Shen, Yuan Retired Professor


Environmental Sensing Laboratory


+886-4-22840373 ext. 3202





‧ Soil and Environment
‧ Climatology
‧ Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing
‧ Geostatistics
‧ Environmental Biophysics
‧ Special Topics of Remote Sensing


‧ National Chung Hsing University , Professor (1996 –)
‧ National Chung Hsing University , Associate Professor (1988 – 1996)
‧ University of Wisconsin-Madison , Research Associate (1987 – 1988)
‧ National Chung Hsing University , Teaching Assistant (1982 – 1983)
‧ National Taiwan University , Teaching Assistant (1979 – 1980)


Agrometeorology, Remote sensing, Soil physics


‧ 1998 Research Career Award, Chinese Society of Agromeorology

Membership in Academic, Professional and Scholarly Societies and Related Activities

‧ Soil Science Society of America
‧ American Society of Agronomy
‧ Chinese Society of Agrometeorology
‧ Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer
‧ Taiwan Agricultural Information Technology Association

Current Research Topics

‧ Study on rice yield and quality estimated by remote sensing techniques
‧ Spatial distribution of agrometeorological disaster potentials and their applications


.Tanner, C.B. and Y. Shen. 1990. Solar radiation transmittance of flail-chopped corn residue layer. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 54: 650-652.

.Shen, Y. and C.B. Tanner. 1990. Radiative and conductive transport of heat through flail-chopped corn residue. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 54: 653-658.

.Tanner, C.B. and Y. Shen. 1990. Water vapor transport through a flail-chopped corn residue. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 54: 945-951.

.Shen, Y. and C.L. Chen. 1992. Relations of photosynthetically active radiation to measured solar irradiance in summer in central Taiwan. Proc. Natl. Sci. Counc., ROC Part B: Life Sci. 16: 151-154.

.Shen, Y., J.T. Wu and I.P. Wang. 1992. Solar radiation quality inside greenhouses and an improvement technique. J. Chinese Agric. Chem. Soc. 30: 321-327.

.Shen, Y., W.C. Lin and J.T. Wu. 1994. Influence of potassium and calcium on leaf temperature of Chinese cabbages. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 35: 33-37.

.Shen, Y. and S.H. Chen. 1997. Spatial distribution of rainstorm probabilities during the Mei-Yu season in southwest region of Taiwan and its application. J. Agric. Meteorol. 52: 841-848.

.Shen, Y. and S.L. Yu. 2001. Cooling methods for greenhouses in tropical region. Acta Hort. 578: 323-327.

.Chang, K.W., Y. Shen and P.C. Chen. 2004. Predicting algal bloom in the Techi reservoir using Landsat TM data. Int. J. Remote Sensing 25: 3411-3422.

.Chang, K.W., Y. Shen, and J.C. Lo. 2005. Predicting rice yield using canopy reflectance measured at booting stage. Agron. J. 97:872-878.

.Liao, Y.C., S.W. Chang Chien, M.C. Wang, Y. Shen, P.L. Hung, and B. Das. 2006. Effects of transpiration on Pb uptake by lettuce and on water soluble low molecular weight organic acids in rhizosphere. Chemosphere 65: 343-351.

.Lee, Y.J., C.M. Yang, and Y. Shen. 2007. Changes in leaf internal structure of rice plants to application of varied rates of nitrogen fertilizer. Crop, Environment & Bioinformatics. 4: 119-128。

.Lee, Y.J., K.W. Chang, Y. Shen, D.M. Huang, and H.L. Tsay. 2007. A handy imaging system for precision agriculture studies. Int. J. Remote Sensing. 28: 1-10。

.Tsai, J.L., B.J. Tsuang, P.S. Lu, M.H. Yao, and Y. Shen 2007. Surface energy components and land characteristics of a rice paddy. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 46: 1879–1900.

.Lee, Y.J., K.W. Chang, J.C. Lo, and Y. Shen. 2007. Field Test of the Simple Spectral Index using 735nm in Mapping of Nitrogen Status of Rice Canopy. Agron. J. (Accepted)

.Lee, Y.J., C.M. Yang, Y. Shen, and K.W. Chang. 2007. Changes in leaf anatomy and canopy reflectance of field grown rice as a function of nitrogen status. Remote Sen. Environ. (submitted)

.Chang K.W., M.C. Wang, C.L. Wang, Y. Shen, and P.C. Chen. 2007. In situ and Satellite Observations of an Algal Bloom in the Techi Reservoir Using the Supervised Classification Method with Landsat TM Data. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. (Submitted).

.Shen, Y. and T.C. Yang. 1991. Soil expert diagnosis system. In “The application of computer in agricultural technology”. International seminar held at NCHU, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.

.Shen, Y. and S.H. Chen. 1996. Spatial distribution of rainfall probabilities during Mei-Yu season in southwest region of Taiwan and its application. In “Food production and environmental improvement under global climate change”. International symposium held at Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan.

.Chang, K.W., C.M. Yang and Y. Shen. 1997. Analysis of climatic and terrain effects on vegetation in Yuanyang Lake natural preserve using SPOT images. In “1997 Internation long-term ecological research and biodiversity studies conference”. International conference held at Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

.Shen, Y., Y.J. Lee, J.C. Lo, K.W. Chang. 2001. Remote Sensing Techniques to Identify Nitrogen Status of Paddy Rice. P. 103. N2001. The 2nd Int. Nitrogen Conf. Optimizing Nitrogen Management in Food and Energy Production and Environmental Protection. Potomac, MD. USA

.Shen, Y., C. Tang, P.H. Lee, C.H. Liao, C.C. Huang, T.C. Kuo, J.M. Lai, C.S. Kuo. 2004. Developing agrometeorological disaster protection techniques for tropical fruit trees in southern Taiwan. International Symposium on Global Climate Change and Agricultural Disasters Mitigation Techniques. Taichung, Taiwan.

.Shen, Y. 2004. Spatial distribution of rainstorm probabilities during Mei-Yu season and its application in agricultural production. Short-Term Climate Prediction and Application Workshop. Central Weather Bureau, Taipei, Taiwan ROC.
* Additionat 34 reseach papers published in chinese.