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Hongtao Duan
Tel: 86-25-86882161

2002-2007 — Ph.D., Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, Chinese Academy of Science, China
1998-2002 — BA, Northwest University, China


2015-     — Professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2010-2014 — Associate Professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2007-2009 — Assistant Professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Interests:

Inland lakes water color remote sensing
Algal blooms remote sensing
Inland Lakes changes under the pressures of global warming and climate change

Selected Publications:

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Steven Arthur Loiselle, Qiushi Shen, Hongbin Yin, Yuchao Zhang. Optical characterization of black water 
blooms in eutrophic waters. Science of the Total Environment 2014; 482–483: 174-183.

Hongtao Duan, Lian  Feng, Ronghua Ma, Yuchao Zhang and Steven Arthur Loiselle. Variability of  particulate organic carbon in inland waters observed from MODIS Aqua  imagery. Environmental Research Letters, 2014, 9, 084011

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Yuchao Zhang, Steven Arthur Loiselle. Are algal blooms occurring later in Lake Taihu? Climate local effects outcompete mitigation prevention. Journal of Plankton Research. 2014, 36(3): 866–871

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua Ma, Chuanmin Hu. Remote sensing algorithms of cyanobacteria pigments during spring bloom formation in several lakes of East China. Remote Sensing of Environment, 2012, 126, 126-135

Hongtao Duan, Ronghua  Ma, Yuanzhi Zhang, Steven Arthur Loiselle, Jingping Xu, Chenlu Zhao, Lin Zhou,  and Linlin Shang. A new three-band algorithm for estimating chlorophyll- concentrations in turbid inland lakes. Environmental Research Letters, 2010,  5, 044009.

Hongtao Duan, R. Ma, X. Xu, F. Kong, S. Zhang, W. Kong, J. Hao, L. Shang. Two-decade reconstruction of  algal blooms in China’s Lake Taihu. Environmental Science & Technology, 2009 , 43 (10): 3522-3528.

Min Zhang, Hongtao Duan, Xiaoli Shi, Yang Yu, Fanxiang Kong. Contributions of meteorology to the phenology of cyanobacterial blooms: Implications for future climate change. Water Research, 2012, 46(2): 442-452

Guangjia Jiang, Ronghua  Ma, Steven Loiselle, Hongtao Duan. Optical approaches to examining the dynamics  of dissolved organic carbon in optically complex inland waters. Environmental  Research Letters, 2012, 7, 034014

Ronghua Ma, Guangjia  Jiang, Hongtao Duan, Luca Bracchini, Steven Loiselle. Effective upwelling  irradiance depths in turbid waters: a spectral analysis of origins and fate.  Optics Express, 2011, 19(8): 7127-7138.

Ronghua Ma, Hongtao Duan, Chuanmin Hu, Xuezhi Feng, Ainong Li, Weimin Ju, Jiahu Jiang, and Guishan Yang. A  half-century of changes in China's lakes: Global warming or human influence?  Geophysical Research Letters, 2010, 37, L24106, doi:10.1029/2010GL045514.