Li Zhanqing 3.JPG


Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Science &

Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
5825 University Research Court, # 4001, College Park, MD20740-3823 
Phone: (301) 405-6699
Fax: (301) 405-8468 

Welcome to the University of Maryland


     Ph.D., 1991, Dept. of Atmos. & Ocean. Sci., McGill University, Canada

      M.Sc., 1986, Dept. of Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China 

      B.Sc., 1983, Dept. of Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China


      Visiting Professor, 2008 Fall, CCSR, University of Tokyo, Japan.

      Professor, 2001-present, Dept. of Atmos. & Oceanic Sci., University of Maryland.

      Research Scientist,1992-2000, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing.

      Postdoctoral Fellow,1991-1992, Meteorological Service of Canada.

      Meteorologist, 1986-1987, China Meteorological Adminstration.

  Research Team 

(Sept. 8, 2014)
Standing, l-r: P. Kablick, Y. Zheng, J. Liu, B. Mai, Z. Li, S. Lee, A. Jongeward
Seated, l-r: M. Cribb, V. Sawyer, S. Liu, Y. Zhang
Missing: J. Mok, M. Jiang

  •     Ms. Maureen Cribb, Faculty Research Assistant (Dalhousie University)
  •     Dr. Jianjun Liu, Research Associate (NUIST)

  •     Dr. Seoung-Soo Lee, Visiting Scientist (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory)
  •     Dr. Boru Mai, Visiting Scientist (Guangzhou Institute of Tropical and Marine Meteorology)
  •     Ms. Mengjiao Jiang, Visiting Student (Beijing Normal University)
  •     Mr. Zipeng Dong, Visiting Student (Beijing Normal University)

        Current Graduate Students:     

  •     Mr. Jungbin Mok (Yonsei University)
  •     Ms. Virginia Sawyer (University of New Hampshire)
  •     Mr. Pat Kablick (College of Charleston)
  •     Mr. Andrew Jongeward (University of Michigan)
  •     Mr. Youtong Zheng (NUIST)
  •     Ms. Yuwei Zhang (Nanjing University)


  •      Dr. Hyelim Yoo (2012), ESSIC/CICS, College Park, MD
  •      Dr. Ed Nowottnick (2011), NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
  •      Dr. Feng Niu (2010), Capitol One Bank, Richmond, VA
  •      Dr. Ninghai Sun (2009), NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD
  •      Dr. Ruiyue Chen (2009), NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD 
  •      Dr. Zahra Chaudhry (2009), APL, Johns Hopkins University, MD
  •      Dr. Can Li (2008), NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
  •      Dr. Mitch Goldberg (2008), NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Silver Spring, MD
  •      Dr. Tianle Yuan (2008), NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
  •      Dr. Mike Fromm (2008), Navy Research Laboratory, Washington DC
  •      Dr. Bryan Vant-Hull (2007), City College of New York, NY 
  •      Wen Mi, M.Sc. (2007)
  •      Yun Zhou, M.Sc. (2007)
  •      Dr. Myeong-Jae Jeong (2006), Gangneung Wonju National University



Funded Projects:

Dept of Energy:
Use of the ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study the Aerosol Indirect Effects in China (2008-2011) 

East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosol: an International Regional Experiment (2004- )

Demonstration of a new framework for studying aerosol indirect effects (2004-2007)

Data Mining Support for Retrieval and Analysis of Parameters (2006-2009)

Retrieval and validation of atmospheric and surface properties using satellite measurements

GOES-R Science Team (2005-)

Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation team (2006-)

Awards and Honors:
2014, Fellow, American Geophysical Union
2014, Yoram J. Kaufman Research Award, Atmospheric Science Section, American Geophysical Union
Research Leaders (formerly, Rainmakers), University of Maryland, 2004-2006, 2008-2010, 2012-2014
Who's Who in America, 57th Edition, 2003
Alouette Award, the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute, 2000
Minister's Merit Award, Natural Resources Canada, 2000
Medal of Technology in Canadian Government,  1999
The Agatha Bystram Information Award, 1999
The Head of Public Service Award, 1998
The Earth Sciences Merit Award, 1997
Overseas Expert Assessor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Adjunct Professorship
Dalhousie University
Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Nanjing University
Beijing Normal University
Institute of Remote Sensing Applications

New Publications (19)

Huang, J., T. Wang, W. Wang, Z. Li, and H. Yan, 2014: Climate effects of dust aerosols over East Asian arid and semiarid regions, J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021796.

Yan, H., Z. Li, J. Huang, M. Cribb, and J. Liu, 2014: Long-term aerosol-mediated changes in cloud radiative forcing of deep clouds at the top and bottom of the atmosphere over the Southern Great Plains, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, doi:110.5194/acp-14-7113-2014.

Zhao, C., Y. Wang, Q. Wang, Z. Li, Z. Wang, and D. Liu, 2014: A new cloud and aerosol layer detection method based upon micropulse lidar measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 6788-6802, doi:10.1002/2014JD021760.

Guo, J., P. Zhai, M. Cribb, L. Wu, Z. Li, Z. Ma, F. Wang, D. Chu, P. Wang, and J. Zhang, 2014: Diurnal variation and the influential factors of precipitation from surface and satellite measurements in Tibet, Int. J. Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.3886.

Zhang, J., Z. Li, H. Chen, H. Yoo, and M. Cribb, 2014: Cloud vertical distribution from radiosonde, remote sensing, and model simulations, Clim. Dyn., 43, doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2142-4.

Peng, J., H. Zhang, and Z. Li, 2014: Temporal and spatial variations of global deep cloud systems based on CloudSat and CALIPSO satellite observations, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 31, 593-603, doi: 10.1007/s00376-013-3055-6.

Guo, J., M. Deng, J. Fan, Z. Li,, Q. Chen, P. Zhai, Z. Dai, and X. Li, 2014: Precipitation and air pollution at mountain and plain stations in northern China: Insights gained from observations and modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD021161.

Li, Z.,, F. Zhao, J. Liu, M. Jiang, C. Zhao, and M. Cribb, 2014: Opposite effects of absorbing aerosols on the retrievals of cloud optical depth from spaceborne and ground-based measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD021053.

Yang, X., and Z. Li, 2014: Increases in thunderstorm activity and relationships with air pollution in southeast China, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1835-1844, doi:10.1002/2013JD021224.

Liu, J., and Z. Li, 2014: Estimation of cloud condensation nuclei concentration from aerosol optical properties: influential factors and uncertainties, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, doi:10.5194/acp-14-471-2014.

Fan, J., L.R. Leung, D. Rosenfeld, Q. Chen, Z. Li, J. Zhang, and H. Yan, 2013: Microphysical effects determine macrophysical response for aerosol impact on deep convective clouds, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi:10.1073/pnas.1316830110.

Zhang, Z., Z. Li, H. Chen, and M. Cribb, 2013: Validation of a radiosonde-based cloud layer retrieval method using ground-based remote sensing methods at multiple ARM sites, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 846-858, doi:10.1029/2012JD018515.

Liu, J., Z. Li, Y. Zheng, C. Chiu, F. Zhao, C. Li, and M. Cribb, 2013: Cloud optical and microphysical properties derived from ground-based remote sensing over a site in the Yangtze Delta Region, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50648.

Sawyer, V., and Z. Li, 2013: Detection, variations and intercomparison of the planetary boundary layer depth from radiosonde, lidar, and infrared spectrometer, Atmos. Environ., 79, 518-528.

Yoo, H., Z. Li, Y.-T. You, S.Lord, F. Weng, and H. W. Barker, 2013: Diagnosis and testing of low-level cloud parameterizations for the NCEP/GFS model satellite and ground-based measurements, Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1884-8.

Yang, X., Z. Yao, Z. Li, and T. Fan, 2013: Heavy air pollution suppresses summer thunderstorms in central China, J. Atmos. Sol-Terr. Phy., 95-96, 28-40.

Logan, T., B. Xi, X. Dong, Z. Li, and M. Cribb, 2013: Classification and investigation of Asian aerosol absorptive properties, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 2253-2265.

Chen, W., L. Yan, Z. Li, X. Jing, Y. Duan, and X. Xiong, 2013: In-flight absolute calibration of an airborne wide-view multispectral imager using a reflectance-based method and its validation, Int. J. Rem. Sens., 34, 1995-2005.

Yang, X., M. Ferrat, and Z. Li, 2013: New evidence of orographic precipitation suppression by aerosols in central China, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., doi:10.1007/s00703-012-0221-9.

Cloud Absorption and Reflection (11)

Halthore, R. N., D. Crisp, S. E. Schwartz, G. P. Anderson, A. Berk, B. Bonnel, O. Boucher, Fu-Lung Chang, Ming-Dah Chou, E. E. Clothiaux, P. Dubuisson, B. Fomin, Y. Fouquart, S. Freidenreich, C. Gautier, S. Kato, I. Laszlo, Z. Li, et al., 2005: Intercomparison of shortwave radiative transfer codes and measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D11206, doi:10.1029/2004JD005293.

Li, Z., W. Wiscombe, G.L. Stephens, and T.P. Ackerman, 2004: Response to "Disagreements over cloud absorption", Science, 305, 1240.

Li, Z., 2004: On the solar radiation budget and cloud absorption anomaly debate, In "Observation, Theory, and Modeling of the Atmospheric Variability", (ed. Zhu), World Scientific Pub. Co., p437-456.

Li, Z., T.P. Ackerman, W. Wiscombe, and G.L. Stephens, 2003: Have clouds darkened since 1995? Science, 302, 1151-1152.

Li, Z., M. Cribb, and A. Trishchenko, 2002: Impact of surface inhomogeneity on solar radiative transfer under overcast conditions, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JD000976.

Li, Z., and A. Trishchenko, 2001: Quantifying uncertainties in determining SW cloud radiative forcing and cloud absorption due to variability in atmospheric conditions, J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 376-389.

Chang, F.-L., Z. Li, and S.A. Ackerman, 2000: Examining the relationship between cloud and radiation quantities derived from satellite observations and model calculations, J. Climate, 13, 3842-3859.

Li, Z., A. Trishchenko, H.W. Barker, G.L. Stephens, and P.T. Partain, 1999: Analyses of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) programs’s Enhanced Shortwave Experiment (ARESE) multiple data sets for studying cloud absorption, J. Geophys. Res. 104, 19127-19134.

Barker, H.W., and Z. Li, 1997: Interpreting shortwave albedo-transmittance plots: True or apparent anomalous absorption, Geophys. Res. Lett. 24, 2023-2026.

Li, Z., and L. Moreau, 1996: Alteration of atmospheric solar absorption by clouds: Simulation and observation, J. Appl. Meteor., 35, 653-670.

Li, Z., H. Barker, and L. Moreau, 1995: The variable effect of clouds on atmospheric absorption of solar radiation, Nature (article), 376, 486-490.

Radiation Budget and GCM Assessment (17)

Li, Z., M. Cribb, F.-L. Chang, A. Trishchenko, and L. Yi, 2005: Natural variability and sampling errors in solar radiation measurements for model validation over the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Southern Great Plains region, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D15S19, doi:10.1029/2004JD005028.

Li, Z., L. Moreau, and H.W. Barker, 2005: A general two-stream algorithm for retrieving spectral surface albedo, Can. J. Remote Sensing, 31, 391-399.

Zhang, Y., Z. Li, and A. Macke, 2002: Retrieval of surface solar radiation budget under ice cloud sky: Uncertainty analysis and parameterization, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2951-2965.

Li, Z., and L. Kou, 1998: The direct radiative effect of smoke aerosols on atmospheric absorption of visible sunlight, Tellus (B), 50, 543-554.

Li, Z., 1998: Influence of absorbing aerosols on the inference of solar surface radiation budget and cloud absorption, J. Climate, 11, 5-17.

Li, Z., L. Moreau, and A. Arking, 1997: On solar energy disposition: A perspective from observation and modeling, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 78, 53-70.

Li, Z., T. Charlock, and C. Whitlock, 1995: Assessment of the global monthly mean surface insolation estimated from satellite measurements using global energy balance archive data, J. Climate, 8, 315-328.

Li, Z., 1995: Intercomparison between two satellite-based products of net surface shortwave radiation, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 3221-3232.

Barker, H.W., and Z. Li, 1995: Improved simulation of clear-sky shortwave radiative transfer in the CCC-GCM, J. Climate., 8, 2213-2223.

Masuda, K., H.G. Leighton, and Z. Li, 1995: A new parameterization for the determination of solar flux absorbed at the surface from satellite measurements, J. Climate., 8, 1615-1629.

Pinker, R., R. Frouin, and Z. Li, 1995: A review of satellite methods to derive surface shortwave irradiance, Rem. Sensing Environ., 51, 108-124.

Barker, H., Z. Li, and J.-P. Blanchet, 1994: Radiative characteristics of the Canadian Climate Centre second-generation general circulation model, J. Climate. 7, 1070-1091.

Li, Z., and L. Garand, 1994: Estimation of surface albedo from space: A parameterization for global application, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 8335-8350.

Nemesure, S., R.D. Cess, E.G. Dutton, J.J. DeLuisi, Z. Li and H.G. Leighton, 1994: Impact of clouds on the shortwave radiation budget of the surface-atmosphere system for snow-covered surfaces, J. Climate, 7, 579-585.

Li, Z., and H.G. Leighton, 1993: Global climatologies of solar radiation budgets at the surface and in the atmosphere from 5 years of ERBE data, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 4919-4930.

Li, Z., H.G. Leighton and R.D. Cess, 1993: Surface net solar radiation estimated from satellite measurements: Comparisons with tower observations, J. Climate, 6, 1764-1772.

Li, Z., H.G. Leighton, K. Masuda, and T. Takashima, 1993: Estimation of SW flux absorbed at the surface from TOA reflected flux, J. Climate, 6, 317-330.

East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosols: an International Regional Experiment (27)

Xin, J., W. Du, Y. Wang, Q. Gao, Z. Li, and M. Wang, 2010: Aerosol optical properties affected by a strong dust storm over central and northern China, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 43, 27, 562-574.

Noh, Y.M., D. Müller, D.H. Shin, H. Lee, J.S. Jung, K.H. Lee, M. Cribb, Z. Li and J. Kim, 2009: Optical and microphysical properties of severe haze and smoke aerosol measured by integrated remote sensing techniques in Gwangju, Korea, Atmos. Environ., 43, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.10.058.

Wong, M., J. Nichol, K.H. Lee, and Z. Li, 2009: High resolution aerosol optical thickness retrieval over the Pearl River Delta region with improved aerosol modelling, Science in China, Series D: Earth Sciences, doi:10.1007/s11430-009-0125-9, pp. 1-9.

Xia, X., P. Wang, Y. Wang, Z. Li, J. Xin, J. Liu, and H. Chen, 2008:Aerosol optical depth over the Tibetan Plateau and its relation to aerosols over the Taklimakan Desert, Geophys. Res. Lett., L16804, doi:10.1029/2008GL034981.

Du, W., J. Xin, M. Wang, Q. Gao, Z. Li, and Y. Wang, 2008:Photometric measurements of spring aerosol optical properties in dust and non-dust periods in China, Atmos. Environ., 42, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.06.043,

Wang,Y., J. Xin, Z. Li, P. Wang, J. Li, W.-M. Hao, B.L. Nordgren, G. Liu, H. Chen, L. Wang, Y. Sun, and Hu Bo, 2008: Seasonal variations in aerosol optical properties over China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 8431-8453.

Zheng, Y. Liu, J., Z. Li, B. Wang, and T. Tamio, 2008: Seasonal statistical characteristics of aerosol optical properties at a site near a dust region in China, J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi:10.1029/2007JD009384.

Xia, X., Z. Li, P. Wang, M. Cribb, H. Chen, and Y. Zhao, 2008: Analysis of photosynthetic photon flux density and its parameterization in Northern China, Agr. Forest Meteor., 148, 1101-1108.

Xia, X., Z. Li, P. Wang, M. Cribb, H. Chen, and Y. Zhao, 2008: Analysis of relationships between ultraviolet radiation (295-385nm) and aerosols as well as shortwave radiation in North China Plain, Ann. Geophys., 26, 2043-2008.

Liu, J., Y. Zheng, Z. Li, and R. Wu, 2008: Ground-based remote sensing of aerosol optical properties in one city in Northwest China, Atmos. Res., 89, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.01.010.

Li, Z., et al., 2007: Preface to special section on East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosols: an International Regional Experiment (EAST-AIRE), J. Geophys. Res., D22S00, doi:10.1029/2007JD008853.

Li, Z., X.Xia, M. Cribb, W. Mi, B. Holben, P. Wang, H. Chen, S.-C. Tsay, T.F. Eck, F. Zhao, E.G. Dutton, and R.R. Dickerson, 2007: Aerosol optical properties and their radiative effects in northern China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S01, doi:10.1029/2006JD007382.

Li, Z., F. Niu, K.-H. Lee, J. Xin, W.-M. Hao, B. Nordgren, Y. Wang, and P. Wang, 2007: Validation and understanding of Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aerosol products (C5) using ground-based measurements from the handheld Sun photometer network in China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S07, doi:10.1029/2007JD008479.

Li, C., L.T. Marufu, R. R. Dickerson, Z. Li, T. Wen, Y. Wang, P. Wang, H. Chen, and J. W. Stehr, 2007: In situ measurements of trace gases and aerosol optical properties at a rural site in northern China during East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosols: An International Regional Experiment 2005, J. Geophys. Res., D22S04, doi:10.1029/2006JD007592.

Zhao, F., and Z. Li, 2007: Estimation of aerosol single scattering albedo from solar direct spectral radiance and total broadband irradiances measured in China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S03, doi:10.1029/2006JD007384.

Mi, W., Z. Li, X. Xia, B. Holben, R. Levy, F. Zhao, H. Chen, and M. Cribb, 2007: Evaluation of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aerosol products at two Aerosol Robotic Network stations in China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S08, doi:10.1029/2007JD008474.

Chaudhry, Z., J.V. Martins, Z. Li, S.-C. Tsay, W. Nan, T. Wen, H. Chen, P. Wang, C. Li, and R. Dickerson, 2007: In situ measurements of aerosol mass concentration and radiative properties in Xianghe, southeast of Beijing, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D23S90, doi:10.1029/2007JD009055.

Dickerson, R.R., C. Li, Z. Li, J.W. Stehr, H. Chen, P. Wang, X. Xia, X. Ban, F. Gong, J. Yuan, and J. Yang, 2007: Aircraft observations of dust and pollutants over northeast China: Insight into the meteorological mechanisms of transport, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D24S90, doi:10.1029/2007JD008999.

Lee, K.-H., Z. Li, M.-S. Wong, J. Xin, W.-M. Hao, and F. Zhao, 2007: Aerosol single scattering albedo estimated across China from a combination of ground and satellite measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S15, doi:10.1029/2007JD009077.

Xin, J., Y. Wang, Z. Li, P. Wang, W.-M. Hao, B.L. Nordgren, S. Wang, G. Liu, L. Wang, Y. Sun, and B. Hu, 2007: Aerosol optical depth (AOD) and Angstrom exponent of aerosols observed by the Chinese Sun Hazemeter Network from August 2004 to September 2005, J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2006JD007075.

Xia X., H. Chen, Z. Li, P. Wang, and J. Wang, 2007: Significant reduction of surface solar irradiance induced by aerosols in a suburban region in northeastern China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S02, doi:10.1029/2006JD007562.

Xia,X., Z. Li, P. Wang, H. Chen, and M. Cribb, 2007: Estimation of aerosol effects on surface irradiance based on measurements and radiative transfer model simulations in northern China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S10, doi:10.1029/2006JD008337.

Xia, X., Z. Li, B. Holben, P. Wang, T. Eck, H. Chen, M. Cribb, and Y. Zhao, 2007: Aerosol optical properties and radiative effects in the Yangtze Delta region of China, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S12, doi:10.1029/2007JD008859.

Wang, L., J. Xin, Y. Wang, Z. Li, G. Liu, and J. Li, 2007: Evaluation of the MODIS aerosol optical depth retrieval over different ecosystems in China during EAST-AIRE, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.05.001.

Liu, J., X. Xia, P. Wang, Z. Li, Y. Zheng, M. Cribb and H. Chen, 2007: Significant aerosol direct radiative effects during a pollution episode in northern China, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.05.001.

Wang, L., J. Xin, Y. Wang, Z. Li, P. Wang, G. Liu, and T. Wen, 2007: Validation of MODIS aerosol products by CSHNET over China, Chin. Sci. Bull., 52, 1708-1718.

Xin, J., Y. Wang, Z. Li, P. Wang, S. Wang, T. Wen, and Y. Sun, 2006: Introduction and calibration of the Chinese Sun Hazemeter Network, Environ. Sci., 27(9), 1697-1702.

East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosols and Impact on Regional Climate (24)

Li, C., J. W. Stehr, L. T. Marufu, Z. Li, and R. R. Dickerson, 2012: Aircraft measurements of SO2 and aerosols over northeastern China: Vertical profiles and the influence of weather on air quality, Atmos. Environ., 62, 492-501.

Zhang, H., Z. Shen, X. Wei, M. Zhang, and Z. Li, 2012: Comparison of optical properties of nitrate and sulfate aerosol and the direct radiative forcing due to nitrate in China, Atmos. Res., 113, 113-125.

Hansell, R., S.-C.Tsay, C. Hsu, Q. Ji, S. Bell, B. Holben, E. Welton, T. Roush, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Z. Li, H. Chen, 2012: An assessment of the surface longwave direct radiative effect of airborne dust in Zhangye, China, during the Asian Monsoon Years field experiment (2008), J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi:10.1029/2011JD017370.

Liu, J., Y. Zheng, Z. Li, C. Flynn, and M. Cribb, 2012: Seasonal variations of aerosol optical properties, vertical distribution and associated radiative effects in the Yangtze Delta region of China, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00K38, doi:10.1029/2011JD016490.

Li, Z., et al., 2011, East Asian Studies of Tropospheric Aerosols and their Impact on Regional Climate (EAST-AIRC): An overview, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D00K34, doi:10.1029/2010JD015257.

Xin, J., L. Wang, Y. Wang, Z. Li, P. Wang, 2011: Trends in aerosol optical properties over the Bohai Rim in Northeast China from 2004 to 2010, Atmos. Environ., doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.052.

Liu, J., Y. Zheng, Z. Li, C. Flynn, E.J. Welton, M. Cribb, 2011: Transport, vertical structure and radiative properties of dust events in southeast China determined from ground and space sensors, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.031.

Liu, J., Y. Zheng, Z. Li, M. Cribb, 2011: Analysis of cloud condensation nuclei properties at a polluted site in southeastern China during the AMF-China campaign, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JD016395.

He, H., C. Loughner, Z. Li, N. Krotkov, K. Yang, L. Wang, X. Bao, G. Zhao, R. Dickerson, 2011: SO2 over central China: Measurements, numerical simulations and the tropospheric sulfur budget, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00K37, doi:10.1029/2011JD016473.

Wang, Y., J. Xin, Z. Li, S. Wang, P. Wang, W. M. Hao, B. L. Nordgren, H. Chen, L. Wang, and Y. Sun , 2011: Seasonal variations in aerosol optical properties over China, J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2010JD015376.

Fan, X., H. Chen, X. Xia, Z. Li, and M. Cribb, 2010: Aerosol optical properties from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Mobile Facility at Shouxian, China, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K33, doi:10.1029/2010JD014650.

Guo, Z., Z. Li, J. Farquhar, A. J. Kaufman, N. Wu, C. Li, R. R. Dickerson, and P. Wang, 2010: Identification of sources and formation processes of atmospheric sulfate by sulfur isotope and scanning electron microscope measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K07, doi:10.1029/2009JD012893.

Huang, Z., J. Huang, J. Bi, G. Wang, W. Wang, Q. Fu, Z. Li, S.-C. Tsay, and J. Shi, 2010: Dust aerosol vertical structure measurements using three MPL lidars during 2008 China-U.S. joint dust field experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K15, doi:10.1029/2009JD013273.

Lee, K. H., Z. Li, M. C. Cribb, J. Liu, L. Wang, Y. Zheng, X. Xia, H. Chen, and B. Li, 2010: Aerosol optical depth measurements in eastern China and a new calibration method, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K11, doi:10.1029/2009JD012812.

Li, C., T. Wen, Z. Li, R. R. Dickerson, Y. Yang, Y. Zhao, Y. Wang, and S.-C. Tsay, 2010: Concentrations and origins of atmospheric lead and other trace species at a rural site in northern China, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K23, doi:10.1029/2009JD013639.

Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, R. R. Dickerson, Z. Li, K. Yang, and M. Chin, 2010: Transport and evolution of a pollution plume from northern China: A satellite-based case study, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K03, doi:10.1029/2009JD012245.

Li, C., S.-C. Tsay, J.S. Fu, R.R. Dickerson, Q. Ji, S.W. Bell, Y. Gao, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Z. Li, and H. Chen, 2010: Anthropogenic air pollution observed near dust source regions in northwestern China during springtime 2008, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD013659.

Li, Z., K.-H. Lee, J. Xin, Y. Wang, and W.-M. Hao, 2010: First observation-based estimates of cloud-free aerosol radiative forcing across China, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K18, doi:10.1029/2009JD013306.

Liu, J., X. Xia, Z. Li, P. Wang, M. Min, W. Hao, Y. Wang, J. Xin, X. Li, Y. Zheng, and Z. Chen, 2010: Validation of multi-angle imaging spectroradiometer aerosol products in China, Tellus, 62B, 117-124.

Logan, T., B. Xi, X. Dong, R. Obrecht, Z. Li, and M. Cribb, 2010: A study of Asian dust plumes using satellite, surface, and aircraft measurements during the INTEX-B field experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K25, doi:10.1029/2010JD014134.

Niu, F., Z. Li, C. Li, K.-H. Lee, and M. Wang, 2010: Increase of wintertime fog in China: Potential impacts of weakening of the Eastern Asian monsoon circulation and increasing aerosol loading, J. Geophys. Res.,115, D00K20, doi:10.1029/2009JD013484.

Wang, L. L., Y. S. Wang, J. Y. Xin, Z. Li, et al., 2010: Assessment and comparison of three years of Terra and Aqua MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth Retrieval (C005) in Chinese terrestrial regions, Atmospheric Research, 97, 229-240.

Wong, M., K.H. Lee, J. Nichol, and Z. Li, 2010: Retrieval of aerosol optical thickness using MODIS 500 x 500 m2, a study in Hong Kong and Pearl Delta region, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remoet Sens., 48, 3318-3327.

Zhang, J., H. Chen, Z. Li, X. Fan, L. Peng, Y. Yu, and M. Cribb, 2010: Analysis of cloud layer structure in Shouxian, China using RS92 radiosonde aided by 95 GHz cloud radar, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K30, doi:10.1029/2010JD014030.

Cloud Remote Sensing (15)

Yoo, H., and Z. Li, 2012: Evaluation of cloud properties in the NOAA/NCEP global forecast system using multiple satellite products, Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1430-0.

Chen, R., Z. Li, R. J. Kuligowski, R. Ferraro, and F. Weng, 2011: A study of warm rain detection using A-Train satellite data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L04804, doi:10.1029/2010GL046217.

Yuan, T., and Z. Li, 2010: General macro- and micro-physical properties of deep convective clouds as observed by MODIS, J. Climate, 23, 3457-3473.

Yuan, T., J.V. Martins, Z. Li, and L.A. Remer, 2010: Estimating glaciation temperature of deep convective clouds with remote sensing data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, doi: 10.1029/2010GL042753.

Chen, R., R. Wood, Z. Li, R. Ferraro, F.-L. Chang, 2008: Studying the vertical variation of cloud droplet effective radius using ship and space-borne remote sensing data, J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2007/JD009596.

Chen, R., F. Chang, Z. Li, R. Ferraro and F. Weng, 2008: Impact of the vertical variation of cloud droplet size on the estimation of cloud liquid water path and rain detection, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 3843-3853.

Vant-Hull, B., A. Marshak, L. Remer, and Z. Li, 2007: The effects of scattering angle and cumulus cloud geometry on satellite retrievals of cloud drop effective radius, IEEE Geosci. Rem. Sens. Lett., 45, 1039-1045.

Chang, F.L., and Z. Li, 2005: A new method for detection of cirrus overlapping water clouds and determination of their optical properties, J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 3993-4009.

Chang, F.L., and Z. Li, 2005: A near-global climatology of single-layer and overlapped clouds and their optical properties retrieved from TERRA/MODIS data using a new algorithm, J. Climate, 18, 4752-4771.

Chang, F.-L., and Z. Li, 2003: Retrieving vertical profiles of water-cloud droplet effective radius: Algorithm modification and preliminary application, J. Geophys. Res., 108, D(24), 4763, 10.1029/2003JD003906.

Chang, F.-L., and Z. Li, 2002: Estimating the vertical variation of cloud droplet effective radius using multispectral near-infrared satellite measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 107(D15), 4257, doi:10.1029/2001JD000766.

Barker, H., A. Marshak, W. Szyrmer, A. Trishchenko, J.-P. Blanchet and Z. Li, 2002: Inference of cloud optical depth from aircraft-based solar radiometric measurements, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2093-2111.

Trishchenko, A.P., Z. Li, and F.-L. Chang, 2001: Cloud optical depths and TOA fluxes: Comparison between satellite and surface retrievals from multiple platforms, Geophys. Res. Let., 28, 979-982.

Sakellariou, N., H.G. Leighton and Z. Li, 1993: Identification of clear and cloudy pixels at high latitudes from AVHRR radiances, Int. J. Remote Sensing, 14, 2005-2024, 10.1080/01431169308954017.

Li, Z., and H.G. Leighton, 1991: Scene identification and its effect on cloud radiative forcing in the Arctic, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 9175-9188.

Aerosol Remote Sensing and Climate Effects (30)

Niu, F., and Z. Li, 2012: Systematic variations of cloud top temperature and precipitation rate with aerosols over the global tropics, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8491-8498.

Fan, J., D. Rosenfeld, Y. Ding, L. R. Leung, and Z. Li, 2012: Potential aerosol indirect effects on atmospheric circulation and radiative forcing through deep convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09806, doi:10.1029/2012GL051851.

Zhao, F., Y. Tan, Z. Li, and C. Gai, 2012: The effect and correction of aerosol forward scattering on retrieval of aerosol optical depth from Sun photometer measurements, Geophys. Res. Let., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052135.

Tao, W.-K., J.P. Chen, Z. Li, C. Wang, and C. Zhang, 2012: Impact of aerosols on convective clouds and precipitation, Rev. of Geophys., doi:10.1029/2011RG000369.

Fan, J., L. R. Leung, Z. Li, H. Morrison, H. Chen, Y. Zhou, Y. Qian, and Y. Wang, 2012: Aerosol impacts on clouds and precipitation in eastern China: Results from bin and bulk microphysics, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00K36, doi:10.1029/2011JD016537.

Li, Z., F. Niu, J. Fan, Y. Liu, D. Rosenfeld, and Y. Ding, 2011: Long-term impacts of aerosols on the vertical development of clouds and precipitation, Nature-Geoscience (article), doi: 10.1038/NGEO1313.

Jeong, M.-J. and Z. Li, 2010:Separating real and apparent effects of cloud, humidity, and dynamics on aerosol optical thickness near cloud edges, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD013547.

Krotkov, N.A., B. McClure, R.R. Dickerson, K. Yang, C. Li, S. Carn, A. Krueger, P. K. Bhartia, P. F. Levelt, Z. Li, H. Chen, P. Wang, and D. Lu, 2007: Validation of SO2 retrievals from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument over NE China, J. Geophys. Res., 113, 2007JD008818.

Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, A. Sinyuk, R. T. Pinker, P. Goloub, H. Chen, B. Chatenet, Z. Li, R. P. Singh, S. N. Tripathi, J. S. Reid, D. M. Giles, O. Dubovik, N.T. O'Neill, and A. Smirnov, 2010: Climatological aspects of the optical properties of fine/coarse mode aerosol mixtures, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19205, doi:10.1029/2010JD014002.

Li, Z., X. Zhao, R. Kahn, M. Mishchenko, L. Remer, K.-H. Lee, M.Wang, I. Laszlo,T. Nakajima, and H. Maring, 2009: Uncertainties in satellite remote sensing of aerosols and impact on monitoring its long-term trend: a review and perspective, Ann. Geophys., 27, 2755-2770.

Lee, K., Z. Li, Y.J. Kim, and A. Kokhanovsky, 2009: Atmospheric Aerosol Monitoring from Satellite Observations: A History of Three Decades, in Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring, Springer Pub.

Fan, J., T. Yuan, J. M. Comstock, S. Ghan, A. Khain, L. R. Leung, Z. Li, V.J. Martins, and M. Ovchinnikov, 2009: Dominant role by vertical wind shear in regulating aerosol effects on deep convective clouds, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D22206, doi:10.1029/2009JD012352.

Fromm,M., O. Torres, D. Diner, D. Lindsey, B. Vant Hull, R. Servranckx, E. P. Shettle, and Z. Li, 2008: Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption: 1. Earth-viewing satellite perspective, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08202, doi:10.1029/2007JD009153.

Yuan, T., Z. Li, R. Zhang, and J. Fan, 2008: Increase of cloud droplet size with aerosol optical depth: An observation and modeling study, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04201, doi:10.1029/2007JD008632.

Lau, W.K.M., V. Ramanathan, G.-X. Wu, Z. Li, et al., 2008: The joint aerosol-monsoon experiment: A new challenge for monsoon climate research, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, March.

Vucetic, S., B. Han, W. Mi, Z. Li, and Z. Obradovic, 2008: A data mining approach for the validation of aerosol retrievals, IEEE Geosci. Rem. Sens., 5, 113-117.

Kokhanovsky A., F. M. Breon, A. Cacciari, E. Carboni, D. Diner,W. Di Nicolantonio, R.G. Grainger, W.M.F. Grey, R. Höller, K.H. Lee, Z. Li, et al., 2007: Aerosol remote sensing over land: A comparison of satellite retrievals using different algorithms and instruments, Atmospheric Research, 85, 372-394.

Jeong, M.-J., Z. Li, E. Andrews, and S.-C. Tsay, 2007: Effect of aerosol humidification on the column aerosol optical thickness over the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Southern Great Plains site, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10202, doi:10.1029/2006JD007176.

Lee, K.-H., Z. Li, and Y.-J. Kim, 2007: SWIR/VIS reflectance ratio over Korea for aerosol retrieval, K. J. Rem. Sensing, 23, 1-5.

Lee, M.S., K.H. Lee, Y.J. Kim, J.E. Nichol, Z. Li, N. Emerson, 2007: Modeling of suspended solids and sea surface salinity in Hong Kong using Aqua/MODIS satellite images, K. J. Rem. Sens., 23, 1-9.

Li, Z., and T. Yuan, 2006: Exploring aerosol-cloud-climate interaction mechanisms using the new generation of earth observation system data, Current problems in atmospheric radiation, (Eds. H. Fischer and B.-J. Song). Deepak Pub, 1-4.

Fan, J., R. Zhang, G. Li, J. Nielsen-Gammon, and Z. Li, 2005: Simulations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in Houston, Texas, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D16203, doi:10.1029/2005JD005805.

Vant-Hull, B., Z. Li, B. F. Taubman, R. Levy, L. Marufu, F.-L. Chang, B. G. Doddridge, and R. R. Dickerson, 2005: Smoke over haze: Comparative analysis of satellite, surface radiometer, and airborne in situ measurements of aerosol optical properties and radiative forcing over the eastern United States, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S21, doi:10.1029/2004JD004518.

Jeong, M.-J., and Z. Li, 2005: Quality, compatibility, and synergy analyses of global aerosol products derived from the advanced very high resolution radiometer and Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S08, doi:10.1029/2004JD004647.

Jeong, M.-J., Z. Li, D. A. Chu, and S.-C. Tsay, 2005: Quality and compatibility analyses of global aerosol products derived from the advanced very high resolution radiometer and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S09, doi:10.1029/2004JD004648.

Taubman, B.A., L. Marufu, B. Vant-Hull, C. Piety, B. Doddridge, R. Dickerson, and Z. Li, 2004: Smoke over haze: Aircraft observations of chemical and optical properties and the effects on heating rates and stability, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D02206, doi: 10.1029/2003JD003898.

Li, Z., 2004: Aerosol and climate: A perspective over East Asia, In "Observation, Theory, and Modeling of the Atmospheric Variability" (ed. Zhu), World Scientific Pub. Co., 501-525.

O'Neill, N.T.,  T.F. Eck, B.N. Holben, A. Smirnov, A. Royer, and Z. Li, 2002: Optical properties of boreal forest fire smoke derived from Sun photometry, J. Geophys. Res., 107, D11.

Wong, J., and Z. Li, 2002: Retrieval of optical depth for heavy smoke aerosol plumes: uncertainties and sensitivities to the optical properties, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 250-261.

Fromm, M., J. Alfred, K. Hoppel, J. Hornstein, R. Bevilacqua, E. Shettle, R. Servranckx, Z.Li, B. Stocks, 2000: Observations of boreal forest fire smoke in the stratosphere by POAM III, SAGE II and lidar in 1998, Geophys. Res. Let., 27, No. 9, 1407-1410.

Fire Monitoring and Mapping (21)

He, L.,and Z. Li, 2012: Enhancement of a fire detection algorithm by eliminating solar reflection in the mid-IR band: application to AVHRR data, Int. J. Remote Sens., 33, 7047-7059.

He, L., and Z. Li, 2011: Enhancement of a fire detection algorithm by eliminating solar contamination effects and atmospheric path radiance: application to MODIS data, Int. J. Rem. Sens., 32, 6273-6293.

Pu, R., Z. Li, P. Gong, R. Fraser, I. Csiszar, W. Hao, S. Kondragunta, and F. Weng, 2007: Development and analysis of a 12-year daily 1-km forest fire dataset across North America from NOAA/AVHRR data, Remote Sens. Environ., 108, 198-208, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2006.02.027.

Li, Z., J. Jin, P. Gong, and R. Pu, 2006: Use of Satellite Remote Sensing Data for Modeling Carbon Emissions from Fires: A Perspective in North America, Earth Science Satellite Remote Sensing (eds. J. Qu et al.), Springer-Verlag and Tsinghua University Press, 337-362.

Gong, P., R. Pu, Z. Li, J. Scarborough, N. Clinton, and L.M. Levien, 2006: An integrated approach to wildland fire mapping of California, USA using NOAA/AVHRR data, Photogrammetic Eng. Remote Sens., 72, 139-150.

Pu, R., P. Gong, Z. Li, and J.Scarborough, 2004: A dynamic algorithm for wildfire mapping with NOAA AVHRR data, Int. J. Wild Fires, 13, 275-285.

Fraser, R.H., R.J. Hall, R. Landry, T. Landry, T. Lynham, D. Raymond, B. Lee, and Z. Li, 2004: Validation and calibration of Canada-wide coarse-resolution satellite burned-area maps, Photogramm. Eng. Remote Sens., 70, 451-460.

Li, Z., R. Fraser, J. Jin, A. A. Abuelgasim, I. Csiszar, P. Gong, R. Pu, and W. Hao, 2003: Evaluation of algorithms for fire detection and mapping across North America from satellite, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D2), 4076, doi:10.1029/2001JD001377.

Csiszar, I., A. Abuelgasim, Z. Li, J. Jin, R. Fraser, and W.-M. Hao, 2003: Interannual changes of active fire detectability in North America from long-term records of the advanced very high resolution radiometer, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D2), 4075, doi:10.1029/2001JD001373.

Ichoku, C., Y. Kaufman, L. Giglio, Z. Li, R.H. Fraser, J. Jin, and B. Park, 2003: Comparative analysis of daytime fire detection algorithms using AVHRR data for the 1995 fire season in Canada: Perspective for MODIS, Int. J. Remote Sens., 24, 1669-1690.

Fraser, R., and Z. Li, 2002: Estimating fire-related parameters in boreal forest using SPOT VEGETATION, Remote Sens. Environ., 82, 95-110.

Li, Z., A. Khananian, R. Fraser, and J. Cihlar, 2001: Automatic detection of fire smoke using artificial neural networks and threshold approaches applied to AVHRR imagery, IEEE Tran. Geosci. & Rem. Sen., 39, 1859-1870.

Li, Z., Y. Kaufman, C. Ithoku, R. Fraser, A. Trishchenko, L. Gilgil, J. Jin, X. Yu, 2001: A review of AVHRR-based active fire detection algorithms: Principles, limitations, and recommendations, in Global and Regional Vegetation Fire Monitoring from Space, Planning and Coordinated International Effort (Eds. F. Ahern, J.G. Goldammer, C. Justice), 199-225.

Grégoire J-M., D. R. Cahoon, D. Stroppiana, Z. Li, S. Pinnock, H. Eva, O. Arino, J.M. Rosaz, and I. Csiszar, 2001: Forest fire monitoring and mapping for GOFC: current products and information networks based on NOAA-AVHRR, ERS-ATSR, and SPOT-VGT, in Global and Regional Vegetation Fire Monitoring from Space, Planning and Coordinated International Effort (Eds. F. Ahern, J.G. Goldammer, C. Justice), 105-124.

Arino, O., I. Piccolini, E. Kasischke, F. Siegert, E. Chuvieco, P. Martin, Z. Li, Fraser, H. Eva,D. Stropplana, J. Pereira, J.M.N. Silva, D. Roy, P. Barbosa, 2001: Mapping of burned surfaces in vegetation fires, in Global and Regional Vegetation Fire Monitoring from Space, Planning and Coordinated International Effort (Eds. F. Ahern, J.G. Goldammer, C. Justice), 227-255.

Li, Z., S. Nadon, andJ. Cihlar, 2000: Satellite-based detection of Canadian boreal forest fires: Development and application of the algorithm, Int. J. Remote Sens., 21, 3057-3069.

Li, Z., S. Nadon, J. Cihlar, and B.J. Stocks, 2000: Satellite-based mapping of Canadian boreal forest fires: Evaluation and comparison of algorithms, Int. J. Remote Sens., 21, 3071-3082.

Fraser, R., Li, Z., and J. Cihlar, 2000: Hotspot and NDVI differencing synergy (HANDS): A new technique for burned area mapping over boreal forest, Remote Sens. Environ., 74, 362-375, 2000.

Fraser, R., Li, Z., and R. Landry, 2000: SPOT VEGETATION for characterizing boreal forest fires, Int. J. Remote Sens., 21, 3525-3532.

Li, Z., 1998: Remote Sensing of Forest Fires by NOAA/AVHRR, in CGMS Directory of Meteorological Satellite Applications (ed. J. Morgan).

Li, Z., J. Cihlar, L. Moreau, F. Huang, B. Lee, 1997: Monitoring fire activities in the boreal ecosystem, J. Geophys. Res.,102, 29,611-29,624.

UV Remote Sensing (5)

Ciren, P., and Z. Li, 2003: Long-term global Earth surface ultraviolet radiation exposure derived from ISCCP and TOMS Satellite measurements, J. Agri. Forest. Meteor., 120, 51-68.

Li, Z., P. Wang, J. Cihlar, 2000: A simple and efficient method for retrieving surface UV radiation dose rate from satellite, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 5027-5036.

Wang, P., Li, Z., and D. Wardle, 2000: Validation of an UV inversion algorithm using satellite and surface measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 5037-5048.

Ciren, P., and Z. Li, 2000: Anisotropic reflection of UV radiation at the top of the atmosphere: Characteristics and models obtained from Meteor-3/TOMS, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 4741-4755.

Zheng,Y., Y. He, Y. Yang, and Z. Li, 2000: Effects of increased UV-B upon the ecosystem of grown wheat in China, Journal of Photoscience, 9(4): 166-169.

Land Remote Sensing (14)

Wang, K., P. Wang, Z. Li, M. Cribb, and M. Sparrow, 2007: A simple method to estimate actual evapotranspiration from a combination of net radiation, vegetation index, and temperature, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D15107, doi:10.1029/2006JD008351.

Wang, K., Z. Li, and M. Cribb, 2006: Estimation of evaporative fraction from a combination of day and night land surface temperature and NDVI: A new method to determine the Priestley-Taylor parameter, Remote Sens. Environ., 102, 293-305.

Cihlar, J, R. Fernandes, R. Fraser, J. Chen Jing, W. Chen; R. Latifovic, J. Liu Jane, and Z. Li, 2003: National scale forest information extraction from coarse resolution satellite data, Part 2: Forest Biophysical parameters and carbon, Remote Sensing of Forest Environments: Concepts and Case Studies (ed. M.A. Wulder, and S.E. Franklin), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, 359-388.

Cihlar, J., J. Chen, Z. Li, et al., 2002: GeoComp-n, an advanced system for the processing of coarse and medium resolution satellite data. Part 2: Biophysical products for northern ecosystems, Can. J. Remote Sens., 28, 21-44.

Cihlar, J., R. Latifovic, J. M. Chen, J. Beaubien, and Z. Li, 2000: Selecting representative high resolution sample images for land cover studies. Part 1: methodology. Remote Sens. Environ., 71, 26-42.

Cihlar, J., R. Latifovic, J. M. Chen, J. Beaubien, and Z. Li, 2000: Selecting representative high resolution sample images for land cover studies. Part 2: application to estimating land cover composition, Remote Sens. Environ., 72, 127-138.

Cihlar, J., J. Chen, Z. Li, F. Huang and H. Pokrant, 1998: Can interannual land surface signal be discerned in composite AVHRR data?, J. Geophys. Res. 103, 23, 163-23, 172.

Li, Z., L. Moreau, and J. Cihlar, 1997: Estimation of the photosynthetically active radiation absorbed at the surface, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 29,717-29,727.

Cihlar, J., J. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997: Seasonal AVHRR multichannel data sets and products for studies of surface-atmosphere interactions, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 29,625-29,640. 

Cihlar, J. H. Ly, Z. Li, J. Chen, H. Pokrant, and F. Huang, 1997: Multi-temporal, multi-channel AVHRR data sets for land biosphere studies: Artifacts and corrections, Remote Sens. Environ., 60, 35-57.

Cihlar, J., J. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997: On the validation of satellite-derived products for land applications, Can. J. Remote Sens, 23, 381-389.

Cihlar, J., J. Beaubien, Q. Xiao, J. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997: Land cover of the BOREAS region from AVHRR and LANDSAT data, Can. J. Remote Sens. 23, 163-175.

Li, Z., and L. Moreau, 1996: A new approach for remote sensing of canopy absorbed photosynthetically active radiation, I: Total surface absorption, Remote Sens. Environ., 55, 175-191.

Moreau, L., and Z. Li, 1996: A new approach for remote sensing of canopy absorbed photosynthetically active radiation, II: Proportion of canopy absorption, Remote Sens. Environ., 55, 192-204.

Scene ID, BRDF and NB-BB Corrections (8)

Luo, Y., A. P. Trishchenko, R. Latifovic, and Z. Li, 2005: Surface bidirectional reflectance and albedo properties derived using a land cover based approach with Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer observations, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D01106, doi:10.1029/2004JD004741.

Chang, F.-L., Z. Li, and A. Trishchenko, 2000: The dependence of TOA anisotropic reflection on cloud properties inferred from ScaRaB satellite data, J. Appl. Meteor., 39, 2480-2493.

Li, Z., and A. Trishchenko, 1999: A study towards an improved understanding of the relationship between visible and shortwave measurements, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech. 16, 347-360.

Li, Z., L. Moreau, J. Cihlar, and D.W. Deering, 1997: An evaluation of kernel-driven bidirectional models using PARABOLA measurements, Can. J. Remote Sens. 23, 120-130.

Li, Z., 1996: On the angular correction of satellite radiation measurements: The performance of ERBE angular dependence model in the Arctic, J. Theor. Appl. Climat., 54, 235-248.

Li, Z., J. Cihlar, X. Zhang, L. Moreau, and L. Hung, 1996: The bidirectional effects of AVHRR measurements over boreal regions, IEEE Tran. Geosci. Remote Sen., 34, 1308-1322.

Wu, A., Z. Li and J. Cihlar, 1995: Effects of land cover type and greenness on AVHRR bidirectional reflectances: Analysis and removal, J. Geophys. Res., 100, D5, doi:10.1029/95JD00512100.

Li, Z., and H.G. Leighton, 1992: Narrowband to broadband conversion with spatially autocorrelated reflectance measurements, J. Appl. Meteor., 31, 421-432.

Sensor Calibration (7)

Liu, J.J., Z. Li, Y.L. Qiao, Y.J. Liu, and Y.X. Zhang, 2004: A new method for cross-calibration of two satellite sensors, Int. J. Remote Sens., 25, 5267-5281.

Trishchenko, A.P., J. Cihlar, and Z. Li, 2002: Effects of spectral response function on surface reflectance and NDVI measured with moderate resolution satellite sensors, Remote Sens. Environ., 81, 1-18.

Trishchenko, A.P., G. Fedosejevs, Z. Li, and J. Cihlar, 2002: Trends and uncertainties in thermal calibration of AVHRR radiometers onboard NOAA-6 to NOAA-16, J. Geophys. Res., 107(D24), doi: 10.1029/2002JD002353.

Trishchenko A., and Z. Li, 2001: A method for the correction of AVHRR onboard IR calibration in the event of short-term radiative contamination, Int. J. Remote Sens., 22, 3619-3624.

Cihlar, J., L. Tcherednichenko, R. Latifovic, Z. Li, and J. M. Chen, 2001: Impact of variable atmospheric water vapour content on AVHRR data corrections over land, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 39, 173-180.

Cihlar, J., R. Latifovic, J. Chen and Z. Li, 1999: Testing near real-time detection of contaminated pixels in AVHRR composites, Can. J. Remote Sens., 25, 160-170.

Trishchenko A., and Z. Li, 1998: Use of ScaRaB measurements for validating a GOES-based TOA radiation product, J. Appl. Meteor., 37, 591-605.

Miscellaneous (11)

Pankine, A., Z. Li, Wiscombe, W., A. Pankine, and K. Nock, 2009: Stratospheric satellites for earth observations, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1175/2009BAMS2624.1.

Li, Z. et al., 2007: The rapid growth of publications by atmospheric and oceanic scientists of Chinese origin, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi: 10.1175/BAMS-88-6-846.

Li, Z., X. Yu, Y. Kaufman, 2000: On the new generation of earth observation system, Science (China), 52, No. 4, 9-12.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1990: Numerical simulations of surface radiation field in a hilly country, Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 4, 81-91.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1989: Distribution and calculation of the solar diffuse radiation incident on slopes, Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 3, 490-497.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1989: A numerical model for hilly-land global radiation, Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 3, 661-668.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1988: A computer model for calculating the duration of sunshine in mountainous areas, Chinese Science Bulletin, 33, 1624-1627.

Li, Z. and D. Weng, 1987: A model to determine topographic parameters, Acta Geographica Sinica, 42, 269-278.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1987: A parameterization model for calculating diffuse radiation over rugged terrain, Journal of Meteorology, 10, 139-151.

Li, Z., and D. Weng, 1987: Simulations of the reflected radiation from the surrounding terrains, Geographic Research, 6, 42-49.

Weng, D., X. Fang and Z. Li, 1985: A preliminary study on the vertical decreasing of water vapour, Journal of Meteorology, 8, 152-160.