Ph.D., Texas State University-San Marcos, 2007
211M Sondheim Hall
Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, urban landscape ecology, environmental modeling
Recent Research Activities
- Analyzing the urban ecological environment change with the focus on the impact of land use management and socioeconomic development.
- Investigating land use land cover pattern and process using multi-temporal remote sensing and landscape ecological metrics.
- Linking Spatial heterogeneity and process complexity through social-phenology-environment in human dominant watershed.
- Predicting landscape dynamics using fuzzy-logic cellular automata model.
Tang, J. K. Bu, J. Yang, S. Zhang, and L. Chang. 2012. Multitemporal analysis of forest fragmentation in the upstream region of the Nenjiang River Basin, Northeast China. Ecological Indicators 23: 597-607.
Tang, J. F. Chen, S. S. Schwartz. 2012. Assessing spatio-temporal variations of greenness in the Baltimore-Washington corridor area. Landscape and Urban Planning 105: 296-306.
Yao, Z., J. Tang, and F. Benjamin Zhan. 2011. Detection of arbitrarily-shaped cluster using a neighbor-expanding approach: a case study on murine typhus in South Texas. International Journal of Health Geographics 10:23.
Tang, J. 2011. Modeling urban landscape dynamics using sub-pixel fractions and fuzzy cellular automata. Environmental and Planning B: Planning and Design 38: 903-920.
Tang, J. 2009. Spatial analysis and temporal simulation of landscape patterns in two petroleum-oriented cities. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 2(2): 54-60.
Chen, F., J. Tang. 2009. Using spectral shape parameters to improve linear spectral mixture analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30(22): 6061-6067.
Chen, F., J. Tang, Z. Niu. 2008. Estimating the impact of urbanization on LAI, fPAR in the Baltimore-Washington corridor area. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 34 (Suppl. 2): S326-S337.
Tang, J., L. Wang, Z. Yao. 2008. Analyses of urban landscape dynamics using multi-temporal satellite images: A Comparison of two petroleum-oriented cities. Landscape and Urban Planning 87(4): 269-278.
Tang, J., L. Wang, S. M. Myint. 2007. Improving urban landscape classification through fuzzy supervised classification and spectral mixture analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing 28(18): 4047-4063.
Tang, J., L. Wang, Z. Yao. 2007. Spatio-temporal urban landscape change analysis using Markov chain and modified Genetic Algorithm. International Journal of Remote Sensing 28(15): 3255-3271.
Tang, J., L. Wang, Z. Yao. 2006. Analyzing spatial fragmentation of urban sprawl from multi-temporal satellite images: a case study of Daqing City, China. GIScience & Remote Sensing 43(3): 218-232.
Tang, J., L. Wang, S. Zhang. 2005. Investigating landscape pattern and its dynamics in Daqing, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing 26(11): 2259-2280.
Lu, Y., J. Tang. 2004. Fractal dimension of a transportation network and its relationship with urban growth: a study of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Environment and Planning B: planning and design 31(6): 895-911.
Tang, J., J. Tang. 2012. Linking spatial pattern and ecological function of urban vegetation by multi-temporal Landsat remote sensing. Presented paper for 2012 Internaitonal Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Application.
Tang, J. 2011. Characterizing the spatial pattern of crop and agriculture practice in Choptank River basin using Landsat TM and MODIS. Annual Conference of AAG.
Tang, J. July 2010. Assessing spatiotemporal variations of greenness: a study of Baltimore Washington corridor area. Annual conference of Geoinformatics 2010.
Tang, J. April 2010. Investigating the landscape dynamics and its impact on the nutrient discharges in an urbanized watershed. Annual conference of AAG.
Tang, J. 2008. Spatial analysis and temporal simulation of landscape patterns in two petroleum-oriented cities. Presented paper for 2008 International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Application.
Tang, J., 2007. Modeling urban landscape dynamics through fuzzy cellular automata model. Student Honors Paper for the AAG-RSSG.
Tang, J., 2006. Threatened natural landscape in urbanization: a comparison of two petroleum-oriented cities. Finalist paper for the SWAAG paper competition.
Tang, J., 2006. Improving urban landscape classification through fuzzy supervised classification and spectral mixture analysis. Finalist paper for the AAG-RSSG.
Tang, J., 2004. Multifractal analysis of the relationship between urban road and population. Presented paper for AAG.
Tang, J., 2003. Evaluating the relationship between urban road pattern and population using fractal geometry. Student travel award for UCGIS Summer Assembly.
Recent Honors & Awards
- 2007, Remote Sensing Specialty Group (RSSG) Student Honors Paper Competition, Second Place, at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).
- 2006, Hodges-Padilla Dissertation Research Scholarship, Texas State University-San Marcos.
- 2006, Dissertation Research Grants, Association of American Geographers (AAG).
- 2005, Space Imaging Award, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
Introduction to GIS, Advanced GIS, Spatial Data and GIS Application, Digital Image Processing.