News

March 10 2021
Manuscript on advance and runout hazard assessment of a valley glacier in Kunlun Mountains published as a discussion paper in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences.

February 10 2021
New paper published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters revealed link between Antarctic ice mass changes with ENSO.

December 27 2020
Enze’s paper on a generalized deep learning network for delineating glacial fronts from multi-sensor imagery is published in Remote Sensing of Environment!

November 23 2020
Yan’s paper, trying to solve a puzzle of a group of unique landforms in East Kunlun, published in Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

November 17 2020
Paper, published in Nature Communications, documents drastic changes of the BIG 3 of Greenland in the past 100 years.

November 2 2020
Calling for research articles using remote sensing to study permafrost vulnerability.

October 15 2020
Lingcao is joining University of Colorado as a CIRES postdoc fellow. Wish you the best in your new position!

August 19 2020
Enze successfully defended his PhD thesis! Congratulations to Dr. Zhang!

August 18 2020
New paper on improved estimate of Greenland ice mass trends and accelerations is published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

August 11 2020
Welcome to all EASC summer workshop attendees!

August 3 2020
New academic year begins! Warmest welcome to Zhuoxuan (Summer) and Billy!

June 17 2020
Summer online workshop is open for application. Potential PhD applicants are welcome to apply through this web page before July 17. We will provide early PhD admission!

June 12 2020
Jiahua’s paper on ground elevation changes in Canadian permafrost areas as observed by GPS Interferometric Reflectometry is published in The Cryosphere.

June 1 2020
Billy Tsang joined our research group as a research assistant and wil officially start his MPhil with us in August. Welcome aboard, Billy!

May 27 2020
Hope everyone is healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our website is now recovering from a long hiatus.

January 20 2020
Lin was promoted as Associate Professor of Earth System Science (tenured) and Head of Graduate Division of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, CUHK!

December 19 2019
Yan is heading to University of Exeter for a six-month visit to Prof. Stephan Harrison. Have a wonderful and fruitful exchange!

November 22 2019
Lingcao’s deep learning paper for mapping retrogressive thaw slumps is published in Remote Sensing of Environment! Codes are available on GitHub.

August 13 2019
Jie passed his PhD thesis defense! Congratulations to Dr. Chen!

August 1 2019
Xingyu (Carol) Xu joined our research group as a PhD student! Warmest Welcome!

July 16 2019
Lingcao passed his PhD thesis defense! Biggest congratulations to Dr. Huang, the very first doctor from our research group!

July 10 2019
Enze and Yan received the Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence from CUHK for their upcoming research visits in Denmark and UK. Congratulations!

July 2 2019
Summer visiting students Yidan, Haoran, and Linyang joined our group. Welcome!

June 28 2019
Enze’s paper on the use of deep learning to automatically delinate glacial calving fronts is published in The Cryosphere.

June 28 2019
Yan won Best Poster Award (again) at the 2019 Dragon 4 Symposium held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Congratulations!

April 15 2019
Summer Student Workshop is open for application. Potential PhD applicants are welcome to apply through this web page . Application deadline is May 5 2019.

March 30 2019
Our new paper published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters! We documented short-term mass changes of the Greenland Ice Sheet and investigate their possible links to atmospheric circulation anomalies.

January 31 2019
Yan passed PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!

January 18 2019
Our GPS-IR permafrost studies are highlighted by UNAVCO’s Science Snapshots .

January 17 2019
Jiahua passed PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!

December 19 2018
Lingcao’s paper on the use of deep learning in detecting thermokarst landforms is published in Remote Sensing!

November 30 2018
Lingcao won first place poster presentation award at the ACUNS18 Conference. Congratulations!

October 31 2018
Xiyu’s paper on detecting soil freeze/thaw onsets using both active and passive microwave measurements is published in Remote Sensing of Environment!

October 30 2018
Jiangjun (JJ) is leaving our group and will start his faculty position at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen. Wish JJ the best in his future endeavours!

October 27 2018
New paper on the use of Persistent Scatterer InSAR for mapping and quantifying permafrost thaw subsidence is published in JGR Earth Surface .

October 15 2018
Welcome Prof. ZHAO Lin of CAS to visit us and give a talk on permafrost on the Tibetan Plateau.

October 2 2018
Bon Voyage! Lingcao starts his 6-month visit to Prof. Thian Gan at Univesity of Alberta.

September 26 2018
Our new paper published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters! We used multi-source geodetic measurements (GPS, GRACE, SAR, and altimetry) to quantify short-term mass changes of Jakobshavn Isbræ in Greenland.

September 21 2018
Jiangjun’s paper published in The Cryosphere! He found a seasonal mass anomaly from GRACE time series, which was possibly due to water storage generated by summer surface melting.

July 19 2018
Enze passed PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!

June 22 2018
Yan won Best Poster Award at the Dragon 4 Mid-Term Results Symposium, Xi’An. Congratulations!

June 12 2018
New paper published in GRL! We obsereved seasonal elevation changes in a permafrost area using GPS-IR and developed a very simple model to explain them.