Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

    62. X.Y. Zhang, X.H.Lu, L.Liu, DM.Chen, X.M.Zhang, X.J.Liu, Y. Zhang. 2017. Dry deposition of NO2 over China inferred from OMI columnar NO2 and atmospheric chemistry transport model. Atmospheric Environment. 169:238-249. [PDF]

    61. L. Liu, X. Zhang, W. Xu, X. Liu, X. Lu, D. Chen, X. Zhang, S. Wang, W. Zhang. 2017. Estimation of monthly bulk nitrate deposition in China-based satellite NO2 measurement by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument. Remote Sensing of Environment. 199(15):93-106. [PDF]

    60. X. Zhang, P.M. Treitz, D. Chen, L, Shi, X. Li. 2017. Mapping mangrove forests using multi-tidal remotely sensed data and a decision tree-based procedure. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 62:201-214. [PDF]

    59. A. Cheng, D. Chen, K. Woodstock, N.H. Ogden, X. Wu, J. Wu. 2017. Analyzing the potential risk of climate change on lyme disease in Eastern Ontario, Canada using time series remotely sensed temperature data and tick population modeling. Remote Sensing, 9(6), 609; doi:10.3390/rs9060609. [PDF]

    58. X. Ouyang, D. Chen, S.-B Duan, Y. Lei, Y. Dou, G. Hu. 2017. Validation and analysis of long-term AATSR land surface temperature product in the Heihe River Basin, China. Remote Sensing. 9, 152. d:10.3390/rs9020152. [PDF]

    57. J. Yu, D. Chen, Y. Lin, and S. Ye. 2017. Comparison of linear and nonlinear spectral unmixing approaches: a case study with multispectral TM imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(3):773-795. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2016.1271475. [PDF]

    56. T. Zhong, D. Chen, X. Zhang. 2016. Identification of potential sources of Mercury (Hg) accumulations in farmland soil using a decision tree method in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(11), 1111; doi:10.3390/ijerph13111111. [PDF]

    55. D. Chen, Y. Feng, X. Zhang. 2016. Comparison of Variability and Changing Rate in Tropospheric NO2 Column Obtained from Satellite Products across China during 1997-2015. International Journal of Digital Earth. Doi:10.1080/17538947.2016.1252435. [PDF]

    54. S. Wang, T. Zhong, D. Chen and X. Zhang. 2016. Spatial Distribution of Mercury (Hg) Concentration in Agricultural Soil and Its Risk Assessment on Food Safety in China. Sustainability, 8, 795; doi: 10.3390/su8080795. [PDF]

    53. Y. Su, D. Chen and J. Yu. 2016. A targeted change-detection procedure by combing change vector analysis and post-classification approach. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 114:115-124. [PDF]

    52. A, Rosu and D. Chen. 2016. An improved approch for geocoding Canadian postal code-based data in health related studies. The Canadian Geographer. 60(2):271-281. [PDF]

    51. E. Yoo, D. Chen, C. Diao and C. Russell. 2016. The effects of weather and environmental factors on West Nile virus mosquito abundance in Greater Toronto Area. Earth Interactions. 20(3): 1-22. [PDF]

    50. X. Zhang, T. Zhong, D. Chen, M. Cheng, L. Liu, X. Zhang, and X. Li. 2015. Assessment of arsenic (As) occurrence in arable soil and its related health risk in China. Enviornmental Geochemistry and Health, 9751, DOI:10.1007/s10653-015-9751-7. [PDF]

    49. X. Sun, L. Li, B. Zhang, D. Chen and L. Gao. 2015. Soft urban water cover extraction using mixed training samples and support vector machines. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36(13):3331-3344. [PDF]

    48. Y. Su and D. Chen. 2015. An unsupervised urban change detection procedure by using luminance and saturation for multispectral remotely sensed images. Photogrammertric Engineering &Remote Sensing. 81(8):13-21. [PDF]

    47. D. Chen, H. Wong, P. Belanger, K. Moore, M. Peterson, J. Cunningham. 2015. Analyzing the correlation between deer habitat and the component of the risk for Lyme disease in Eastern Ontario, Canada: A GIS-based approach. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 4:105-123. [PDF]

    46. X. Zhang, D. Chen, T. Zhong, X. Zhang, M. Cheng, X. Li. 2015. Evaluation on Lead (Pb) occurrence in arable soil in China, CLEAN-Soil, Air, and Water. DOI: 10.1002/clen.201400569. [PDF]

    45. Q. Miao, M Bouchard, D. Chen, M. Rosenberg, K. J. Aronson. 2015. Commuting behaviours and exposure to air pollution in Montreal, Canada.  Science of the Total Environment, 508: 193-198. [PDF]

    44. X. Zhang, D. Chen, T. Zhong, X. Zhang, M. Cheng, X. Li. 2015. Assessment of Cadmium (Cd) Concentration in arable soil in China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.DOI 10.1007/s11356-014-3892-6 . [PDF]

    43. Razavi, N.R, M. Qu, D. Chen, Y. Zhong, W. Ren, Y. Wang, L.M. Campbell. 2015. Effect of eutrophication on mercury (Hg) dynamics in subtropical reservoirs from a high Hg deposition ecoregion, Limnology and Oceanography. doi: 10.1002/lno.10036. [PDF]

    42. Zhang Z, Chen D, Chen Y, Wang B, Hu Y, Gao J, Sun L, Li R, Xiong C. 2014. Evaluating the impact of environmental temperature on global highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks in domestic poultry. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , Jun;11(6):6388-99. [PDF]

    41. Q. Miao, D. Chen, M. Buzzelli, K. J. Aronson. 2014. Environmental Equity Research: Review with Focus on Outdoor Air Pollution Research Methods and Analytic Tools. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 69(4): [PDF]

    40. J. Li, Q. Shen, B. Zhang, D. Chen. 2014. Retrieving total suspended matter in Lake Taihu from HJ-CCD near-infrared band data. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. 17(3):280-289. [PDF]

    39. Wu, Y., H. Zheng, B. Zhang, D. Chen, L. Lei. 2014. Long-term changes of lake level and water budget in the Nam Co Lake basin, Central Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Hydrometerology, 15:1312-1322. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-093.1 [PDF]

    38. Miao, Q.; M. Bouchard; D.  Chen; I. Burstyn; J.  J Spinelli, K. Aronson 2013. Assessing Traffic and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Montreal, Canada. Science of the Total Environment 470-471:945-953 [PDF]

    37. Zhang, Z.,R. Bergquist, D. Chen, B. Yao, Z. Wang, J. Gao, Q. Wu. 2013. Identification of Parasite-host habitats of Anxiang County, Hunan Province, China based on multi-temporal China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite (CBERS) images. Plus One 8(7): e69447. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069447. [PDF]

    36. M. Hussain, D. Chen, A. Cheng, H. Wei, D. Stanley. 2013. Change detection from digital images: from pixel-based to object-oriented approaches. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 80:91-106. [PDF]

    35. Zhang, B., Y. Wu, L. Lei, J. Li, L. Liu, D. Chen, J. Wang. 2013. Monitoring changes of snow cover, lake and vegetation phenology in Nam Co lake basin (Tibetan Plateau) using remote sensing (2000-2009). Journal of Great Lakes Research. 39(2): 224-233. [PDF]

    34. F. Xie, D. Chen, J. Meligrana, Y. Lin, W. Ren. (2013). Selecting key features for remote sensing classification by using decision-theoretic rough set model. Photogrammertric Engineering &Remote Sensing. 79(9): 787-797. [PDF]

    33. Jie, T., W. Tu, S. Tedders, D. Chen. 2013. A spatial-temporal analysis of low birth weight prevalence in Georgia, USA. GeoJournal, January. DOI:10.1007/s10708-013-9472-3. [PDF]

    32. Zhang, H., B. Zhang, D. Chen, J. Li, G. Zhao. 2013. Influence of filter band function on retrieval of aerosol optical depth (AOD) from sun photometer data. Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Technology. 30:929-941. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00104.1. [PDF]

    31. Z. Zhang, D. Chen, M. P. Ward and Q. Jiang. 2012. Transmissibility of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, subtype H5N1 in domestic poultry: a spatio-temporal estimation at the global scale. Geospatial Health 7(1):135-143. [PDF]

    30. B. Zhang, W. Yang, L. Gao and D. Chen, 2012. Real-time target detection in hyperspectral images based on spatial-spectral information extraction. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2012:142 (13 July 2012) [PDF]

29. Peng, D., B. Zhang, L. Liu, D. H. Fang, D. Chen, Y. Hu, and L. Liu. 2012. Characteristics and drives of global NDVI-based FPAR from 1982 to 2006. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 26(3). GB3015, doi:10.1029/2011GB004060. [PDF]

28. Zhang, Z., R. Zhu, N.R. Bergquist, D. Chen, Y. Chen, L. Zhang, J. Guo, F. Zhao, Q. Jiang. (2012) Spatial comparison of areas at risk for schistosomiasis in the hilly and mountainous regions in the People’s Republic of China: evaluation of the long-term effect of the 10-year World Bank Loan Project. Geospatial Health, 6(2): 205-214. [PDF]

27. Zhang Z., Chen D, Chen Y, Davies TM, Vaillancourt JP, Liu WB. 2012. Risk signals of an influenza pandemic caused by highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N1:  Spatio-temporal perspectives. The Veterinary Journal. 192(3): 417-421. [PDF]

26. Peng, D., B. Zhang, L. Liu, D. Chen, H. Fang, and Y. Hu. (2012). Seasonal dynamic pattern analysis on global FPAR derived from AVHRR GIMMS NDVI. International Journal of Digital Earth. 5(5): 439-455. DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2011.596579. [PDF]

25. Chen, D.  J. Cunningham, K. Moore, J. Tian. (2011). Spatial and temporal aberration detection for disease outbreak in sydromic surveillance. Annals of Geographic Information System.17(4):211-220. [PDF]

24.Zhang, B. Wu Y., Zhu L., Wang J., Li J., Chen D. (2011). Estimation and trend detection of water storage at Nam Co Lake, central Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Hydrology. 405(1-2):161-170. Doi:10.10.16/j.jhydrol.2011.05.018. [PDF]

23. S. Li, D. Chen, L. Gao, M. Peng, B. Zhang. (2011). Adaptive support vector machine andMarkov Random Field model for classifying hyperspectral imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 5, 053538; doi:10.1117/1.3609847 [PDF]

22. Delmelle, E., N. Nagle, and D. Chen. (2011). Handbook of Applied Spatial Analysis: Software Tools, Methods and Applications by Manfred Fischer and Arthur Getis, Handbook of Spatial Statistics by Alan E. Gelfand, Peter J. Diggle, Montserrat Fuentes, and Peter Guttorp and The SAGE Handbook of Spatial Analysis by A. Stewart and Peter A. Rogerson. Geographic Analysis. 43(3): 339-343. [PDF]

21. Zhang Z.J, Chen D., Liu W., Racine JS, Ong SH, Chen Y., G. Zhao, Q. Jiang. (2011). Nonparametric evaluation of dynamic disease risk: a spatio-temporal kernel approach. PLoS ONE, 6(3): e17381. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017381. [PDF]

20. Luciani, P.D. and Chen, D. (2011). The impact of image and class structure upon sub-pixel mapping accuracy using the pixel-swapping algorithm. Annals of Geographic Information System. 17 (1): 31-42. [PDF]

19. Zhang ZJ, Chen DM, Chen Y, Liu WB, Wang L, Zhao F, Yao BD. (2010). Spatio-temporal data comparisons for global highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks. PLoS ONE 5(12):e15314. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015314. [PDF]

18. Tian, J. and D. Chen . (2010). Spectral, spatial and temporal sensitivity of correlating MODIS aerosol optical depth with ground-based PM2.5 across southern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 36(2): 119-128. 2010. [PDF]

17. Tian, J., and D. Chen (2009). A semi-empirical model for predicting ground-level fine particle matter (PM2.5) concentration in Ontario from satellite remote sensing and ground-based meteorological measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment. [PDF]

16. Liu, X., Gao, L., Zhang, B., and Chen, D (2009) . A maximum noise fraction transform with improved noise estimation for hyperspectral images. Science in China Series F: Information Sciences. 52(9): 1578-1587. [PDF]

15. Liu, W. and D. Chen.(2009). Spatial impact of organic maters from point sources on stream water quality. Mining Science and Technology, 19(2):256-261. [PDF]

14. Chen, D. and H. Wei. (2009). "The effect of spatial autocorrelation and class proportion on the accuracy measures from different sampling designs". ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 64(2):264-282. [PDF]

13. Zhang, B., J. Li, Q. Shen, and D. Chen (2008). "A bio-optical model based method of estimating total suspended matter of Lake Taihu from near-infrared remote sensing reflectance". Environmental Monitoring Assessment 145:339-347. [PDF]

12. Chen, D. (2008). "A standardized probability comparison approach for evaluating and combining pixel-based classification procedures". Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 74(5): 601-610. [PDF]

11. Chen, J., D. Chen, and D. Blostein (2007). "Wavelet-based classification of remotely sensed images: a comparative study of different feature sets in an urban environment". Journal of Environmental Informatics , 10(1): 2-9. [PDF]

10. Tian, J. and D. Chen (2007). "Evaluating satellite-based measurements for mapping air quality in Ontario, Canada". Journal of Environmental Informatics , 10(1): 30-36 [PDF]

9. Tian, J. and D. Chen (2007). "Optimization in multi-scale segmentation of high-resolution images for artificial feature recognition". International Journal of Remote Sensing . 28(20):4625-4644. [PDF]

8. Rogan, J., and D. Chen (2004). “Remote sensing technology for land cover and land use mapping and monitoring.” Progress in Planning , 61(4):301-325. [PDF]

7. Chen, D., D. Stow, and P. Gong (2004). "Examining the effect of spatial resolution on classification accuracy: an urban environmental case." International Journal of Remote Sensing 25(11):2177-2192. [PDF]

6. Chen, D. and D. Stow (2003). "Strategies for integrating information from multiple spatial resolutions into land use/cover classification routines." Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing , 69(11):1279-1287. [PDF]

5.Chen, D. and D. Stow (2002). "The effect of training strategies on supervised classification at different spatial resolutions." Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 68(11):1155-1162. [PDF]

4. Stow, D. and D. Chen (2001). "Sensitivity of multitemporal NOAA-AVHRR data for detecting land cover changes” Remote Sensing of Environment ,80:297-307. [PDF]

3. Chen, D., Douglas Stow, Linda Tucker and Scott Daeschner (2001). “Detecting nd enumerating new building structures utilizing very-high resolution image data and image processing”, Geocarto International, 16(1):69-82. [PDF]

2. Stow, D., A. Hope, D. Richardson, D. Chen, Clint Garrison and Dawn Service (2000). “Potential of color-infrared digital camera imagery for inventory and mapping alien plant invasion in south African Shrublands”, International Journal of Remote Sensing , 21(15):2965-2970. [PDF]

1. Coulter, L., D. Stow, B. Kiracofe, C. Langevin, D. Chen, S. Daeschner, D. Service and J. Kaiser (1999). “Deriving current land use information for metropolitan transportation planning through integration of remotely sensed data and GIS”, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 65(11):1293-1300. [PDF]

    Books

    3. Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds). 2014. Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Jones Wiley.496p. ISBN:978-1-118-62993-2.

    2. Gu, F., Liu, W., and D. Chen (2013). Research on Dynamics of Urban Land Use Change Patterns. Xian JiaoTong Univ. Press. (In Chinese), 167p.

    1. Chen, D. (eds). 2011. Advances in Data, Methods, Models and their Applications in Geoscience. InTech Press. 336p. ISBN 978-953-307-737-6.

    Book Chapters

    20. D. Chen. 2016. Methods for detecting spatial and temporal aberration of disease outbreak in sydromic surveillance. In Y. Shi, F. Wang (ed). Applications of GIS and Spatial Analysis in Public Health (地理空间分析在健康领域的应用). Beijing: High Education Press (In Chinese).

    19. Chen, D. B. Moulin and J. Wu. 2014. Introduction to analyzing and modeling spatial and temporal dynamics of infectious diseases. In Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds). Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Wiley. pp. 3-18. [PDF]

    18. Chen, D. 2014. Modeling the spread of infectious diseases: A review. In Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds).Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Wiley.pp. 19-43.

    17. Richardson, H. and D. Chen. 2014. Analyzing the potential impact of bird migration on the global spread of H5N1 avian influenza (2007-2011) using spatio-temporal mapping methods. In Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds).Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Wiley. pp. 163-176.

    16. Wen, F., D. Chen and A. Majury. 2014. Spatial analysis and statistical modeling of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). In Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds).Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Wiley. pp. 247-262.

    15. Yoo, E-H, D. Chen and C. Russel. 2014. West Nile virus mosquito abundance modeling using a non-stationary spatio-temporal geostatistics. In Chen, D. B. Moulin, and J. Wu. (eds).Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Wiley. pp.263-282.

    14.Chen, D.(2012). Spatial autocorrelation, in McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

    13 Y. Zhang, H. Xi, J. Hu, Y. Zhu, D. Chen. (2011). Analysis of rocky desertification monitoring using MODIS data in western Guangxi, China. In Advances in Data, Methods, Models and their Applications in Geoscience. Edited by D. Chen, pp. 299-312. [PDF]

    12. Chen, D. and J. Tian. (2010). Monitoring spatial and temporal variability of air quality using satellite observation data: a case study of MODIS-observed aerosols in Southern Ontario, Canada, in Air Quality, Sciyo Press. Pp. 65-80. [PDF]

    11. Chen, D.(2010). Supervised classification. Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by B. Warf. SAGE Reference.

    10. Chen, D., W. Liu, J. Tian, and P. Luciani (2010). Evaluating ecological and environmental impact of urbanization in the Greater Toronto Area through multi-temporal remotely sensed data and landscape ecological measures. In Geospatial analysis and Modeling of Urban Environment, edited by B. Jiang and X. Yao. Springer. pp. 251-264.

    9. Chen, D. and A. Farrar (2007). "Evaluation of NEXRAD precipitation data for rainfall monitoring in Eastern Ontario, Canada". In Geomatics Solutions for Disaster Management, edited by J. Li, S. Zlatanova and A. Fabbri. New York:Springer-Verlag Berlin, pp. 103-116. [PDF]

    8. Chen, D., J. Weeks, and J. Kaiser (2005). “Remote sensing and spatial statistics as tools in crime analysis”. Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis, edited by F. Wang. Idea Group Publishing, pp.270-291. [PDF]

    7. Chen, D. (2003). “Integrating spatial statistics into a multi-resolution classification Framework to improve urban land use/cover mapping”, Advances in Spatial Analysis and Decision Making, edited by Z. Li, Q. Zhou, and W. Kainz, A.A. Balkema Publishers, The Netherlands. pp. 111-124.

    6. Chen, D. (2003). “Change detection”, In Principles and Methods of Remote Sensing Application, edited by Y. Zhao, and etc., Chinese Science Press, pp. 241-250. (In Chinese)

    5. Chen, D. and Zhao, Y. (2003). “Image Interpretation and digital image processing.” In Principles and Methods of Remote Sensing Application, edited by Y. Zhao, and etc.. Chinese Science Press, pp.166-210. (In Chinese)

    4. Chen, D., D. Stow, and A. Getis (2002). “Multi-resolution classification framework for improving land use/cover mapping.” In Linking People, Place, and Policy: A GIScience Approach, edited by Steve Walsh and Kelly Meyer, Kluwer Academic Publisher, pp235-262

    3.Stow, D.A., Chen, D., Parrott, R. and Carnevale, S. (1996). “Editing and Updating Vector GIS layers Using Remotely Sensed Data”, In Raster Imagery in GIS, edited by Morain, S. and Baros, S. L., Onword press, pp159-165.

    2. Stow, D.A, Chen, D. and Parrott, R. (1996). “Enhancement, Identification, and Quantification of Land Cover Change”, In Raster Imagery in GIS, edited by Morain,S. and Baros, S. L., Onword press, pp307-313

    1. Chen, D. (1994). "Environment Management using GIS and Remote Sensing in Daliuta Mining Area", Monitoring and Management of Fragile Ecosystem in Semi-arid Region, Chinese Science Academy Press, pp105-120.

Full Referred Papers in conference proceedings

21. Yao, H., and D. Chen. 2015. A system dynamics model for urban sustainable transportaion planning. In 2015 23rd International Conference on Geoinformatics, 19-21 June 2015, Wuhan, China. 10.1109/GEOINFORMATICS.2015.7378639. [PDF]

20. M. Hussian, D. Chen. 2014. Creating a three-tier buildings classification by using large scale topographic and address-based data. In ISPRS Annals: ISPRS Technical Commission II Symposium (Volume II-2), 6–8 October 2014, Toronto, Canada. , 67-73. [PDF]

19. D. Chen, R. Taki and W. Fan (2012). Using a genetic algorithm to optimize the inverse distance weigh (IDW) interpolation method. In proceeding of GIScience 2012. Edited by N. Xiao, M-P. Kwan and H. Lin. Columbus, Ohio, USA, Sept. 18-21, 2012.[PDF]

18. E. Yoo, D. Chen. and C. Russell (2012). Site-specific prediction of mosquito abundance using spatial-temporal geostatistics. In proceeding of the 10th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Science. Florianopolis-SC, Brazil, July 10-13, 2012. [PDF]

17. Q. Miao, D. Chen, M Bouchard, J. J.Spinelli, I. Burstyn, K. J. Aronson. 2012. Associations between Socio-Economic Factors, Ethnicity, and Traffic Exposure in Montreal, Canada. In proceeding of Conference on Environmental Pollution and Public Health (CEPPH 2012), Shanghai, China, August 10-12, 2012. Published by Scientific Research Publishing.  ISBN: 978-1-61896-010-8.

16. Hussain, M., Barr, R., Chen, D. 2012. Buidling-based urban land use classification from vector databases in Manchester, UK. In the GeoInformatics 2012 Proceedings, 1-7. June 2012, Hong Kong, C hina. [PDF]

15. D. Chen and M. Hussain. (2011). An object-based data mining framework for change detection in urban areas from very high resolution images. In processing of International Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS method for Change Detection and Spatio-temporal Modeling, Hongkong, Dec. 14-17, 2011.

14. L. Wang, S. Stalker, C.I. Ardern, S. Hoetmer, W. Kou, P. Simmons, S. Cholewa, D. Chen. (2011). Development of a spatial analytic framework for cardiovascular disease surveillance, Scientific Journal Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada (CDIC).

13. Zhang ZJ, Chen DM, Liu WB, Wang L. (2010). Evaluating the Impact of Climate Change on Global HPAI H5N1 outbreaks. Modelling for Environments Sake: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Ottawa (IEMSS). edited by D. A. Swayne, W. Yang, A.A. Voinov, A. Rizzoli, T. Filatova (Eds.). [PDF].

12..Chen, D. and J. FitzGibbon. 2008. Comparison of seasonal change detection from multi-temporal MODIS and TM images in Southern Ontario. in 2008 International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications, 2008. pp. 1-6. [PDF]

11. J. FitzGibbon and Chen, D. 2008. Sensitivity of Landsat MSS and TM to land cover change in the Golden Horseshoe, Ontario, Canada. Paper in the proceeding of GeoInformatics 2008, Guangzhou, China. June.

10. D. Chen and M. Goodchild. 2007. Calibrating quantitative errors on categorical maps using the contingency table. Proceeding in the 5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, 13-15 June 2007. ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands. [PDF]

9.Tian, J. and Chen, D. 2007. Satellite remote sensing of particular matter and air quality assessment at a regional scale in Southern Ontario. Paper at Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2007, Nanjing, China. May.

8. Liu, W. D. Chen, and N. Scott. 2007. Effect of cell size on resistance surface in GIS-based cost distance modeling for landscape analysis. Paper at Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2007, Nanjing, China. May 23.

7. Tian, J. and Chen, D. 2006. Mapping of pollutant concentrations by combining satellite and ground-based measurements in Ontario, Canada. Environmental Archive.

6. Chen, D., A multi-resolution posterior probability comparison approach to improve classification accuracy. Proceeding of GeoInformatic’s 2005. Toronto, Ontario. August 2005.

5. Wei, H. and Chen, D. The Effect of Spatial Autocorrelation on the Sampling Design in Accuracy Assessment: A Case Study with Simulated Data. Proceeding of International Society of Environmental Information System 2004. Regina, Saskatchewan. August 2004.

4. Chen, D., A Multi-resolution analysis and classification framework for improving land use/cover mapping from earth observation data. Proceeding of International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Congress, Istanbul. July 2004

3. Stow, D.,Chen, D., Coulter, L. and Redlin, S., Detection of pixel-level changes in land cover with multi-temporal imagery of varying spatial resolutions. Proceedings of MULTITEMP 2001 Workshop, Trento, Italy. September 2001.

2. Chen, D., and R. Church. Reducing data aggregation errors in location modeling: an analysis of the p-median problem. Paper presented at the 45th North American Meetings of Regional Science Association International, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 11-14, 1998.

1. Chen, D. Multiresolution Models on Image Analysis and Classification. Paper presented at the Annual Assembly and Summer Retreat of University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, Bar Harbor, Maine, June 15-21, 1997.

Seminars and Conference Presentations and Posters| 2002-the present

    D. Chen (2016). Analyzing and modeling spatial and temporal spreads of infectious diseases. Seminar at Workshop on Application of GIS and Spatial Analysis in Public Health, Shanghai, July 26-28, 2016.

    D. Chen (2016). Applications of spatial analysis and modeling technology in agriculture of Canada. Seminar at Workshop on GIS and remote sensing technology on agriculture resources and environmental modeling.  Yinchun, July China.

    D. Chen and M. Hussain (2015). Object-based image segmentation and evaluation tools. Paper presented at International Symposium on Digital Earth, Halifax, Canada. Oct. 5-9, 2015.

    D. Chen and S. Ye (2015). An unsupervised change detection procedure using luminance and saturation for multispectral remotely sensed images.. Paper presented at International Symposium on Digital Earth, Halifax, Canada. Oct. 5-9, 2015.

    D. Chen(2015).Spatial and temporal analysis of Lyme disease risk in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Paper presented in International Medical Geography Symposium, Vancouver, July 5-10. 2015.

    M. Hussain and D. Chen (2015). Comparison of shape-related measures for evaluating segmentation quality. Paper presented at AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA. April 21-25, 2015.

    Ye, S., and D. Chen (2014). Comparison of automatic threshold selection methods for change detection from remotely sensed images. Paper presented at CAG annual meeting, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario. May 26-28, 2014.

    D. Chen. (2014). The impact of deer habitat on spatial and temporal dynamics of lyme risk in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, April 8-12, 2014.

    D. Chen. S. Li, Q. Jian and B. Zhang (2013). Change detection after earthquake from multi-resolution remotely sensed images with a multi-temporal geostatistical measure. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM). Dec.9-11, 2013. Hanoi, Vietnam.

    D. Chen. And H. Wong (2013).  Spatial and temporal analysis of Lyme disease risk in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health, Arlington, August 25-29, 2013.

    D. Chen, R. Taki (2013). A tool for optimizing parameters of inverse distance weight function with genetic algorithms. Paper presented at 2013 ESRI International User Conference, July 8-12, 2013, San Diego, US.

    M. Hussain and D. Chen (2013). Object-based land-cover classification with SPOT imagery and aerial photos – a case study for large area mapping.  Poster at 2013 International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC'2013) and 2013 Canadian Institute of Geomatics Annual Conference, Toronto, June 5-7, 2013.

    D. Chen. (2013). Detecting oil-spills and other seawater contamination with SAR data in the Northern South China Sea. Presented at SOAR mini-workshop at Queen’s Univ, April 25, 2013.

    D. Chen (2013). Spatil-temporal data mining framework for analyzing vector-borne disease risk: a case study of WNV in Ontario. Paper presented at 2013 AAG annual conference, Los Angles, April 12-16, 2013.

    J. Stortz, D. Hunter, G. Smith, D. Chen (2012). Spatial analysis of pregnancy complications associated with cardiovascular disease risk in ON. Poster at the Eastern Canadian Perinatal Investigators Meeting in November, 2012 Toronto.

    Miao Q, Chen D, Bouchard M, Spinelli JJ, Burstyn I, Aronson KJ. Assessing Traffic Exposure and PAHs in Urine in Montreal, Quebec (poster). Queen’s Cancer Research Institute 2012 Retreat, Kingston, January 20 2012.

    A. Rosu and D. Chen (2012) Comparing different approaches for representing populations in postcal code geocoding for health applications. Poster at 2012 CAG Annual Meeting, May 28-June 2, Waterloo.

    A. Cheng and D. Chen (2012). Accuracy assessment in change detection: a study with simulated images. Presentation at 2012 CAG Annual Meeting, May 28-June 2, Waterloo.

    W. Fan, D. Chen, and A.  (2012). A statistical network model to estimate early spatial and temporal dynamics of 2009 H1N1 outbreaks in Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Presentation at 2012 CAG Annual Meeting, May 28-June 2, Waterloo.

    J. Stortz, D. Chen, G. Smith and D. Hunter. (2012) Spatial analysis of pregnancy complications associated with cardiovascular disease risk in ON. Poster at 2012 CAG Annual Meeting, May 28-June 2, Waterloo.

    D. Chen and M. Hussain (2012). A spatio-temporal data mining framework for analyzing the infectious disease risk: a case study of WNV in Ontario. Presentation at Global Geospatial Conference, Quebec City, May 13-17. 2012.

    W. Fan, D. Chen, and A.  (2012). A statistical model to estimate early spatial and temporal dynamics of 2009 H1N1 outbreaks in Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Presentation and Poster Global Geospatial Conference, Quebec City, May 13-17. 2012. (GEOIDE Student Poster Award).

    G. Miao; D. Chen; M. Bouchard; J. J. Spinelli; I. Burstyn; K. J. Aronson, (2012). Assessing Traffic Exposure and PAHs in Urine in Montreal, Quebec. Poster at Queen’s Cancer Research Institute 2012 Retreat. Jan. 20th 2012, Kingston, ON.

    D. Chen and M. Hussain. (2011). An object-based data mining framework for change detection in urban areas from very high resolution images. Poster at International Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS method for Change Detection and Spatio-temporal Modeling, Hongkong, Dec. 14-17, 2011.

    L. Wang, S. Stalker, C.I. Ardern, S. Hoetmer, W. Kou, P. Simmons, S. Cholewa, D. Chen. (2011). Development of a spatial analytic framework for cardiovascular disease surveillance. Poster at 7th World Alliance for Risk Factor Surveillance (WARFS) Global Conference, Toronto, Oct.

    Green ME., Birtwhistle R, Phillips S, MacDonald S, Hall-Barber K, and Chen DM. 2011. Access to primary care services after hours and during regular office hours and utilization of external health care resources. Paper submitted to the 39th NaPCRG Annual Meeting, Banff, Alberta. Nov. 12-16, 2011.

    Zhang, L., R. Deardon, D.M. Chen, 2011. Modeling 2009 H1N1 data from Southern Ontario over time and space. Poster at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, June 12-15, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS. Canada.

    Luciani, P. and D. Chen. 2011. Accuracy of context-based impervious surface extraction incorporating regression tree methods and textural transformations. Presentation at the 32nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Sherbrooke, Qubec, Canada on June13-16 2011.

    Z. Zhang, DM. Chen, Chen Y, Davies TM, Vaillancourt JP, Liu WB. 2011. Risk of influenza pandemic from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N1: signals from the spatio-temporal perspective. Poster at the GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference 2011, Toronto, May 14-15, 2011.

    W. Fan and DM. Chen. 2011. A network-based model for 2009 H1N1 outbreaks in the Greater Toronto Area. Poster at the GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference 2011, Toronto, May 14-15, 2011.

    L. Zhang, R. Deardon, and DM. Chen. 2011. Modeling spatio-temporal spread of H1N1 in Toronto Metropolitan Area. Poster at to the GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference 2011, Toronto, May 14-15, 2011.

    Chen, D. and Z. Zhang. 2011. Spatio-temporal data comparisons of global HPAI H5N1 databases. Paper presented at 2011 AAG annual conference, Seattle, April 12-16, 2011.

    Chen, D. 2010. Climate Impact on global HPAI H5N1 outbreaks. Presented at the Canada-China International Conference on Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Nanjing, China. Dec. 2010.

    Chen, D. and Z. Zhang. 2010. Spatial and temporal analysis of global bird-flu outbreaks. Presented at GEOIDE-MITACS-PHAC Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. Fields Institute, Toronto. Aug. 2010.

    Wen, F. and Chen, D. 2010. Network-based approach for simulating spatial and temporal spreads of communicable diseases at multiple scales (poster). 2010 Annual GEOIDE Scientific Conference, Calgary, June 2010.

    Zhang, Z., L. Wang, D. Chen, j-P. Vaillancourt, J. Wu. 2010. Impacts of temperature on spatial and temporal distribution of global HPAI H5N1 outbreaks (poster).  2010 Annual GEOIDE Scientific Conference, Calgary, June 2010.

    Tian, J. and D. Chen (2010), Mapping the spatiotemporal distribution of PM2.5 concentration using a Bayesian Maxium Entropy (BME) approach, The AAG 2010 Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, April 14-18.

    Zhang, Z. and D. Chen. 2010. Spatio-temporal kernel density estimation for evaluating disease risk. NCDIS Workshop on Statistical Methods for Geographic and Spatial Data. March 2010. Montreal.

    Miao, Q. Chen D, Aronson KJ. Traffic Exposure: A Comparison of Survey, Biomarker, and Geographic Information System Methods (poster). Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Student Conference, University of Ottawa, May 23-24, 2009.

    Miao, Q. Chen D, Aronson KJ. Traffic Exposure: A Comparison of Survey, Biomarker, and Geographic Information System Methods (poster). Health Sciences Trainees Research Day, Kingston, June 2, 2009.

    Chen, D. 2009. Geographical analysis and modeling of bird-flu. Workshop on mathematical modeling and geosimulation of zoonotic diseases. Aug. 19-21, 2009 York University.

    Chen, D. 2009. Simulating spatial-temporal spread patterns of communicable diseases. CPGIS summer research summit. June 18, 2009.

    Chen, D. and J. Tian 2009. A semi-empirical model for predicting ground-level fine particle matter (PM2.5) concentration from satellite remote sensing and ground-based meteorological measurements. 2009 Workshop on Earth Observation and Global Change, Chengdu, China. May 24-29, 2009.

    Chen, D. 2008. Spatial disease spread modeling and environmental simulation in GIS. CODIGEOSIM workshop, Sept. 3-4, York University.

    Chen, D. 2008. Geosimulation tools for simulating spatial-temporal spread patterns and evaluating health outcomes of communicable diseases. The 10th GEOIDE Annual Scientific conference, Niagrall Fall, Canada. May 28-30, 2008

    Tian, J. and D. Chen (2008), Spatial and temporal issues in correlating MODIS aerosol optical depth data with ground-based PM2.5 observations across southern Ontario, The AAG 2008 Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, April 15-19.

    Chen, D. and J. FitzGibbon. 2008. Comparison of seasonal change detection from multi-temporal MODIS and TM images in Southern Ontario. 2008 International workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications, Beijing, China. July.

    Liu, W. and D. Chen. 2008. The effect of grid size on topographic parameterization of small watershed. Paper presented at 2008 AAG annual meeting, Boston, USA. April.J. Tian and D. Chen. 2008. Satellite remote sensing of fine particle matter and air quality assessment at a regional scale in southern Ontario. Paper presented at 2008 AAG annual meeting, Boston, USA. April.

    Chen, D. 2007. Mapping and modelling the distribution and spread of West Nile Virus in GIS. the MITACS/PHAC Mini-Symposium on West Nile Virus, York University, Dec. 6, 2007.

    Tian, J. and Chen, D. 2007. Satellite remote sensing of particular matter and air quality assessment at a regional scale in Southern Ontario. Paper at Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2007, Nanjing, China. May

    D. Chen and A. Farrar, Evaluation of NEXRAD precipitation data for rainfall monitoring in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at Joint CIG/ISPRS Conference on Geomatics for Disaster and Risk Management. Toronto, Canada, May 23-25, 2007.

    D. Chen and P. Luciani. Using fuzzy-set land cover info from multi-temporal remotely sensed data to model the environmental impact of urbanization at a regional scale. Paper presented at the second international Cartography Association (ICA) workshop on Geospatial Analysis and Modeling, Athens, USA. 12-13, July 2007.

    D. Chen. The effect of Spatial Autocorrelation and Sampling Design on Accuracy Assessment in Environmental Applications. Paper presented at annual AAG meeting, San Franscio, April, 2007

    D. Chen. Evaluating ecological impact of urbanization in Greater Toronto Area by using multi-temporal remotely sensed data and land fragmentation index. Conference on emerging issues along urban/rural interfaces II. Atlanta, GA, USA. April 9-12, 2007

    M. Khazaali, N. Scott, W. Liu and D. Chen. Spatial and temporal variability of Nitrogen species in Moira and Napanese watershed bordering Lake Ontario. The annual conference of the Canadian Assoc. of Water Quality. Burlingtown, Ontario. Feb. 12-13, 2007

    Chen, D. Syndromic surveillance for infectious disease control. The Young Scholar Summit of the International Association for Chinese Professionals in Geographical Information Sciences (CPGIS), Beijing, China, July 31- August 5, 2006

    Chen. D. Spatial and temporal aberration detection in syndromic surveillance. The Young Scholar Summit of the International Association for Chinese Professionals in Geographical Information Sciences (CPGIS), Beijing, China. July 31- August 5, 2006

    Chen, D., A standardized probability comparison approach for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of pixel-based classification procedures. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. March 2006

    Tian, J. and D. Chen (2005), Object-oriented urban land use/cover classification, The 13th International Geoinformatics Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 17-19.

    FitzGibbon, J. and Chen, D., Multi-scale data Interpolation for change detection. Paper presented at the CAG Annual Conference. London, Ontario. May 2005

    Chen, D., Urban landscape dynamic modeling in GIS: Issues and challenges. Paper presented at the CAG Annual Conference. London, Ontario. May 2005

    Chen, D., Calibrating area estimate error in categorical maps. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Conference. Denver, Colorado. April 2005

    Chen, D., Integrating GIS and remote sensing into urban dynamic modeling. Paper presented at the CAG Annual Meeting. Moncton, New Brunswick. May 2004

    Wei, H. and Chen, D., Factors impacting location error surface generation and error evaluation. Paper presented at CAGONT 2003. Kingston, Ontario. October 2003

    Chen, D., Strategies for integrating information from multiple spatial resolutions into land use/cover classification routines. Paper presented at the CAG annual meeting. Victoria, British Columbia. May 2003

    Chen, D., A wavelet approach for the point pattern. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2003

    Chen, D. and Sarker, S. Using GIS to track spatial and temporal patterns in San Diego freeway. The 10th GeoInformatic. Nanjing, China. June 2002

    Chen, D., A multi-resolution classification framework for improving land use/cover mapping using high resolution images. Paper presented at the 98th Annual AAG Meeting. Los Angles, California. March 2002

 

 

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