Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Liang Hong



Org Code: 568

Mail Code: 616.2
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: NASA

Brief Bio

Liang Hong received the B.S. degree in Electronics engineering from Tsinghua University, China in 1999, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida in 2008. Since 2006, he has been supporting the instrument testing, mission operation and data processing of the Aquarius project, a joint sea surface salinity mission between NASA and CONAE, the space agency of Argentina.

Current Projects

Aquarius calibration and data processing; VIIRS data processing quality check; Salinity data processing.



Dinnat, E. P., D. M. Le Vine, J. R. Piepmeier, S. T. Brown, and L. Hong. 2015. Aquarius L-band Radiometers Calibration Using Cold Sky Observations IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing 1-17 [10.1109/jstars.2015.2496362]

Piepmeier, J. R., L. Hong, and F. A. Pellerano. 2015. Aquarius L-Band Microwave Radiometer: 3 Years of Radiometric Performance and Systematic Effects IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing PP (99): 1-8 [10.1109/jstars.2015.2435493]


Hong, L., S. El-Nimri, and J. Peng. 2015. Aquarius faraday rotation observations 2015 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 4730 - 4733 [10.1109/igarss.2015.7326886]