Zheng Duan

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Dr. Zheng Duan

Lehrstuhl für Hydrologie und Flussgebietsmanagement (Prof. Disse)


Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

  • Tel.: +49 (89) 289 - 23258
  • Raum: 2903.03.309
  • zheng.duan(at)tum.de


2010 - 2014
Ph.D. at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Dissertation: Estimating water balance components of lakes and reservoirs using various open access satellite databases
2007 - 2010 M.Sc. at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Dissertation: Integration of remotely sensed vegetation cover parameter into SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) for modeling sediment yield
2004 - 2007 B.Sc. at Henan University, Kaifeng, China
Project: Applications of GIS in Geographic Sciences.


Since 8/2015
Assistant Professor at Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management, Technische Universität München, Germany.
Topic: Remote Sensing and Hydrological modeling
2014 - 2015 Consultant/ Post-doctoral researcher at Land&Water Mapping Company and UNESCO-IHE, the Netherlands.
Topic: Satellite-based estimation of evapotranspiration, soil moisture and biomass production; Land cover and crop type classification from satellite imagery data


- Hydrological modelling and water balance studies of lakes and catchments using remote sensing

- Satellite altimetry and precipitation

- Satellite-based estimation of evapotranspiration and open water evaporation

- Land cover classification from satellite imagery