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Dr. Tiejun Wang is an associate professor in the Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation at the University of Twente. He holds a PhD in Spatial Ecology and Conservation from Wageningen University and an MSc degree from the International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). His career includes 12 years working in the area of nature conservation with Foping Biosphere Reserve and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) before moving to university work. He teaches postgraduate coursework in Natural Resources Management and Statistics. His research interests lie in the field of applied remote sensing for wetland and wildlife ecology. He serves as an Associate Editor for the journal WETLANDS. He has been co-promotor of 12 PhD theses. He is currently co-supervising 6 ongoing PhD students. He also supervises PhD student in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Wageningen University & Research

25 Oct 200425 Jun 2009

Master, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation - ITC

1 Sep 20011 Mar 2003

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Research Output 2000 2019

A simple terrain relief index for tuning slope-related parameters of LiDAR ground filtering algorithms

Wan, P., Zhang, W., Skidmore, A. K., Qi, J., Jin, X., Yan, G. & Wang, T., Aug 2018, In : ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing. 143, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Elephant Poaching in Space and Time

Rashidi, P. 2018 328 ed. Enschede: University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). 104 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

Open Access

Evaluation of Collection-6 MODIS Land Surface Temperature Product Using Multi-Year Ground Measurements in an Arid Area of Northwest China

Wang, T., Lu, L., Zhang, T. & Zhou, X. 21 Nov 2018 In : Remote sensing. 10, 11, 15 p., 1852

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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surface temperature


ITC Research Award for the Best Scientific Paper

Xi Zhu (Recipient), T.J. Wang (Recipient), Roshanak Darvish (Recipient), Andrew Skidmore (Recipient) & K.O. Niemann (Recipient), 2016


honors and awards
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