LIEW Soo Chin

PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (1989)

Principal Research Scientist
Office : S17-01  |  Tel : (65) 6516 5069
Email : phyliews@nus.edu.sg or scliew@nus.edu.sg

Current Research

  • Remote sensing of the aquatic, terrestrial and atmospheric environment using optical, thermal and synthetic aperture radar data

  • Ocean optics, optical properties of suspended particles in water, derivation of water quality parameters from remote sensing data

  • Radiative transfer in atmosphere and water, characterization of aerosol optical properties

  • Hyperspectral data analysis and applications

Selected Publications

  1. D. S. van Maren, S. C. Liew, and G. M. J. Hasan, "The role of terrestrial sediment on turbidity near Singapore's coral reefs", Continental Shelf Research 76, 75-88 (2014).

  2. B. N. Chew, J. R. Campbell, S. V. Salinas, C. W. Chang, J. S. Reid, E. J. Welton, B. N. Holben, and S. C. Liew, "Aerosol particle vertical distributions and optical properties over Singapore", Atmospheric Environment 79, 599-613 (2013).

  3. J. Miettinen, E. Hyer, A. S. Chia, L. K. Kwoh, and S. C. Liew, "Detection of vegetation fires and burnt areas by remote sensing in insular Southeast Asian conditions: current status of knowledge and future challenges", International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(12), 4344-4366 (2013).

  4. S.C. Liew, and J. He, “Uplift of a coral island in the Andaman Sea due to the 2004 Sumatra earthquake measured using remote sensing reflectance of water”, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett. 5, 701 (2008).

  5. S.V. Salinas, C.W. Chang, and S.C. Liew, “Multiparameter retrieval of water optical properties from above-water remote-sensing reflectance using the simulated annealing algorithm”, Appl. Opt. 46, 2727 (2007).

  6. S. C. Liew, A. Lim, and L. K. Kwoh, "A Stochastic Model for Active Fire Detection Using the Thermal Bands of MODIS Data", IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 2(3), 337-341 (2005).

Affiliations & Links

  • Head of Research, Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP)
  • Personal Webpage