Chen Zhang


Computer Scientist

GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst

Full-Stack Developer





4/4/2022: One paper is accepted for presentation at IGARSS 2022

3/2/2022: New paper Validation and refinement of cropland data layer using a spatial-temporal decision tree algorithm is published in Scientific Data

2/7/2022: New paper Influence of urban expansion on Lyme disease risk: A case study in the US I-95 Northeastern corridor is published in Cities


10/12/2021: Two new papers Applying Machine Learning to Cropland Data Layer for Agro-Geoinformation Discovery and Crop-CASMA-A Web GIS Tool for Cropland Soil Moisture Monitoring and Assessment Based on SMAP Data are published in proceedings of IGARSS 2021

10/9/2021: The first review about mapping urban poverty and gentrification using remote sensing technology Remote Sensing of Urban Poverty and Gentrification is published in Remote Sensing

10/5/2021: Two abstracts are accepted for presentation at AGU 2021 Fall Meeting

9/8/2021: New paper An Overview of Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools to Support USDA NASS Decision Making is published in Proceedings of the 2021 9th International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics

7/15/2021: Applying Machine Learning to Cropland Data Layer for Agro-geoinformation Discovery is presented at IGARSS 2021

6/11/2021: New paper Rapid in-season mapping of corn and soybeans using machine-learned trusted pixels from Cropland Data Layer published in International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation

5/18/2021: One paper is accepted by International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation

4/13/2021: Two new book chapters Image Processing Methods in Agricultural Observation Systems and Land Parcel Identification are published in Agro-geoinformatics: Theory and Practice

3/16/2021: Two papers are accepted for presentation at IGARSS 2021

3/10/2021: Crop-CASMA project is covered by Fox Business

3/8/2021: Crop-CASMA web portal is officially announced by USDA NASS and NASA JPL

2/24/2021: USDA FACTS project kicks off

2/1/2021: The 2020 Cropland Data Layer is released on CropScape

1/22/2021: NASA IDS project website is online


12/18/2020: Exploring Soil Moisture Condition for the Conterminous United States with OGC Web Service is presented at 2020 International Graduate Workshop on GeoInformatics and awarded the Excellent Participation Award

12/9/2020: Web Geoprocessing Services for Disseminating and Analyzing SMAP Derived Soil Moisture Data Products is presented at 2020 AGU Fall Meeting

7/20/2020: Exploring US Cropland Using AgKit4EE Toolkit is presented at 2020 ESIP Summer Meeting