Visiting Post Doctoral Scholar
Hongtao Duan
Hongtao Duan


2002-2007 — Ph.D., Inland lakes optical remote sensing, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, Chinese Academy of Science, China

1998-2002 — BA, Geography and Urban Planning, Northwest University, China


2010-Present — Associate Researcher, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2007-2009 — Assistant Researcher, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests:

Inland lakes water color remote sensing

Algal blooms remote sensing

Inland Lakes changes under the pressures of global warming and climate change

Selected Publications:

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Yuanzhi Zhang, Steven Arthur Loiselle, Jingping Xu, Chenlu Zhao, Lin Zhou, and Linlin Shang. A new three-band algorithm for estimating chlorophyll-concentrations in turbid inland lakes. Environmental Research Letters, 2010, 5, 044009.

Ronghua Ma, Hongtao Duan, Chuanmin Hu, Xuezhi Feng, Ainong Li, Weimin Ju, Jiahu Jiang, and Guishan Yang. A half-century of changes in China's lakes: Global warming or human influence? Geophysical Research Letters, 2010, 37, L24106, doi:10.1029/2010GL045514.

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Xiaofeng Xu, Fanxiang Kong, Shouxuan. Zhang, Weijuan Kong, Jingyan Hao, Linlin Shang. Two-decade reconstruction of algal blooms in China’s Lake Taihu. Environmental Science & Technology, 2009, 43 (10): 3522-3528.

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Yuanzhi Zhang, Bai Zhang. Remote sensing assessment of regional inland lakes water clarity in Northeast China. Limnology, 2009, 10(2):135-141

Hongtao Duan, Yuanzhi Zhang, Bai Zhang, Kaishan Song, Zongming Wang, Dianwei Liu, Fang Li. Estimation of chlorophyll-a concentration and trophic states for inland lakes in Northeast China from Landsat TM data and field spectral measurements, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2008, 29(3): 767-786.