Jinfei Wang


Research Interests

  • Algorithms for automatic linear and other man-made feature detection from images
  • Methods for GIS feature extraction and lane use/cover change detection in urban environment using multispectral and hyperspectral data
  • Methods for object oriented information extraction from high resolution remotely sensed imagery
  • Applications of radar/optical remote sensing and GIS for environmental change analysis near large rivers/mountains and in marsh and mangrove wetlands

Publications (past 7 years)

Refereed Journals

Zhou, J., Chen, Y., Wang, J., Wang, Y. and Zhan, W. (submitted) 'Modeling the diurnal variations of surface urban heat island (UHI) with multi-source satellite data' Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing

Chen, Z. and Wang, J. (submitted) 'Regional Assessment of the Impact of Land Use/Land Cover Changes on Landslide Hazard by Logistic Regression Modeling in the Three Gorges Area, China' Natural Hazards

Lehrbass, B. and Wang, J. 2012 'Urban tree cover mapping with relief-corrected aerial imagery and LIDAR' Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 78(5): 473-484

Zhan, W., Chen, Y., Voogt, J.A. Zhou, J., Wang, J., Ma, W. and Liu, W. 2012 'Assessment of thermal anisotropy on remote estimation of urban thermal inertia' Remote Sensing of Environment 123: 12-24

Zhan, W., Chen, Y., Voogt, J., Zhou, J., Wang, J., Liu, W.and Ma, W. 2012 'Interpolating diurnal surface temperatures of an urban facet using sporadic thermal observations' Building and Environment 57: 239-252

Zhan, W., Yunhao, C., Wang, J., Zhou, J., Quan, J., Liu, W. and Li, J. 2012 'Downscaling land surface temperatures with multi-spectral and multi-resolution images' International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 18: 23-36

Zhou, J., Chen, Y., Wang, J. and Hu, D. 2011 'Analysis of urban heat island in the Beijing Metropolitan area using time-series MODIS data' IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS) 4(1):

Zhou, J., Wang, J., Li, J. and Hu, D. 2011 'Atmospheric correction of PROBA/CHRIS data in an urban environment' International Journal of Remote Sensing 32(9): 2591-2604

Aldred, D. and Wang, J. 2011 'A method for obtaining and applying classification parameters in object-based urban rooftop extraction from VHR multispectral images' International Journal of Remote Sensing 32(10): 2811-2823

Lehrbass, B. and Wang, J. 2010 'Techniques for object-based classification of urban tree cover from high-resolution multispectral imagery' Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 36(S2): S287-S297

Chen, Z. and Wang, J. 2010 'Land use and land cover change detection using satellite remote sensing techniques in the mountainous Three Gorges Area, China' International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(6): 1519 – 1542

Chen, Z. and Wang, J. 2008 'A new method for minimizing topographic effects on Radarsat-1 images: an application in mapping human settlements in the mountainous Three Gorges Area, China' Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 34(2): 13-25

Fung, T., So, L., Chen, Y., Shi, P. and Wang, J. 2008 'Analysis of green space in Chongqing and Nanjing, cities of China with ASTER images using object oriented image classification and landscape metric analysis’ International Journal of Remote Sensing 29(24): 7159-7180

Chapters in Books

Chen, Z. and Wang, J. (submitted 2010) 'Remote Sensing Monitoring of Land Use and Land Cover Change Along Yangtze River, China' in River Basin Dynamics ed D. Higgitt and X. Lu

Supervised Graduate Students and Theses Titles

PhD Students Year Title
B. Feng Current TBA
X. Huang Current TBA
C. Liao Current TBA
C. Zeng 2014 Automated Building Information Extraction and Evaluation from High-resolution Remotely Sensed Data
F. Flores de Santiago 2013 Multiple approaches for assessing mangrove biophysical variables using in situ and remote sensing techniques
Z. Chen 2007 Land Use/Cover Change Detection in the Three Gorges Area
Q. Zhang 2002 Spatial, spectral and temporal analysis of urban landscape dynamics using optical satellite data
MSc Students Year Title
I. Pritchard
Current TBA
Y. Song Current TBA
A. Gambles 2015 Integration of Multi-Temporal and L-Band Synthetic Aperture RADAR (SAR) Imagery for Hierarchical Agricultural Crop Classification in Northeastern Ontario, Canada
Q. Ma 2013 Potential of RADARSAT-2 Polarimetric Data for Land Use and Land Cover Classification and Crop Monitoring in Southwestern Ontario
T. Zhao 2013 Object-based Urban Building Footprint Extraction and 3D Building Reconstruction from Airborne LiDAR Data
N. Lantz 2012 Detection and mapping of Phragmites australis using high resolution multispectral and hyperspectral satellite imagery
B. Lehrbass 2010 Object-based Urban Tree Cover Extraction from High Spatial Resolution Optical and LiDAR Imagery: Techniques and Data Integration
D. Aldred 2007 Rooftop Identification from Spaceborne Remote Sensing Images
Q. Tan 2007 CHRIS-PROBA Hyperspectral Data for Urban Studies in Beijing
C. Gilby 2005 Application of remote sensing and a geographic information system (GIS) for monitoring plant invasiveness in the wetlands of Walpole Island, Ontario
D. May 2004 Mapping wetland extent and condition from IKONOS satellite imagery of the O'Donnell Point region, Georgian Bay, Ontario
J. Tian 2004 Extraction of urban man-made features from high resolution remotely sensed data
Z. Chen 2003 Application of GIS to landslide hazard mapping: A case study in southern MacKenzie Valley
X. Peng 2002 Use of stereo radarsat data and the derived DEM for landcover mapping in a mountainous are of Southern Argentina
S. Arzandeh 2001 Evaluation of radar and optical satellite imagery for wetland mapping and change detection in Walpole Island, Ontario

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Jinfei Wang

  • Office: SSC 2402
  • Telephone: 661-2111 x85017
  • e-mail: jfwang@uwo.ca


Courses Taught

  • GEO 2220 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • GEO 2230 - Remote Sensing
  • GEO 3231 - Advanced Topics in Remote Sensing
  • GEO 9110 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEO 9418 - Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis