Dr. Yang is currently working as a Postdoctoral researcher at Wuhan University. His research interests include urban remote sensing and operational land cover mapping. Related work has been published in RSE, ESSD and JAG.


  • 2023 – Present: Postdoc, Wuhan University
  • 2016 – 2022: Ph.D, Wuhan University
  • 2012 – 2016: B.S., China University of Geosciences Wuhan

Contact Details

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  • Address: No. 129 Luoyu Road, School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
  • Post code: 430079

Publication List

(10) Xin Huang, Jie Yang*, Wenrui Wang, Zhengrong Liu. Mapping 10 m global impervious surface area (GISA-10m) using multi-source geospatial data. Earth System Science Data.(Link),(pdf)
(9) Xin Huang, Yihong Song, Jie Yang*, Wenrui Wang, Huiqun Ren, Mengjie Dong, Yujin Feng, Haidan Yin, Jiayi Li. Toward accurate mapping of 30-m time-series global impervious surface area (GISA). International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation.(Link),(pdf)
(8) Qiquan Yang, Xin Huang, Xiaohua Tong, Changjiang Xiao, Jie Yang, Yue Liu, Yinxia Cao. Global assessment of urban trees’ cooling efficiency based on satellite observations. Environmental Research Letters.(Link),(pdf)
(7) Xin Huang*, Jiayi Li, Jie Yang, Zhen Zhang, Dongrui Li, Xiaoping Liu. 30 m global impervious surface area dynamics and urban expansion pattern observed by Landsat satellites: From 1972 to 2019 (ESI高被引,全球下载18万余次). Science China Earth Sciences.(Link), (pdf)
(6) Jie Yang, Xin Huang*. The 30 m annual land cover dataset and its dynamics in China from 1990 to 2019 (ESI热点&高被引,全球下载56万余次). Earth System Science Data.(Link), (pdf)
(5) Ben Zhang*, Jie Yang, Yinxia Cao. Assessing Potential Bioenergy Production on Urban Marginal Land in 20 Major Cities of China by the Use of Multi-View High-Resolution Remote Sensing Data. Sustainability.(Link), (pdf)
(4) Jie Yang, Xin Huang*. 30 m annual land cover and its dynamics in China from 1990 to 2019. Earth System Science Data Discussions.
(3) Qiquan Yang, Xin Huang*, Jie Yang, Yue Liu. The relationship between land surface temperature and artificial impervious surface fraction in 682 global cities: spatiotemporal variations and drivers. Environmental Research Letters.(Link), (pdf)
(2) Jie Yang, Xin Huang*, Qiuhong Tang*. Satellite-derived river width and its spatiotemporal patterns in China during 1990–2015. Remote Sensing of Environment.(Link), (pdf)
(1) 汤秋鸿, 张学君, 戚友存, 陈少辉, 贾国强, 穆梦斐, 杨杰, 杨其全, 黄昕, 运晓博, 刘星才, 黄忠伟, 唐寅. 遥感陆地水循环的进展与展望. 武汉大学学报 (信息科学版).(Link), (pdf)


  • 2021: Special prize of "Wang Zhizhuo Innovative Talent" of Wuhan University
  • 2021: First Prize of "Academic Innovation Award" of Wuhan University