Shengan Zhan

Shengan Zhan

Graduate Student



Remote sensing, lakes


MA, University of Cincinnati, 2015

BE, Wuhan University, 2013

BES, University of Waterloo, 2013

Selected Publications

Wanders, N., Bachas, A., He, X.G., Huang, H., Koppa, A., Mekonnen, Z.T., Pagan, B.R., Peng, L.Q., Vergopolan, N., Wang, K.J., Xiao, M., Zhan, S., Lettenmaier, D.P., Wood, E.F. (2017) Forecasting the hydroclimatic signature of the 2015-16 El Nino event on the western U.S. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 18 (1), 177-186.

Richard Beck, Zhan, S., Liu, H., Tong, S., Yang, B., Xu, M., Ye, Z., Huang, Y., Shu, S., Wu, Q., Wang, S., Berling, K., Murray, A., Emery, E., Reif, M., Harwood, J., Young, J., Nietch, C., Macke, D., Martin, M., Stillings, G., Stumpf, R., Su, H. (2016) Comparison of satellite reflectance algorithms for estimating chlorophyll-a in a temperate reservoir using coincident hyperspectral aircraft imagery and dense coincident surface observations, Remote Sensing of Environment. 178(1), 15-30.

Zhan, S., Wang, S., Beck, R. A., Hinkel, K. M., Liu, H. (2016) Post-storm Water Circulation Patterns in Teshekpuk Lake (Alaska) Derived from Sequential Satellite Images. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1889

Zhan, S., Beck, R. A., Hinkel, K. M., Liu, H., & Jones, B. M. (2014) Spatio-temporal Analysis of Gyres in Oriented Lakes on the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska Based on Remotely Sensed Images. Remote Sensing. 6(10), 9170-9193.

Courses & Presentations

Zhao, Q., Zhan, S., Xuan, K., Zhan, Q. (2015) Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Urban Heat Island and Urban Metabolism by Satellite Imagery over the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. AGU 2015 Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA

Zhan, S., Wang, S., Beck, R. A., Hinkel, K. M., Liu, H. (2014) Thermokarst Lake Gyre Flow Speed and Direction Derivation Using Image Matching from Sequential Satellite Images. AGU 2014 Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA
Zhan, S., Beck, R. A., Hinkel, K. M., & Liu, H. (2014) Thaw Lake Gyres on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Northern Alaska. AAG 2014 Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL


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