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Xiaodong Zhang

Dr. Xiaodong Zhang

Full Professor


Dr. Xiaodong Zhang received his Ph. D. in Oceanography in 2002 from Dalhousie University, Canada, where he also obtained a MS degree in Oceanography in 1998. His undergraduate degree was in computer science awarded in 1989 by Nanjing University, China. Currently, he is an Endowed Chair and Professor with the Division of Marine Science at USM. Before joining USM, Dr. Zhang had been a professor with University of North Dakota for 17 years.

  • PHD - Dalhousie University (2002)
  • MS - Dalhousie University (1999)

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Areas of Expertise

Optical Oceanography, Ocean Optics, Ocean Color, Remote Sensing