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Aihua Li

Research interests

  • Lidar and hyperspectral remote sensing
  • Remote sensing applications for ecology and earth surface processes


  • PhD, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, 2012,
    Beijing Normal University, China
  • MS, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, 2008,
    Lanzhou University, China
  • BS, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, 2005,
    Lanzhou University, China



Li, Aihua; Dhakal, Shital; Glenn, Nancy F; Spaete, Lucas P; Shinneman, Doug; Pilliod, David S; Arkle, Robert; McIlroy, Susan

Lidar Aboveground Vegetation Biomass Estimates in Shrublands: Prediction, Uncertainties and Application to Coarser Scales Journal Article

Remote Sensing, 9 (9), pp. 903, 2017.

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Li, Aihua; Zhao, Wenguang; Mitchell, Jessica J; Glenn, Nancy F; Germino, Matthew J; Sankey, Joel B; Allen, Richard G

Aerodynamic Roughness Length Estimation with Lidar and Imaging Spectroscopy in a Shrub-Dominated Dryland Journal Article

Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 83 (6), pp. 415-427, 2017.

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Glenn, Nancy F; Neuenschwander, Amy; Vierling, Lee A; Spaete, Lucas P; Li, Aihua; Shinneman, Doug; Pilliod, David S; Arkle, Robert; McIlroy, Susan

Landsat 8 and ICESat-2: Performance and potential synergies for quantifying dryland ecosystem vegetation cover and biomass Journal Article

Remote Sensing of Environment, 185 , pp. 233-242, 2016.

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Li, Aihua; Glenn, Nancy F; Olsoy, Peter J; Mitchell, Jessica J; Shrestha, Rupesh

Aboveground biomass estimates of sagebrush using terrestrial and airborne LiDAR data in a dryland ecosystem Journal Article

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 213 , pp. 138-147, 2015, ISSN: 0168-1923.

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Contact Information

Aihua Li portraitPost-doctoral Research Associate
Department of Geosciences
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725-1535
Office: ERB 4110