Remote sensing, algorithm development, inland and coastal waters, water quality, algal blooms
Post-doctorate research associate, 2015/07 – present
School for the Environment, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
Visiting student, 2013/09-2015/06
Collage of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 73 East Beijing Road, Nanjing, China 210008
Dissertation: Remote sensing of phytoplankton pigment concentrations in Taihu Lake: Algorithm development and applications.
Master of Engineering, 2008/09-2011/06
School of Geographic Science, Nanjing Normal University, Ninghai Road 122, Nanjing, China 210008
Bachelor of Science, 2004/09-2008/06
Faculty of Geomatics, East China Institute of Technology, Nanchang, China 330013
HONORS AND AWARDS
2013/12 National Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2013/05 Best Student Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qi, L., C. Hu, J. Cannizzaro1, A. A. Corcoran, D. English, C. Le, (in press) VIIRS observations of a Karenia brevis bloom in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico in the absence of a fluorescence band. IEEE Geoscience. Remote Sensing Letters. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2015.2457773.
Qi, L., C. Hu, H. Duan, Y. Zhang, and R. Ma (2015). Influence of Particle Composition on Remote Sensing Reflectance and MERIS Maximum Chlorophyll Index Algorithm: Examples from Taihu Lake and Chaohu Lake. IEEE Geoscience. Remote Sensing Letters. 12 (5): 1136-1140. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2014.2385800.
Hu, C., B. B. Barnes, L. Qi, and A. A. Corcoran (2015). A harmful algal bloom of Karenia brevis in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico as revealed by MODIS and VIIRS: A comparison. Sensors, 15:2873-2887. doi:10.3390/s150202873.
Feng, L., C. Hu, X. Han, X. Chen, and L. Qi (2015). Long-term distribution patterns of chlorophyll-a concentration in China’s largest freshwater lake: MERIS full-resolution observations with a practical approach. Remote Sensing. 7:275-299. doi:10.3390/rs70100275.
Le, C., J. C. Lehrter, C. Hu, M. C. Murrell, and L. Qi (2014), Spatiotemporal chlorophyll-a dynamics on the Louisiana continental shelf derived from a dual satellite imagery algorithm, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 7449–7462. doi:10.1002/2014JC010084.
Qi, L., C. Hu, H. Duan, B. B. Barnes, and R. Ma (2014). An EOF-based algorithm to estimate chlorophyll a concentrations in Taihu Lake from MODIS land-band measurements: Implications for near real-time applications and forecasting models. Remote Sens., 6:10,694-10,715. doi:10.3390/rs61110694.
Qi, L., C. Hu, H. Duan, J. Cannizzaro, and R. Ma (2014). A novel MERIS algorithm to derive cyanobacterial phycocyanin pigment concentrations in a eutrophic lake: Theoretical basis and practical considerations. Remote Sens. Environ., 154:298-317. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.026
Qi, L., R. Ma, W. Hu, and S. A. Loiselle. Assimilation of MODIS Chlorophyll-a Data Into a Coupled Hydrodynamic-Biological Model of Taihu Lake (2014). IEEE-JSTARS, 9:1623-1631; doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2280815.
CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
Jun 15-18, 2015 International Ocean Colour Science (IOCS) 2015, San Francisco, US; poster: VIIRS observations of a Karenia brevis bloom in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico in the absence of a fluorescence band.
October 26-31, 2014. Ocean Optics XXII, Portland, US; Oral presentation “A novel MERIS algorithm to derive cyanobacterial phycocyanin pigment concentrations in a eutrophic lake” by Qi, L. et al.
September 14-18, 2012. The 12th water color remote sensing for Case II water workshop, Guangzhou, China;
October 3-4, 2011. Symposium of Ecology model for Lake and Watershed, Nanjing, China.