Xue Liu

Xue Liu has a PhD in Remote Sensing and currently is a Remote Sensing Scientist at the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He applies environmental remote sensing and GIS spatial analysis to study land cover land use change, vegetation dynamics, forest carbon stock, agriculture monitoring, rangeland productivity, drought, wildfire, and based on these to develop geospatial decision support systems. He has published over 40 scientific papers including peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings associated with remote sensing and GIS applications in environment and natural hazards.