Dr. Yun Yang

Dr. Yun  Yang

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contact Information

yy285@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-7948
Thompson Hall, Rm 349

Overview

Education

  • University of Massachusetts, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Environmental Science
  • University of Massachusetts, Master of Science (M.S.), Environmental Science
  • Beijing Normal University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Geography

Research Interests

Field-scale evapotranspiration mapping using remotely sensed data with cloud computing
Multi-sensor data fusion for improved spatiotemporal sampling
Vegetation health monitoring for agriculture and natural resources management

Publications

Year Publications
2023

Tiwari, P., Poudel, K. P., Yang, J., Silva, B., Yang, Y., McConnell, M. D. 2023. Marginal agricultural land identification in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley based on remote sensing and machine learning model. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 125:103568.

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2023

Knipper, K., Yang, Y., Anderson, M., Bambach, N., Kustas, W., McElrone, A., Gao, F., Alsina, M. M. 2023. Decreased latency in landsat-derived land surface temperature products: A case for near-real-time evapotranspiration estimation in California. Agricultural Water Management 283:108316.

2023

Volk, J. M., Huntington, J., Melton, F. S., Allen, R., Anderson, M. C., Fisher, J. B., Kilic, A., Senay, G., Halverson, G., Knipper, K., others, . 2023. Development of a benchmark Eddy flux evapotranspiration dataset for evaluation of satellite-driven evapotranspiration models over the CONUS. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 331:109307.

2023

Ahmad, S., Holmes, T., Lahmers, T., Liu, P., Nie, W., Getirana, A., Bindlish, R., Guzman, A., Melton, F., Locke, K., others, . 2023. Droughts dominate ecosystem recovery from fires in the Western US.

2023

Isaacson, B. N., Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Clark, K. L., Grabosky, J. C. 2023. The effects of forest composition and management on evapotranspiration in the New Jersey Pinelands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 339:109588.

2022

Lee, S., Qi, J., McCarty, G. W., Anderson, M., Yang, Y., Zhang, X., Moglen, G. E., Kwak, D., Kim, H., Lakshmi, V., Kim, S. 2022. Combined use of crop yield statistics and remotely sensed products for enhanced simulations of evapotranspiration within an agricultural watershed. Agricultural Water Management 264.

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2022

Kang, Y., Gao, F., Anderson, M., Kustas, W., Nieto, H., Knipper, K., Yang, Y., White, W., Alfieri, J., Torres-Rua, A., Alsina, M. M., Karnieli, A. 2022. Evaluation of satellite Leaf Area Index in California vineyards for improving water use estimation. Irrigation Science 40(4-5):531-551.

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2022

Yang, Y., Anderson, M., Gao, F., Xue, J., Knipper, K., Hain, C. 2022. Improved Daily Evapotranspiration Estimation Using Remotely Sensed Data in a Data Fusion System. Remote Sensing 14(8).

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2022

Xue, J., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C., Knipper, K. R., Yang, Y., Kustas, W. P., Yang, Y., Bambach, N., McElrone, A. J., Castro, S. J., Alfieri, J. G., Prueger, J. H., McKee, L. G., Hipps, L. E., del Mar Alsina, M. 2022. Improving the spatiotemporal resolution of remotely sensed ET information for water management through Landsat, Sentinel-2, ECOSTRESS and VIIRS data fusion. Irrigation Science 40(4-5):609-634.

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2022

Wang, Y., Zhou, Y., Franz, K. J., Zhang, X., Qi, J., Jia, G., Yang, Y. 2022. Irrigation plays significantly different roles in influencing hydrological processes in two breadbasket regions. Science of the Total Environment 844.

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2022

Volk, J., Huntington, J., Melton, F., Allen, R., Anderson, M., Dunkerly, C., Fisher, J., Friedrichs, M., Hain, C., Halverson, G., others, . 2022. OpenET Satellite-based ET Intercomparisons with Ground-based Measurements: Phase II Results. Authorea Preprints

2021

Kang, Y., Ozdogan, M., Gao, F., Anderson, M. C., White, W. A., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Erickson, T. A. 2021. A data-driven approach to estimate leaf area index for Landsat images over the contiguous US. Remote Sensing of Environment 258.

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2021

Aguilos, M., Sun, G., Noormets, A., Domec, J., McNulty, S., Gavazzi, M., Minick, K., Mitra, B., Prajapati, P., Yang, Y., King, J. 2021. Effects of land-use change and drought on decadal evapotranspiration and water balance of natural and managed forested wetlands along the southeastern US lower coastal plain. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 303.

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2021

Cawse-Nicholson, K., Anderson, M. C., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Hook, S. J., Fisher, J. B., Halverson, G., Hulley, G. C., Hain, C., Baldocchi, D. D., Brunsell, N. A., Desai, A. R., Griffis, T. J., Novick, K. A. 2021. Evaluation of a CONUS-Wide ECOSTRESS DisALEXI Evapotranspiration Product. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 14:10117-10133.

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2021

Anderson, M. C., Yang, Y., Xue, J., Knipper, K. R., Yang, Y., Gao, F., Hain, C. R., Kustas, W. P., Cawse-Nicholson, K., Hulley, G., Fisher, J. B., Alfieri, J. G., Meyers, T. P., Prueger, J., Baldocchi, D. D., Rey-Sanchez, C. 2021. Interoperability of ECOSTRESS and Landsat for mapping evapotranspiration time series at sub-field scales. Remote Sensing of Environment 252.

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2021

Xue, J., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C., Yang, Y., Knipper, K. R., Kustas, W. P., Yang, Y. 2021. Mapping daily evapotranspiration at field scale using the harmonized landsat and sentinel-2 dataset, with sharpened VIIRS as a sentinel-2 thermal proxy. Remote Sensing 13(17).

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2021

Melton, F. S., Huntington, J., Grimm, R., Herring, J., Hall, M., Rollison, D., Erickson, T., Allen, R., Anderson, M., Fisher, J. B., Kilic, A., Senay, G. B., Volk, J., Hain, C., Johnson, L., Ruhoff, A., Blankenau, P., Bromley, M., Carrara, W., Daudert, B., Doherty, C., Dunkerly, C., Friedrichs, M., Guzman, A., Halverson, G., Hansen, J., Harding, J., Kang, Y., Ketchum, D., Minor, B., Morton, C., Ortega-Salazar, S., Ott, T., Ozdogan, M., ReVelle, P. M., Schull, M., Wang, C., Yang, Y., Anderson, R. G. 2021. OpenET: Filling a Critical Data Gap in Water Management for the Western United States. Journal of the American Water Resources Association

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2021

Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Johnson, D. M., Yang, Y., Sun, L., Dulaney, W., Hain, C. R., Otkin, J. A., Prueger, J., Meyers, T. P., Bernacchi, C. J., Moore, C. E. 2021. Phenological corrections to a field-scale, ET-based crop stress indicator: An application to yield forecasting across the U.S. Corn Belt. Remote Sensing of Environment 257.

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2021

Sun, L., Gao, F., Xie, D., Anderson, M., Chen, R., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Chen, Z. 2021. Reconstructing daily 30 m NDVI over complex agricultural landscapes using a crop reference curve approach. Remote Sensing of Environment 253.

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2021

Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Wood, J. D., Gu, L., Hain, C. 2021. Studying drought-induced forest mortality using high spatiotemporal resolution evapotranspiration data from thermal satellite imaging. Remote Sensing of Environment 265:112640.

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2021

Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Johnson, D. M., Yang, Y., Sun, L., Dulaney, W., Hain, C. R., Otkin, J. A., Prueger, J., others, . 2021. Phenological corrections to a field-scale, ET-based crop stress indicator: An application to yield forecasting across the US Corn Belt. Remote Sensing of Environment 257:112337.

2020

Lei, F., Crow, W. T., Kustas, W. P., Dong, J., Yang, Y., Knipper, K. R., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Notarnicola, C., Greifeneder, F., McKee, L. M., Alfieri, J. G., Hain, C., Dokoozlian, N. 2020. Data assimilation of high-resolution thermal and radar remote sensing retrievals for soil moisture monitoring in a drip-irrigated vineyard. Remote Sensing of Environment 239.

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2020

Yang, Y., Anderson, M., Gao, F., Hain, C., Noormets, A., Sun, G., Wynne, R., Thomas, V., Sun, L. 2020. Investigating impacts of drought and disturbance on evapotranspiration over a forested landscape in North Carolina, USA using high spatiotemporal resolution remotely sensed data. Remote Sensing of Environment 238.

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2020

Xue, J., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C., Sun, L., Yang, Y., Knipper, K. R., Kustas, W. P., Torres-Rua, A., Schull, M. 2020. Sharpening ECOSTRESS and VIIRS land surface temperature using harmonized Landsat-Sentinel surface reflectances. Remote Sensing of Environment 251.

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2019

Knipper, K. R., Kustas, W. P., Anderson, M. C., Alfieri, J. G., Prueger, J. H., Hain, C. R., Gao, F., Yang, Y., McKee, L. G., Nieto, H., Hipps, L. E., Alsina, M. M., Sanchez, L. 2019. Evapotranspiration estimates derived using thermal-based satellite remote sensing and data fusion for irrigation management in California vineyards. Irrigation Science 37(3):431-449.

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2019

Anderson, M., Diak, G., Gao, F., Knipper, K., Hain, C., Eichelmann, E., Hemes, K. S., Baldocchi, D., Kustas, W., Yang, Y. 2019. Impact of insolation data source on remote sensing retrievals of evapotranspiration over the California delta. Remote Sensing 11(3).

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2018

Anderson, M., Gao, F., Knipper, K., Hain, C., Dulaney, W., Baldocchi, D., Eichelmann, E., Hemes, K., Yang, Y., Medellin-Azuara, J., Kustas, W. 2018. Field-scale assessment of land and water use change over the California delta using remote sensing. Remote Sensing 10(6).

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2018

Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Wardlow, B., Hain, C. R., Otkin, J. A., Alfieri, J., Yang, Y., Sun, L., Dulaney, W. 2018. Field-scale mapping of evaporative stress indicators of crop yield: An application over Mead, NE, USA. Remote Sensing of Environment 210:387-402.

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2018

Kustas, W. P., Anderson, M. C., Alfieri, J. G., Knipppper, K., Torres-Rua, A., Parry, C. K., Nieto, H., Agam, N., White, W. A., Gao, F., McKee, L., Prueger, J. H., Hipppps, L. E., Los, S., Alsina, M. M., Sanchez, L., Sams, B., Dokoozlian, N., McKee, M., Jones, S., Yang, Y., Wilson, T. G., Lei, F., McElrone, A., Heitman, J. L., Howard, A. M., Post, K., Melton, F., Hain, C. 2018. The grape remote sensing atmospheric profile and evapotranspiration experiment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99(9):1791-1812.

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2018

Kim, J. H., Hwang, T., Yang, Y., Schaaf, C. L., Boose, E., Munger, J. W. 2018. Warming-Induced Earlier Greenup Leads to Reduced Stream Discharge in a Temperate Mixed Forest Catchment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 123(6):1960-1975.

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2018

Castelli, M., Anderson, M., Yang, Y., Wohlfahrt, G., Bertoldi, G., Niedrist, G., Hammerle, A., Zhao, P., Zebisch, M., Notarnicola, C. 2018. Two-source energy balance modeling of evapotranspiration in Alpine grasslands. Remote Sensing of Environment 209:327--342.

2017

Yang, Y., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C. R., Semmens, K. A., Kustas, W. P., Noormets, A., Wynne, R. H., Thomas, V. A., Sun, G. 2017. Daily Landsat-scale evapotranspiration estimation over a forested landscape in North Carolina, USA, using multi-satellite data fusion. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(2):1017-1037.

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2017

Yang, Y., Anderson, M., Gao, F., Hain, C., Kustas, W., Meyers, T., Crow, W., Finocchiaro, R., Otkin, J., Sun, L., Yang, Y. 2017. Impact of tile drainage on evapotranspiration in South Dakota, USA, based on high spatiotemporal resolution evapotranspiration time series from a multisatellite data fusion system. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10(6):2550-2564.

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2017

Sun, L., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C., Alfieri, J. G., Sharifi, A., McCarty, G. W., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Kustas, W. P., McKee, L. 2017. Investigating water use over the Choptank River Watershed using a multisatellite data fusion approach. Water Resources Research 53(7):5298-5319.

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2017

Wang, Z., Schaaf, C. B., Sun, Q., Kim, J., Erb, A. M., Gao, F., Román, M. O., Yang, Y., Petroy, S., Taylor, J. R., Masek, J. G., Morisette, J. T., Zhang, X., Papuga, S. A. 2017. Monitoring land surface albedo and vegetation dynamics using high spatial and temporal resolution synthetic time series from Landsat and the MODIS BRDF/NBAR/albedo product. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 59:104-117.

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2017

Sun, L., Chen, Z., Gao, F., Anderson, M., Song, L., Wang, L., Hu, B., Yang, Y. 2017. Reconstructing daily clear-sky land surface temperature for cloudy regions from MODIS data. Computers and Geosciences 105:10-20.

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2017

Sun, L., Anderson, M. C., Gao, F., Hain, C., Alfieri, J. G., Sharifi, A., McCarty, G. W., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Kustas, W. P., others, . 2017. Investigating water use over the C hoptank R iver W atershed using a multisatellite data fusion approach. Water Resources Research 53(7):5298--5319.

2016

Wang, Z., Erb, A. M., Schaaf, C. B., Sun, Q., Liu, Y., Yang, Y., Shuai, Y., Casey, K. A., Román, M. O. 2016. Early spring post-fire snow albedo dynamics in high latitude boreal forests using Landsat-8 OLI data. Remote Sensing of Environment 185:71-83.

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2016

Semmens, K. A., Anderson, M. C., Kustas, W. P., Gao, F., Alfieri, J. G., McKee, L., Prueger, J. H., Hain, C. R., Cammalleri, C., Yang, Y., others, . 2016. Monitoring daily evapotranspiration over two California vineyards using Landsat 8 in a multi-sensor data fusion approach. Remote Sensing of Environment 185:155--170.

2011

Tenenbaum, D. E., Yang, Y., Zhou, W. 2011. A comparison of object-oriented image classification and transect sampling methods for obtaining land cover information from digital orthophotography. GIScience \& Remote Sensing 48(1):112--129.

Graduate Students

  • Ian Sartorio
  • WeiNa Duan
  • Gaurav Baral

Society Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Meteorological Society