Xinchen is a second-year PhD student in the ESPM department. His research interest lies primarily in the climate-biosphere interactions of the high-latitude areas. He is using remote sensing, models and observations in his studies.
M.S. in global environmental change, Beijing Normal University
B.E. in remote sensing science & technology, Wuhan University
Research Interests / Specializations:
Climate change, Data science, Remote sensing, Phenology
 S. Wang and X. Lu et al., ”Limitations and challenges of MODIS-derived phenological metrics across different landscapes in pan-Arctic region”, Remote Sensing, in press.
 X. Lu , X. Cheng, X. Li, J. Tang et al., ”Seasonal patterns of canopy photosynthesis captured by remotely sensed sun-induced fluorescence and vegetation indexes in mid-to-high latitude forests: A cross-platform comparison”, Science of The Total Environment, vol. 644, pp. 439-451, Dec 2018.
 X. Lu , X. Cheng, X. Li and J. Tang, ”Opportunities and challenges of applications of satellite-derived sun-induced fluorescence at relatively high spatial resolution”, Science of the Total Environment, vol. 619-620, pp. 649–653, Apr 2018.
Honors and Awards
NASA FINESST Recipient (2021)
Tingru Zhou Fellowship (2019)
National Fellowship for Graduate Students of P.R.C (2018)
Office Phone Number3413338491
Mailing addressDepartment of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
130 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720