Dr. Yaqian He

Assistant Professor


Lewis Science Center, Room 036

(501) 450-3434

Areas of Interest:

  • Remote Sensing
  • GIS
  • Land cover and land use change
  • Land-atmosphere interaction


  • Geographic Field Technique
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Cartography
  • Geographic Information Analysis


  • PhD, West Virginia University 2018
  • M.S., Beijing Normal University 2013
  • B.E., China University of Mining and Technology 2010


Please visit my research group website for more information about my publications and current research at https://yaqianhe.github.io/

  • He, Y., Oh, J., Lee, E., Kim, Y. 2022. Land Cover and Land Use Mapping of the East Asian Summer Monsoon Region from 1982 to 2015. Land , 11, 391. https://doi.org/10.3390/land11030391
  • He, Y., Xu, R., Prior, S.A., Yang, D., Yang, A. and Chen, J., 2021. Satellite-detected ammonia changes in the United States: natural or anthropogenic impacts. Science of The Total Environment, p.147899.
  • Liu, J., Shen, W. and He, Y., 2021. Effects of Cropland Expansion on Temperature Extremes in Western India from 1982 to 2015. Land, 10 (5), p.489.
  • You, G., Liu, B., Zou, C., Li, H., McKenzie, S., He, Y., Gao, J., Jia, X., Arain, M.A., Wang, S. and Wang, Z., 2021. Sensitivity of vegetation dynamics to climate variability in a forest-steppe transition ecozone, north-eastern Inner Mongolia, China. Ecological Indicators, 120, p.106833.
  • He, Y., Lee, E. and Mankin, J. S., 2020. Seasonal tropospheric cooling in Northeast China
    associated with cropland expansion. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 034032.
  • Ji, X., Li, X., He, Y. and Liu, X., 2019. A simple method to improve estimate of county-level economic in China by using nighttime light data and GDP growth rate. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(9), pp. 419.
  • He, Y., Warner, T., McNeil, B. and Lee, E., 2018. Reducing uncertainties in applying remotely sensed land use and land cover maps in land-atmosphere interaction: identifying change in space and time. Remote Sensing, 10(4), pp.506.
  • He, Y., Lee, E. and Warner, T.A., 2017. A time series of annual land use and land cover maps of China from 1982 to 2013 generated using AVHRR GIMMS NDVI3g data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 199, pp.201-217.