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Panpan Yao

Visiting Scientist

/ARSUserFiles/52657/panpan.jpg Panpan Yao
Visiting Scientist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Bldg. 007, Rm. 104, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350 USA
Voice: (301) 504-7490
Fax: (301) 504-8931


Research Interests:

  • Soil moisture retrieval algorithm of WCOM Mission: Algorithm combined L and S band, algorithm with active and passive remote sensing, downscaling method, validation method of algorithm.
  • Building and validation method of long time series global soil moisture products.


  • 2014-present, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • 2014 M.S., Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering, China University of Petroleum.
  • 2011 B.S., Surveying and Mapping Engineering, China University of Petroleum.

Selected Publications: (please contact the author to determine reprint availability)

Yao, Panpan, et al. "Rebuilding Long Time Series Global Soil Moisture Products Using the Neural Network Adopting the Microwave Vegetation Index." Remote Sensing 9.1 (2017): 35.

Shi, Jiancheng, Panpan Yao, and Tianjie Zhao. "Global mapping of land surface soil moisture from the water cycle observation mission (WCOM)." Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2016 IEEE International. IEEE, 2016.

Panpan Yao, Jianhua Wan, Jin Wang, et al. Satellite retrieval of hurricane wind speeds using the AMSR2 microwave radiometer[J]. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2015, 1: 4.

Panpan Yao, Jiancheng Shi. Bright temperature stability analysis of AMSR2 On-orbit data.[C] The 7th remote sensing conference of Mainland and Taiwan, Oct,2014

Jianhua Wan, Panpan Yao, Junmin Meng. Offshore oil platform identification method based on SAR data[J]. Bulletin of Surveying and Mapping, Jan,2014.

Xin Zhao,Hanyu Lu, Huajun Wang,Panpan Yao. Research and Implementation of Mobile GIS Based on Mobile Widget Technology[C].Industrial Control and Electronics Engineering (ICICEE), 2012 International Conference on. IEEE, 2012: 22-25.

Ke Liu, Huajun Wang, Hanyu Lu, Panpan Yao. Research of Personnel Orientation System of Mine Based on ZigBee Technology. Advanced Materials Research, 2012,457-458, 1183.


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