Jing Ming Chen , Professor

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Home Campus:
U of T St. George

PhD:
Reading University, UK (1986)

Other Degrees:
BSc Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, PR China (1982)

Honours & Awards:
Fellow of Royal Society of Canada
Senior Canada Research Chair

Contact Information:

Phone:    (416) 978-7085
Location: Room 5058, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George)
Email:     chenj@geog.utoronto.ca

Personal Website: http://faculty.geog.utoronto.ca/Chen/Chen%27s%20homepage/home.htm

Research Interests:

  • Remote sensing
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Biogeochemical Cycle Modelling
  • Hydrology
  • Micrometeorology

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles

  • Wu, C., D. Gaumont-Guay, T. A. Black, R.S. Jassal, S. Xu, J. M. Chen, A. Gonsamo, 2014. Soil respiration mapped by exclusively use of MODIS data for forest landscapes of Saskatchewan, Canada. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (in press).
  • Zheng, H., Y. Li, J. M. Chen, T. Wang, H. Qing, and S. Yao, 2014. Applying a dual optimization method to quantify carbon fluxes: recent progress in carbon flux inversion. Chinese Science Bulletin (in press).
  • Fan, W., J. M. Chen, W. Ju, and N. Nesbitt. 2014. Hybrid Geometric Optical-Radiative Transfer Model Suitable for Forests on Slopes. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (in press).
  • Wu, C.,  A. Gonsamo, C. M. Gough, J. M. Chen, and S. Xu. Modeling growing season phenology of North American forests using seasonal mean vegetation indices from MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 147, 79-88.
  • Gonsamo, A. and J.M. Chen, 2014.  Continuous observation of leaf area index at Fluxnet-Canada sites. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 189, 168-174.
  • Wu, C.,R. A. Hember, J. M. Chen, W. A. Kurz, D. T. Price, A. Gonsamo, and C. Boisvenue C. 2014. Accelerating forest growth enhancement due to climate and atmospheric changes in British Colombia, Canada over 1956-2001. Nature Scientific Report, 4: 4461-4465.  DOI: 10.1038/srep04461.
  • Yi, Q., G. Jiapaer, J. M. Chen, A. Bao, and F. Wang, 2014. Different units of measurement of carotenoids stimation in cotton using hyperspectral indices and partial least square regression. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 91: 72-84.
  • Zhang, H. K., J. M. Chen, B. Huang, H. Song, and Y. Li, 2014. Fusing Landsat and MODIS data for retrieving the seasonal variation of leaf area index at the Landsat resolution. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics of Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, 7: 950-960.
  • Fan, W., J. M. Chen, W. Ju, and G. Zhu. 2014. GOST: geometric optical model for sloping terrains. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52: 5469-5482 .
  • Wu, C., and J. M. Chen, 2014. Reconstruction of interannual variability of NEP using a process-based model (InTEC) with climate and atmospheric records at Fluxnet-Canada forest sites. International Journal of Climatology, 34: 1715-1722.
  • Simic, A., J. M. Chen, A. Dyk, and T. Han, 2014. Testing the top-down model inversion method of estimating leaf reflectance used to retrieve vegetation biochemical content within the empirical approach. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics of Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, 7: 92-104.
  • Croft, H., J. M. Chen, Y. Zhang, 2014. The applicability of empirical vegetation indices for determining leaf chlorophyll content over different leaf and canopy structures. Ecological Complexity, 17: 119-130..
  • Gonsamo, A., and J. M. Chen, 2014. Improved LAI algorithm implementation to MODIS data by incorporating background, topography and foliage clumping information. IEEE Transactionson Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52: 1076-1088.
  • Jiang, F., H. Wang, J. M. Chen, L. X. Zhou, W. Ju, A, Ding, L.X. Liu, W. Peters, 2013. Nested Atmospheric Inversion for the Terrestrial Carbon Sources and Sinks in China. Biogeosciences, 10, 5311- 5324,  doi:10.5194/bg-10-5311-2013
  • He, M. Z, W. M. Ju, Y. L. Zhou, J. M. Chen, H. L. He, S. Q. Wang, H. M. Wang, D. X. Guan, J. H. Yan,Y.
  • N. Li, Y. B. Hao, and F. H. Zhao. 2013. Development of a two-leaf light use efficiency model for improving the calculation of terrestrial gross primary productivity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 173: 28-39.
  • Deng, F.,  J. M. Chen, Y. Pan, R. Birdsey, W. Peters, and J. Xiao. 2013. Nested Inversion of the North America Carbon Flux with Forest Stand Age Constraint. Biogeosciences, 10 (8):5335-5348. doi:10.5194/bg-10-5335-2013
  • Gonsamo, A., J.M. Chen, C. Boisvenue, W. A. Kurz, D.T. Price, C. Wu, R.A. Hember & K. H. Chang, 2013. Improved assessment of gross and net primary productivity of Canada’s landmass. Journal of Geophysical Research. Biogeosciences, 118: 1546-1560.
  • Liu, M., H. Wang, H., T. Oda, Y. Zhao. X. Yang, R. Zang, B. Zang, J. Bi, and J. M. Chen. 2013. Refined estimate of China’s CO2 emissions in spatiotemporal distributions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13: 10873-10882.
  • Stoy, P. C., M. Dietze, A.D. Richardson, R. Vargas, A.G. Barr, R.S. Anderson, M.A. Arain, I.T. Baker, T.A. Black, J.M. Chen, R.B. Cook, C.M. Gough, R.F. Grant, D.Y. Hollinger, C. Izaurralde, C.J. Kucharik,P. Lafleur, B.E. Law, S. Liu, E. Lokupitiya, Y. Luo, J.W. Munger, C. Peng, B. Poulter, D.T. Price, D.M. Ricciuto, W.J. Riley, A.K. Sahoo, K. Schaefer, C.R. Schwalm, H. Tian, H. Verbeeck, and E. Weng. 2013. Evaluating the agreement between measurements and models of net ecosystem exchange at different times and time scales using wavelet coherence: An example using data from the North American Carbon Program Site-Level Interim Synthesis. Biogeosciences 10: 6983-6909. doi:10.5194/bg-10-6893-2013.
  • Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen, and C. Wu. 2013. Citizen Science: linking the recent rapid advances of plant flowering in Canada with climate variability. Nature Scientific Report, 3 : 2239, DOI: 10.1038/srep02239
  • Chen, J, M, Chen, X. F., and W. Ju. 2013. Effects of Vegetation Heterogeneity and Surface Topography on Spatial Scaling of Net Primary Productivity. Biogeosciences, 10, 4879–4896.
  • Yang,J., P. Gong, R.Fu, M. Zhang, J. M. Chen, S. Liang, B. Xu, J. Shi, and R. Dickinson, 2013. The role of satellite remote sensing in climate change studies. Nature Climate Change, 15 SEPTEMBER 2013 | DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1908.
  • Wang, Z. R. F Grant, A. Arain, P. Bernier, B. Chen, J. M. Chen, A. Govind, L. Guindon, W. A Kurz, C Peng, D. T. Price, G. Stinson; J. Sun, J. A. Trofymow, J. Yeluripati, 2013. Incorporating weather sensitivity in inventory-based estimates of boreal forest productivity: a meta-analysis of process model results. Ecological Modeling, 260(0): 25-35.
  • Wu, C., C. M. Gough, J. M. Chen, and A. Gonsamo, 2013. Evidence of autumn phenology control on annual net ecosystem productivity in two temperate deciduous forests. Ecological Engineering, 60, 88-95.
  • Fang, H., C. Jiang,,W.  Li, S. Wei, F. Baret, J. M. Chen, J. Garcia-Haro, S. Liang, R.  Liu, R. B. Myneni, B. Pinty, Z. Xiao, and Z Zhu, 2013. Characterization and intercomparison of global moderate resolution leaf area index (LAI) products: Analysis of climatologies and theoretical uncertainties. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeoscience, DOI:10.1002/jgrg.20051.
  • Croft, H, J. M. Chen, Y. Zhang, and A. Simic, 2013. Modelling leaf chlorophyll content in broadleaf and needle leaf canopies from ground, CASI, Landsat and MERIS reflectance data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113: 128-140
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, T. A. Black, D. T. Price, W. A. Kurz, A. R. Desai, A. Gonsamo, R. S. Jassal, C. M. Gough, G. Bohrer, D. Dragoni, M. Herbst, B Gielen, F. Berninger, T. Vesala, I. Mammarella, K. Pilegaard and P. D. Blanken, 2013. Interannual variability of net ecosystem productivity in forests is explained by carbon flux phenology in autumn. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22: 994-1006.
  • Vargas, R., O. Sonnentag, G. Abramowitz, A. Carrara, J. M. Chen, P. Ciais, A. Correia, T. Keenan, H. Kobayashi, J.-M. Ourcival, D. Papale, D., Pearson, J. Pereira, S. Piao, S. Rambal, and D. Baldocchi, 2013. Drought Influences the Accuracy of Simulated Ecosystem Fluxes: A Model-Data Meta-analysis for Mediterranean Oak Woodlands. Ecosystems, 1-16.
  • Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen and P. D’Odorico. 2013. Deriving land surface phenology indicators from CO2 eddy covariance measurements. Ecological Indicators 29: 203-207.
  • Zhang, C. H., W. M. Ju, J. M. Chen, M. Zan, D. Li, Y. Zhou, and X. Wang. 2013. Biotic driving forces for China’s forest biomass carbon sink based on seven inventories from 1973 to 2008. Climatic Change, 101: 33-51.
  • Houweling, S. et al. (J. M. Chen among 52 authors). 2013. Iconic CO2 time series at risk. Science, 337: 1038-1040,  DOI:10.1126/science.337.6098.1038-b
  • Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen, W. Kurz, D. Price and C. Wu. 2013. Land surface phenology index from optical satellite measurements and CO2 eddy flux observations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. VOL. 117, G03032, doi:10.1029/2012JG002070.
  • Wu, C., and J. M. Chen. 2013. Diverse responses of vegetation production to interannual summer drought in North America. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 21, 1-6.
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, A. R. Desai, P. M. Lafleur, S. B. Verma. 2013. Positive impacts of precipitation intensity on monthly CO2 fluxes in North America. Global and Planetary Change, 100: 204-214.
  • He M. Z, Y. L. Zhou, W. M. Ju, J. M. Chen, L. Zhang, S. Q. Wang, N. Saigusa, R. Hirata, S. Murayama, Y.B. Liu, 2012. Evaluation and improvement of MODIS gross primary productivity in typical forest ecosystems of East Asia based on eddy covariance measurements. Journal of Forest Research, DOI 10.1007/s10310-012-0369-7.
  • Liu, Y., R. Liu, J. M. Chen, 2012. Retrospective retrieval of long-term consistent global leaf area index (1981-2010) maps from combined AVHRR and MODIS data. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences,  VOL. 117, G04003, doi:10.1029/2012JG002084.
  • Wu, C. J. M. Chen, W. A. Kurz, D. T. Price, P. M. Lafleur, R. S. Jassal, D. Dragoni, G. Bohrer, C. M. Gough, S. B. Verma, A. E. Suyker, J. W. Munger. 2012. Interannual and spatial impacts of phonological transitions, growing season length and spring and autumn emperatures on carbon sequestration: A North America flux data synthesis. Global and Planetary Change, 92-92: 179-190.
  • Wu, C. and J. M. Chen. 2012. Deriving a new phenological indicator of interannual net carbon exchange in contrasting boreal deciduous and evergreen forests. Ecological Indicators, 24: 113-119.
  • Schaefer K., et al. (J. M. Chen among  51 authors). 2012. A model-data comparison of grass primary productivity: results from the North American Carbon Program site synthesis. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere. VOL. 117, G03010, doi:10.1029/2012JG001960
  • Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen, C. Wu, and D. Dragoni (2012). Predicting  deciduous forest carbon uptake phenology by upscaling FLUXNET measurements using remote sensing data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 165: 127– 135.
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, A. Gonsamo, D. T. Price, T. A. Black, and W. A. Kurz.  2012. Interannual variability of carbon sequestration is determined by the lag between ends of net uptake and growing season: evidence from long records of two contrasting mature forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 164: 29-38.
  • Zhang, F. M., J. M. Chen, J. Chen, C. M.Gough, D. Dragoni, and T. Martin. 2012. Evaluating spatial and temporal patterns of MODIS GPP over the conterminous U.S. against flux measurements and a process model. Remote Sensing Environment,124: 717-729.
  • He, L., J. M. Chen, Y. Pan, R. Birdsey, and J. Kattge. 2012. Relationships between net primary productivity and stand age derived using Forest Inventory and Analysis data and remote sensing imagery. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 26, GB3009, doi:10.1029/2010GB003942.
  • Gonsamo, A., and J. M. Chen. 2012. Spectral response cross-calibration among 21 satellite sensors for global vegetation monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51: 1319-1335. doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2198828.
  • Zhang, F. M., J. M. Chen, R. A. Birdsey, Y. Pan, S. Shen, W. Ju, L. He. 2012. Attributing carbon changes in conterminous US forests to disturbance and non-disturbance factors from 1901 to 2010. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, VOL. 117, G02021, doi:10.1029/2011JG001930.
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, J. Pumpanen, A. Cescatti, B. Marcolla, P. D. Blanken, J. Ardö, Y. Tang, E. Magliulo,T. Georgiadis, H. Soegaard, D. R. Cook, R. J. Harding. 2012. An underestimated role of precipitation frequency in regulating summer soil moisture. Environmental Research Letters, 7, 024011, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024011
  • Liu Y. B., W. M. Ju, J. M. Chen, G. L. Zhu, B. L. Xing, J. F. Zhu, 2012. Spatial and temporal variations of forest LAI in China during 2000-2010. Chinese Science Bulletin, 57(22): 2846-2856.
  • Huntzinger D. N. et al. (J. M. Chen among 28 authors). 2012. North American Carbon Project (NACP) regional interim synthesis: terrestrial biospheric model intercomparison. Ecological Modeling, 232: 144– 157.
  • Coursolle, C. et al. (J. M. Chen among 13 authors). 2012. How Stand Age Influences the Magnitude and Seasonality of Carbon Fluxes in Canadian Forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (165: 136-148.
  • Liu, Y., R., Liu, J. M. Chen, and W. Ju. 2012. Expanding MISR LAI products to high temporal resolution with MODIS observations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50: 3915-3927 .
  • Sprintsin, M.,  J. M. Chen, A. Desaiand C. M. Gough. 2012. Evaluation of leaf-to-canopy upscaling methodologies against carbon flux data in North America. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences, VOL. 117, G01023, doi:10.1029/2010JG001407.
  • Xiong, B., J. M. Chen, G. Kuang, and N. Kadowaki. 2012. Estimation of repeat-pass ALOS PALSAR interferometric baseline through direct least square ellipse fitting. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50: 3610-3617.
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, A. R. Desai, D. Y. Hollinger, M. A. Arain, H. A. Margolis, C. M. Gough, R. M. Staebler. 2012. Remote sensing of canopy light use efficiency in temperate and boreal forests of North America using MODIS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 118, 60-72.
  • He, L., J. M. Chen, J. Pisek, C. B. Schaaf, A. H. Strahler. 2012. Global clumping index map derived from the MODIS BRDF product. Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 118–130.
  • Chen, J. M., G. Mo, J. Pisek, F. Deng, M. Ishozawa, D. Chan, 2012. Effects of foliage clumping on global terrestrial gross primary productivity. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 26, GB1019, 18 PP., doi:10.1029/2010GB003996.
  • Richardson, A., et al. (J. M. Chen among 31 authors), 2012. Land surface models need better representation of vegetation phenology: results from the North American Carbon Program Site Synthesis. Global Change Biology 18, 566–584, doi: 10.1111/j.1365 -2486.2011.02562.x.
  • Xiong, B., J. M. Chen, G. Kuang, 2012. A change detection measure based on a likelihood ratio and statistical properties of SAR intensity images. IEEE Remote Sensing Letters, 3: 267–275.
  • Zhu, G. W. Ju, J. M. Chen, P. Gong, B. Xing, and J. Zhu, 2012. Foliage clumping index over China’s landmass retrieved from the MODIS BRDF products. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50: 2122-2137.
  • Wu, C., and J. M. Chen, 2012. The use of precipitation intensity for estimating gross primary production in two northern grasslands. Journal of Arid Environments, 82: 11-18.
  • Simic, A. J. M. Chen, T. L. Noland, 2011. Retrieval of forest chlorophyll content using canipy structure parameters derived from multi-angle data: The measurement concept of combining nadir hyperspectral and off-nadir multispectral data. Internatinal Journal of Remote Sensing. 32 (20): 5621-5644.
  • Sprintsin, M., J. M. Chen, and P. Czurylow ic z, 2011. Combining land surface temperature and shortwave infrared reflectance for early detection of mountain pine beetle infestations in western Canada. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 5: 503566-1-13.
  • Dietze, M. et al. (J. M. Chen among 31 authors), 2011. Characterizing the performance of ecosystem  models across time scales: A spectral analysis of the North American Carbon Program s ite-level synthesis. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, VOL. 116, G04029, doi:10.1029/2011JG001661.
  • Gonsamo, A., and J. M. Chen, 2011. Evaluation of GLC2000 and NALC2005 land cover products for LAI retrieval over Canada. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 37: 302-313 .
  • Wu, C., J. M. Chen, and N. Huang, 2011, Predicting gross primary production from the enhanced vegetation index and photosynthetically active radiation: Evaluation and calibration, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 3424-3435.
  • Liu, S, B. Bond-Lamberty, J. A. Hicke, R. Vargas, S. Zhao, J. M. Chen, S. L. Edburg, Y. Hu, J. Liu, and A.D. McGuire, 2011, Simulating the impacts of disturbances on forest carbon cycling in North America: Processes, data, models, and challenges, Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 116, G00K08
  • Deng F., and J. M. Chen, 2011. Recent global CO2 flux inferred from atmospheric CO2  observations and its regional analysis. Biogeosciences 8: 3263–3281.
  • Zhu, G., W. Ju, J. M. Chen, Y. Liu, J. Zhu, and B. Xing. 2011. Validation of MODIS BRDF model parameters product and the Ross-Li model with POLDER data. Journal of Remote Sensing, 15: 875-884.
  • Liu, Y., W. Ju, G. Zhu, J. M. Chen, B. Xing, J. Zhu, and Y. Zhou. 2011. Retrieval of leaf area index for different grasslands in Inner Mongolia prairie using remote sensing data. Acta Ecologia Sinica, 30: 5199- 5170.
  • Zhu, G., W. Ju, and J. M. Chen, 2011. Difference in leaf area index retrieved from HJ-1 CCD and TM data of Maoershan Mountain. Journal of Northeast Forestry University, 39: 127-130
  • Wang, S., L. Zhou, J. M. Chen, W. Ju, X. Feng, and W. Wu, 2011. Relationships between net Pprimary productivity and stand age for several forest types and their influence on China’s carbon balance. Journal of Environmental Management. 92: 1651-1662.
  • Govind, A., and J. M. Chen, 2011. Spatially distributed modeling of the long-term carbon balance of a boreal landscape. Ecological Modeling, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.04.007.
  • He, L., J. M. Chen, S. Zhang, G. Gomez, Y. Pan, K. McCullough, R. Birdsey, and J. Masek. 2011.Normalized Algorithm for Mapping and Dating Forest Disturbances and Regrowth for the United States. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 13: 236–245
  • Schwalm, C. R., et al. (J. M. Chen among 47 authors), 2011. A model-data intercomparison of CO2 exchange across North America: results from the North America Carbon Program Site Synthesis. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 115, G00H05, doi:10.1029/2009JG001229.
  • Moorthy, I., J. R. Miller, J. A. J Berni, P. J Zarco-Tejada, B. Hu,and  J. M. Chen, 2011. Field characterization of olive (Olea europaea L.) tree crown architecture using terrestrial laser scanning data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151: 204–214
  • Nassar, R., D. B. A. Jones, S. S. Kulawik, J. R. Worden, K. W. Bowman, R. J. Andres, P. Suntharalingam, J. M. Chen, C. A. M. Brenninkmeijer, T. J. Schuck, T. J. Conway, D. E. Worthy, 2011. Inverse modeling of CO2 sources and sinks using satellite observations of CO2 from TES and surface flask measurements. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  doi:10.5194/acp-11-6029-2011
  • Huang, M., J. M. Chen, and F. Deng, 2011. Data-Model Fusion for Improving LAI Mapping: a Case Study over China’s Landmass. International Journal of Remote Sensing doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.520347.
  • Pisek, J., J. M. Chen, and T. Nilson. 2011. Estimation of vegetation clumping index using MODIS BRDF products. IEEE Remote Sensing Letters, 32: 2645-2657.
  • Pan, Y., J. M. Chen, R. Birdsey, K. McCullough, L. He, and F. Deng. 2011. Age Structure and Disturbance Legacy of North American Forests. Biogeosciences, 8: 715-732.
  • Nassar, R., D.B.A. Jones, P. Suntharalingam, J.M. Chen, R.J. Andres, K.J. Wecht, R.M. Yantosca, S.S. Kulawik, K.W. Bowman, J.R. Worden, T. Machida ,and H. Matsueda, 2010. Modeling global atmospheric CO2 with improved emission inventories and CO2 production from the oxidation of other carbon species, Geoscientific Model Development, 3: 689-716.
  • Zhang, F. M., W. Ju., J. M. Chen, S. Q. Wang, G. Yu, Y. Li, S. Han, and J. Asanuma, 2010. Simulations of Evapotranspiration in Southeast Asia using BEPS. Journal of Natural Resources, 25: 1598-1605.
  • Zhu, G., W. Ju, J. M. Chen, W. Fan, Y. Zhou, X. Li, and M. Li, 2010. Leaf area index retrieval for forestsin the Maoershan Mountain in northeast China. Chinese Applied Ecology, 21: 2117-2124.
  • Chen, B., T. A. Black, N. Coops, R. Jassal,  J. M. Chen, and M. Johnson, 2010. Modeling to discern nitrogen fertilization impacts on carbon sequestration in a Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir forest in the first post fertilization year. Global Chang Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02298.
  • Govind, A., J. M. Chen, J. McDonnell, J. Kumari, and O. Sonnentag, 2010. Effect of Lateral Hydrological Processes on Photosynthesis and  Evapotranspiration. Ecohydrology, 4: 394-410. (doi: 10.1002/eco.141)
  • Pisek, J., J. M. Chen, K. Alikas, and F. Deng, 2010. Impact of including forest understory and foliage clumping information from multi-angular measurements in Leaf Area Index mapping over North America. Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 115, G03023, doi:10.1029/2009JG001138.
  • Carlson, M., J. M. Chen, S. Elgie, C. Henschel, Á. Montenegro, N. Roulet, N. Scott, C. Tarnocai, and J. Wells, 2010. Maintaining the Role of Canada’s Forests and Peatlands in Climate Regulation. Forest Chronicle, 86: 1-10.
  • Ju, W., J. M. Chen, T. A. Black, A. G. Barr, H. McCaughey, and N. T. Roulet, 2010. Spatially explicit modelling of coupled water and carbon cycles in Canada’s forests and wetlands. Tellus, DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00459.x.
  • Yi, C., et al. (J. M. Chen among 116 co-authors). 2010. Climate control of terrestrial carbon exchange across biomes and continents. Environmental Research Letters, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034007.
  • Wang, Z., and J. M. Chen. 2010. A greener future for Chinas cities. Science, 327:1199 (5 March)
  • Canisius, F., R. Fernandes and J. M. Chen. 2010. Comparison and evaluation of MERIS FR LAI products over mixed land use regions. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114: 950-960.
  • Pisek, J., J. M. Chen, R. Lacaze, O. Sonnentag, and K. Alikas. 2010. Expanding global mapping of foliage clumping index with multi-angular POLDER 3 measurements: evaluation and topographic compensation. ISPRS Journal of Photgrammetry and Remote Sensing, 65:341-346.
  • Sonnentag, O., G. van der Kamp, A. Barr, J. M. Chen, 2010. On the relationship between water table depth and water vapor and carbon dioxide fluxes in a minerotrophic fen. Global Change Biology, 16:1762-1776, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02032.x.
  • Simic, A.,  J. M. Chen, J. Freemantle, J. R. Miller, and J. Pisek, 2010. Improving clumping and LAI algorithms Based on Multi-angle Airborne Imagery and Ground Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48: 1742-1759.
  • Wang, J., J. M. Chen, W. Ju, M. Li. 2010. IA-SDSS: a GIS-based land use decision support system with consideration of carbon sequestration. Environmental Management and Software, 25:539-553.
  • Pisek, J., J. M. Chen, J. R. Miller, J. Freemantle, J. Peltoniemi, and A. Simic, 2010. Mapping forest background reflectance in a boreal region using multi-angle Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI) data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48:499-510.
  • Shi, X. Z., H.J. Wang, D.S. Yu, D. C. Weindorf, X.F. Cheng, X.Z. Pan, W.X. Sun, and J.M. Chen, 2009. Potential for soil carbon sequestration of eroded areas in subtropical China. Soil and Tillage Research, 105: 322-327.
  • Pisek, J., and J. M. Chen, 2009. Mapping of forest background reflectivity over North America with the NASA Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR). Remote Sensing of Environment, 113: 2412-2423.
  • El Maayar, M., D.T. Price and J.M. Chen, 2009. Simulating daily, monthly and annual water balances ina land surface model using alternative root water uptake schemes. Advances in Water Resources 32: 1444- 1459.
  • Zhu, L.  J. M. Chen, Q. Qin, J. Li, and L. Wang, 2009. Optimization of ecosystem model parameters using spatio-temporal soil moisture information. Ecological Modelling, 220: 2121-2136.
  • Govind, A., J. M. Chen, H. Margolis, W. Ju, O. Sonnentag, and M. Giasson. 2009. A Spatially Explicit Hydro-Ecological Modeling Framework (BEPS-TerrainLab V2.0): Model Description and Test in a Boreal Ecosystem in Eastern North America., Journal of Hydrology, 367:200-216.
  • Chen, J. M., Huang, S., W. Ju, D. Goumont-Guay, and T. A. Black. 2009. Daily heterotrophic respiration model considering the non-linear effect of diurnal temperature variability.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, VOL. 114, G01022, doi:10.1029/2008JG000834.
  • Govind, A., J. M. Chen, and W. Ju, 2009. Spatially Explicit Simulation of Hydrologically Controlled Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles and Associated Feedback Mechanisms in a Boreal Ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 114, G02006, doi:10.1029/2008JG000728.
  • Mo, X., J. M. Chen, W. Ju, and T. A. Black, 2008. Optimization of ecosystem model parameters through assimilating eddy covariance flux data with an ensemble Kalman filter. Ecological Modelling, 217: 157- 173.
  • Simic, A., and J. M. Chen, 2008. Refining a Hyperspectral and Multi-angle Measurement Concept for Vegetation Structure Assessment. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 34: 174-171.
  • Chan, D., M. Ishizawa, K. Higuchi, S. Maksyutov, and J. M. Chen, 2008. Seasonal CO2 rectifyer effect and large scale extratropical atmospheric transport. Journal of Geophyiscal Research, 113, D17309, doi:10.1029/2007JD009443.
  • Moorthy, I., J. R. Miller, B. Hu, J. M. Chen, and Q. Li, 2008. Retrieving crown structural properties from an individual tree using ground-based LiDAR data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 34: 320-332.
  • Zhang Y., J. M. Chen, J. Miller, and T. Noland, 2008. Retrieving chlorophyll content of needle leaves from hyperspectral measurements. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 34: 287-295.
  • El Maayar, M., J.M. Chen, and D.T. Price, 2008. On the use of measurements of sensible and latent heat fluxes to evaluate land surface models. Ecological Modelling, 214: 293-304.
  • Ju, W., and J. M. Chen, 2008. Effects of past changes in climate, atmospheric composition, and disturbance on soil carbon in Canada’s forests and wetlands. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 22, GB3010,  doi:10.1029/2007GB002935.
  • Chen, B., J. M. Chen, G. Mo, and T. A. Black, 2008. Comparison of regional carbon flux estimates from CO2 concentration measurements and remote sensing-based footprint integration. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 22, GB2012, doi:10.1029/2007GB003024.
  • Zhang, Y., J. M. Chen, J. Miller, and T. Noland, 2008. Needle chlorophyll content retrieval from airborne hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112: 3234-3247.
  • Sonnentag, O., J. M. Chen, N. T. Roulet, W. Ju, and A. Govind, 2008. Spatially explicit simulation of peatland hydrology and carbon dioxide exchange: The influence of topography. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. Vol. 113, G02005, doi:10.1029/2007JG000605
  • Xu, C., M. Liu, C. Zhang, S. An, W. Yu, and J. M. Chen, 2007. The spatiotemporal dynamics of rapid urban growth in the Nanjing metropolitan region of China. Landscape Ecology, 22: 925-937.
  • Pisek, J., and J. M. Chen, 2007. Comparison and validation of MODIS and VEGETATION global LAI products over four BigFoot sites in North America. Remote Sensing of Environment, 109: 81-94.
  • Chen, J. M., S. C. Thomas, Y. Yin, V. Maclaren, J. Liu, J. Pan, G. Liu, Q. Tian, Q. Zhu, J.-J. Pan, X. Shi, J. Xue, and E. Kang, 2007. Enhancing forest carbon sequestration in China: Toward an integration of scientific and socio-economic perspectives. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 515-523
  • Chen, B.,  J. M. Chen, and W. Ju, 2007. Remote sensing based ecosystem-atmosphere simulation Scheme (EASS): model formulation and test with multiple-year data. Ecological modeling, 209: 277-300
  • Pisek, J., J. M. Chen, and F. Deng, 2007. Canada-wide validation of a new global leaf area index dataset from SPOT-4 VEGETATION data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 33: 1-16.
  • Sonnentag, O., J. M. Chen, D. A. Roberts, J. Talbot, A. Govind, and K. Halligan, 2007. Mapping tree and shrub leaf area indices of an ombrotrophic peatland using field measurements and multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 109: 342-360.
  • Sonnentag, O., J. Talbot, J. M. Chen, and T. N. Roulet, 2007. Using direct and indirect measurements of leaf area index to characterize the shrub canopy of an ombrotrophic peatland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 144: 200-212.
  • Chen, B., and J. M. Chen, 2007. InterannualTemporal variation in carbon isotope discrimination in response to meteorological and physiological driving factors in a boreal forest ecosystem, Plant, Cell and Environment, 30: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2007.01707.
  • Liu, R, J. M. Chen, J. Liu, F. Deng, and R. Sun, 2007. Application of a new leaf area index algorithm to China’s landmass using MODIS data for carbon cycle research. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 649-658.
  • Zheng, G., J. M. Chen, Q. Tian,  W. Ju, and X. Xia, 2007. Combining remote sensing imagery and forest age inventory for biomass mapping. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 538-562.
  • Ju, W., J. M. Chen, D. Harvey, and S. Wang, 2007. Future carbon balance of China’s forests under climate change and increasing CO2. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 538-562. 136. Wang, S,  J. M. Chen,  W. Ju, X. Feng, M. Chen, P. Chen., and G..Yu, 2007. Carbon sinks and sources in China’s forests during 1901-2001. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 524-537.
  • Chen, X, J. M. Chen,  S.  An, and W. Ju, 2007. Effects of Topography on Simulated Net Primary Productivity at Landscape Scale. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 585-596.
  • Tang, S, J. M. Chen, Q.  Zhu, X.  Li, M.  Chen, R. Sun, Y. Zhou, F. Deng, and D. Xie,  2007. LAI inversion algorithm based on directional reflectance kernels. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 638-648.
  • Shao, Y,  J. Pan, L.Yang, J. M. Chen, W. Ju, and X . Shi, 2007. Validation of soil organic carbon density using the InTEC model. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 696-701
  • Feng , X,  Liu G, J. M. Chen,  M. Chen,  J. Liu,  W. Ju, R. Sun,  and W. Zhou, 2007. Simulating net primary productivity of terrestrial ecosystems in China using a process model driven by remote sensing. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 563-573.
  • Tian, Q,  Z. Luo, J. M. Chen,  M. Chen, and F. Hui, 2007. Retrieving LAI for coniferous forest in Xingguo County with Landsat ETM+ images. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 624-627.
  • Zhou, Y,  Q. Zhu, J .M. Chen, Y.Q. Wang,  J. Liu, R.  Sun., and S Tang, 2007. Observation and simulation of  net primary productivity in Qilian mountain, Western China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 574-584.
  • Jin, Z,  Q. Tian, J. M. Chen, and M. Chen, 2007. Spatial scaling between leaf area index maps of different resolutions. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 628-637.
  • Xu, C,  M. Liu,  S. An, J. M. Chen, and P. Yan, 2007. Assessing the impact of urbanization on regional net primary productivity in Jiangyin County, China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 597-606.
  • Yu, D,  X. Shi, H. Wang, W. Sun,  J. M. Chen,  Q. Liu,  and Y. Zhao, 2007. Regional patterns of soil organic carbon storages in China.  Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 680-689.
  • Caldwell, I.,  V. Maclaren, J. M. Chen, W. Ju., S. Zhou, and Y. Yin, 2007. An integrated assessment model of carbon sequestration benefits: a case study of Liping County, China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 757-773
  • Wang, P,  R. Sun, J. Hu, Q. Zhu, Y.Zhou, L. Li,  and J. M. Chen, 2007. Measurements and simulation of forest leaf area index and net primary productivity in Northern China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85: 607-615.
  • Zhang, Y., J. M. Chen, and S. Thomas, 2007. Retrieving seasonal variation in chlorophyll content of overstorey and understorey sugar maple leaves from leaf-level hyperspectral data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(5): 406-415.
  • Peddle, D.R., R.L. Johnson, J. Cihlar, S.G. Leblanc, J.M. Chen and F.G. Hall, 2007. Physically-Based Inversion Modeling for Unsupervised Cluster Labeling, Independent Forest Classification and LAI Estimation using MFM-5-Scale. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(3): 214-225.
  • Chen, B.,  J. M. Chen, G. Mo, K. Yuan, K. Higuchi, and D. Chan, 2007. Modeling and scaling coupled energy, water, and carbon fluxes based on remote sensing: An application to Canada’s landmass. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8: 123-143.
  • Deng, F., J. M. Chen, C.-W. Yuen, M. Ishizawa, G. Mo, K. Higuchi, D. Chan, B. Chen, and S. Maksyutov, 2007, Global monthly CO2 flux inversion with focus over North America. Tellus, 59B: 179- 190.
  • Canisius F., and J. M. Chen, 2007. Retrieving forest background reflectance in a boreal region from Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 107: 312-321.
  • Chen, J. M., B. Chen, and P. Tans, 2007. Deriving daily carbon fluxes from hourly CO2 mixing ratios measured on the WLEF tall tower: an upscaling methodology. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences,  112, G01015, doi:10.1029/2006JG000280.
  • Grant, R.F., Y. Zhang, F. Yuan, S. Wang, P. J. Hanson, D. Gaumont-Guay, J. M. Chen, T.A. Black, A. Barr, D. D. Baldocchi, and  A. Arain, 2006. Modelling water stress effects on CO2 and energy exchange in temperate and boreal deciduous forests. Ecological Modelling. 196: 289-312.
  • Chen, X. F., J. M. Chen, S. Q. An, Y. H. Liu, X. Q. Fang, and S. M. Wang, 2006. Comparing the estimates of forest leaf area index from Landsat TM data using different atmospheric correction methods. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 25: 269-773.
  • Ishizawa, M., D. Chan, K. Higuchi, S. Maksyutov, C.-W. Yuen, J. M. Chen, and D. Worthy, 2006. Rectifier effect in an atmospheric model with daily biospheric fluxes: impact on inversion calculation. Tellus, 58B: 467-462.
  • Baret, F., J. Morissette, R. Fernandes, J. L. Champeaux, R. Myneni, J. M. Chen, S. Plummer, M. Weiss, C. Becour, and G. Derive, 2006. Evaluation of the representativeness of networks of sites for the validation of inter-comparison of global land biophysical products, Proposition of the CEOS-BELMANIP. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 144: 1794-1803.
  • Chen, B., J. M. Chen, L. Huang, and P. Tans, 2006.  Simulating dynamics of 13CO2 in the planetary boundary layer over a boreal forest region: An approach to estimate carbon isotope rectification. Tellus, 58B: 537-549.
  • Ju, W., J. M. Chen, T. A. Black, A. Barr, J. Liu, and B. Chen, 2006. Modeling coupled water and carbon fluxes in a boreal aspen forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 140: 136-151.
  • Gobron, N., B. Pinty, O. Aussedat, J. M. Chen, W. Cohen, R. Fensholt, V. Gond, K. F. Hummerich, T. Lavergne, F. Melin, J. L. Privette, I. Sandholt, M. Taberner, D. P. Turner, M. M. Verstraete, and J.-L. Widlowski, 2006. Evaluation of FAPAR products for different canopy radiation transfer regimes: methodology and results using JRC products derived from SeaWiFS against ground-based estimations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D13110, doi:10.1029/2005JD006511.
  • Chen, J. M., A. Govind, O. Sonnentag, Y. Zhang, A. Barr, and B. Amiro, 2006. Leaf area index measurements at Fluxnet Canada forest sites. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 140: 257-268.
  • Zhou, S, J. M. Chen, P. Gong, and G. Xue, 2006. Effect of heterogeneous vegetation on the surface hydrological cycle. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 23: 391-404
  • Chen, B, J. M. Chen, L. Huang L, and P. Tans, 2006. Modeling dynamics of stable carbon isotopic exchange between boreal ecosystems and the atmosphere. Global Change Biology, 12: 1842-1867.
  • Chen, J. M., F. Deng, and M. Chen, 2006. Locally-Adjusted Cubic-Spline Capping Method for Reconstructing Seasonal Trajectories of a Surface Parameter Derived from Remote Sensing. IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44: 2230-2238
  • Deng, F., J. M. Chen, S. Plummer, and M. Chen, 2006. Global LAI algorithm integrating the bidirectional information. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44: 2219-2229.
  • Chen, J. M., B. Chen, K. Higuchi, J. Liu, D. Chan, D. Worthy, P. Tans, and T. A. Black, 2006. Boreal ecosystems sequestered more carbon in warmer years. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 33, No. 10, L10803.
  • El Maayar, M., and J. M. Chen, 2006. Methodology for spatial scaling in ET under the influence of variable topography and vegetation. Remote Sensing of Environment, 102: 33-51
  • Chen, X. F., S. Q. An, J. M. Chen, W. H., Liu, C. Xu, and H. B. Yang, 2006. A review of forest ecosystem biophysical parameter retrieval from remote sensing data. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 24(9): 1074-1079.
  • Coursolle, C., H. A. Margolis, A. G. Barr, T. A. Black, B. D. Amiro, J. H. McCaughey, L. B. Flanagan, P. M. Lafleur, N. T. Roulet, C. P.-A. Bourque, M. A. Arain, S. C. Wofsy, A. Dunn, K. Morgenstern, A. L. Orchansky, P. Y. Bernier, J. M. Chen, J. Kidston, N. Saigusa, and Newell Hedstrom, 2006. Late-summer carbon fluxes from Canadian forests and peatlands along an east-west continental transect. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 36: 783-800.
  • Ju, W., J. M. Chen, T. A. Black, H. McCaughey, and N. Roulet, 2006. Hydrological Effects on Carbon Cycles of Canada’s Forests and Wetlands. Tellus B, 58: 16-30
  • Higuchi, K.,  A. Shashkov, D. Chan, N. Saigusa, S. Murayama, S. Yamamoto, H. Kondo, J. M. Chen, J. Liu, and B. Chen, 2005. Simulations of Seasonal and Inter-annual Variability of Net CO2 Flux at Takayama with BEPS Ecosystem Model. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 134: 143-150.
  • Zhang, Y., J. M. Chen, and John Miller, 2005. Determining exposure of digital hemispherical photographs for leaf area index estimation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 133: 166-181
  • Leblanc, S. G., J. M. Chen, H. P. White, R. Latifvic, J. R. Roujean, and R. Lacaze, 2005. Canada-wide foliage clumping index mapping from multi-angular POLDER measurements. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 31: 364-376.
  • Chen, J. M., 2005. Satellite Imagery for Mapping the Carbon Source and Sink Distribution in Canada’s Forests and Wetlands. Physics in Canada. Physics in Canada, 61: 7-14.  (Invited feature article).
  • Grant, R.F., A. Arain, V. Arora, A. Barr, T. A. Black, J. M. Chen, S. Wang, F. Yuan, and Y. Zhang, 2005. Intercomparison of techniques to model high temperature effects on CO2 and energy exchange in temperate and boreal coniferous forests. Ecological Modelling, 188:  217-252
  • Chen, B., J. M. Chen, and D. Worthy, 2005. Interannual variability in the atmospheric CO2 rectification over a boreal forest region. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110 D16301 doi10.1029/2004JD005546.
  • Chen, J. M., C. H. Menges,  and S. G. Leblanc, 2005. Global derivation of the vegetation clumping index from multi-angular satellite data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 97: 447-457
  • Liu, J. X., J. M. Chen, D. T. Price, and S. Liu, 2005. NCWin – A component object model (COM) for processing and visualizing NETCDF DATA. Cartographic Journal, 42: 69-77
  • Liu, J. X., D. T. Price, J. M. Chen, and M. Siltanen, 2005. Nitrogen Budget and Nitrogen controls on Ecosystem Carbon Sequestration: A Model Implementation and Application to Saskatchewan, Canada. Ecological Modeling, 186: 178-195.
  • Latifovic, R., J. Fytas, J. M. Chen, and J. Paraszczak, 2005. Assessing landcover change resulting from large surface mining. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 7: 29-48.
  • Leblanc, S. G., J. M. Chen, R. Fernandes, D. W. Deering, and A. Conley, 2005. Methodology comparison for canopy structure parameters extraction from digital hemispherical photography in boreal forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 129: 187-207.
  • Zhou, S., G. Peng, X. Genyuan, J. M. Chen, and H. Zhang, 2005. The SIA method for the spatial analysis of precipitation resources in the upper-middle reaches of the Yangtze. Journal of Geographical Science,   15(2): 223-238
  • Chen, J. M., X. Chen, W. Ju, and X. Geng, 2005. Distributed hydrological model for mapping evapotranspiration in a forested watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 305: 15-39.
  • Ju, W., and J. M. Chen, 2005. Distribution of soil carbon stocks in Canada’s forests and wetland simulated based on drainage class, topography and remote sensing. Hydrological Processes, 19: 77-94.
  • Sun R., J. M. Chen, Y. Zhou, Q. Zhu, J. Liu, J. Li, S. Liu, G. Yan, and S. Tang, 2004. Estimation of net primary productivity and evapotranspiration in Changbaishan, China using ETM data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 30: 731-742.
  • Xu, S.  J. M. Chen, R. Fernandes, and J. Cihlar, 2004. Effects of subpixel water area fraction on mapping leaf area index and net primary productivity in Canada. Canadian Journal for Remote Sensing, 30:  797- 804.
  • Zhou, S., X. Liang, J. M. Chen, and P. Gong, 2004. A surface hydrological model based on remote sensing data and its evaluation, an example of Baohe Basin. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 30: 840-853
  • Chan, D., K. Higuchi, C.W. Yuen, J. Liu, A. Shashkov, and J. M. Chen, 2004. On the CO2 exchange be3ween the atmosphere and the biosphere: the role of synoptic and mesoscale processes. Tellus B, 56: 194-212.
  • Liu, J. Y., S. Wang, J. M. Chen, M. Liu, and D. Zhuang, 2004. Storages of soil organic carbon and nitrogen and land use changes in China 1990-2000. Acta Geographica Sinica, 59: 483-496.
  • Simic A., J. M. Chen, J. Liu, and F. Csillag, 2004. Spatial scaling of net primary productivity using subpixel information. Remote Sensing of Environment, 93: 246-258.
  • Chen, B., J. M.Chen, J. Liu, D. Chan, K. Higutchi, and A. Shashkov, 2004. A Vertical Diffusion Scheme to Estimate the Atmospheric Rectifier Effect. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, D04306, doi:10,1029/2003JD003925
  • Gamon,J. A., K.F. Huemmrich, J. M. Chen, D. Fuentes, F.G. Hall, J.S. Kimball, S. Goetz, J. Gu, K.C. McDonald, J.R. Miller, M. Moghaddam, D.R. Peddle, A.F. Rahman, J.-L. Roujean, E. A. Smith, C.L. Walthall, and P. Zarco-Tejada, 2004. Remote sensing in BOREAS: lessons learned. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 139-162.
  • Cihlar, J., R. Latifovic, J. M. Chen, A. Trishchenko, Y. Du, G. Fedosejevs, and B. Guidon, 2004.   Systematic corrections of AVHRR image composites for temporal studies. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 217-233.
  • Hu, B., J. R. Miller, J. M. Chen, and A. Hollinger, 2004. Retrieval of the Canopy Leaf Area Index in the BOREAS Flux Tower Sites Using Linear Spectral Mixture Analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 189-199.
  • Fernandes, R. A., J. R. Miller, J. M. Chen, and I. G. Rubinstein, 2004. Evaluating Image Based Estimates of Leaf Area Index in Boreal Conifer Stands over a Range of Scales using High-Resolution CASI Imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 200-216.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, and J. Cihlar, 2003. Mapping Evapotranspiration Based on Remote Sensing: An Application to Canada’s Landmass. Water Resources Research, 39: 1189-1200.
  • Latifovic, R., J. Cihlar, and J. M. Chen, 2003. A comparison of BRDF models for the normalization of satellite optical data to a standard sun-target-sensor geometry. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(8): 1889-1998.
  • Amiro, B. D., and J. M. Chen, 2003. Forest-fire-scar dating using SPOT-VEGETATION for Canadian ecoregions. Canadian Journal for Forest Research, 33: 1116-1125.
  • Amiro, B. D., J. I. MacPherson, R. L. Desjardins, J. M. Chen, and J. Liu, 2003. Post-fire carbon fluexes in the western Canadian boreal forest: evidence from towers, aircraft and remote sensing. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 115: 91-107.
  • Chen, J. M., J. Liu, S. G., Leblanc, R. Lacaze, and J.-L. Roujean, 2003. Multi-angular optical remote  sensing for assessing vegetation structure and carbon absorption. Remote Sensing of Environment, 84: 516- 525
  • Chen, J. M., W. Ju, J. Cihlar, D. Price, J. Liu, W. Chen, J. Pan, T. A. Black, and A. Barr, 2003. Spatial distribution of carbon sources and sinks in Canada’s forests. Tellus B, 55(2): 622-642.
  • Gong, P., M. Xu, J. Chen, J. M. Chen, Y. Qi, G. Biging, J. Liu, and S. Wang, 2002. A preliminary study on the carbon dynamics of China’s terrestrial ecosystems in the past 20 years, Earth Science Frontiers, 9(1): 55-61.
  • White, H. P., J. M. Chen, and J. R. Miller, 2002. Four-Scale Linear Model for Anisotropic Reflectance (FLAIR), II. Partial Validation with Field Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 40(5): 1038-1046.
  • Chen, W, J. M. Chen, D. T. Price, and J. Cihlar, 2002. Effects of stand age on net primary productivity of boreal black spruce forests in Canada. Canadian Journal for Forest Research, 32: 833-842.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, J. Cihlar, and W. Chen, 2002. Net primary productivity mapped doe Canada at 1-km resolution. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 11: 115-129.
  • Cihlar, J., J. M. Chen, Z. Li, R. Latifovic, G. Fedosejevs, M. Adair, W. Park, R. Fraser, A. Trishchenko, B. Guindon, D. Stanley, and D. Morse, 2002. GeoComp – n, an advanced system for the processing of coarse and medium resolution satellite data. Part 2: biophysical products for northern ecosystems. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 28: 21-44.
  • Lacaze, R., J. M. Chen, J.-L. Roujean, and S. G. Leblanc, 2002. Retrieval of vegetation clumping index using hot spot signatures measured by POLDER instrument. Remote Sensing of Environment, 79: 84-95.
  • Chen, J. M., G. Pavlic , L. Brown, J. Cihlar, S.G. Leblanc, H. P. White, R. J. Hall, D. Peddle, D.J. King, J. Trofymow, E. Swift,  J. Van der Sanden, and P. Pellikka, 2002. Validation of Canada-wide leaf area index maps using ground measurements and high and moderate resolution satellite imagery.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 80: 165-184
  • Leblon, B., M. Alexander, J. M. Chen, and S. White, 2001. Monitoring fire danger of northern boreal forests with NOAA-AVHRR NDVI images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22: 2839-2846.
  • Leblanc, S.G., and J. M. Chen, 2001. A practical method for correcting multiple scattering effects on optical measurements of leaf area index. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 110: 125-139.
  • Miller, J. R., and J. M. Chen, 2001. Surface environment: Earth observations. Physics in Canada, 57: 287- 296.
  • Amthor, J. S., J. M. Chen, J. S. Clein, S. E. Frolking, M. L. Goulden, R. F. Grant, J. S. Kimball, A. W. King, A. D. McGuire, N. T. Nikolov, C. S. Potter, S. Wang, and S. C. Wofsy, 2001. Boreal forest CO2 exchange and evapotranspiration predicted by nine ecosystem process models: Inter-model comparisons and relations to field measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106: 33,623- 33,648.
  • Potter, C. S. , S. Wang, N. T. Nikolov, A. D. McGuire, J. Liu, A. W. King, J. S. Kimball, R. F. Grant, S. E. Frolking, J. S. Clein, J. M. Chen, and J. S. Amthor, 2001. Comparison of boreal ecosystem model   sensitivity to variablity in climate and forest site parameters Journal of Geophysical Research, 106: 33,671- 33,688.
  • 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 Transactions for Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39: 173-180.
  • White, P. H., J. R. Miller, and J. M. Chen, 2001. Four-Scale Linear Model for Anisotropic Reflectance (FLAIR) for Plant Canopies. I: Model Description and Partial Validation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39: 1073-1083.
  • Chen, J. M., and S. G. Leblanc, 2001. Multiple-scattering scheme useful for hyperspectral geometrical optical modelling. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39(5): 1061-1071.
  • Leblanc, S. G., and J. M. Chen, 2001. A Windows Graphic User Interface (GUI) for the Five-Scale model for fast BRDF simulations. Remote Sensing Reviews, 19: 293-305.
  • Chen, W., J. M. Chen, and J. Cihlar, 2000. Integrated terrestrial ecosystem carbon-budget model based on changes in disturbance, climate, and atmospheric chemistry. Ecological Modelling, 135: 55-79.
  • Chen, J. M., W. Chen, J. Liu, and J. Cihlar, 2000. Annual carbon balance of Canada’s forests during 1895- 1996. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14(3):  839-850.
  • Chen, W., J. M. Chen, J. Liu, and J. Cihlar, 2000. Approaches for reducing uncertainties in regional forest carbon balance’, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14 (3): 827-838.
  • Chen, J. M., X. Li, T. Nilson, and A. Strahler, 2000. Recent advances in geometrical optical modelling and its applications. Remote Sensing Reviews, 18(2-4): 227-262.
  • Chen, W., J. M. Chen, D. T. Price, J. Cihlar, and J., Liu, 2000. Carbon offset potentials of four alternative forest management strategies in Canada: A simulation study. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 5(2): 143-169.
  • Amiro, B. D., J. M. Chen, and J. Liu, 2000. Net primary productivity following forest fire for Canadian ecoregions. Canadian Journal for Forest Research, 30: 939-947.
  • Brown, L. J., J. M. Chen, and S. G. Leblanc, 2000. Short wave infrared correction to the simple ratio: an image and model analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 71: 16-25.
  • 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 Sensing of Environment, 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 Sensing of Environment, 72: 127-138.
  • Cihlar, J., R. Latifovic, J. M. Chen, and Z. Li. 1999. “Testing near-real time detection of contaminated pixels in AVHRR composites,” Canadian Journal for Remote Sensing, 25: 160-170.
  • Chen, J. M., S. G. Leblanc, J. R. Miller, J. Freemantle, S. E. Loechel, C. L. Walthall, K. A. Innanen, and H.P.White, 1999. Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI) used for Mapping Biophysical Parameters of Boreal Forests. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 104 (D22): 27,945-27,948.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, J. Cihlar, and W. Chen, 1999. Net primary productivity distribution in the BOREAS study region from a process model driven by satellite and surface data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(D22): 27,735-27,754.
  • Chen, J. M., J. Liu, J. Cihlar, and M. L. Guolden, 1999. Daily canopy photosynthesis model through temporal and spatial scaling for remote sensing applications. Ecological Modelling, 124: 99-119.
  • Chen, J. M., 1999. Spatial scaling of a remotely sensed surface parameter by contexture. Remote Sensing of Environment, 69: 30-42.
  • Chen, J. M., S. G. Leblanc, J. Cihlar, R. Desjardins, and J. I. MacPherson, 1999. Extending aircraft and tower-based CO2 flux measurements to a boreal region using a Landsat TM landcover map. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 104: 16859-16877.
  • Leblanc, S. G., P. Bicheron, J. M. Chen, M. Leroy, and J. Cihlar, 1999. Investigation of bidirectional reflectance of boreal forests using airborne POLDER and the 4-scale model. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 37: 1396-1414.
  • Cihlar, J., J. M. Chen, Z. Li,  F. Huang, and R. Latifovic, and R. Dixon, 1998. Can interannual land surface signal be discerned in composite AVHRR data? Journal of Geophysical Research, 103: 23163-23172.
  • Cihlar, J., Q. Xiao, J. M. Chen, J. Beaubien, K. Fung, and R. Latifovic, 1998. Classification by progressive generalization: a new automated methodology for remote sensing multichannel data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 19: 2685-2704.
  • Chen, J. M., and J. Cihlar, 1997. A hotspot function in a simple bidirectional reflectance model for satellite applications. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102: 25,907-25,913.
  • Chen, J. M., and S. Leblanc, 1997. A 4-scale bidirectional reflection model based on canopy architecture. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 35: 1316-1337.
  • Chen, J. M., P. M. Rich, T. S. Gower, J. M. Norman, and S. Plummer, 1997. Leaf area index of boreal forests: theory, techniques and measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102: 29,429-29,444.
  • Chen, J. M., P. Blanken, T. A. Black., M. Guilbeault, and S. Chen, 1997. Radiation regime and canopy architecture of a boreal aspen forest.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 86:107-125.
  • Cihlar, J.,  J. M. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997. Seasonal AVHRR composite multichannel data sets for scaling up. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102:29,625-29,640.
  • Cihlar, J., J. M. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997. On the validation of satellite-derived products for land applications. Canadian Journal for Remote Sensing, 23: 381-389.
  • Leblanc, S. G., J. M. Chen, and J. Cihlar, 1997. Directionality of NDVI in boreal forests. Canadian Journal for Remote Sensing, 23: 369-380.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, J. Cihlar, and W. Park, 1997. A process-based Boreal Ecosystems Productivity Simulator using remote sensing inputs. Remote Sensing of Environment, 62: 158-175.
  • Miller, J. R., H. P.  White, J. M. Chen, G. McDermid, D. Peddle, R. Fournier, P. Shephard, I. Rubinstein, J. Freemantle, R. Soffer, and E. LeDrew, 1997. Seasonal change in the mean understory reflectance at BOREAS flux-tower sites and its application to canopy vegetation index determination. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102: 29,475-29,482.
  • Cihlar, J., J. Beaubien, Q. Xiao, J. M. Chen, and Z. Li, 1997. Land cover of the BOREAS Region from AVHRR and Landsat data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 23: 163-175.
  • Cihlar, J., H. Ly, Z. Li, J. M. Chen, H. Pokrant, and F. Huang, 1997. Multitemporal, multichannel AVHRR data sets for land biosphere studies: artifacts and corrections. Remote Sensing of Environment, 60: 35-57.
  • Loechel, S. E., C. L. Walthall, E. Brown de Colstoun, J. M. Chen, B. L. Markham, and J. Miller, 1997. Model-based analysis of canopy and understory reflectances at BOREAS. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102: 29,495-29,494.
  • Chen, J. M., and J. Cihlar, 1996. Retrieving leaf area index for boreal conifer forests using Landsat TM images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 55: 153-162.
  • Chen, J. M., 1996. Optically-based methods for measuring seasonal  variation in leaf area index of boreal conifer forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 80: 135-163.
  • Chen, J. M., 1996. Canopy architecture and remote sensing of the fraction of photosynthetically active radiation in boreal conifer stands. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 34: 1353-1368.
  • Chen, J. M., 1996. Evaluation of vegetation indices and a modified simple ratio for boreal applications. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 22: 229-242.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, T. A. Black, and M. D. Novak, 1996. E-e modeling of turbulent airflow downwind of a model forest edge.  Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 77: 21-44.
  • Chen, J. M., and J. Cihlar, 1995. Quantifying the effect of canopy architecture on optical measurements of
  • leaf area index using two gap size analysis methods. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 33: 777-787.
  • Chen, J. M., and J. Cihlar, 1995. Plant canopy gap size analysis theory for improving optical measurements of leaf area index. Applied Optics, 34: 6211-6222.
  • Chen, J. M., and T. R. Oke, 1994, Mixed-layer heat advection and entrainment during the sea breeze. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 68: 139-158.
  • Chen, J. M., T. A. Black, D. T. Price and R. Carter, 1993. Model for calculating photosynthetic photon flux densities in forest openings on slope. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 32: 1656-1665.
  • Smith, N. J., J. M. Chen, and T. A. Black, 1993. Effects of foliage clumping on estimates of stand leaf area density using the LICOR LAI-2000. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 23: 1940-1943.
  • Chen, J. M., and T. A. Black, 1992. Foliage area and architecture of clumped plant canopies from sunfleck size distributions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 60: 249-266.
  • Chen, J. M., and T. A. Black, 1992. Defining leaf area index for non-flat leaves. Plant, Cell and Environment, 15: 421-429.
  • Chen, J. M., T. A. Black, and R. S. Adams, 1991. Evaluation of hemispherical photography for determining plant area index and geometry of a forest stand. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 56: 129-143.
  • Chen, J. M., and T. A. Black, 1991. Measuring leaf area index of plant canopies with branch architecture. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 57: 1-12.
  • Black, T. A., J. M. Chen, X. Lee, and R. Sagar, 1991. Characteristics of shortwave and longwave irradiances under a Douglas-fir forest stand. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 21: 1020-1028.
  • Yang, B., and J. M. Chen, 1990. Two-dimensional numerical analysis for evaporation process of bare soil. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 10: 290-298.
  • Chen, J. M., and R. H. Zhang, 1989. Studies on the measurements of crop thermal emissivity and sky temperature. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 49: 23-34.
  • Chen, J. M., B. J. Yang, and R. H. Zhang, 1989, Soil thermal emissivity as affected by its water content and surface treatment. Soil Science, 148: 433-435.
  • Chen, J. M., A. Ibbetson, and J. R. Milford, 1988, Boundary layer resistances of artificial leaves in turbulent air, I: leaves parallel to the mean flow. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 45: 137-156.
  • Chen, J. M., A. Ibbetson, and J. R. Milford, 1988, Boundary layer resistances of artificial leaves in turbulent air, II: leaves inclined to the mean flow. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 45: 371-390.
  • Chen, J. M., 1988. A critical fault in currently used remote-sensing evapotranspiration models and its correction. Chinese Science Bulletin, 33: 454-457.
  • Chen, J. M., 1988. A model for angular distribution of sky longwave radiation. Chinese Science Bulletin, 33: 1498-1501.
  • Chen, J. M. and D. Y. Yang, 1988. A comparison of evapotranspiration rates obtained from a remote sensing method and a lysimeter. Chinese Science Bulletin, 33: 1577-1579.
  • Chen, J. M., 1988. Turbulent exchange between plants and atmosphere: a review of higher-order closure models and the turbulent trajectory theory. Geographical Research, 7: 94-101.

Book Chapters or CDROM

  • Song C., J. M. Chen, T. Hwang, A.Gonsamo, H. Croft, Q. Zhang, M. Dannenberg, Y.  Zhang, C. Hakkenberg, and J. Li. 2014. Ecological Characterization of Vegetation Using Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing in the Solar Reflective Spectrum. Chapter in “Remote Sensing Handbook” (accepted)
  • Chen, J. M., J. Whitney, J. Pan. 2014. Impact of Canada-China Environmental Research. Chapter in “Transforming Canada-China Educational Cooperation: Significant Legacies and Future Challenges ” edited by R. Hayhoe, McGill University Press (accepted).
  • Chen, J. M., 2013. Remote sensing of the leaf area index of vegetation covers. Chapter in Remote Sensing of Natural Resources, CRC Press (in press).
  • Chen, J.M. 2013. Introduction to global terrestrial carbon cycle and modeling and measurement techniques. Chapter in Review of Global Change Research (in Chinese), edited by P. Gong  and S. Liang. Pp. 90-112. Higher Education Press, Beijing, ISBN978-7-04-033452-4.
  • Govind, A., and J. M. Chen, 2009. Mapping terrestrial carbon sources and sinks through remote sensing and modeling. Chapter in the book “Geomatics in Natural Resources Management”. Eds: P. K. Joshi, P. Pani, S.
  • N. Mohapatra. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN:978-160692-211-8.
  • Chen, J. M., 2009. Methods for simulating the spatiotemporal dynamics of the terrestrial ecosystem carbon
  • cycle. Chapter in “Advanced Topics in Human Activity and Changes in Ecosystems” ed. by Dr. G. Yu et al., China High Education Press.
  • Cihlar, J.  R. Latifovic, J. Beaubien, A. Trishchenko, J. M. Chen, and G. Fedosejevs, 2003. National scale forest information extraction from coarse and medium resolution satellite data. Part 1: data preprocessing and mapping land cover types. Chapter in “Methods and Applications for Remote Sensing of Forests: Concepts and Case Studies”, Pp. 337-358, ed. by M. Wulder and S. Franklin, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston
  • Cihlar, J.  R. Fernandes, R. Fraser, J. M. Chen, W. Chen, R. Latifovic, J. Liu, and Z. Li,  2003. National- scale forest information extraction from coarse resolution satellite data. Part 2: Forest biophysical parameters and processes. Chapter in “Methods and Applications for Remote Sensing of Forests: Concepts and Case Studies”, Pp. 359-388, ed. by M. Wulder and S. Franklin, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston
  • Hall, F. G., A. K. Betts, S. Frolking, R. Brown, J. M. Chen, W. Chen, S. Halldin, D. Lettenmaier, and J. Schafer, 2004. The Boreal Climate. In Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate: A New Perspective on An Interactive System, Pp.  93-114, edited by Kabat et al. Springer, New York.
  • Chen, J. M., 1999. BOREAS RSS-07: Ground Measurements of LAI and FPAR. BOREAS Information System, DAAC CDROM. 22 Pages.
  • Chen, J. M., and J. Cihlar, 1999. BOREAS RSS-07: Regional LAI and FPAR Images From 10-day AVHRR- LAC Composites. BOREAS Information System, DAAC CDROM. 16 Pages.
  • Chen, J. M., and X. Geng, 1999. BOREAS RSS-07: LAI images from Landsat TM over Southern Study Area
  • and Northern Study Area.  BOREAS Information System, DAAC CDROM. 12 Pages.
  • Liu, J., J. M. Chen, and J. Cihlar, 1999. BOREAS RSS-16: regional net primary productivity map. BOREAS Information System, DAAC CDROM, 12 pages.
  • Chen, J. M., T. A. Black, and M. D. Novak, 1995. A wind-tunnel study of turbulent air flow in forest openings.  Wind and Trees. ed. by M. P. Coutts and J. Grace. Chapter 4. Cambridge University Press. Pp. 71-87.

Books or Special Issue Edited

  • Chen, J.  M.,  and P. White,  2008. Quantitative retrieval of surface properties from  optical remote sensing: Advancing applications with models. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. Special issue.
  • Chen, J. M., S. Thomas, and Y. Yin, 2007. Carbon Sequestration in China’s Forest Ecosystems.  Journal of Environmental Management. Special issue.
  • Gong P., and J. M. Chen, 2004. Remote Sensing Applications to Hydrological Studies. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. Special issue.

Research Clusters:
Biogeochemistry and Contaminants, Climate Processes and Climate and Carbon Cycle Modelling, Earth-Surface Processes and Hydrology, Nature, Society and Environmental Change