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Huang, X., Xu, Y., Liu, R., Wang, S., Wang, S., Zhang, M., Kang, Y., Gao, S., Zhao, B., Li, Z. (2022). Exploring home-dwelling time patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic via Bayesian inference: policy compliance, spatial disparity, and exposed inequity. Transactions in GIS. doi: 10.1111/TGIS.12918.

Huang, X., Hu, T., Wang, S., Hohl, A., Li, Z., Ye, X., Zhang, M., & Bao, S. (2022). Social media mining under the COVID-19 context: current progress, available sources, challenges, and our paths forward, International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102967.

Huang, X., Zhao, Y., Wang, S., Li, X., Yang, D., Feng, Y., Zhu, L., & Chen, B. (2022). Unfolding community homophily in US metropolitans via human mobility. Cities, 129, 103929.

Huang, X., Martin, Y., Wang, S., Zhang, M., Ge, Y., & Li, Z. (2022). The promise of excess mobility analysis: measuring episodic-mobility with geotagged social media data. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. doi:  10.1080/15230406.2021.2023366.

Huang, X., Bao, X., Li, Z., Zhang, S., & Zhao, B. (2022). Black businesses matter: A longitudinal study of black-owned restaurants in the COVID-19 pandemic using geospatial big data. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, doi: 10.1080/24694452.2022.2095971.

Orire, A. M., Huang, X., Oloyede, O. I., Ayo, B., Raheem, W. A., & Chukwu, M. (2022). Spatio-temporal change detection of built-up areas in ilorin metropolis and implications for green space conservation. Papers in Applied Geography. doi: 10.1080/23754931.2022.2062574.

Wu, W., Huang, X., Shao, Z., Teng, J., Li, D. (2022). SAR-DRDNet: A SAR Image Despeckling Network with Detail Recovery. Neurocomputing, doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2022.04.066.

Feng, Y., Huang, X., Sester, M. (2022). Extraction and analysis of natural disaster-related VGI from social media: review, opportunities, and challenges, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, doi: 10.1080/13658816.2022.2048835.

Wang, S., Huang, X. †, Hu, T., Corcoran, J., Zhang, M., Li, Z., Ning, H, Khan, A., & Liu, Y† (2022). The times they are changing: tracking the shifts in mental health signals in Australia before, during and post the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Global Health. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007081.

Han, Y., Huang, X., Ye, X., & Dadashova, B. (2022). Adaptation planning and hazard mitigation for interdependent infrastructure systems to enhance urban resilience under climate change. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, doi: 10.15302/J-LAF-1-030031.

Li, X., Huang, X., Li, D., & Yang, X. (2022). Aggravated social segregation during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from crowdsourced mobility data in twelve most populated metropolitan areas. Sustainable Cities and Society, doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2022.103869.

Orire, M., Huang, X., Oloyede, O., Ayo, B., Raheem, A. & Chukwu, M. (2022). Spatiotemporal change detection of built-up areas in Ilorin metropolis and implications for green space conservation, Papers in Applied Geography, doi: 10.1080/23754931.2022.2062574.

Wu, W., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Teng, J., Guo, S., & Li, D. (2022). Quantifying the sensitivity of SAR and optical images three-level fusions in land cover classification to registration errors. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102868.

Ding, Q., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Altan, O. & Hu, B. (2022). Time-series land cover mapping and urban expansion analysis using OpenStreetMap data and remote sensing big data: A case study of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, China. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.103001.

Wang, S., Zhang, M., Huang, X., Hu, T., Sun, Q. C., Corcoran, J., & Liu, Y. (2022). Urban–rural disparity of social vulnerability to natural hazards in Australia. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-15.

Gu, Y., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Fu, Y., Gao, J., & Fan, Y. (2022). Assessing the Impact of Land Use Changes on Net Primary Productivity in Wuhan, China. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 88(3), 189-197.

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., Zhang, R., & Li, Y. (2022). From Artifact Removal to Super-Resolution. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2022.3196709.

Gu, Y., Shao, Z., Huang, X., & Cai, B. (2022). GDP Forecasting Model for China’s Provinces Using Nighttime Light Remote Sensing Data, Remote Sensing, doi: 10.3390/rs14153671.

Wang, S., Zhang, M., Huang, X., Hu, T., Li, Z., Sun, Q., & Liu, Y. (2022). Urban-regional disparities in mental health signals in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic: a study via Twitter data and machine learning models, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, doi:10.1093/cjres/rsac025.

Liu, Z., Liu, J., Huang, X., Chen, B. (2022). Measuring Chinese cities’ economic development with mobile application usage. Journal of Geographical Sciences (accepted).

Zhuang, Q., Wu, S., Huang, X., Kong, L., Yan, Y., Xiao, H., ... & Cai, P. (2022). Monitoring the impacts of cultivated land quality on crop production capacity in arid regions. CATENA, 214, 106263.

Li, X., Yu, S., Huang, X., Dadashova, B., Cui, W., & Zhang, Z. (2022). Do underserved and socially vulnerable communities observe more crashes? A spatial examination of social vulnerability and crash risks in Texas. Accident, Analysis and Prevention. Doi:10.1016/j.aap.2022.106721.

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., Zhang, R., & Cheng, G. (2022). Pan-Sharpening via Deep Locally Linear Embedding Residual Network. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 60, 1-13.

Shao. Z., Ding, Q., Huang, X., & Altan Orhan. (2022). Improving urban land cover mapping with the fusion of optical and SAR data based on feature selection strategy. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. doi:10.14358/PERS.21-00030R2.
Zhang, R., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Wang, J., Wang, Y., & Li, D. (2022). Adaptive Dense Pyramid Network for Object Detection in UAV Imagery. Neurocomputing. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2022.03.033.

Feng, X., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Hu, L., Lv, X., Zhuang, Q. (2022). Integrating Zhuhai-1 Hyperspectral Imagery with Sentinel-2 Multispectral Imagery to Improve High-Resolution Impervious Surface Area Mapping. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2022.3157755.

Wang, X., Shao, Z., Huang, X., & Li, D. (2022). Spatiotemporal Temperature Fusion Based on a Deep Convolutional Network. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 88(2), 93-101.

Fu, H., Shao, Z., Cheng, T., Huang, X., & Peng, F. (2022). Combining ATC and 3D-CNN for reconstructing spatially and temporally continuous land surface temperature. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102733.

Wu, W., Shao, Z., Teng, J., Huang, X., Zhao, X., & Guo, S. (2022). Urban Impervious Surface Extraction Using Seasonal Time Series SAR Images, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2022.3193137.

Pan, J., Cui, W., An, X., Huang, X., Zhang, H., Zhang, S., Zhang, R., Li, X., Cheng, W., and Hu, Y. (2022). MapsNet: Multi-attention mechanism feature constrained pixel-shuffle image fusion network for change detection in high resolution satellite image. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102676.

Zou, S., Zhang, L., Huang, X., Osei, F, & Ou, G. (2022). Early ecological security warning of cultivated lands using RF-MLP integration model: a case study on China’s main grain-producing areas. Ecological Indicators, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind/2022.109059.

Zhuang, Q., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Cai, B., Altan, O. (2022) Unequal weakening of urbanization and soil salinization on vegetation production capacity. Geoderma, doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2022.115712.

Shao, Z., Zhang, Y., Zhang, C., & Huang, X. (2022). Mapping impervious surfaces with hierarchical spectral mixture analysis incorporating endmember spatial distribution. Geo-spatial Information Science. doi: 10.1080/10095020.2022.2028535.

Zhou, L., Shao, Z., Wang, S., & Huang, X. (2022). Deep learning-based local climate zone classification using Sentinel-1 SAR and Sentinel-2 multispectral imagery. Geo-spatial Information Science. doi: 10.1080/10095020.2022.2030654.

Zhang, H., Shao, Z., Sun, J., Huang, X., & Yang, J. (2022). An Extended Watershed-Based AHP Model for Flood Hazard Estimation: Constraining Runoff Converging Indicators via MFD-Derived Sub-Watershed by Maximum Zonal Statistical Method. Remote Sensing, 14(10), 2465.

Zhang, H., Shao, Z., Wu, W., Huang, X., Sun, J., Zhao, J., & Fan, Y. (2022). Comparing the Sensitivity of Pixel-Based and Sub-Watershed-Based Analytic Hierarchy Process to Weighting Criteria for Flood Hazard Estimation. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, doi: 10.14358/PERS.21-00087R2.

Cai, B., Shao, Z., Fang, S., Huang, X., Tang, Y., Zheng, M., & Zhang, H. The evolution of urban agglomerations in China and how it deviates from Zipf’s law. Geo-spatial Information Science (Accepted).

Ren, M., Park, S., Xu, Y., Huang, X., Zou, L., Wong, M., & Koh, S. (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on travel patterns: a case study of domestic inbound travelers in Jeju, Korea. Tourism Management, doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2022.104533.

Cheng, G., Shao, Z., Wang, J., Huang, X., & Dang, C. (2022). Dual-branch Multi-level Feature Aggregation Network for Pansharpening, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica (Accepted).

Cai, B., Shao, Z., Fang, S., & Huang, X. (2022). Quantifying dynamic coupling coordination degree of human-environmental interactions during urban-rural transitions of China, Land, doi: 10.3390/land11060935.

Johnson, I., Sharman, G., Szymanski, E., & Huang, X. (2022). Machine learning applied to a modern-Pleistocene petrographic dataset: The global prediction of sand modal composition (GloPrSM) model, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi: 0.1029/2022JF006595.

Li, H., Mao, D., Li, X., Wang, Z., Jia, M., Huang, X., & Xiang, H. (2022). Understanding the contrasting effects of policy-driven ecosystem conservation projects in northeastern China. Ecological Indicators, 135, 108578.

Ning, H., Li, Z., Wang, C., Hodgson, M., Huang, X., & Li, X. (2022). Converting street view images to land cover maps for metric mapping: a case study on sidewalk network extraction for wheelchair users. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. doi: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2022.101808.

Faisal, A. A., Kafy, A. A., Fattah, A., Jahir, A., Md, D., Al Rakib, A., ... & Huang, X. (2022). Assessment of temporal shifting of PM2. 5, lockdown effect, and influences of seasonal meteorological factors over the fastest-growing megacity, Dhaka. Spatial Information Research. doi: 10.1007/s41324-022-00441-w.

Huang, X.†, Zhu, D., Zhang, F., Liu, T., Li, X., & Zou, L (2021). Sensing population distribution from satellite imagery via deep learning: model selection, neighboring effect, and systematic biases. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3076630.

Huang, X.†, Lu, J., Gao, S., Wang, S., Liu, Z., & Han, X. (2021). Staying at home is a privilege: evidence from fine-grained mobile phone location data in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Annals of American Association of Geographers. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2021.1904819.

Huang, X.†, Li, Z., Jiang, Y., Ye, X., Deng, C. Zhang, J., & Li, X. (2021). The Characteristics of multi-source mobility datasets and how they reveal the luxury nature of social distancing in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Digital Earth. doi:10.1080/17538947.2021.1886358.

Li, Z., Huang, X., Ye, X., Jiang, Y., Yago, M., & Hodgson, M. (2021). Measuring global multi-scale place connectivity using geotagged social media data. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-94300-7.

Li, Z., Huang, X., Hu, T., Ning, H., Ye, X., Huang, B., & Li, X. ODT FLOW: Extracting, Analyzing, and Sharing Multi-source Multi-scale Human mobility. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255259.

Xu, D., Huang, X., & Li, Z. Multi-Exit Evacuation Simulation based on Deep Reinforcement Learning. (2021). Transactions in GIS. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12738.

Jiang, Y., Huang, X., Li, Z. (2021). Spatiotemporal patterns of human mobility and its association with land use types during the COVID-19 in New York City using Twitter data. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. doi: 10.3390/ijgi10050344.

Wang, P., Huang, X., Mango, J., Zhang, D., Xu, D., & Li, X. (2021). A hybrid population distribution prediction approach integrating LSTM and CA models with micro spatiotemporal granularity: a case study of Chongming District, Shanghai. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. doi: 10.3390/ijgi10080544.

Shao, Z., Tang, Y., Huang, X., & Li, D. (2021). Monitoring Work Resumption of Wuhan in the COVID-19 Epidemic Using Daily Nighttime Light. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 87(3), 195-204.

Peng, S., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Zhu, Y., Zhang, R., & Zha, J. (2021). BiCSNet: A Novel Bidirectional Cross-Scale Backbone for Recognition and Localization. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2021.3138743.

Li, Y., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Peng, S., & Cai, B. (2021). Meta-FSEO: a meta-learning fast adaptation with self-supervised embedding optimization for few-shot remote sensing scene classification. Remote Sensing, 13(14), 2776.

Ding, Q., Shao, Z., Huang, X., & Altan, O. (2021). DSA-Net: A novel deeply supervised attention-guided network for building change detection in high-resolution remote sensing images, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2021.102591.

Lv, X., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Zhou, W., Ming, D., Wang, J., & Tong C. (2021). BTS: a binary tree sampling strategy for object identification based on deep learning. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2021.1980883.

Zhang, S., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Bai, L., & Wang, J. (2021). An internal-external optimized convolutional neural network for arbitrary oriented object detection from optical remote sensing images. Geo-spatial Information Science. doi: 10.1080/10095020.2021.1972772.

Dang, C., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Qian, J., Cheng, G., Ding, Q., & Fan, Y. (2021) Assessment of impact of increasing temperature and decreasing soil moisture on global ecosystem productivity using solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.16043

Ding, Q., Shao, Z., Huang, X., & Altan, O. (2021). Monitoring, analyzing, and predicting urban surface subsidence: a case study of Wuhan City, China. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation,

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., & Zhang, R. (2021). A dual-path fusion network for pan-sharpening. IEEE Transactions on Geoscienes and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2021.3090585.

Hu, B., Xu, Y., Huang, X., Cheng, Q., Ding, Q., & Li, Y. (2021). Improving urban land cover classification with combined use of Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-1 data. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information. doi: 10.3390/ijgi10080533.


Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., Zhang, R., & Ma, J. (2021). Enhnaced image prior for unsupervised remote sensing super-resolution. Neural Networks, doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2021.06.005.

Li, X., Ning, H., Huang, X., Dadashova, B., Kang, Y., & Ma, A. (2021). Intersection Audit: An Effective Protocol to Identify Signalized Intersections by Mining Street View Images, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, doi: 10.1080/15230406.2021.1992299.

Tang, Y., Shao, Z., Huang, X., & Cai, B. (2021). Mapping Impervious Surface Areas using Time-series Nighttime Light Data and MODIS Products. Remote Sensing, 13(10). doi: 10.3390/rs13101900.

Wang, Z., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Wang, J., & Lu, T. (2021). Spatial-spectral cross attention network for hyperspectral image denoising. SSCAN: A Spatial-Spectral Cross Attention Network for Hyperspectral Image Denoising. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2021.3112038.

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., Zhang, R., & Lv, X. (2021). Spatio-temporal pooling for action recognition in videos. Neurocomputing. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2021.04.071.

Li, C., Shao, Z., Zhang, L., Huang, X., & Zhang, M. (2021). A comparative analysis of index-based methods for impervious surface extraction using multi-seasonal Sentinel-2 satellite data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3067325.

Zhuang, Q., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Zhang, Y., Wu, W., Feng, X., Lv, X., Ding, Q., Cai, B., & Altan, O. (2021). Evolution of soil salinization under the background of landscape patterns in the irrigated northern slopes of Tianshan Mountains, Xinjiang, China. CATENA. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2021.105561.

Shao, Z., Zhou, Z., Huang, X., & Zhang, Y. (2021). MRENet: Simultaneous Extraction of Road Surface and Road Centerline in Complex Urban Scenes from Very High-Resolution Images. Remote Sensing, 13(2), 239. doi:10.3390/rs13020239.

Martin, Y., Li, Z., Ge, Y., & Huang, X. (2021). Towards real-time population estimates: introducing Twitter daily estimates of residents and non-residents at the county level. Social Sciences. doi:10.3390/socsci10060227.

Cai, B., Shao, Z., Fang, S., Huang, X., Huq, M., Tang, Y., Li, Y., Zhuang, Q. (2021). Finer-scale spatiotemporal coupling coordinate model between socioeconomic activity and eco-environment: a case study of Beijing, China. Ecological Indicators. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108165.

Li, X., Xu, H, Huang, X., Guo, C., Kang, Y., & Ye, X. (2021). Emerging Urban-Geo Data Sources to Reveal Human Mobility Dynamics During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges. Computational Urban Sciences. doi: 10.1007/s43762-021-00022-x.

Shao, Z., Cheng, G., Li, D., Huang, X., Lu, Z. & Liu, J. (2021). Spatio-temporal-spectral-angular observation model that integrates observations from UAV and mobile mapping vehicles for better urban mapping. Geo-spatial Information Science. doi: 10.1080/10095020.2021.1961567.

Liu, Z., Zhang, A., Yao, Y., Shi, W., Huang, X., & Shen, X. (2021). Analysis of the performance and robustness of methods to detect base locations of individuals with geo-tagged social media data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 35(3), 609-627.

Kupfer, J., Li, Z., Ning, H., & Huang, X. (2021). Using big data to track the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on national park visitation. International Journal of Geo-information. doi: 10.3390/su13169366.

Shao, Z., Wang, J., Lu, T., Zhang, R., Huang, X., & Lv, X. (2021). Internal and External Spatial-temporal Constraints for Person Reidentification. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. doi: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2021.103302.

Zhang, R., Newsam, S., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Wang, J. & Li, D. (2021). Multi­Scale Adversarial Network for Vehicle Detection in UAV Imagery. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.08.002.

Hu, T., Wang, S., Luo, W., Zhang, M., Huang, X., Yan, Y., Liu, R., Ly, K., Kacker, V., She, B., Li, Z. (2021). Revealing public opinion towards COVID-19 vaccines with Twitter data in the United States: a spatiotemporal perspective. Journal of Medical Internet Research. doi: 10.2196/30854.

Hu, T., Wang, S.*, She, B., Zhang, M., Huang, X.†, Cui, Y., Khuri, J., Hu, Y., Fu, X., Wang, X., Wang, P., Zhu, X., Bao, S., Guan, W., Li, Z. (2021). Human mobility data in the COVID-19 pandemic: characteristics, applications, and challenges. International Journal of Digital Earth, doi: 10.1080/17538947.2021.1952324.

Ning, H., Ye, X., Wang, S., Li, Z., Wang, W., & Huang, X. (2021). Exploring the vertical dimension of street view image based on deep learning: a case study on lowest floor elevation estimation. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2021.1981334.

Shao, Z., Feng, X., Bai, L., Jiao, H., Zhang, Y., Li, D., ... & Saleem, N. (2021). Monitoring and Predicting Desert Locust Plague Severity in Asia–Africa Using Multisource Remote Sensing Time-Series Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 14, 8638-8652.

Huang, X., Li, Z., Jiang, Y., Li, X., & Porter, D. (2020). Twitter reveals human mobility dynamics during the COVID-19 pandemic. PLOS ONE, 15(11), e0241957.

Huang, X.†, Li, Z., Lu, J., Wang, S., Wei, H., & Chen, B. (2020). Time-series clustering for home dwell time during COVID-19: what can we learn from it?. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9(11), 675.

Huang, X.†, & Wang, C. (2020). Estimates of exposure to the 100-year floods in the conterminous United States using national building footprints. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101731.

Huang, X., Wang, C., Li, Z., & Ning, H. (2020). A 100 m population grid in the CONUS by disaggregating census data with open-source Microsoft building footprints. Big Earth Data, 10.1080/20964471.2020.1776200.

Xu, D., Huang, X., Li, Z., & Li, X. (2020). Local Motion Simulation using Deep Reinforcement Learning, Transactions in GIS, doi: 10.1111/tgis.12620. 

Ning, H., Huang, X., Wang, C., & Li, Z. (2020). Detection new building construction in urban areas based on images of small unmanned aerial system. Papers in Applied Geography, doi: 10.1080/23754931.2019.1707108.

Zhang, R., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Wang, J., & Li, D. (2020). Object Detection in UAV Images via Global Density Fused Convolutional Network. Remote Sensing, 12(19), 3140.

Lu, J., Carbone, G. J., Huang, X., Lackstrom, K., & Gao, P. (2020). Mapping the sensitivity of agriculture to drought and estimating the effect of irrigation in the United States, 1950–2016. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 292, 108124.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C. Lu, J., & Ning, H. (2019). Understanding spatiotemporal development of human settlement in hurricane-prone areas on U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts using nighttime remote sensing, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, doi: 10.5194/nhess-19-2141-2019.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C. Li, Z., & Ning, H. (2019). Identifying disaster related social media for rapid response: a visual-textual fused CNN architecture. International Journal of Digital Earth, doi: 10.1080/17538947.2019.1633425.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C. Li, Z., & Ning, H. (2018). A visual-textual fused approach to automated tagging of flood-related tweets during a flood event. International Journal of Digital Earth, doi: 10.1080/17538947.2018.1523956.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C., & Li, Z. (2018). Reconstructing flood inundation probability by enhancing near real-time imagery with real-time gauges and tweets. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56(8), 4691-4701.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C., & Li, Z. (2018). A near real-time flood-mapping approach by integrating social media and post-event satellite imagery. Annals of GIS, 24(2), 113-123.

Wang, C., Li, Z., & Huang, X. (2018). Geospatial Assessment of Wetness Dynamics in the October 2015 SC Flood with Remote Sensing and Social Media. Southeastern Geographer, 58(2), 164-180.

Li, H., Wang, C., Huang, X., & Hug, A. (2018). Spatial Assessment of Water Quality with Urbanization in 2007–2015, Shanghai, China. Remote Sensing, 10(7), 1024.







Book Chapters (published: #5)

Huang, X., Zhang, R., Li, X., Dadashova, B., Zhu, L., Zhang, K., Li, Y., & Shen, B. “Health-based geographic information system for mapping and risk modeling of infectious diseases and COVID-19 to support spatial decision making”. In Translational Informatics -Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infections. Springer, Singapore, doi: 10.1007/978-981-16-8969-7_8.

Huang, X., Wang, S., & Li, X. “The inequities in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic”. In The Geographies of COVID019—Geospatial Stories of a Global Pandemic. Springer Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-11775-6_8.

Huang, X., Li, X., Yang, D., Zou, L. Challenges and opportunities of crowdsourcing geospatial data in Earth and human observations. In GeoInformatics for Geosciences Advanced Geospatial Analysis using RS, GIS & Soft Computing (In press)

Young, S. G., Datta, J., Kar, B., Huang, X., Williamson, M. D., Tullis, J. A. & Cothren, J. “Challenges and limitations of geospatial data and analyses in the context of COVID-19”. In Mapping COVID-19 in Space and Time (pp. 65-76). Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-72808-3_8.

Huang, X., Wang, C., Li, Z., & Ning, H. A visual–textual fused approach to automated tagging of flood-related tweets during a flood event. In Social Sensing and Big Data Computing for Disaster Management. Routledge, doi: 10.4324/9781003106494-4.





Proceedings (published: #5)

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T., Zhang, R. & Wang, Z. (2021). Unsupervised Remote Sensing Super-Resolution via Migration Image Prior. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2021. 10.1109/ICME51207.2021.9428093.

Wang, J., Shao, Z., Huang, X., Lu, T. & Zhang, R. (2021). Pan-sharpening via high-pass modification convolutional neural network. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) (In production).

Huang, X.†, Xu, D., Li, Z., & Wang, C. (2020). Translating multispectral imagery to nighttime imagery via conditional generative network. 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2020, pp. 6758-6761, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.9323669.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C., & Li, Z. (2019). Linking picture with text: tagging flood relevant tweets for rapid flood inundation mapping. Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association, 2, 45, doi: 10.5194/ica-proc-2-45-2019.

Huang, X.†, Wang, C, & Li, Z. (2019). High-Resolution Population Grid in the CONUS using Microsoft Building Footprints: A Feasibility Study. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGSPTIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities, doi: 10.1145/3356991.3365469.

Huang, X.†, & Wang, C. (2019). Human settlement dynamics in hurricane-prone zones of CONUS: view from nighttime remote sensing perspective. 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2019.8899106.





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Huang, X.† (2020). Remote Sensing and Social Sensing for Improved Flood Awareness and Exposure Analysis in the Big Data Era. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from

Huang, X.† (2019). The fusion of remote sensing and social sensing in rapid flood mapping: motivation, opportunities and challenges, U.S. National Report (U.S. National Committee for the International Cartographic Association):

Huang, X.† (2017). A Future Energy Harvesting Scenario for Georgia Tech Campus Using Photovoltaic Solar Panels and Piezoelectric Materials. MS-GIST Capstone Paper, Georgia Institute of Technology.