Prof. Zhou Qiming (周啟鳴教授)

Director of the Centre for Geo-computation Studies
Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Social Science
Ph.D. New South Wales (Australia)

Office: AAB 1225
Tel: (852) 3411 5048
Fax: (852) 3411 5990

ORCID: 0000-0003-0934-0602

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Ph.D., University of New South Wales, Australia
B.Sc., Beijing Normal University, Peoples Republic of China


Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation


Change detection and land cover modelling with remote sensing
Digital terrain analysis and hydrological modeling
Spatial decision support systems
GIS and remote sensing applications


2009, Investigations on issues and methods of multi-scale digital terrain analysis (PI), GRF, $358,000

2011, The investigation on the ground validation and accuracy analysis for remote sensing survey in Central Asia (2010DFA92720-24) (PI), Research team, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences International Science and Technology Collaboration Project China, $3,840,000

2011, Multi-scale DEM terrain feature extraction and scaleadaptive transformation (41171347) (Co-I) Chen, Y. (PI), Wuhan University, NSF China, $720,000

2013, Investigation of the scale-adaptive digital terrain analysis method for rainfall-runoff process modelling in the aridzone of China (PI), Chen, X., Chinese Academy of Sciences, GRF, $592,987

2014, Investigation of high-performance digital terrain analysis and landslide susceptibility 《高性能数字地形分析与滑坡敏感性研究》(41471340) (PI), NSFC, $1,125,000


Sun, B. and Zhou, Q., 2016, Expressing the spatio-temporal pattern of farmland change using landscape metrics, Journal of Arid Environments, 124(1): 118-127, 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.08.007. [SCI]

Huang, J., Zhou, Q. and Wang, F., 2015, Mapping the landslide susceptibility in Lantau Island, Hong Kong by frequency ratio and logistic regression model, Annals of GIS, 21(3): 191-208, doi:10.1080/19475683.2014.992373.

Liu, J., Huang, J., Liu, S., Li, H., Zhou, Q. and Liu, J., 2015, Human visual system consistent quality assessment for remote sensing image fusion, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 105: 79–90. [SCI]

Chen, Y., Zhou, Q., Li, S., Meng, F., Bi, X., Wilson, J.P., Xing, Z., Qi, J., Li, Q., Zhang, C., 2014, The simulation of surface flow dynamics using a flow path network model, International Journal of Geographical Information Sciences, 28(11): 2242–2260, doi:10.1080/13658816.2014.917312. [SCI]

Zhou, X., Liu, J., Liu, S., Cao, L., Zhou, Q., Huang, H., 2014, A GIHS-based spectral preservation fusion method for remote sensing images using edge restored spectral modulation, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 88(2014): 16-27, doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2013.11.011. [SCI]

Zhang, Y.L., Han, B.P., Yan, B., Zhou, Q.M. and Liang, Y., 2014, Genotoxicity of disinfection byproducts (DBPS) upon chlorination of nine different freshwater algal species at variable reaction time, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, 63(1): 12-20, doi:10.2166/aqua.2013.107. [SCI]

Chen, X., Zhang, Y., Zhou, X., Ichimura, S., Tong, G., Zhou, Q., Chen, X., Wang, W., Liang, Y., 2014, Application of a novel semiconductor catalyst, CT, in degradation of aromatic pollutants in wastewater: phenol and catechol, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2014, Article ID 524141, doi:10.1155/2014/524141. [SCI]

Li, C., Zhao, Z., Luo, J., Yin, L. and Zhou, Q., 2014, A spatial-temporal analysis of users’ geographical patterns in social media: a case study on microblogs, in Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, 21 – 24 April, Bali, Indonesia, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8505: 296-307. [EI]

Zhou, Q. and Sun, B., 2013, Reliability of remote sensing long-term snow depth data sets over the western aridzone of China, Remote Sensing Letters, 4(11): 1039–1048, doi:10.1080/2150704X.2013.832841. [SCI]

Zhou, Q. and Zhu, A-X., 2013, The recent advancement in digital terrain analysis and modelling, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27(7): 1269–1271, doi:10.1080/13658816.2013.794281. [SCI]

Chen, Y. and Zhou, Q., 2013, A scale-adaptive DEM for multi-scale terrain analysis, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27(7): 1329–1348, doi:10.1080/13658816.2012.739690. [SCI]

Huang, J. and Zhou, Q., 2013. Utilizing cloud-computation to analyze the causative factors of rainfall-induced landslide, in: F. Bian, Y. Xie, X., Cui, Y., Zeng (Eds.), Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem, Communication in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 399, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 232-239. [EI]

Chen, Y., Wilson, J.P., Zhu, Q., Zhou, Q., 2012, Comparison of drainage-constrained methods for DEM generalization, Computers and Geosciences, 48: 41-49, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2012.05.002. [SCI]

Hou, Q. and Zhou, Q., 2012, Spatio-temporal relationships between urban growth and economic development: a case study of the Pearl River Delta of China, Asian Geographer, 29(1): 57-69, doi:10.1080/10225706.2012.691242.

Yang, Y., Zhou, Q., Gong, J., Wang, Y., 2012, An integrated spatio-temporal classification method for urban fringe change detection analysis, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(8): 2516-2531, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2011.616551. [SCI]

Zhou, Q. and Chen, Y., 2011, Generalisation of DEM for terrain analysis using a compound method, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 66(1): 38-45, doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2010.08.005. [SCI]

Zhou, Q., Pilesjö, P. and Chen, Y., 2011a, Estimating surface flow paths on a digital elevation model using a triangular facet network, Water Resources Research, 47, W07522, doi:10.1029/2010WR009961. [SCI]

Zhou, Q., Li, B. and Chen, Y., 2011b, Remote sensing change detection and process analysis of long-term land use change and human impacts, AMBIO, 40(7): 807-818, doi: 10.1007/s13280-011-0157-1. [SCI]

Zhou, Q. and Sun, B., 2010, Analysis of spatio-temporal pattern and driving force of land cover change using multi-temporal remote sensing images, Science China Technological Sciences, 53(S1): 111-119. [SCI]

Yang, Y., Zhou, Q., Gong, J. and Wang, Y., 2010, Gradient analysis of landscape spatial and temporal pattern changes in Beijing metropolitan area, Science China Technological Sciences, 53(S1): 91-98. [SCI]

Li, B. and Zhou, Q., 2009a. Accuracy assessment on multi-temporal land cover change detection using a trajectory error matrix, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(5): 1283-1296. [SCI]

Li, B. and Zhou, Q., 2009b. Spatial pattern of land cover change in China’s semiarid environment, Journal of Arid Land, 1(1): 16-25. [SCI]