., Y. Wang, and D. Miller, 2007. Estimating Air Temperature Profiles in Forest Canopy Using Empirical Models and Landsat Data. Forest Science 53(1): 93-99.

Zhou, Y. and Y. Wang, 2007. An assessment of impervious surface areas in the state of Rhode Island using high spatial resolution remote sensing data. Northeast Naturalist 14(4): 643-650.

Rodriguez, W., P.V. August, Y. Wang, J.F. Paul, A. Gold and N. Rubinstein, 2007. Empirical relationships between land use/cover and estuarine condition in the Northeastern United States. Landscape Ecology 22:403-417.

Zhou, Y., Q. Zhu, J.M. Chen, Y.Q. Wang, J. Liu, R. Sun and S. Tang, 2007. Observation and simulation of net primary productivity in Qilian Mountain, western China. Journal of Environmental Management 85(3): 574-584.

Wang, Y., J. Tobey, G. Bonynge, J. Nugranad, V. Makota, A. Ngusaru, M. Traber, 2005. Involving Geospatial Information in the Analysis of Land Cover Change along Tanzania Coast, Coastal Management 33(1):89-101.

Yang, J., Y. Wang, P. August, 2004. Estimation of Land Surface Temperature Using Spatial Interpolation and Satellite-Derived Surface Emissivity. Journal of Environmental Informatics 4(1): 40-47.

Novak, A. and Y. Wang, 2004. Effects of suburban sprawl on Rhode Island’s forest: A Landsat view from 1972 to 1999. Northeast Naturalist 11(1) 67-74.

16. Wang, Y. and K. Zhang, 2004. A SPLIT Model for Extraction of Subpixel Impervious Surface Information. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 70(7): 821-828.

Wang, Y., A. Ngusaru, J. Tobey, V. Makota, G. Bonynge, J. Nugranad, M.

Traber, L. Hale, and R. Bowen, 2003. Remote Sensing of Mangrove Change Along the Tanzania Coast. Marine Geodesy 26(1-2): 35-48.

Wang, Y. and X. Zhang, 2001. Dynamic Modeling Approach to Simulating Socioeconomic Effects on Landscape Change. Ecological Modelling 140(1-2): 141-162.

Wang, Y. and D.K. Moskovits, 2001. Tracking Fragmentation of Natural Communities and Changes in Land Cover: Applications of Landsat Data for Conservation in an Urban Landscape (Chicago Wilderness).Conservation Biology 15(4): 835-843.

Zhang, X. and Y. Wang, 2001. Spatial Dynamic Modeling for Urban Development. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 67(9): 1049- 1057.