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School For the Environment, University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125
Tel: (860)771-0330



 Remote sensing and its application to water; Bio-optics; Ocean color; phytoplankton; GIS.


2013-Present   PhD student      UMass Boston
2013                 MSc                  Chinese Academy of Science: South China Sea Institute of Oceanography
2010                 BSc                  Hebei Normal University/ College of Resources and Environmental Science


2014.6-present           Research Assistant   University of Massachusetts at Boston
2013.9-2014.5         Teaching Assistant   University of Massachusetts at Boston
2010.9-2013.6          Research Assistant  Chinese Academy of Science South China Sea Institute of Oceanography
2014.10                    Ocean Optics Conference  Portland, Maine, USA
2014.2                      Ocean Science Meeting  Honolulu, Hawaii USA
2012.9                      The 12th national case-2 water ocean color conference   Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
2012.7                      2012 IOCCG Summer Training Course   Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.


2013                           Pacemaker to Outstanding Students
2009                           National Grants
2008-2009                 Second Prize of Major Scholarship
2008                           Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling Third Class Award of Hebei Province
2007-2008                 National Endeavor Scholarship
2007                           Award for Outstanding Achievement
2006-2007                 National Endeavor Scholarship
2006                           “Triple-A” Outstanding Student of Handan City


Wang G., Z. P. Lee, D. R. Mishra, and R. Ma (2016). Retrieving absorption coefficients of multiple phytoplankton pigments from hyperspectral remote sensing reflectance measured over cyanobacteria bloom waters. Limnology and Oceanography: methods, 14, 432-447

Wang, G., Cao, W., & Wang, G. (2014, March). The seasonal variation of the phytoplankton size class in northern South China Sea. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 17, No. 1, p. 2121).

Zhao, W. J., Wang, G. Q., Cao, W. X., Cui, T. W., Wang, G. F., Ling, J. F., … & Hu, S. B. (2014). Assessment of SeaWiFS, MODIS, and MERIS ocean colour products in the South China Sea. International Journal of Remote Sensing, (ahead-of-print), 1-23.

Wang, G., Cao, W., Wang, G., & Zhou, W. (2013). Phytoplankton size class derived from phytoplankton absorption and chlorophyll-a concentrations in the northern South China Sea. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 31, 750-761.

Xu Zhantang, Yang Yuezhong, Cao Wenxi, Sun Zhaohua, Yang Chaoyu, Ye Haibin, Wang Guoqing, Li Zhijun. In situ studying of the backward radiance distribution within sea ice in Liaodong Bay. Marine Science Bulletin, 30:277-284, 2011.