Dr. Ying Gao

Dr. Ying Gao

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 115, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Honours I), Monash University., 2010
  • Ph. D in Civil Engineering, Monash University., 2016

Expertise

Soil moisture harmonization from multi-frequency satellite observations
Passive microwave soil moisture retrieval
Combined active and passive soil moisture retrieval
Soil surface roughness characterization
Optical sensing of vegetation

Journal Paper:

Gao, Y., Colliander, A., Burgin., M. S., Walker, J. P., Dinnat, E., Chae, C. S., Cosh, M. H., Caldwell T. G. and Berg A. (2018). Multi-Frequency Radiometer-Based Soil Moisture Retrieval and Algorithm Prameterization Using In-situ Sites. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Under Review

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Ye, N., Panciera, R., Monerris, A., Ryu, D. and Jackson, T., (2018). Evaluation of the Tau-Omega Model for Passive Microwave Soil Moisture Retrieval using SMAPEx Data Sets, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11, 888-895

Wu, X.L., Walker, J.P., Rudiger, C., Panciera, R., and Gao, Y. , (2017). Medium-Resolution Soil Moisture Retrieval Using the Bayesian Merging Method. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55, 6482-6493

Wu, X., Walker, J.P., Rudiger, C., Panciera, R., and Gao, Y. (2017). Intercomparison of Alternate Soil Moisture Downscaling Algorithms Using Active-Passive Microwave Observations. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 14, 179-183

Huang, Y.C., Walker, J.P., Gao, Y., Wu, X.L., and Monerris, A. (2016). Estimation of Vegetation Water Content From the Radar Vegetation Index at L-Band. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54, 981-989

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Allahmoradi, M., Monerris, A., Ryu, D. and Jackson, T., (2015). Optical sensing of Vegetation Water Content: A synthesis study, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 8(4): 1456-1464.

Panciera, R., Walker, J. P., Jackson, T. J., Gray, D. A., Tanase, M. A., Ryu, D., Monerris, A., Yardley, H., Rudiger, C., Wu, X. L., Gao, Y. and Hacker, J. M., 2014. The Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiments (SMAPEx): Toward soil moisture retrieval from the SMAP mission. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 52(1): 490-507.

Li, D., Jin, R., Che, T., Walker, J. P., Gao, Y., Ye, N. and Wang, S., (2014). Soil Moisture Retrieval from Airborne PLMR and MODIS Products in Zhangye Oasis of Heihe River Basin, China. Advances in Earth Science 29(2): 295-305.

Conference Paper:

Gao, Y., Colliander, A., Burgin, M.S., Walker, J.P., Chae, C. S., Dinnat, E., Cosh, M.H., Caldwell, T. G., Berg, A. and Martínez, J. (2018). L-, C- AND X-BAND PASSIVE MICROWAVE SOIL MOISTURE RETRIEVAL ALGORITHM PARAMETERIZATION USING IN SITU VALIDATION SITES. 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)

Dinnat, E., Burgin, M., Colliander, A., Chae, C., Cosh, M.H., Gao, Y. (2018). INTERCALIBRATION OF LOW FREQUENCY BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS FOR LONG-TERM SOIL MOISTURE RECORD. 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)

Gao, Y., Colliander, A., Burgin, M.S., Walker, J.P., Chae, C., Dinnat, E. and Cosh, M.H. (2017). MULTI-FREQUENCY RADIOMETER-BASED SOIL MOISTURE RETRIEVAL ALGORITHM PARAMETRIZATION USING IN SITU VALIDATION SITES. 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) pp. 3945-3948.

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Panciera, R., Monerris, A. and Ryu, D., (2013). Retrieval of soil surface roughness from active and passive microwave observations. In Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J. (eds) MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2013, pp. 3092-3098. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-3-1.

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Ryu, D. and Monerris, A., (2013). Intercomparison of surface roughness parameterizations for soil moisture retrieval. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS).

Walker, J. P., O’Neill, P., Wu, X., Gao, Y., Monerris, A., Panciera, R., Jackson, T., Gray, D. and Ryu, D., (2012). An airborne simulation of the SMAP data stream. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Munich, Germany, 22-27 July, 2012.

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Ryu, D., Panciera, R. and Monerris, A. (2011). Validation of a tau-omega Model with Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx) Data Sets in Australia. In Chan, F., Marinova, D. and Anderssen, R. S. (eds) MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 12-16 2011, pp. 1944-1950.

Conference Abstract:

Gao, Y., Colliander, A., Burgin, M. S., Walker, J. P., Chae, C. S., Dinnat, E., Cosh, M. H. and Caldwell, T. G. (2018), PARAMETERIZATION OF MULTI-FREQUENCY RADIOMETER-BASED SOIL MOISTURE RETRIEVAL
ALGORITHM WITH IN-SITU VALIDATION SITES. MicroRad 2018, 15th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, Cambridge, MA, USA, 27-30 March 2018.

Gao, Y., Colliander, A., Burgin, M. S., Walker, J. P., Chae, C. S., Dinnat, E., Cosh, M. H. and Caldwell, T. G. (2017). Parameterization of L-, C- and X-band Radiometer-based Soil Moisture Retrieval Algorithm Using In-situ Validation Sites. AGU Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, USA, 11 – 15 December, 2017.

Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Panciera, R., Monerris, A. and Ryu, D., (2014). Roughness characterizations in active and passive microwave soil moisture retrieval. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May, 2014.

Vittucci, C., Guerriero, L., Ferrazzoli, P., Rahmoune, R., Tanase, M., Panciera, R., Monerris, A., Rudiger, C., Gao, Y., Walker, J. P., Active and passive forest observations during SMAPEX-3 campaign. MicroRad 2014, 13th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, Pasadena, CA, USA, 24-27 March 2013.

Walker, J. P., Dumedah, G., Monerris, A., Gao, Y., Rdiger, C., Wu, X., Panciera, R., Merlin, O., Pipunic, R., Ryu, D., and Zreda, M., (2012). High Resolution Soil Moisture Mapping. 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping. Sydeny, Australia, 10-13 April, 2012.

Walker, J. P., Monerris, A., Gao, Y., Wu, X., Panciera, R., Tanase, M., Ryu, D., Gray, D., Yardley, H., Goh, A. and Jackson, T. J., (2012). The Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiments: Towards Active Passive Retrieval and Downscaling. AGU Chapman Conferencce on Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 19-22 February, 2012.

Panciera, R., Turner, R., Tanase, M., Hacker, J. and Gao, Y., (2012). Estimation of Soil Surface Roughness from Airborne LiDAR: An Exploratory Study for SAR-based Modelling of Forest Biomass and Soil Moisture. SilviLaser Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.

Report:

Monerris, A., Panciera, R., Gao, Y., Tanase, M. and Walker, J. P. (2012) Addendum to The Third Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx-3): Work Plan. Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University. 14pp

 

Teaching Commitments

  • CIV4268 - Water resources management.
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