Name:  Yi Ma

625 Room, Research Building
First Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources
No. 6 Xianxialing Road, Qingdao, P. R. China 266061


09/1990- 07/1994: Inner Mongol Normal University, Bachelor of Science
09/1996- 07/1999: Inner Mongolia University, Master of Science
09/2000- 07/2003: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Science

Working Experience
07/1994- 12/2000: Inner Mongolia University of Technology, Teaching assistant
12/2000- Present: First Institute of Oceanography, MNR, Researcher and director of Marine Remote Sensing Division

Research Interests
Oceanographical Remote Sensing, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Multispectral Remote Sensing, Island and Coastal Zone

Research Projects
1.National Natural Science Fund Project: Identification methods of dominant species of red tide based on the combination of spectral and images. Period covered: 01/2009- 12/2011
2.ESA-MOST Dragon Cooperation Programme: Coastal zone remote sensing monitoring in Yellow River, Yangtze River and Pearl River Delta(ID: 5292). Period covered: 01/2008- 12/2010
3.927 Project: Identification and location of island reefs. Period covered: 01/2010- 12/2013
4.National Science and Technology Support Project: Key techniques of reef detection and measurement. Period covered: 01/2012- 12/2016
5.Scientific Research Project of Marine Public Welfare: Development of carbon fixation information collection, supplementary investigation and field data acquisition system for typical coastal wetlands. Period covered: 01/2012- 12/2015
6.High Resolution Earth Observation Project: Remote sensing monitoring and application demonstration of coastal zone in high resolution. Period covered: 01/2014- 12/2017
7.Global Change and Interaction of Sea and Air Project: Remote sensing investigation of marine environmental parameters in the East India ocean phase II. Period covered: 01/2017-12/2020
8.Project from the National Key Research and Development Plan for Marine Environmental Security: Research on application of remote sensing data for the countries along the maritime silk road. Period covered: 07/2017-12/2020
9.National Natural Science Foundation of China: Recognition, retrieval and verification of typical ocean targets by multi-dimensional high resolution optical remote sensing. Period covered: 01/2019-12/2023

1.Zhang Jie, Ma Yi, Meng Junmin. Oceanic Surveying and Mapping (Wuhan University Press, 2017).
2.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie. Simulation study of imaging of underwater bottom topography by synthetic aperture radar. Journal of Hydrodynamics, Ser. B. 57-64 (2001).
3.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie, Cui Tingwei. A preliminary research on dominant species identification of red tide organism by airborne hyperspectral technique. SPIE Proceedings-Ocean Remote Sensing and Applications, Vol.4892, 278-286 (2003).
4.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie, Cui Tingwei. Research on remote sensing extraction model of redtide biomass by airborne hyperspectral technique. Optoelectronics Letters, 2(1), 58-62 (2006).
5.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie, An Ni. Spectral fidelity analysis of compressed sensing reconstruction hyperspectral remote sensing image based on wavelet transformation. CCPR, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Part II, CCIS 484, 138–148 (2014).
6.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie, Zhang Jingyu. Analysis of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) hyperspectral remote sensing monitoring key technology in coastal wetland. Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 9796, 97962S (2015).
7.Ma Yi, Zhang Jie, Zhang Jingyu, et al. Progress in Shallow Water Depth Mapping from Optical Remote Sensing. Advances in Marine Science, 36(03):5-25 (2018).
8.Yi Ma, Jie Zhang, Zhen Zhang, et al. Bathymetry Retrieval Method of LiDAR Waveform Based on Multi-Gaussian Functions. Journal of Coastal Research, SI: 90:324-331 (2019).
9.Liang Jian, Zhang Jie, Ma Yi*. Spatial resolution effect analysis of remote sensing bathymetry. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 36 (7), 102-109 (2017).
10.Liang Jian, Zhang Jie, Ma Yi*, et al. Derivation of bathymetry from high-resolution optical satellite imagery and USV sounding data. Marine Geodesy, 40(6), 466-479 (2017).
11.Zhang X.; Ma Y.*; Zhang J. Shallow water bathymetry based on inherent optical properties using high spatial resolution multispectral imagery. Remote Sensing, 12: 3027 (2020).
12.C. Chen, Y. Ma*, G. Ren. Hyperspectral Classification Using Deep Belief Networks Based on Conjugate Gradient Update and Pixel-Centric Spectral Block Features. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 13:4060-4069 (2020).
Anna Chen, Yi Ma*, Jingyu Zhang. Partition satellite derived bathymetry for coral reefs based on spatial residual information. Internation Journal of Remote Sensing, 42(8): 2807-2826 (2021).