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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

FAN CHEN

Visiting Scientist

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Fan Chen
Visiting Scientist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Bldg. 007, Rm. 104, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350 USA
Voice: (301) 504-9411
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Fan.Chen@ars.usda.gov


Research Interests:

  • Improving hydrologic predictions of watershed models with data assimilation
  • Parameter estimation in hydrologic modeling using satellite data


Education:

  • 2001 B.S. Physical Geography, Peking University, Beijing, China.
  • 2005 GIS Certificate, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • 2006 Ph.D. Climatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.


Professional Experience:

  • 2008 - Present: Post-doctoral research associate, USDA-ARS-Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD.


Selected Publications:(please contact the author to determine reprint availability)

( view author's publications/interpretive summaries/technical abstracts since 1999)

Chen, F. and Robinson, P.J., 2009: Estimating Reference Crop Evapotranspiration with ETgages. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 135(3):335-342.

Chen, F. and Konrad, C.E., 2006: A Synoptic Climatology of Summertime Heat and Humidity in the Piedmont Region of North Carolina. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 45(5):674–685.

Bao, C., Fang, C.L., and Chen, F., 2006: Mutual Optimization of Water Utilization Structure and Industrial Structure in Arid Inland River Basins of Northwest China. Journal of Geographical Sciences 16(1):87–98.

Robinson, P.J. and Chen, F., 2005: Climate and Changes in Water Availability in North Carolina in the Twentieth Century. in: Robinson, P.J., Jones, J.A., and Wo, M-K. (eds) Managing Water Resources in a Changing Physical and Social Environment. Rome, International Geographical Union (in press).


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