State University of New York
Liming Zhou is an Associate Professor with the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at University at Albany, State University of New York. He has a strong publication record in the fields of land-surface remote sensing, land-atmosphere/climate interactions, and land surface/climate modeling (e.g., author or coauthor of 3 book chapters including the IPCC AR4 Report and ~80 peer-reviewed papers in journals including Nature). His peer-refereed publications since 2000 have a total citation of >9500 times (h-index: 36) according to Google Scholar and >5500 times (h-index: 33) according to Web of Science as of March 16, 2017. Prof. Zhou has been active in professional service activities as a NSF program director (2008-2011) and as a reviewer for major highly regarded geophysical journals including Nature and for NSF and NASA proposals. Before coming to US, he was a weather forecaster (1994-1998) at National Meteorological Center in China.
Land-atmosphere/climate interaction, land-surface remote sensing, remote sensing of vegetation dynamics, land-surface modeling, climate modeling, and applications of various remote sensed products in weather, climate, and environmental sciences