Xiangming Xiao, Ph. D.

Associate Director Center for Spatial Analysis
SRTC 2107
101 David L. Boren Blvd
Norman, OK 73019, USA
(405) 325-8941 (Office),
(405) 325-3442 (Fax)

B. Sc., Xiamen University, 1982
M. Sc., University of Science and Technology, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1987
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1994
Postdoc, MBL & MIT  1994 – 1996

Xiao Lab Web Site

Research areas: Ecology, Remote Sensing

Research interests:

Applications of remote sensing and GIS in ecosystems science and natural resources; land use and cover changes; ecosystem service assessment; biogeochemistry of terrestrial ecosystems; ecosystem modeling at large spatial scales; integrated impact assessment of climate change; ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases.

Relevant Publications

Kalfas, J., Xiao, X., Vanegas, D., Verma, S., and Suyker, A. 2011, Modeling gross primaryproduction of irrigated and rainfed maize croplands in the USA, using MODIStime series imagery and CO2 eddy flux tower data, Agriculture and Forest Meteorology, 151: 1514-1528.

Mahadevan, P., Wofsy, S.C., Matross, D.M., Xiao, X., Dunn, A.L., Lin, J.C., Gerbig, C., Munger, J.W., Chow, V.Y., Gottlieb, E., 2008, A satellite-basedbiosphere parameterization for net ecosystem CO2 exchange: Vegetation Photosynthesis and Respiration Model (VPRM), Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, doi:10.1029/2006GB002735

Xiao, X., Zhang, Q., Hollinger, D., Aber, J., and Moore, B., III, 2005, Modeling seasonal dynamics of gross primary production of evergreen needleleaf forest using MODIS images and climate data, Ecological Applications, 15(3):954-969.

Xiao, X., Boles, S., Frolking, S., Li, C., Babu, J.Y., Salas, W., and Moore, B., III,2006, Mapping paddy rice agriculture in South and Southeast Asia using multi-temporal MODIS images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 100:95-113.

Gilbert, M., Xiao, X., Pfeiffer, D.U., Epprecht, M., Boles, S., Czarnecki, C., Chaitaweesub, P., Kalpravidh, W., Minh, P.Q., Otte, M.J., Martin, V., and Slingenbergh, J., 2008, Mapping H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza risk in Southeast Asia, The Proceedings of the National Academy ofSciences of the United States of America, 105(12): 4769-4774.


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