Xiao, Xiangming

Xiangming Xiao
Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology & The Center for Spatial Analysis, University of Oklahoma




University of Oklahoma


Dr. Xiao has pursued various research fields over 1980s to 1990s, including mangrove forest eco-physiology in Southern China; pollen analysis for reconstruction of vegetation-climate in Holocene in Middle China; grassland ecosystem dynamics in Inner Mongolia, China; terrestrial ecosystem modeling; remote sensing and GIS; and integrated assessment of climate change. His current research focuses on large-scale modeling of terrestrial ecosystem dynamics; observation and modeling of land use and land cover change; applications of remote sensing and GIS to integrated environment assessment, agriculture and ecosystem management. He is leading the Laboratory for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis at the Complex Systems Research Center.

Recent Publications

Student Dissertation or Thesis
Xiao, X. (2008). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Prinn, R.G., H.D. Jacoby, A.P. Sokolov, C. Wang, X. Xiao, Z. Yang, R.S. Eckaus, P.H. Stone, A.D.Ellerman, J.M. Melillo, J. Fitzmaurice, D. Kicklighter, G. Holian and Y. Liu (1999). Climatic Change, 41(3): 469-549 [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Xiao, X., J.M. Melillo, D.W. Kicklighter, A.D. McGuire, H. Tian, Y. Pan, C.J. Vorosmarty and Z. Yang (1999). Sistema Terra: Remote Sensing and the Earth, 8(1-3): 96-109 [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Xiao, X., J. Melillo, D. Kicklighter, A. McGuire, R.G. Prinn, C. Wang, P.H. Stone and A. Sokolov (1998). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12(2): 345-360 [PDF]
Journal Article
Xiao, X., J.M. Melillo, Y. Pan, D.W. Kicklighter and A.D. McGuire (1998). Acta Phytoecologica Sinica, 22:97-118