1989 …2022

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Research Interests

  • Change detection and land cover modelling with remote sensing
  • Digital terrain analysis and hydrological modelling
  • Climate change and its impacts on water resources and ecosystems
  • Aridzone studies


Qiming ZHOU is a chair professor of geography and Associate Dean of Faculty of Social Science (Research) at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research interests cover a broad area of geo-spatial information science, particularly in geo-computation and remote sensing applications. He has been actively engaged in research such as digital terrain analysis, landuse and land cover change detection, spatio-temporal pattern analysis in multi-temporal remote sensing, monitoring and modeling impacts of climate change, and GIS and remote sensing applications to urban, environment and natural resource management. Prof Zhou has published widely in fields of GIS, terrain analysis, remote sensing change detection, climate change and spatio-temporal modelling. He currently holds visiting professorships at 2 universities/research institutions, and serves as Asia and Australasia Editor of Transactions in GIS and editorial board members of 6 academic journals.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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