Publications

(* denotes student advisees)

Yang, Z.*, Diao, C. and F. Gao. (2023). Towards scalable within-season crop mapping with phenology normalization and deep learning. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing,16, 1390-1402. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2023.3237500

Diao, C., and G. Li*. (2022). Near-surface and high-resolution satellite time series for detecting crop phenology. Remote Sensing, 14(9), 1957. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14091957

Kang, B. and C. Diao. (2022). Walking school bus program feasibility in a suburban setting. Journal of Planning Education and Research. 42(3), 365-374. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X18817353

Li, X., Tian, J., Li, X., Wang, L., Gong, H., Shi, C., Nie, S., Zhu, L., Chen, B., Pan, Y., He, J., Ni, R., and C. Diao. (2022). Developing a sub-meter phenological spectral feature for mapping Poplars and Willows in urban environment. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 193, 77-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2022.09.002

Lyu, F.*, Yang, Z.*, Xiao, Z., Diao, C., Park, J., and S. Wang. (2022). CyberGIS for scalable remote sensing data fusion. In, Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (pp. 1-4). https://doi.org/10.1145/3491418.3535145

Diao, C., Yang, Z.*, Gao, F., Zhang, X., and Z. Yang. (2021). Hybrid phenology matching model for robust crop phenological retrieval. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 181, 308-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.09.011

Yang, Z.*, Diao, C. and B. Li. (2021). A robust hybrid deep learning model for spatiotemporal image fusion. Remote Sensing, 13(24), 5005. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13245005

Gao, F., Anderson, M.C., Johnson, D.M., Seffrin, R., Wardlow, B.; Suyker, A., Diao, C. and D.M. Browning. (2021). Towards routine mapping of crop emergence within the season using the harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 dataset. Remote Sensing, 13(24), 5074. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13245074

Lv, X., Shao, Z., Ming, D., Diao, C., Zhou, K., and C. Tong. (2021). Improved object-based convolutional neural network (IOCNN) to classify very high-resolution remote sensing images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 42, 8318-8344. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2021.1951879

Diao, C. (2020). Remote sensing phenological monitoring framework to characterize corn and soybean physiological growing stages. Remote Sensing of Environment, 248, 111960. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.111960

Wang, L., Diao, C., Xian, G., Yin, D., Lu, Y., Zou, S., and T.A. Erickson. (2020). A summary of the special issue on remote sensing of land change science with Google earth engine. Remote Sensing of Environment, 248, 112002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.112002

Tian, J., Wang, L., Yin, D., Li, X., Diao, C., Gong, H., Shi, C., Menenti, M., Ge, Y., Nie, S., Ou, Y, Song, X. and X. Liu. (2020). Development of spectral-phenological features for deep learning to understand Spartina alterniflora invasion. Remote Sensing of Environment, 242, 111745. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.111745

Diao, C. (2019). Complex network-based time series remote sensing model in monitoring the fall foliage transition date for peak coloration. Remote Sensing of Environment, 229, 179-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.05.003

Diao, C. (2019). Innovative pheno-network model in estimating crop phenological stages with satellite time series. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 153, 96-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.04.012

Shao, Z., Pan, Y., Diao, C., and J. Cai. (2019). Cloud detection in remote sensing images based on multiscale features-convolutional neural network. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2018.2889677

Diao, C. and L. Wang. (2018). Landsat time series-based multiyear spectral angle clustering (MSAC) model to monitor the inter-annual leaf senescence of exotic saltcedar. Remote Sensing of Environment, 209, 581-593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.02.036

Zhou, L., Wu, J., Mo, X., Zhou, H., Diao, C., Wang, Q., Chen, Y., and F. Zhang. (2017). Quantitative and detailed spatiotemporal patterns of drought in China during 2001-2013. Science of the Total Environment, 589, 136-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.202

Diao, C. and L. Wang. (2016). Incorporating plant phenological trajectory in exotic saltcedar detection with monthly time series of Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 182, 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.04.029

Diao, C. and L. Wang. (2016). Temporal partial unmixing of exotic saltcedar using Landsat time series. Remote Sensing Letters, 7(5), 466-475. https://doi.org/10.1080/2150704X.2016.1149250

Yoo, E.-H., Chen, D., Diao, C., and C. Russell. (2016). The effects of weather and environmental factors on West Nile virus mosquito abundance in Greater Toronto Area. Earth Interactions, 20, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1175/EI-D-15-0003.1

Wang, L., Shi, C., Diao, C., Ji, W., and D. Yin. (2016). A survey of methods incorporating spatial information in image classification and spectral unmixing. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(16), 3870-3910. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2016.1204032

Zhou, W., Shao, Z., Diao, C., and Q. Cheng. (2015). High-resolution remote-sensing imagery retrieval using sparse features by auto-encoder. Remote Sensing Letters, 6(10), 775-783. https://doi.org/10.1080/2150704X.2015.1074756

Zhang, L., Shao, Z., and C. Diao. (2015). Synergistic retrieval model of forest biomass using the integration of optical and microwave remote sensing. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 9(1), 096069. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.9.096069

Shao, Z., Zhou, W., Cheng, Q., Diao, C., and L. Zhang. (2015). An effective hyperspectral image retrieval method using integrated spectral and textural features. Sensor Review, 35(3), 274-281. https://doi.org/10.1108/SR-10-2014-0716

Diao, C. and L. Wang. (2014). Development of an invasive species distribution model with fine-resolution remote sensing. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 30, 65-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2014.01.015

Wang, L. and C. Diao. Automated individual tree-crown delineation and treetop detection with very-high-resolution aerial imagery, in eds. Wang, G. & Weng, Q. Remote Sensing of Natural Resources, CRC Press, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1201/b15159

Wu, J., Zhou, L., Liu, M., Zhang, J., Leng, S., and C. Diao. (2013). Establishing and assessing the Integrated Surface Drought Index (ISDI) for agricultural drought monitoring in mid-eastern China. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 23, 397-410. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2012.11.003

Zhou, L., Wu, J., Leng, S., Liu, M., Zhang, J., Zhao, L., Diao, C., Zhang, J., Luo, H., Zhang, F., and Y. Shi. (2012). Using a new integrated drought monitoring index to improve drought detection in mid-eastern China. In, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International (pp. 883-886): IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6351417