SDSU Website USGS Website GIScCE Home
Holtry Lecture Series
Spring 2014 Seminars NEW
Triennial Reports
 2009-2011 (31.1 MB)
 2006-2008 (29.4 MB)
Senior Scientists
Research Scientists
Visiting Scientists
Postdoctoral Fellows
  Dr. Christopher Barber
  Dr. Patrick Freeborn
  Dr. Armel Kaptue
  Dr. Valeriy Kovalskyy
  Dr. Zhihua Liu
  Dr. Yuchu Qin
  Dr. Christopher Wright
  Dr. Lin Yan
  Hankui Zhang
Graduate Students
Former Students
Former Personnel
Recent News
 Dr. Roy presents at NASA and Global Land Project meetings in Berlin, Germany
Where in the World?
(click image to discover)

Dr. Lin Yan
Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Publications

Lin Yan is a post-doc fellow with Dr. David Roy working on the project Changing Field Sizes of the Conterminous United States, a Decennial Landsat Assessment.

Lin Yan received his Ph. D. in Geodetic Science from The Ohio State University (OSU), and he received his B.S in Surveying Engineering and M.S. in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensnig from Tongji University in China. His Ph.D. research focus on the spectral-spatial classification and nonlinear dimensionality-reduction of hyperspectral remote sensing images, and he had also served as software engineer in Mapping and GIS Lab at OSU to support NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) missions.

Selected Publications

Yan, L. and Roy, D.P., 2014, Automated crop field extraction from multi-temporal Web Enabled Landsat Data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 144, 42-64. (

Lin Yan, Jiangye Yuan, Liang Cheng, Ron Li and DeLiang Wang. A Biologically and Geometrically Inspired Approach to Target Extraction from Multiple-Source Remote Sensing Images. Proceedings of the ASPRS 2010 Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April, 2010, 10 p.

Ron Li, Lin Yan, Kaichang Di and Bo Wu 2008. A New Ground-based Stereo Panoramic Scanning System, the XXIth ISPRS Congress, Beijing, China, July 3-11, 2008, 6 p.