Jianwei Wei, PhD

Adjunct faculty





Ocean color remote sensing
Aquatic optics
Carbon cycle and climate change

Wei, J., X. Yu, Z. P. Lee, M. Wang, and L. Jiang (2020), Improving low-quality satellite remote sensing reflectance at blue bands over coastal and inland waters, Remote Sensing of Environment, 250, 112029, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.112029 (PDF reprint)
Wei, J., M. Wang, Z. P. Lee, H. O. Briceño, X. Yu, L. Jiang, R. Garcia, J. Wang, and K. Luis (2020), Shallow water bathymetry with multi-spectral satellite ocean color sensors: Leveraging temporal variation in image data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 250, 112035, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.112035 (PDF reprint)
Shang, Z., Lee, Z., Wei, J., & Lin, G. (2020). Impact of ship on radiometric measurements in the field: a reappraisal via Monte Carlo simulations. Optics Express, 28, 1439-1455
Yu, X., Lee, Z., Wei, J., & Shang, S. (2019). Impacts of pure seawater absorption coefficient on remotely sensed inherent optical properties in oligotrophic waters. Optics Express, 27, 34974-34984
Wei, J., Z. P. Lee, S. Shang, and X. Yu (2019). Semi-analytical derivation of phytoplankton, CDOM, and detritus absorption coefficients from the Landsat 8/OLI reflectance in coastal waters. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2019JC015125 (PDF reprint)
Yu, X., Lee, Z.P., Shen, F., Wang, M., Wei, J., Jiang, L., & Shang, Z. (2019). An empirical algorithm to seamlessly retrieve the concentration of suspended particulate matter from water color across ocean to turbid river mouths. Remote Sensing of Environment, 235, 111491
Kelly M. A. L., J. E. Rheuban, M. Kavanaugh, D. Glover, J. Wei, Z. P. Lee, and S. C. Doney (2019). Capturing coastal water clarity variability with Landsat 8. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.04.078 (PDF reprint)
Wei J., Z. P. Lee, R. Garcia, L. Zoffoli, R. Armstrong, Z. Shang, P. Sheldon, and R. Chen (2018). An assessment of Landsat-8 atmospheric correction schemes and remote sensing reflectance products in coral reefs and coastal turbid waters.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 215, 18-32 (PDF reprint)
Shang, Z., Lee, Z., Dong, Q., & Wei, J. (2017). Self-shading associated with a skylight-blocked approach system for the measurement of water-leaving radiance and its correction. Applied Optics, 56, 7033-7040
Wei J., Z. P. Lee, and S. Shang (2016). A system to measure the data quality of spectral remote sensing reflectance of aquatic environments. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC012126 (PDF reprint) (Matlab code download)
Wei J., Z. P. Lee, M. Ondrusek, A. Mannino, M. Tzortziou, and R. Armstrong (2016). Spectral slopes of the absorption coefficient of colored dissolved and detrital material inverted from UV-visible remote sensing reflectance. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011415. [PDF reprint] [data]
Wei J. , Z. P. Lee, M. Lewis, N. Pahlevan, M. Ondrusek, and R. Armstrong (2015). Radiance transmittance measured at the ocean surface. Optics Express, 23(9), 11826-11837 (PDF reprint)
Wei J., and Z. P. Lee (2015). Retrieval of phytoplankton and color detrital matter coefficients with remote sensing reflectance in an ultraviolet band. Applied Optics, 54(4), 636-649 (PDF reprint)
Lee Z. P., J. Wei, K. Voss, M. Lewis, A. Bricaud, Y. Huot (2015). Hyperspectral absorption coefficient of “pure” seawater in the 350-550 nm range inverted from remote-sensing reflectance. Applied Optics, 54(3), 546-558 (PDF reprint)
Pahlevan N., Z. P. Lee, J. Wei, C. B. Schaaf, and J. R. Schott (2014). On-orbit radiometric calibration of OLI (Landsat 8) for applications in aquatic remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environments, 154, 272-284, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.001 (PDF reprint)
Wei J., Z. P. Lee, N. Pahlevan, and M. Lewis (2014). Transmittance of upwelling radiance at the sea surface measured in the field, Proc. SPIE 9261, 926105 (PDF reprint)
Lee Z. P., S. Shang, K. Du, J. Wei, R. Arnone (2014). Usable solar radiation and its attenuation in the upper water column. Journal of Geophysical Research- Oceans, 119(2), 1488–1497, doi: 10.1029/2013JC009507 (PDF reprint)
Wei J., M. R. Lewis, R. Van Dommelen, C. J. Zappa, and M. S. Twardowski (2014). Wave-induced light field fluctuations in measured irradiance depth profiles: a wavelet analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119(2), 1344-1364, doi: 10.1029/2013JC009572. (PDF reprint)
Wei J., and Z. P. Lee (2013). Model of the attenuation coefficient of daily photosynthetically available radiation in the upper ocean. Methods in Oceanography, 8, 56-74, doi: 10.1016/J.MIO.2013.12.001 (PDF reprint)
Wei J., R. Van Dommelen, M. R. Lewis, S. McLean, K. J. Voss (2012). A new instrument for measuring the high dynamic range radiance distribution in near-surface sea water. Optics Express, 20(24), 27024-27038 (PDF reprint)
Lewis M. R., J. Wei, R. Van Dommelen, K.J. Voss (2011). Quantitative estimation of the underwater radiance distributionJournal of Geophysical Research, 116(C7), doi: 10.1029/2011JC007275 (PDF reprint)
You Y., G. Kattawar, K. J. Voss, P. Bhandari, J. Wei, M. R. Lewis, C.J. Zappa, H. Schultz (2011). Polarized light field under dynamic ocean surfaces: numerical modeling compared with measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(C7), doi:10.1029/2011JC007278 (PDF reprint)
Zhao S., J. Wei, H. Yue, et al (2010). Picophytoplankton abundance and community structure in the Philippine Sea, Western Pacific. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 28(1), 88-95 (PDF reprint)