• Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang and Qihao Weng. Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas. ISBN 9781482254839. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. September 1, 2015.


Refereed Journal Papers (* Corresponding author)

  1. Hongsheg Zhang *, Ting Wang, Yuhan Zhang, Yiru Dai, Jiangjie Jia, Chang Yu, Gang Li, Yinyi Lin, Hui Lin, Yang Cao. Quantifying short-term urban land cover change with time series Landsat data: a comparison of four different cities. Sensors. 2018, 18 (12), 4319; doi: 10.3390/s18124319. PDF
  2. Luoma WAN, Hongsheng ZHANG*, Guanghui LIN, Hui LIN. A Small-patched Convolutional Neural Network for Mangrove Mapping at Species Level Using High Resolution Remote Sensing Image. Annals of GIS. 2018, accepted.
  3. Jian Xu, Chaoyang Fang, Dan Gao, Hongsheng Zhang, Chen Gao, Zhichao Xu, Yeqiao Wang. Optical Models for Remote Sensing of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) Absorption in Poyang Lake. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 2018, accepted for publication.
  4. Mingfeng Liu, Hongsheng Zhang*, Guanghui Lin, Hui Lin and Danling Tang. Zonation and directional dynamics of mangrove forests derived from time-series satellite imagery in Mai Po, Hong Kong. Sustainability. 2018, 10(6), 1913; doi: 10.3390/su10061913.
  5. Hongsheng Zhang, Ting Wang, Mingfeng Liu, Mingming Jia, Hui Lin*, LM Chu and Adam Thomas Devlin. Potential of Combining Optical and Dual Polarimetric SAR Data for Improving Mangrove Species Discrimination Using Rotation Forest. Remote Sensing. 2018, 10(3), 467; doi: 10.3390/rs10030467
  6. Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin*, Yunpeng Wang. A New Scheme for Urban Impervious Surface Classification from SAR Images. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 2018, Vol. 139, Pages 103–118. PDF
  7. Hongsheng Zhang, Jiang Li, Ting Wang, Hui Lin*, Zezhong Zheng, Yu Li, Yufeng Lu. A manifold learning approach to urban land cover classification with optical and radar data. Landscape and Urban Planning. 2018, Vol. 172, Pages 11-24.
  8. Hongsheng Zhang*, Ru Xu. Exploring the optimal integration levels between SAR and optical data for better urban land cover mapping in the Pearl River Delta. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 2018, Vol. 64, Pages 87-95.
  9. Yuanzhi Zhang, Martti Hallikainen, Hongsheng Zhang, Hongtao Duan, Yu Li, X. San Liang. Chlorophyll-a estimation in turbid waters using combined SAR data with hyperspectral reflectance data: A case study in Lake Taihu, China. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 2017, accepted for publication.
  10. Ting Wang, Hongsheng Zhang*, Hui Lin and Xiuping Jia. A Sparse Representation Method for a Priori Target Signature Optimization in Hyperspectral Target Detection. IEEE Access. 2017, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2773662, in press.
  11. Ru Xu, Hongsheng Zhang*, Hui Lin. Annual Dynamics of Impervious Surfaces at City Level of Pearl River Delta Metropolitan. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 2018, 39(11), Pages 3537-3555..
  12. Luoma Wan, Hongsheng Zhang*, Ting Wang, Gang Li, Hui Lin. Mangrove species discrimination from very high resolution imagery using Gaussian Markov Random Field model. Wetlands. 2018, 38(5): 861–874, doi: 10.1007/s13157-017-0925-1.
  13. Ru Xu, Hongsheng Zhang*, Hui Lin. Urban Impervious Surfaces Estimation from Optical and SAR Imagery: A Comprehensive Comparison. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 2017, Vol. PP, No 99, Pages 1-12.
  14. Li Zhang*, Hui Lin, Mazlan bin Hashim, Dewayany Sutrisno, Myint Myint Khaing, Mohamad S. Hossain, Zin Mar Lwin, Hongsheng Zhang, Lanwei Zhu. Space observation of the coastal resources and environment along the Maritime Silk Road. Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences. 2017. Vol 32, Page 26-33.
  15. Ru Xu, Hongsheng Zhang*, Ting Wang, Hui Lin. Using Pan-sharpened High Resolution Satellite Data to Improve Impervious Surfaces Estimation. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 2017, Vol. 57, Page 177-189.
  16. Chanika Sukawattanavijit, Jie Chen, Hongsheng Zhang. GA-SVM Algorithm for Improving Land Cover Classifications Using SAR and Optical Remote Sensing Data. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 2017. Vol. PP, No 99, Pages 1-5.
  17. Hongsheng Zhang*, Gang Li and Hui Lin. An Automatic Co-registration Approach for Optical and SAR Data in Urban Areas. Annals of GIS, 2016, Vol. 22, No. 3, Page 235-243
  18. Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin*, Yu Li, Yuanzhi Zhang and Chaoyang Fang. Mapping urban impervious surface with dual-polarimetric SAR data: An improved method. Landscape and Urban Planning. 2016, Vol. 151, Pages 55–63
  19. Ting Wang, Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin and Chaoyang Fang*. Textural-Spectral Feature Based Species Classification of Mangroves in Mai Po Nature Reserve from WorldView-3 Imagery. Remote Sensing, 2016, 8, 24. doi:10.3390/rs8010024
  20. Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin* and Yu Li. Impacts of Feature Normalization on Optical and SAR Data Fusion for Land Use/Land Cover Classification. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2015, vol. 12(5), pp. 1061-1065
  21. Yuanzhi Zhang, Hongsheng Zhang* and Hui Lin. Improving the Impervious Surfaces Estimation with Combined Use of Optical and SAR Remote Sensing Images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 2014. vol. 141, pp. 155-167
  22. Hongsheng Zhang, Yuanzhi Zhang* and Hui Lin. Seasonal Effects of Impervious Surface Estimation in Subtropical Monsoon Regions. International Journal of Digital Earth, 2014, vol. 7(9), pp. 746-760
  23. Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin*, Yan Li, and Yuanzhi Zhang. Feature Extraction for High-resolution Imagery Based on Human Visual Perception, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2013, vol. 34, issue 4, pp. 1146-1163
  24. Hongsheng Zhang, Yuanzhi Zhang* and Hui Lin. A Comparison Study of Impervious Surfaces Estimation using optical and SAR remote sensing images, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 2012, vol. 18, pp. 148-156
  25. Yu Li, Yuanzhi Zhang, Jie Chen and Hongsheng Zhang. Improved Compact Polarimetric SAR Quad-Pol Reconstruction Algorithm for Oil Spill Detection. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2014, vol. 11(6), pp. 1139-1142
  26. Hongsheng Zhang, Yuanzhi Zhang* and Hui Lin. Evaluation of the potential of ASAR data to estimate impervious surface area. Annals of GIS, 2012, vol. 18, issue 4, pp. 289-298
  27. Hongsheng Zhang, Yan Li* and Zhaoping Yin. An approach on Interactive Allocated the Map Symbol System for SVG WebGIS. Science of Surveying and Mapping. 2012, 37(6): 130-132.
  28. Hongsheng Zhang, Yan Li* and Yang Cao. A Curve Partition Based Watermarking Algorithm for Vector Graphics. Journal of Image and Graphics. 2009, 14(8):1516-1522.


  • Hongsheng Zhang and Yan Li. A Curve Partition Based Watermarking Algorithm for Vector maps. ZL200810026405.7 (Chinese patent)

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