Department of Geography and Resource Management (GRM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

List of Projects

2019-2020

Investigating Accessible Tourism as a Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: Lesson Learnt from Oita Prefecture, Japan

Investigating hearing-impaired visitor experience in Hong Kong Wetland Park from a perspective of a multi-sensory functional landscape

Health by design in contest: The planning politics of healthy city in China

Provision of Consultancy Services to Conduct a Territory-wide Study on Hong Kong’s Terrestrial Habitats Using Remote Sensing and GIS

Habitat Mapping of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay Area

A comparative study of new towns in three Asian cities: Access to activity opportunities, travel patterns and well-being

A Study of the Public’s Attitude Towards Violence and Vandalism in Transport Systems and Contingency Planning for Travel Mobility Demand in Hong Kong

Low-carbon transport, individual wellbeing and planetary health in the era of smart cities and new mobilities

Study on the Possible Use of Mobile Applications and Big Data in the Travel Characteristics Survey

Healthy Cities: Exposome and Gene-environment Interactions

Microplastic pollution in a coastal wetland of Hong Kong

Provision of Consultancy Services to Conduct a Study on Ecosystem Services in Hong Kong

Provision of Service of Sediment Accretion Study in Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay Area

Environmental Performance Evaluation and Pathological Assessment of Acacia Slopes

Energy Use Behaviors and Patterns in Commercial Buildings: Comparing Hong Kong with Shanghai

Environmental Health and Environmental Justice

The impact of hukou category on the social and economic performance of floating population in China

Hong Kong’s Logistics Industry Development: Development Strategies in the New Spatial Context of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Habitat Mapping of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay Area

E-climate-Interactions between climate change and air quality, and their effects on human health and planetary health

2018-2019

A Multi-dimensional “Point-line-plane” Approach for Industrial Heritage Conservation in Hong Kong: A Case Study of Ma On Shan (MOS) Iron Mine

Are Cities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Development Attractive to University Students in Hong Kong? From Perceived Image to Locational Decisions

Characterization of Spatiotemporal Urban Heterogeneity Using GTWR and an Improvement of GTWR (GTWR-F)

China-India Technology Collaboration for Renewable Energy under the Belt and Road Initiative

Comparing the Paths from Perceived Image to Locational Decisions by Hong Kong and Shenzhen University Students Across Cities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Continuous multi-angle remote sensing data: feature extraction and image classification

Conviviality in World Cities: Religion, Masculinity, and Belonging among Young South Asian Muslim Men in Hong Kong

Earth System Model to Understand and Project Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta Air Quality and its Health Impacts under Climate Change

Evaluation of environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of incentive-based instruments for pollution control in China and Australia

Examining Perceived Service Quality of Public Transport Systems and Travel Satisfaction of Metro Users Using Social Media Data

How Can the Dragon Soar? An Interdisciplinary Approach to China’s Post-Reform Dialectics of State, Market and Space

Increasing the Resilience to the Health Impacts of Extreme Weather on Elderly People under Future Climate Change

Increasing the Resilience to the Health Impacts of Extreme Weather on Elderly People under Future Climate Change

Investigating International University Students as Hosts for Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) Travel through Perspectives a Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Innsbruck

Investigating the Role of Nutrients and Substrates in Hydroponic Crop Production
Matching CO2 sources and storage sites along the Maritime Silk Road

Provision of Laboratory Services and Analysis for the Nematodes and Fungus in Pinus Elliottii Specimens and Associated Soil

Provision of Services for a Preliminary Mapping of Terrestrial Habitats at Two Target Sites Using Remote Sensing and GIS

Reinventing ‘Commons’ in the New Territories, Hong Kong: Institutional Challenges and Planning Implications

Scientific Study on the Impact of Cremated Human Ashes on Lawn in Gardens of Remembrance

Social Resilience to Climate Change in Historical China

Spatial and Social Analysis of Happiness with Social Survey and Social Media Data
Summer Training Workshop on GeoInformation Science

Tidal variability and nuisance flooding probabilities in the South China Sea related to sea level change

2017-2018

Project Study of the “Mapperthon Community Action”

Earth System Model to Understand and Project Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta Air Quality and Its Health Impacts under Climate Change

Impacts of Global Warming On the Risk of Flood and Drought Hazards in China in the 21st Century

Analyzing Modelling Error of Regional Migration Models Using a Simulation Approach

Public Transport Development and Spatial Justice: Investigating the Relationship between MTR Expansion and Socio-Spatial Marginalization in Hong Kong

The 2nd International Conference of Digital Belt and Road and the 3rd International Conference on Remote Sensing Applications in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

Characterizing ‘Blue Carbon’ Dynamics in Subtropical Mangroves

Urban Crisis and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Mapping in Hong Kong

Out-of-home Activities and Social Exclusion among Hong Kong’s Aging Population: a Study of the Elderly’s Activity-travel Patterns and its Implication on Well-being

Promoting e-mobility in Hong Kong: Institutional and Spatial Contexts, Public Acceptance, and the Location Choice of Public EV Charging Facilities

An assessment of Hong Kong’s spatial planning in new towns from the perspectives of job accessibility, transport mobility patterns, and work-life balance

Georeferencing, Orthorectification, Image Fusion and Digitization of WorldView3 Satellite Image

A Write-up on the Cooperation between Futian and Hong Kong in the Greater Bay Area

Investigating Tourism as a Strategy of Recovery from Natural Disasters in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

China’s Resource-based Cities in the Shrinking Paradigm: Population Change, Economic Revitalization, and Urban Liveability

Vastitude (Hong Kong) Technology Co. Ltd. – Provision of Service on the Reception of Satellite Data

CUHK-Exeter Joint Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Resilience (ENSURE)

Utilization of Earth System Modeling and Field Measurements to Understand and Project Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta Air Quality under Climate Change

The Role of Salinity and pH in the Photodegradation and Biodegradation of Dissolved Organic Matter in Eutrophic Wetlands

The Effects of Global Socioeconomic and Emission Scenarios on Land-Use Changes and Regional Climate in China: Utilizing a Multiscale Integrative Environmental Assessment Framework

Spatiotemporal Modeling of Economic Impacts of High-speed Railways in China

Smart and Sustainable Cities: City as Commons

Seeing between the Lines: The New Planning Politics in China as a Fragmented Eco-State

Provision of Service of Sediment Accretion Study in Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay Area

Characterizing the magnitude and variability of greenhouse gas emissions from the rivers in subtropical Hong Kong

2016-2017

An assessment of Hong Kong’s spatial planning in new towns from the perspective of economic agglomeration and job accessibility

Construction of Marine Hotspot Map Using Geographical Information System

Field Measurements for Investigation of Heat Island Effects

Provision of Services for Survey on Clean Recycling 2016

CUHK-Utrecht-UoT Tripartite Laboratory for Urban Research

Achieving Sustainable Urban Park Management in Hong Kong through the Development of Indicators

Integration of Urban Science and Urban Informatics for Smart Cities

Build and Operate a Ground Receiving Station of the ENVISAT Remote Sensing
Satellite for All-weather Environmental Monitoring

Remote Sensing of Infrastructural Dynamics and Early Warning of Risks for a Sustainable Build Environment

Identifying significant factors affecting tranquillity in typical park landscapes in mainland China and Hong Kong

Social Skills in Cities and Urban Development

Habitat Mapping and Conservation Planning on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Understanding the spatial planning of public EV charging facilities: A supply-side analysis in Hong Kong and Berlin

Building Urban Perception Space based on Deep learning

Mapping High Mountain Asia glacier dynamics with bistatic interferometry and SAR imagery classification

Environmental discourses in planning: towards a scaled discourse analysis for China’s inland cities

Using big spatial data to support urban air pollution monitoring in real time

‘Responsive or Transformative Practice’? Strategic Spatial Planning in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shenzhen

An Integrated Approach to Spatio-Temporal Profiling of Geographical Phenomena

Integrating satellite data for compliance monitoring on CO2, SO2 and NOx in China’s emission hotspots: A case study

Provision of a Study on Programme on Source Separation of Domestic Waste

Monitoring Glacier Mass Balance at the Eastern Nyainqentanglha with Bistatic SAR Interferometry and Satellite Laser Altimetry

Much Ado about Representing: China’s Lanq Development as a Strategic Discursive-Material Nexus

Improving the Assessment of Soil Carbon Sequestration in the Subtropical Forests of Hong Kong

Determinants of Rural-Urban Consumption Disparity in China

2015-2016

Quantifying the Seasonal Changes in Climatic Extremes and Their Implications on Water Hazards in China during the 21st Century

Using Deep Learning to Support Urban Land Use Classification with Optical Imagery and LiDAR Data

Development of a Rapid Assessment Tool for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Emission Control Policies on Ozone Reduction

Community Assessment – Relocation of Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works to Caverns: Caverns and Sewage Treatment Works

Understanding the Demand for Electric Vehicles in Beijing

Air Quality in the Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta Region under the Influences of Global Climate Change: An Integrated Earth System Science Approach

PM2.5 Study for Air Quality Improvement in the Pearl River Delta Region – Field Sampling and Laboratory Analysis of PM2.5 Samples in Macau

Comparing the Perceptions and Benefits of Tranquility in Typical Park Landscapes in Mainland China and Hong Kong by Visitor Numbers

Intelligent Open Urban Informatics Platform and Applications in Air-Quality and Personalized Healthcare Monitoring and Analysis for Active and Healthy Living in Smart Cities

An Integrated Approach to Air Pollution Monitoring and Analysis in the Urban Environment

Place-making and Well-being: An Interdisciplinary and Exploratory Study

Development of Geographic-feature-based PSInSAR 3D Deformation Monitoring System

Risk Assessment of Floods and Droughts in China during the 21st Century under the Changing Climate

Combining Hyperspectral Data and Canopy Height Data from Unmanned Airborne System (UAS) for Mangrove Habitat Mapping and Monitoring

Effects of Experimental Litterfall and Throughfall Manipulations on Soil Greenhouse Gas Exchange in a Subtropical Secondary Forest

Advancing Air Quality, Food Security and Human Health under Global Climate Change

Research on the Tomo-PSInSAR Method for Cost-effective and High-accuracy Monitoring of Hong Kong’s Infrastructure and Built Environment

Sensing Urban Space: Correlation Analysis between Spatial Variables and Psychological State for Visual Quality Assessment

Analyzing the process and determinants of uneven dual-track urbanization in China: The case of Fujian

The national strategies in China and Germany to utilize solar energy and develop photovoltaic industries

Measuring and narrowing the gaps between reality and the ideal: residential black carbon mitigation in rural China

Advancing Air Quality, Food Security and Human Health under Global Climate Change

Assessing the regional climate and air quality impacts of secondary aerosol due to anthropogenic emissions in the Pearl River Delta region

Training Workshops for Nurturing the Higher Order Thinking Skills of Gifted/ More Able Students in Mathematics through Thematic Interdisciplinary Studies on Air Pollution

Development of Comprehensive Methodologies for Paddy Rice Yield Monitoring Using ENVISAT ASAR

Study on Reuse of Sludge in Greening

Effects of Land Use and Land Cover Change on Soil Organic Carbon Fractions in the Subtropical Coastal Wetlands

Provision of Service on the Reception of Satellite Data

Services on the Modification of Recycling and Refuse Collection Facilities in Public Places

2014-2015

The Position of Hong Kong in Brand Equity Building: Green City, Smart City or Creative City?

Using Nighttime Light Satellite Imagery to Assist in the Estimation and Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Prefecture-level Cities of China

Soil Respiration in a Subtropical Secondary Forest in Hong Kong: Temporal Variations and the Effects of Climate Change

Rezoning a “Green Belt” Site Adjacent to Dynasty Heights for Housing Development” – Submission of Representation to the TPB

Expertise Services for Study on Technical Issues Related to Potential Reclamation Site at Ma Liu Shui

Reliability and Error Analysis of Volunteered Geographic Information

Expertise Services for Study on Technical Issues Related to Potential Reclamation Site at Ma Liu Shui

Research and development of SAR tomography based on compressed sensing

Development of Geographic-feature-based PSInSAR 3D Deformation Monitoring System

Mobile Sensor Enabled Live Virtual Geographic Environment for Fine-grained Urban Environment Study: A Case Study of CUHK

Shaping Hong Kong – Strategies for Optimizing Hong Kong’s Living Environment Beyond 2030

Growth Machines? Sustainable Communities? Values and Urban Fortunes in Chinese Cities

Independent Expert Reviewer (IER) for “River Flood Risk Study, Stage 2 Package 3 – Feasibility Study”

A Multidisciplinary Study of Trail Degradation, Mechanism and Virtual Geographic Environment

Capitalization of public transport accessibility in residential housing prices and the consequential gentrification and displacement in low-income neighborhoods

Estimation of Canopy Height Model using 4K Video Camera Onboard a Lightweight Unmanned Airborne System

Planning post-earthquake Wenchuan: towards a resilience-based approach?

Conformists or Deviants? – The Behavior and Underlying Mechanisms of Polluting Firms in the Pearl River Delta Region

Enforcing and Complying with Voluntary Agreements as an Alternative Environmental Policy Instrument

Defining the relationship between the state and the market for effective pollutant emission trading in China

Establishment of Air Pollution Exposure Reduction Analysis Methodology for Emission Reduction Measures in Hong Kong

Expertise Services for Study on Technical Issues Related to Potential Reclamation Site at Ma Liu Shui

2013-2014

Drought Hazards in Guangdong Province: Spatio-temporal Patterns, Climatic Drivers and Societal Responses

China’s Shrinking Cities and Resource-based Economy

Using Satellite Imagery to Efficiently Monitor Air Pollutions in Urban Areas

High Resolution Mapping of Above-ground Carbon Sequestration in Hong Kong Using Optical Remote Sensing in Fusion with LIDAR

A Comparison of Carbon Storage in Coastal Wetland Soils between Hong Kong and Germany

Biosphere-Atmosphere Exchange of Greenhouse Gases in a Subtropical Mangrove Wetland in Hong Kong

Environmental Benefits of Extensive Green Roof Systems in Subtropical Hong Kong

Studying the Urban Climate in a High-density City in Typical Summer Days

Re-Contextualizing Tourism in Macao: A Spatial Phenomenon

A General Framework for Uncertainty Analysis and Propagation in Geographical Information Systems

Provision of Service for Developing Gridded Emission Inventories to Support the Upgraded PATH Modeling System

Research and Development of SAR tomography Based on Compressed Sensing

Mental Stress Spatial-temporal Analysis Based on Wearable Emotion Sensing Device – A Case Study in CUHK

Correlation Analysis of Emotional Experience based on Dynamic Context-awareness and Emotion Recognition

Community Capacities, Social Capital, Citizen Values and Impact Assessment: Community-Based Planning as a Missing Component in the Urban Planning System in Hong Kong?

Provision of Service for Source Separation of Waste Survey 2013

Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Intra provincial Inequality in China: Economic Transition, Industrial Restructuring, and Spatial Agglomeration

A Comparative Analysis of Skilled and Unskilled Interregional Migration in China 2000-2005

Impact of Urban-rural Return Migration on Rural Development in China-with Implications for Vietnam

Evaluating Probability of Extreme Precipitation Events over East Asia

Using Remote Sensing Technologies to Screen China’s Coal-Fired Power Plants for Environmental Policy Enforcement

Studying the Urban Climate in a High-density City in Typical Summer Days

2012-2013

Drought hazards in Guangdong province: Spatio-temporal patterns, climatic drivers and societal responses

Biosphere-Atmosphere Exchange of Greenhouse Gases in a Subtropical Mangrove Wetland in Hong Kong

A General Framework for Uncertainty Analysis and Propagation in Geographical Information Systems

“Community Capacities, Social Capital, Citizen Values and Impact Assessment”: Community-Based Planning as a Missing Component in the Urban Planning System in Hong Kong?

A Comparative Analysis of Skilled and Unskilled Interregional Migration in China 2000-2005

Challenges, Opportunities and Strategic Responses of Logistics SMEs under the National 12th Five-Year Plan

Evaluation Technology and Demonstrative Platform for Cross-boundary Air Pollution in the Pearl River Delta Region

2011-2012

Contentious Space and Politics of Scale: Planning for Inter-City Railways in China’s Mega-City Regions

Spatio-temporal Image Fusion for Monitoring Fast-changing Land Cover Dynamics

Elucidation of the Tranquility Concept and Rating Tool in Hong Kong

Modeling Interregional Migration in China 2000-2005: Analyzing the Modeling Error of Regional Attributes and Spatial Interaction

2010-2011

Analyzing the Effect of Spatial Interaction: The Case of Interregional Migration in China

A Multifractal Approach to Multiscale Feature Extraction in Remotely Sensed Images

Optimal Route Planning for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods in High-Density-Living Environment

Bargaining for Nature: The Treatment of Environment in China’s Urban Planning System

Cross-boundary Cooperation and Integration in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

The Development of Major Mainland Cities and its Implications to Hong Kong under the 12th FYP of China