Dr. Lin Li
Associate Professor
Planetary and  Environmental Remote Sensing Lab
Contact Information:
Office: SL 126                
Phone: 317-274-0225
Email: ll3@iupui.edu
Departmental Mailing address:
723 West Michigan Street, Room SL118  Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Education:
Ph. D., Planetary Geology, Brown University, 2002.
M. Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brown University, 2001.
M. Sc., Geoscience Remote Sensing, Institute of Remote Sensing Application, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China, 1989.
B. Sc., Geological Sciences, College of Geological Sciences, Jilin University, P. R. China,1986.
Research Area
  • Remote sensing for monitoring inland and coastal water quality

  • Remote sensing of vegetation water content and health as well as species differentiation

  • Remote sensing for lunar compositional mapping and geology

  • Hyperspectral remote sensing of soil moisture, organic matter and nutrients

  • Remotely sensed image processing and data analysis

  • Radiative transfer modeling

Professional Activities

  • Shandong University, China. Title: "Introduction to lunar geology, regolith and space weathering", 2009.

  • Shandong University, China. Title: "Major lunar-rock forming minerals, spectral characteristics of individual minerals and their mixtures as well as optical instruments for current and future lunar missions", 2009.

  • Shandong University, China. Title: "General introduction to data analysis method for lunar compositional mapping", 2009.

  • Shandong University, China. Title: "Hyperspectral data analysis method for lunar compositional mapping: Reduction of data dimension", 2009.

  • Shandong University, China. Title: "Hyperspectral data analysis method for lunar compositional mapping: Spectral Unmixing", 2009.

  • Indiana University- Purdue University, Department of Earth Sciences.  Title: "Remote sensing: a cutting edge technology for environmental and lunar sciences", 2009.

  • Nanjing Normal University, China. Title: "New views of lunar geology from spacecraft data of past and current lunar exploration missions as well as future lunar explorations ", 2007.

  • Indiana Geographic Information Council. Title: "Airphoto interpretation and applications," 2006.

  • Indiana University- Purdue University, Department of Geology. Title: "Mapping salt marsh vegetation in San Francisco Bay Estuary and implication to climate change", 2005.

  • Indiana University- Purdue University, Department of Geology. Title: "Mapping blue-Green algae blooms in Eagle Creek Reservoir with hyperspectral remote sensing data", 2004.

  • Indiana University- Purdue University, Department of Geology. Title: "Detection of oil-spill induced vegetation stress and cover change through spectral mixture analysis of hyperspectral AVIRIS data (invited for campus interview)", 2004.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources. Title: "Empirical line calibration", SERDP program workshop for ENVI/IMAGINE professional training, 2003.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources. Title:  "Continuum removal", SERDP program workshop for ENVI/IMAGINE professional training, 2003.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources.  Title: "Minimum noise transformation", SERDP program workshop for ENVI/IMAGINE professional training 2003.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources.  Title: "Spectral mixture analysis", SERDP program workshop for ENVI/IMAGINE professional training, 2003.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources.  Title: "Mixture tuned matched filtering", SERDP program workshop for ENVI/IMAGINE professional training, 2003.

  • University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources.  Title: "Spectral mixture analysis of AVIRIS data for the detection of land cover induced by oil spill", 2003.

  • University of North Dekota, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Science. Title: "Highland contamination in lunar mare soils: Improved mapping with multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis (MESMA)", Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium, 2001.

  • Brown University, Department of Geological Sciences. Title: "Lunar crustal mixing and compositional heterogeneity: New perspective from multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis of Clementine UV-VIS data", 2001.

  • Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Title: "Linear and nonlinear spectral mixture analysis of Clementine UVVIS images for mapping lunar soils", 1999.

  • Brown University, Department of Geological Sciences. Title: "Compositional gradients across mare-highland contacts: The importance and geological implications of lateral mixing on the Moon", 1996.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana, Jul. 2010- now

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana, Aug. 2004 - Jun.2010

  • Post Doctoral Researcher, Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing (CSTARS), Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California at Davis, California, 2002-2004

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1995-2002

  • Graduate Research Assistant, NASA Earth Science Enterprise Commercial Remote Sensing Program Affiliated Research Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2000

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1999

  • Assistant Research Professor, Division of Solid Earth Remote Sensing, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications (IRSA), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China, 1991-1995

  • Research Scientist, Division of Solid Earth Remote Sensing, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications (IRSA), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China, 1989-1991

Print and Electronic Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Published, In Press, and Accepted

2014

1.   Li, L. H., L. Li, and K. S. Song, Remote sensing of freshwater cyanobacteria: a new light absorption partitioning approach to improve phycocyanin estimation (invited), Remote Sensing of Environment, submitted, 2014.

2.   Mao, D. H., Z. M. Wang, L. Li, and W. H. Ma, Spatiotemporal dynamics of grassland aboveground net primary productivity and its association with climatic pattern and changes in Northern China, Ecological Indicators,41: 40-48, 2014.

3.   Shi, K., Y. M. Li, Y. L. Zhang, L. Li, H. Lv, and K. S. Song, Classification of inland waters based on bio-optical properties, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7(2): 543-561, 2014.

4.   Song, K. S., L. Li, S. Li, L. Tedesco, B. Hall, Z. C. Li, K. Shi, J. Du, Y. Zhao, and J. Hou, Using partial least squares-artificial neural network (PLS-ANN) modeling for inversion of inland water chlorophyll-a, IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(2): 1502-1517, 2014.

2013

5.   Jia, M. M., Z. M. Wang, L. Li, K. S. Song, C. Y. Ren, B. Liu, and D. H. Mao, Mapping China's mangroves based on object-oriented classification of Landsat imagery, Wetlands (special issue), 34: 277-283, 2013.

6.   Song, K. S., L. Li, L. Tedesco, N. Clercin, B. Hall, S. Li, K. Shi, D. Liu, and Y. Sun, Remote estimation of phycocyanin (PC) for inland waters coupled with YSI PC fluorescence probe, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20(8): 5330-40, 2013.

7.   Babbar-Sebens, M., L. Li, K. S. Song, and S. S. Xie, On the use of Landsat-5 TM satellite for assimilating initial conditions of water temperature in 3D hydrodynamic model of small inland reservoir in Midwestern U.S, Advances in Remote Sensing, 2(3): 214-227, 2013.

8.   Song, K. S., S. Y. Zang, Y. Zhao, L. Li, J. Du, N. N. Zhang, X. D. Wang, T. T. Shao, Y. Guan, and L. Liu, Spatiotemporal characterization of dissolved carbon for inland waters in semi-humid/semiarid region, China, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, 17, 4269-4281, 2013.

9.   Song, K. S., L. Li, L. Tedesco, S. Li, H. T. Duan, D. W. Liu, B. Hall, J. Du, Z. C. Li, K. Shi, and Y. Zhao, Remote estimation of chlorophyll-a in turbid inland waters: three-band model versus GA-PLS model, Remote Sensing of Environment, 136:342-357, 2013.

10. Shi, K., Y. M. Li, L. Li, and H. Lu, Absorption characteristics of optically complex inland waters: implications for water optical classification, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences,118: 1-15, 2013.

11. Nguy-Robertson, A., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Mass specific absorption coefficients for chlorophyll a, phycocyanin, CDOM and mineral matter from three central Indiana reservoirs, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 39(S1): 151-160, 2013.

12. Song, K. S., L. Li, Z. C. Li, L. Tedesco, B. Hall, and K. Shi, Remote detection of cyanobacteria through phycocyanin for water supply source using three-band model, Ecological Informatics, 15: 22-33, 2013.

13. Dong, Z. Y., Z. M. Wang, D. W. Liu, L. Li, C. Y. Ren, X. G. Tang, M. M. Jia, and C. Y. Liu, Assessment of habitat suitability for waterbirds in the West Songne Plain, China, using remote sensing and GIS, Ecological Engineering, 55: 94-100, 2013.

14. Li, L. H., L. Li, K. Shi, Z. C. Li, and K. S. Song, An analytical algorithm for remote estimation of phycocyanin in inland waters, Remote Sensing of Environment, 135: 150-166, 2013.

15. Li, Z. C., L. Li, K. S. Song, and N. Cassar, Estimating phytoplankton size composition from optical features derived from remote sensing reflectance, Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean,118: 1445-14582013.

16. Zhang, T., L. Li, and B. J. Zheng, Estimation of agricultural soil properties with imaging and laboratory spectroscopy, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS), 7: 073587-1-24, 2013.

17. Shi, K., Y. M. Li, L. Li, H. Lu, K. S. Song, Z. H. Liu, Y. F. Xu, Z. C. Li, and L. H. Li, A framework for chlorophyll-a estimates for inland waters based on optical classification, Science of the Total Environment, 44: 1-15, 2013.

2012

18. Shao, Y., H. Gong, Z. H. Gao, L. Liu, L. Li, and T. Zhang, SAR data for subsurface saline lacustrine deposits detection and primary interpretation on the evolution of the vanished Lop Nur Lake, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(03): 267-280, 2012.

19. Li, S., L. Li, R. Milliken, and K. S. Song, Comparison of three different statistical methods for quantifying lunar surface minerals, Icarus, 221(1): 208 - 225, 2012.

20. Li, L. H., L. Li, K. Shi, Z. C. Li, and K. S. Song, A semi-analytical algorithm for remote estimation of phycocyanin in inland waters, Science of the Total Environment, 435&436: 141-150, 2012.

21. Nguy-Robertson, A., L. Li, L. P. Tedesco, J. S. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Comparing the performance of empirical, semi-empirical and curve fitting models in predicting cyanobacterial pigments, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 78(5): 485-494, 2012.

22. Song, K. S., L. Li, S. Li, L. P. Tedesco, B. Hall, and Z. C. Li, Hyperspectral retrieval of phycocyanin in potable water sources using genetic algorithm-partial least squares (GA-PLS) modeling, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 18: 368-385, 2012.

23. Song, K. S., L. Li, L. P. Tedesco, S. Li, A. N. Clercin, B. Hall, Z. C. Li, and K. Shi, Hyperspectral determination of eutrophication for a water supply source via genetic algorithm-partial least squares (GA-PLS) modeling, Science of the Total Environment, 426: 220-232, 2012.

24. Song, K. S.,  L. Li, Z. M. Wang,  D. W. Liu, J. Xu, B. Zhang, L. H. Li, G. Jia, and Y. Wang, Retrieval of total suspended matter (TSM) and chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) concentration from remote sensing data for drinking water resources, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184(3): 1449-1470, 2012.

25. Song, K. S., L. Li, S. Li, L. Tedesco, L. H. Li, and B. Hall, Hyperspectral remote sensing of total phosphorus (TP) through relating to optically active constituents, Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 223(4): 1481-1502, 2012.

26. Song, K. S., Z. M. Wang, L. Li, L. Tedesco, F. Li, C. Jin, and J.  Du, Wetlands shrinkage, fragmentation and their links to agriculture in the Mulenge-Xingkai Plain, China, Journal of Environmental Management, 111: 120-132, 2012.

2011

27. Gu, Z. J., X. Z. Shi, L. Li, D. S. Yu, Y. M. Liu, L. S. Liu, and W. T. Zhang, Using multi-dimensional vegetation index to estimate leaf area index from multiple radiometric correction SPOT 5 images, International Journal of Remote Sensing, doi:10.1080/01431161.2011.562251, 2011.

28. Li, L., Quantifying TiO2 abundance of lunar soils: partial least squares and stepwise multiple regression analysis for determining causal effect, Journal of Earth Science, 22(5): 549-565, 2011.

29. Li, L. H., L. Li, K. S.  Song, Y. M. Li, K. Shi, and Z. C. Li, An improved analytical algorithm for remote estimation of chlorophyll-a in highly turbid waters, Environmental Research Letter,6(034037), 2011.

30. Li, S., and L. Li, Radiative transfer modeling for estimation of lunar mineral abundance, particle size and submicroscopic iron, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 116, E09001, 2011.

31. Song, K. S., D. M. Lu, L. Li, S. Li, Z. M. Wang, and J. Du, Remote sensing of chlorophyll-a concentration for drinking water using genetic algorithms (GA)-partial least square (PLS) model, Ecological informatics, 10: 25-36, 2011.

32. Zeng, L. H., K. S. Song, B. Zhang, L. Li,  Z. M. Wang, J. Du, and D. W. Liu, Application of surface energy balance algorithm for land model with MODIS products to monitor regional actual evapotranspiration in the Songnen Plain, Northeast, China, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 5(053535): 1-14, 2011.

2010

33. Lu, D. M., K. S. Song, L. Li,  D. W. Liu, S. Li, Y. D. Wang, Z. M. Wang, J. P. Xu, J. Du, and M. M. Jia, Training a GA-PLS model for Chl-a concentration estimation over inland lake in Northeast China, Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2: 842-851, 2010.

34. Li, L., R. Sengpiel, D. L. Pascual, L. P. Tedesco, J. S. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Using hyperspectral remote sensing to estimate chlorophyll a and phycocyanin in a mesotrophic reservoir, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(15): 4147-4162, 2010.

35. Pandit, C., G. Filippelli, and L. Li, An estimation of heavy metal contamination in soil using reflectance spectroscopy and partial least squares regression, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(15): 4111-4123, 2010.

36. Gu, Z. J., Z. Y. Zeng, X. Z. Shi, L. Li, D. C. Weindorf, Y. Zha, and D. S. Yu, A calculation model for estimating total forest coverage from digital photography measurements, Pedosphere, 20: 318-325, 2010.

2009

37. Gu, Z. J., Z. Y. Zeng, X. Z. Shi, L. Li, D. S. Yu, W. Zheng, Z. L. Zhang, and Z. F. Hu, Assessing factors influencing vegetation coverage calculation with remote sensing imagery, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(10), 2479-2489, 2009.

2008

38. Li, L., Partial least squares methods for spectrally estimating lunar soil FeO abundance: a stratified approach to revealing nonlinear effect and qualitative interpretation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 113, E12013, 2008.

39. Randolph, R., J. Wilson, L. Tedesco, L. Li, and E. Soyeux, Hyperspectral remote sensing of cyanobacteria in turbid inland water using optically active pigments, chlorophyll and phycocyanin, Remote Sensing of Environment, 12(11): 4009-4019, 2008.

40. Li, L., S. L. Ustin, X. T. Hu, and D. Riaño, Retrieval of vegetation equivalent water thickness from reflectance using genetic algorithm (GA)-partial least squares (PLS) regression, Advances in Space Research, 41: 1755-1763, 2008.

41. Li, L., Quantifying lunar soil composition with partial least squares modeling of reflectance, Advances in Space Research, 42(2): 267-274, 2008.

2007

42. Zha, Y., and L. Li, Influence of dust storms on MODIS data for land cover identification, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 112, D14205, 2007.

43. Li, L., S. L. Ustin, and D. Riaño, Retrieval of fresh leaf fuel moisture content using genetic algorithm-partial least squares modeling (GA-PLS), IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 4(2): 216-2202007.

2006

44. Li, L., Partial least squares modeling to quantify lunar soil composition with hyperspectral reflectance measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 111, E04002, 2006.

2005

45. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, On lateral mixing efficiency of lunar regolith, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 110, E11002, 2005.

46. Li, L., S. L. Ustin and M. Lay, Application of AVIRIS data in detection oil-induced vegetation stress and land cover change at Jornada, New Mexico, Remote Sensing of Environment, 94: 1-16, 2005.

47. Li, L., S. L. Ustin, and M. Lay, Mapping vegetation of costal salt marsh with multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis (MESMA) of hyperspectral AVIRIS imagery, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26: 5193-52072005.

2004

48. Whiting, M. L., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Predicting water content using Gaussian model on soil spectra, Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 535-552, 2004.

1998-2003

49. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Highland contamination in lunar mare soils: improved mapping with multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis (MESMA), Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets,108: 7-1 to 7-14, 2003.

50. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Compositional gradients across mare-highland contact: the importance and geological implication of lateral transport, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets,105: 20431-20450, 2000.

51. Mustard, J. F., L. Li, and G. He, Nonlinear spectral mixture modeling of lunar multispectral data: implications for lateral transport, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 103: 19519-19425, 1998.

1993-1996

52. Wang, Z. G., and L. Li, Geological remote sensing for the transverse structures in Tianshan area (Chinese), Environmental Remote Sensing,11(4): 273-279, 1996.

53. Wang, C., H. D. Guo, and L. Li, Space-, air-borne and ground radar experiment (Chinese), Chinese Science Bulletin, 41(4): 377-380, 1996.

54.  L. Li., History and status of planetary exploration (Chinese), Remote Sensing Information, 4: 43-45, 1995. 

55.  Lin, S. D., and L. Li, Remote sensing analysis of geological features in gold district, Qiaben (Chinese), Remote Sensing for Land and Resources, 2: 22-27, 1993.

Full Papers in Conference Proceedings

1.   Dundar, M., L. Li, and B. Rajwa, Partially-observed models for classifying minerals on Mars, WHISPERS-5th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing, Gainesville, Florida, Jun. 25-28, 2013.

2.   Song, K., D. Liu, L. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Wang, and G. Jiang, Spectral absorption properties of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) and total suspended matter (TSM) of inland waters, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7811, 78110B, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5, 2010.

3.   Song, K. S., J. Wu, L. Li, Z. Wang, D. M. Lu, J. Du, and B. Zhang, MODIS-derived atmospheric water vapor content and its correlation to land use and land cover in Northeast China, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7809, 78090L, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5, 2010.

4.   Lu, D., K. S. Song, L. Li, and others, Wavelet transform (WT) and neural network model applied to canopy hyperspectral data for corn Chl-a estimation in Songnen Plain, China, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 7799, 77990P, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5, 2010.

5.   Li, L. H., L. Li, and K. S. Song, A bio-optical approach to estimating chlorophyll-a concentration from hyperspectral remote sensing, Proc. of SPIE, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5 2010.

6.   Song, K. S., D. M. Lu, D. W.  Liu, Z. M. Wang, and L. Li, Retrieval of total suspended matter (TSM) using remotely sensed images in Shitoukoumen Reservoir, Northeast China, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 405-408, Honolulu, HI, 2010.

7.   Li, L., S. L. Ustin, D. Riaño, and Y.-B. Cheng, Estimation of vegetation water content through GA-PLS modeling of MODI reflectance data, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2115-2118, Honolulu, HI, Jul. 25-30, 2010.

8.   Robertson, A. L., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Using a partial least squares (PLS) method for estimating cyanobacterial pigments in eutrophic inland waters, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7454,745408, San Diego, CA,  2009.

9.   Zhang, T., L. Li, and B. Zheng, Partial least squares modeling of Hyperion image spectra for mapping agricultural soil properties, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7454,74540P, San Diego, CA,  2009.

10. Jiang, Z., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Estimation of canopy water content with MODIS spectral index, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7454,74540V, San Diego, CA, 2009.

11. Zhan, J., Y. Zha, and L. Li, Impact of normalization intervals for hyperspectral reflectance on estimation of chlorophyll-a in Lake Tai, China, Proceedings of ICBBE: Environmental Pollution and Public Health Track (EPPH2008), Shanghai, China, May 16-18, 2008.

12. Liu, S., L. Li, and W. Wang, Hardware-software co-design for geological image processing, Proceedings of International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems, Guilin, China, Jun. 2006.

13. Liu, S., L. Li, and W. Wang, Efficient platform for geological image processing, Proceedings of IEEE Midwest Circuit and System Symposium, Aug. 2006.

14. Ustin, S. L., S. Jacquemoud, A. Palacios-Orueta, L. Li, and M. L. Whiting, Remote sensing based assessment of biophysical indicators for land degradation and desertification, in Proceedings of Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing in the Assessment and Monitoring of Land Degradation and Desertification (edited by J. Hill and A. Roeder, Taylor & Francis), Trier, Germany, Sept. 7-9, 2005.

15. Whiting, M. L, A. Palacios-Orueta, L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Light absorption model for water content to improve soil mineral estimates in hyperspectral imagery, In Proceedings of Pecora 16-Global Priorities in Land Remote Sensing (edited by J. W. Merchant, American Society of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing), Sioux Falls, SD, Oct. 23-27, 2005.    

16. Ustin, S. L., M. C. Lay, and L. Li, Remote sensing of wetland conditions in West Cost salt marsh, In Proceedings of SPIE 49th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Aug. 2-6, 2004.

17. Whiting, M. L., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Estimating surface soil moisture in simulated AVIRIS spectra, in Proceedings of 2002 AVIRIS Workshop, JPL, Pasadena, CA, Feb. 25-28, 2002.

18. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Non-diffusive lateral transport on the Moon: the importance of high velocity ejecta, in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium of Digital Earth, pp. 504-509, Beijing, China, Nov.29-Dec.2, 1999.

19. Li, L., S. D. Lin, H. D. Guo, and Q. Z. Lin, Applying radar imagery to gold exploration in Altai area, Northwestern China, Proceedings of the 13th Asian conference on Remote Sensing, pp. I 2.1-I 2.6, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Oct. 7-11, 1992.

20. Dong, P. L., L. Li, and H. D. Guo, An approach of geographic information system toolkit for gold exploration in Haqia area China, in Proceedings of the Eighth Thematic Conference on Geological Remote Sensing, pp. 863-871, Denver, CO, Apr. 29-May 2, 1991.

21.   Guo, H. D., S. D. Lin, L. Li, Y. Shao, and N. H. Li, Using SPOT and airborne radar imagery for gold exploration in Qiaben, Northern Xinjiang, China, in Proceedings of Remote Sensing: An Operational Technology for the Mining and Petroleum Industries, pp. 205-212, London, UK, Oct. 29-31, 1990.

Refereed Book Chapters

1.   Li, L., Applied IHS transformation to SPOT imagery for extracting gold-bearing geological alteration (Chinese), in Proceedings of Methodologies and Operations of Geological Remote Sensing in Mineral Exploration, edited by Guo et al., Science Press, pp. 29-36, Beijing, 1995.

2.   Li, L., C. G. Zhu, and S. K. Zhang, Remote sensing image processing for mineral exploration, in Geological Remote Sensing for Mineral Exploration in Northern Xinjiang, edited by H. D. Guo et al., Science Press, Chapter 3, pp. 26-45, Beijing, 1995.

3.   Lin, S. D., H. D. Guo, and L. Li, Remote sensing studies on geological characteristics of gold deposits in Qiaben area, Northern Xinjiang, China, in Proceedings of Methodologies and Operations of Geological Remote Sensing in Mineral Exploration, edited by H. D. Guo, Science Press, pp. 165-172, Beijing, 1995.

4.   Li, L., Applying radar imagery to geological interpretation of Qiaben gold mine district, Northwestern China, in Proceedings of Radar Analysis and Geological Application, edited by H. D. Guo et al., Science Press, pp. 108-115, Beijing, 1992.

Technical Report

1.   Li, L., D. L. Pascual, L. P. Tedesco, K. L. Randolph, R. E. Sengpiel, B. E. Hall, and J. S. Wilson, Developing a survey tool for the rapid assessment of blue-green algae in central Indiana's reservoirs, CEES Publication, Indianapolis, IN, 2006-01.

2.   Li, L., M. Babbar-Sebens, and P. Tedesco, Remote sensing of global warming-affected inland water quality: challenge, opportunity and solution, NASA HysPIRI program, Sept. 8, 2011.

Abstracts Presented at Professional Meetings

1.   Sun, Y., and L. Li, Global investigation of olivine bearing crater central peaks with M3 images, 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #1653, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 17-21, 2014.

2.   Liu, D. W., and L. Li, The formation of lunar swirls: results from Hapke's radiative transfer modeling, 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #1654, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 17-21, 2014.

3.   Sun, Y., L. Li, and Y. Z. Zhang, Detection of mg-spinel bearing central peaks using M3 images, 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #1393, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 18-22, 2013.

4.   Liu, D. W., L. Li, and Y. Z. Zhang, Sensitivity analysis for Hapke's radiative transfer model, 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #1290, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 18-22, 2013.

5.   Cavanagh, P. A., and L. Li, Band selection method applied to Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2742, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 7-11, 2012.

6.   Liu, D. W., and L. Li, An improved radiative transfer model for estimating mineral abundances of lunar mature and immature soils, 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2011, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 7-11, 2012.

7.   Li, L., and S. Li, Deriving lunar mineral abundance with hyperspectral reflectance data, 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2565, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 7-11, 2011.

8.   Li, S., and L. Li, Radiative transfer modeling for quantifying lunar mineral abundance, 2010 AGU Fall  Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 13-17, 2010.

9.   Li, L., and S. Li, Comparison of three statistical methods for retrieving the lunar mineral abundance, 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 13-17, 2010. 

10. Song, K. S., L. Li, S. Li, L. H. Li, T. Zhang, T. Lenore, and B. Hall, Predicting total phosphorous (TP) by relating Chl-a and Secchi disk transparency using spectroscopy for Indianapolis drinking water resources (Invited), HyspIRI Science Workshop NASA Decadal Survey Mission, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 24-26, 2010.

11. Song, K., D. Liu, L. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Wang, and G. Jiang, Spectral absorption properties of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) and total suspended matter (TSM) of inland waters, Proc. of SPIE, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5, 2010.

12. Song, K. S., J. Wu, L. Li, Z. Wang, D. Lu, J. Du, and B. Zhang, MODIS-derived atmospheric water vapor content and its correlation to land use and land cover in Northeast China, Proc. of SPIE, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5, 2010.

13. Li, L., L. Li, and K. Song, A bio-optical approach to estimating chlorophyll-a concentration from hyperspectral remote sensing, Proc. of SPIE, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1-5 2010.

14. Li, L., M. Babbar-Sebens, K. S. Song, L. Tedesco, S. Bruder, S. Li, S. Xie, and T. Zhang, Remote sensing of global warming-affected inland water quality (Invited), NASA Biodiversity and Ecological Forecasting Team Meeting, Washington DC, May 17-19, 2010.

15. Hall, B., K. Song, L. Li, and L. Tedesco, The development of hypsespectral remote sensing tools for prediction of cyanobacteria in public drinking water supply reservoirs in South Australia, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 10, 2010.

16. Zhang, T., L. Li, and M. Whiting, Hyperspectral remote sensing of agricultural soil properties, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Apr. 14-17, 2010.

17. Li, L., L. H. Li, L. Tedesco, B. Hall, T. Zhang, and K. S. Song, Variations in the specific absorption coefficients for chlorophyll and phycocyanin of central Indiana drinking water reservoirs, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Apr. 14-17, 2010.

18. Li, L., and S. Li, Deriving lunar mineral abundance maps from clementine multispectral imagery, 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2189, the Woodlands, TX, Mar. 1-5, 2010.

19. Li, S., and L. Li, Radiative transfer modeling of lunar soil reflectance for accommodating the effects of roughness and temperature, 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2168, the Woodlands, TX, Mar. 1-5, 2010.

20. Robertson, A., L. Li, J. Wilson, L. P. Tedesco, and E. Soyeux, Using a partial least squares (PLS) method in predicting cyanobacterial pigments in eutrophic inland waters, SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2-6, 2009.

21. Zhang, T., B. Zheng, and L. Li, Partial least squares modeling of HYPERION image spectra for mapping agricultural soil properties, SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2-6, 2009.

22. Jiang, Z., L. Li, M. Trombetti, and S. L. Ustin, Estimation of canopy water content with MODIS spectral index, SPIEOptics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2-6, 2009.

23. Robertson, A., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Comparing band ratio, semi-empirical, modified Gaussian models in predicting cyanobacterial pigments in eutrophic inland waters, UCOWR/NIWR Conference on Urban Water Management:  Issues and Opportunities, Abstract #15-3, Chicago, IL, Jul. 7-9, 2009.

24. Robertson, A., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and E. Soyeux, Using band ratio, curve fitting and partial least squares (PLS) model to estimate cyanobacterial pigment concentration from hyperspectral reflectance, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 31, 2009.

25. Li, L., L. Tedesco, and B. Hall, The development of hypsespectral remote sensing tools for prediction of cyanobacteria in public drinking water supply reservoirs, central Indiana USA and South Australia, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 31, 2009.

26. Jiang, Z., L. Li, M. Trombetti, and S. L. Ustin, Retrieval of multi-temporal vegetation water content from MODIS reflectance, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 22-27, 2009.

27. Zheng, B., and L. Li, Estimation of soil organic matter, total nitrogen and total phosphorus from Hyperion reflectance data, ASPRS Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 9-13, 2009.

28. Li, L., and P. G. Lucey, Use of multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis and radiative transfer model to derive lunar mineral abundance maps, 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #1934, The Woodlands, TX, Mar. 22-27, 2009.

29. Li, L., and P. G. Lucey, Quantifying TiO2 abundance of mare soils: a stratified partial least squares approach to determining causal effect, 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, [CD_ROM], #2226, the Woodlands, TX, Mar. 22-27, 2009.

30. Robertson, A., L. Li,  J. Wilson, L. P. Tedesco, and E. Soyeux, Comparing band ratio, semi-empirical and modified Gaussian models in predicting cyanobacterial pigments in eutrophic inland waters, AGU Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2008.

31. Robertson, A., L. Li, J. Wilson, L. P. Tedesco, and E. Soyeux, Using a modified Gaussian model to predict concentrations of blue-green algal pigments in eutrophic Indiana reservoirs, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2008 Annual Conference, Portland, OR, Mar. 2008.

32. Li, L., J. Wilson, L.P. Tedesco, A. Robertson, L. Vallely, D. L. Pascual, R. Sengpiel, and K. Randolph, CIWRP remote sensing research-an overview of program applications, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Apr. 9-11, 2008.

33. Vallely, L., J. Wilson, L. Li, and L. P. Tedesco, Assessing empirical and semi-empirical algorithms to estimate phycocyanin in three central Indiana reservoirs, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Apr. 9-11, 2008.

34. Zheng, B., L. Li, G. Filippelli, and P. A. Jacinthe, Estimating organic matter, total nitrogen and total phosphorus of agricultural soils using hyperspectral reflectance, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Boston, MT, Apr. 15-19, 2008.

35. Zheng, B., L. Li, G. Filippelli, and  P. A. Jacinthe, Mapping soil organic matter, total nitrogen and total phosphorus with satellite hyperspectral imagery, CIWRP Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Apr. 9-11, 2008.

36. Zheng, B., L. Li, G. Filippelli, and P. A. Jacinthe, Using hyperspectral remote sensing to estimate soil organic matter in agricultural fields, Geological Symposium of America, Denver, CO, Oct. 28-31, 2007.

37. Li, L., S. L. Ustin, and Y. Cheng, Retrieval of vegetation canopy fuel moisture content from hyperspectral reflectance, EastFIRE Conference, Fairfax, GA, Jun. 5-8, 2007.

38. Tedesco, L. P., K. L. Randolph, D. L. Pascual, L. Li, J. Wilson, and A. Willans, Hyperspectral remote sensing of water quality: a rapid assessment tool for mapping blue-green algae in inland water, Indiana Geographic Information Council Annual GIS Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 2007.

39. Tedesco, L. P., K. L. Randolph, D. L. Pascual, L. Li, J. Wilson, and A. Willans, Blue-green algae in Midwestern reservoirs: tools for management and understanding, Indiana Lakes Management Society Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2007.

40. Chen, X. F., Y. Deng, S. Ustin, and L. Li, Topographic analysis of temporal and spatial pattern of vegetation indices derived from AVIRIS data in Santa Monica Mountain, CA, AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 17-21, 2007.

41. Li,  L., D. L. Pascual,  R. Sengpiel, K. Randolph, L. Tedesco, B. E. Hall, J. Wilson, D. Moran, and C. Mysore, Quantifying chlorophyll and phycocyanin of drinking water reservoir using genetic algorithms (GA)-partial least square modeling and neural networks, CIWRP Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 5-6, 2006.

42. Sengpiel, R., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, L. Pascual, and D. Moran, Mapping the concentration and spatial distribution of cyanobacteria using airborne hyperspectral remote sensing, CIWRP Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 5-6, 2006.

43. Hu, X. T., L. Li, B. Zhang, and Q. X. Tong, An image analysis system for estimating water constituents with empirical and bio-optical models, CIWRP Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 5-6, 2006.

44. Randolph, K., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, L. Pascual, and others, Overview of CIWRP remote sensing of phytoplankton using optically active pigments: field-based approaches, CIWRP Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 5-6, 2006.

45. Randolph, K., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, L. Pascual, and D. Moran, Remote sensing of phytoplankton using optically active pigments (chlorophyll a and phycocyanin) in small, turbid reservoirs, North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) International Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 8-10, 2006.

46. Sengpiel, R., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, L. Pascual, and D. Moran, Mapping the concentration and spatial distribution of cyanobacteria in Indianapolis reservoirs using airborne hyperspectral remote sensing, North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) International Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 8-10, 2006.

47. Hu, X. T., L. Li, B. Zhang, and Q. X. Tong, An image analysis system for estimating water constituents from remotely sensed data, North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) International Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 8-10, 2006.

48. Li, L., D. L. Pascual,  R. Sengpiel, K. Randolph, L. Tedesco, B. E. Hall, J. Wilson, D. Moran, and C. Mysore, Quantifying chlorophyll and phycocyanin of drinking water reservoirs through GA-PLS modeling of hyperspectral reflectance, North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 2006 International Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 8-10, 2006.

49. Li, L., D. Riaño, M. Patricio, Y. Cheng, and S. Ustin, Retrieval of vegetation water content from reflectance using genetic algorithm-partial least squares regression and neural networks, 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Beijing, China, Jul. 16-23, 2006.

50. Li, L., Quantifying lunar soil composition with partial least squares modeling of reflectance, 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Beijing, China, Jul. 16-23, 2006.

51. Sengpiel, R., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and D. L. Pascual, Mapping concentration and spatial distribution of cyanobacteria in mesotrophic to eutrophic reservoirs using airborne hyperspectral remote sensing imagery, 27th Annual Indiana Water Resources Association Spring Meeting "Energizing Indiana's Water Community", Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Jun. 21-23, 2006.

52. Randolph, K., L. Li, L. Tedesco, J. Wilson, and D. L. Pascual, Remote sensing of phytoplankton using optically active pigments, chlorophyll a and phycocyanin, 27th Annual Indiana Water Resources Association Spring Meeting "Energizing Indiana's Water Community", Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Jun. 21-23, 2006.

53. Li, L., D. L. Pascual, K. L. Randolph, L. Tedesco, B. E. Hall, and J. Wilson,  Retrieval of chlorophyll concentration using hyperspectral remote sensing of drinking water reservoirs, Annual Indiana Water Resources Association, IUPUI, IN, Jan. 21, 2005.

54. Li, L., Partial least square modeling to quantify lunar soil compositions with hyperspectral reflectance spectra, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, May 24-27, 2005.

55. Li, L., and S. L. Ustin, Retrieval of leaf biochemical concentrations from leaf reflectance data by genetic algorithm-partial least square regression, Pecora 16-Global Priorities in Land Remote Sensing, Sioux Falls, SD, Oct. 23-27, 2005.

56. Li, L., S. L. Ustin, and M. Lay, Detection of oil-spill induced vegetation stress and cover change through spectral mixture analysis of hyperspectral AVIRIS data, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Mar. 31-Apr. 2, 2004.

57.  Ramirez, G., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Detecting fennel (foeniculum vulgare) with AVIRIS imagery: a case study at Camp Pendleton, CA, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Mar. 31-Apr. 2, 2004.

58. Whiting, M., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Correcting mineral abundance estimates for soil moisture, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Mar. 31-Apr. 2, 2004.

59. Mulistch, M., S. L. Ustin, and L. Li, Effects of global climate change on San Francisco Bay estuary communities, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Mar. 3-Apr. 2, 2004.

60. Whiting, M., L. Li, S. L. Ustin, M. Lay, and S. Kefauver, Mapping clay mineral content with hyperspectral images, Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, Spokane, WA, Jul. 26-30, 2003.

61. Whiting, M., L. Li, and S. L. Ustin, Modeling soil moisture content in AVIRIS-simulated spectra, AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Feb. 25-28, 2003.

62. Ustin, S. L., M. Lay, L. Li, J. C. Pushnik, and J. M. Melack, Remote sensing of wetland conditions in west coastal salt marshes, All-EaGLes Meeting, Bodega Bay, CA, Dec. 3-6, 2003.

63. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Improved mapping of the lunar surfaces using a multiple endmember mixture model, 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference [CD_ROM], #2052, Houston, TX, Mar. 12-16, 2001.

64. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, The compositional gradients and lateral transport by dark-halo and dark-ray craters, 31st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference [CD_ROM], #2007, Houston, TX, Mar. 13-17, 2000.

65. Li, L., J. F. Mustard, and C. M. Pieters, The effects of scattered light in the Clementine UV-VIS camera on mixture analysis, 30th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference [CD_ROM], #1866, Houston, TX, Mar. 15-19, 1999.

66. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Lateral transport of materials across the lunar surface: an anomalous diffusion model, 30th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference [CD_ROM], #2012,  Houston, TX, Mar. 15-19, 1999.

67. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Modeling of lateral transport on the Moon: implications for impact cratering, 29th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference [CD_ROM], #1926, Houston, TX, Mar. 16-20, 1998.

68. Li, L., J. F. Mustard, and G. He, Compositional gradients across mare-highland contact: the importance of lateral mixing, 28th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, pp. 811-812, Houston, TX, Mar. 18-21, 1997.

69. Li, L., and J. F. Mustard, Compositional gradients across mare and highland contacts: the importance and geological implication of lateral mixing, 29th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, pp. 986, Cambridge, MT, Jul. 18-Aug. 1, 1997.

70. Li, L., J. F. Mustard, and G. He, Mixing across a simple mare-highland contact in the Grimaldi basin: new insights from Clementine UV-VIS data, 27th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, pp. 751-752, Houston, TX, Mar. 18-22, 1996.

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