2017: “Graph-Based Approach for Assessing Storm-Induced Coastal Changes”, United States Patent filed on April 5, 2017 as U.S. Patent Provisional Application Serial No. 62/481,721.
2015: Localized Contour Tree Method for Deriving Geometric and Topological Properties of Complex surface Depressions Based on High Resolution Topographical Data, US App. No. 62/141,340, UC Ref. 115-101, UC Docket No. CIN 0163 MA; 10738-398).
Papers under review
Journal papers (published)
 Xu, M. H. Liu, R. Beck, J. Lekki, B. Yang, S. Shu, Y. Liu, T. Benko, R. Anderson, R. Tokars, R. Johansen, E. Emery, M. Reif. 2018. “Regionally and Locally Adaptive Models for Retrieving Chlorophyll-a Concentration in Inland Waters from Remotely Sensed Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. (DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2892899).
 Fengshou Li, Kai Liu *, Huanli Tang, Lin Liu, Hongxing Liu, 2018. Monitoring and analyzing the trends of dike-ponds between 1978 and 2016 using multi-source remote sensing images in Shunde District, South China, Sustainability (accepted, forthcoming)
 Xu, M., H Liu, R. Beck, J. Lekki, B. Yang, S. Shu, E. L. Kang, R. Anderson, R. Johansen, E. Emery, M. Reif, T. Benko, 2018. “A spectral space partition guided ensemble method for retrieving chlorophyll-a concentration in inland waters from Sentinel-2A satellite imagery,” Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2018.09.002)
 Shu, S., Liu, H., Frappart, F., Huang, Y., Wang, S., Hinkel, K.M., Beck, R.A., Yu, B., Jones, B.M., Arp, C.D. and Wang, L., 2018. Estimation of snow accumulation over frozen Arctic lakes using repeat ICESat laser altimetry observations–A case study in northern Alaska. Remote Sensing of Environment, 216, pp.529-543.
 Richard Beck, Min Xu, Shengan Zhan, Richard Johansen, Hongxing Liu, Susanna Tong, Bo Yang, Song Shu, Qiusheng Wu, Shujie Wang, Kevin Berling, Andrew Murray, Erich Emery, Molly Reif, Joseph Harwood, Jade Young, Christopher Nietch, Dana Macke, Mark Martin, Garrett Stillings, Richard Stumpf, Haibin Su, Zhaoxia Ye, and Yan Huang, 2018. “Comparison of Satellite Reflectance Algorithms for Estimating Turbidity and Cyanobacterial Concentrations in Productive Freshwaters Using Hyperspectral Aircraft Imagery and Dense Coincident Surface Observations,” Journal of Great Lakes Research.
 Wu, Q., Lane, C.R., Wang, L., Vanderhoof, M.K., Christensen, J.R. and Liu, H., 2018. Efficient delineation of nested depression hierarchy in digital elevation models for hydrological analysis using level-set method. Journal of the American Water Resources Association.
 Berhane, T.M., Lane, C.R., Wu, Q., Autrey, B.C., Anenkhonov, O.A., Chepinoga, V.V. and Liu, H., 2018. Decision-Tree, Rule-Based, and Random Forest Classification of High-Resolution Multispectral Imagery for Wetland Mapping and Inventory. Remote Sensing, 10(4), p.580.
 Johansen, R., Beck, R., Nowosad, J., Nietch, C., Xu, M., Shu, S., Yang, B., Liu, H., Emery, E., Reif, M. and Harwood, J., 2018. Evaluating the portability of satellite derived chlorophyll-a algorithms for temperate inland lakes using airborne hyperspectral imagery and dense surface observations. Harmful Algae, 76, pp.35-46.
 Huang, Y., Liu, H., Yu, B., Wu, J., Kang, E.L., Xu, M., Wang, S., Klein, A. and Chen, Y., 2018. Improving MODIS snow products with a HMRF-based spatio-temporal modeling technique in the Upper Rio Grande Basin. Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 204, January 2018, Pages 568-582.
 Huang, Y., Liu, H., Hinkel, K., Yu, B., Beck, R. and Wu, J., 2017. “Analysis of Thermal Structure of Arctic Lakes at Local and Regional Scales Using in Situ and Multidate Landsat‐8 Data,” Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2017WR021335.
 Zhu, Y., Liu, K., Liu, L., Myint, S.W., Wang, S., Liu, H. and He, Z., 2017. “Exploring the Potential of WorldView-2 Red-Edge Band-Based Vegetation Indices for Estimation of Mangrove Leaf Area Index with Machine Learning Algorithms,” Remote Sensing, 9(10), p.1060.
 Tedros Berhane, Charles Lane, Qiusheng Wu, Oleg Anenkhonov, Victor Chepinoga, Bradley Autrey, Hongxing Liu. 2017. “Comparing pixel- and object-based approaches in effectively classifying wetland-dominated landscapes,” Remote Sensing 10 (1), 46, 2017.
 Beck, R., Xu, M., Zhan, S., Liu, H., Johansen, R.A., Tong, S., Yang, B., Shu, S., Wu, Q., Wang, S. and Berling, K., 2017. Comparison of Satellite Reflectance Algorithms for Estimating Phycocyanin Values and Cyanobacterial Total Biovolume in a Temperate Reservoir Using Coincident Hyperspectral Aircraft Imagery and Dense Coincident Surface Observations. Remote Sensing, 9(6), p.538.
 Z. Ye, H. Liu, Y. Chen, S. Shu, Q. Wu, S. Wang. 2017. Analysis of water level variation of lakes and reservoirs in Xinjiang, China using ICESat laser altimetry data (2003-2009), PLOS ONE.
 Chen, Z., Yu, B., Song, W., Liu, H., Wu, Q., Shi, K. and Wu, J., 2017. “A New Approach for Detecting Urban Centers and Their Spatial Structure with Nighttime Light Remote Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
 S. Wang, H. Liu, B. Yu, G. Zhou; X. Cheng. 2016. “Revealing the early ice flow patterns with historical Declassified Intelligence Satellite Photographs back to 1960s,” Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1002/2016GL068990
 Kim, J, J. Yu, L. Wang, H. Liu, and H. Shin. 2016. “Morphological Characteristics of the Ice Margins of Antarctic Ice Shelf and Outlet Glacier Extracted from ICESat Laser Altimetry Along-Track Profiles.” Terrestrial, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences 27, no. 4.
 Wu, Q., H. Su, D. J. Sherman, H. Liu, J. M. Wozencraft, B. Yu and Z. Chen. 2016. “A graph-based approach for assessing storm-induced coastal changes,” International Journal of Remote Sensing. 37:4854-4873. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2016.1225180
 R. Beck, S. Zhan, H. Liu, S. Tong, B. Yang, M. Xu, Z. Ye, Y. Huang, S. Shu, Q. Wu, S. Wang, K. Berling, A. Murray, E. Emery, M. Reif, J. Harwood, J. Young, C. Nietch, D. Macke, M. Martin, G. Stillings, R. Stumpf, H. Su, 2016. “Comparison of Satellite Reflectance Algorithms for Estimating Chlorophyll-a in a Temperate Reservoir Using Coincident Hyperspectral Aircraft Imagery and Dense Coincident Surface Observations,” Remote Sensing of Environment, 178 (2016) 15-30.
 Q. Wu, H. Liu, L. Wang, C. Deng. 2016. “Evaluation of AMSR2 soil moisture products over the contiguous United States using in situ data from the International Soil Moisture Network,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 45 (2016) 187-199.
 S. Zhan, S. Wang, R. Beck, K. Hinkel, H. Liu. 2016. “Post-storm Water Circulation Patterns in Teshekpuk Lake (Alaska) Derived from Sequential Optical Satellite Images,” Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1889. 2016.
 Yan Huang, Hongxing Liu, Kenneth Hinkel, Richard Beck, Bailang Yu, Jianping Wu, 2015. “Analysis of water temperature variability of arctic lakes using landsat-8 data”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Milan, Italy, July 26 – 31, 2015, IGARSS 2015 Proceedings, 2015 IEEE International.
 Lei Wang, Shan Liu, Hongxing Liu, 2015. “Localized ensemble neural networks for bathymetry mapping from satellite images’”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Milan, Italy, July 26 – 31, 2015, IGARSS 2015 Proceedings, 2015 IEEE International.
 H. Su, H. Liu., Q. Wu. 2015. “Prediction of Water Depth from Multi-Spectral Satellite Imagery – The Regression Kriging Alternative,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE 12, no. 12 (2015): 2511-2515.
 L Wang, H. Liu, S. Wang and S. Shu, 2015: [Antarctica] 2013/14 seasonal melt extent and duration [in “State of the Climate in 2014”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96 (7), S115-157.
 Y. Zhu, K. Liu, L. Liu, S. Wang, H. Liu. 2015. “Retrieval of Mangrove Aboveground Biomass at the Individual Species Level with WorldView-2 Images,” Remote Sensing. 2015, 7(9), 12192-12214; doi:10.3390/rs70912192.
 Q. Wu*, H. Liu, S. Wang, B. Yu, R. Beck, K. Hinkel. 2015. “A localized contour tree method for deriving geometric and topological properties of complex surface depressions based on high resolution topographical data,” International Journal of Geographic Information Sciences, DOI:10.1080/13658816.2015.1038719.
 Y. Liu, J. Moore, X. Cheng, R. Gladstone, J. Bassis, H. Liu, J. Wen, F. Hui. 2015. “Ocean-driven thinning enhances iceberg calving and retreat of Antarctic ice shelves,” PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), 112(11), 3263–3268.
 C. Lane, O. Anenkhonov, Liu H., B. Autrey, V. Chepinoga, 2015. “Classification and inventory of freshwater wetlands and aquatic habitats in the Selenga River Delta of Lake Baikal, Russia, using high-resolution satellite imagery” Wetlands Ecology and Management, 23: 195-214, DOI 10.1007/s11273-014-9369-z.
 C. Lane, Liu H., B. Autrey, O. Anenkhonov, V. Chepinoga, Q. Wu, 2014. “Improved wetland classification using Eight-band high resolution satellite imagery and a hybrid approach” Remote Sensing. 6, 12187-12216; doi:10.3390/rs61212187.
 Wu, Qiusheng; Lane, Charles; Liu, Hongxing, 2014. “An Effective Method for Detecting Potential Woodland Vernal Pools Using High-Resolution LiDAR Data and Aerial Imagery.” Remote Sens. 6, no. 11: 11444-11467.
 Zhan, S., R. Beck, K. Hinkel, H. Liu, B. Jones. 2014. “Spatio-temporal Analysis of Gyres in Oriented Lakes on the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska”, Remote sensing, 2014; 6(10):9170-9193.
 Wang, L., H. Liu, S. Wang, 2014. “2012/13 Seasonal Melt Extent and Duration in Antarctica in State of the Climate in 2013,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
 Wei, Y. H. Liu, W. Song, B Yu, C Xiu. 2014. “Normalization of time series DMSP-OLS nighttime light images for urban growth analysis with Pseudo Invariant Features”, Landscape and Urban Planning, 128, 1-13.
 B. Yu, S. Shu, H. Liu, W. Song, J. Wu, L. Wang, Z. Chen. 2014. “Object-based spatial cluster analysis of urban landscape pattern using nighttime light satellite images: a case study of China,” International Journal of Geographic Information Sciences, doi: 10.1080/13658816.2014.922186.
 Liu, K., Liu, L., Liu H., Li, X., Wang, S. 2014. “Exploring the Effects of Biophysical Parameters on the Spatial Pattern of Rare Cold Damage to Mangrove Forests,” Remote Sensing of Environment, 150C, 20-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.04.019
 H. Su*, Liu, H., L. Wang, A. Flippi, W. Heyman, R. Beck, 2013. “Geographically-adaptive inversion model for improving bathymetric retrieval from satellite multi-spectral imagery,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(1), 465-476.
 A. Townsend-Small1, D. E. Pataki, H. Liu, Z. Li, Q. Wu, B. Thomas, 2013. “Increasing summer river discharge in southern California, USA, linked to urbanization,” Geophysical Research Letters, 40(17), 4643-4647.
 Wang, L., and H. Liu, 2013. “2011/12 Seasonal Melt Extent and Duration in Antarctica in State of the Climate in 2012,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), S139-S-141, Vol. 94, No. 8, August 2013.
 D. J. Shermana, B. U. Hales, M. K. Potts, J. T. Ellis, H. Liu, C. Houser, 2013. “Impacts of Hurricane Ike on the beaches of the Bolivar Peninsula, TX, USA,” Geomorphology, 199, 62-81.
 R. Beck, K.M. Hinkel, W.R. Eisner, D. Whiteman, C.D. Arp, R. Machida, C. Cuomo, H. Liu, A. J. Rettig, C. Ivenso, B. Yang, Q. Wu, H. Su, S. Wang, K. Frey, J.D. Lenters, B.L. Potter, 2013. “Contrasting Historical and Recent Breakup Styles on the Meade River of Arctic Alaska in the Context of a Warming Climate,” American Journal of Climate Change, 2(2), 165-172.
 B. Yu*, B. Wu, W. Yue, S. Shu, W Tan, C. Hu, Y. Huang, J. Wu, H. Liu, 2013. “A Voxel-based Marked Neighborhood Searching Method for Automated Identification and Morphological Parameters Estimation of Individual Street Trees From Vehicle-borne Laser Scanning Point Cloud Data,” Remote Sensing, 5(2), 584-611.
 Liu, H., Q. Wu, 2012. “Assessment of Storm-Induced Coastal Morphologic Changes and Damage Using Repeat LiDAR Remote Sensing Surveys”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Munich, Germany, July 22-27, 2012, IGARSS 2012 Proceedings, 2012 IEEE International, 1-4.
 Wang, L., and H. Liu, 2012. “2010/11 Seasonal Melt Extent and Duration in Antarctica [in .State of the Climate in 2011.],” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), S156-S-157, Vol. 93, No. 7, July 2012.
 R. C. Frohn, E. D’Amico1, C. Lane, B. Autrey, J. Rhodus, H. Liu, 2012. “Multi-Temporal Sub-Pixel Landsat ETM+ Classification of Isolated Wetlands in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA,” Wetlands, 1-11.
 Liu, H., L. Wang*, S.J. Tang*, and K. Jezek. 2011. “Robust Multi-scale Image Matching for Deriving Ice Surface Velocity Field from Sequential Satellite Images,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2011.602128.
 Yu, J., Liu, H., Wang, L., and Jezek, K., Heo, J. 2011. “Blue ice areas and their topographical properties in the Lambert glacier, Amery Iceshelf system using Landsat ETM+, ICESat laser altimetry and ASTER GDEM data,” Antarctic Science, doi:10.1017/S0954102011000630.
 Liu, H. L. Wang*, D. Sherman, Wu, Q., Su, H. 2011. “Algorithmic Foundation and Software Tools for Extracting Shoreline Features from Remote Sensing Imagery and LiDAR Data,” Journal of Geographical Information System, 3, 99-119.
 Wang, L., and H. Liu, 2011. “2009/10 Seasonal Melt Extent and Duration in Antarctica [in .State of the Climate in 2010.],” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), Vol. 92, No. 6, June 2011.
 Shu, S., B. Yu, J. Wu, H. Liu. (2011), “Assessment and applications of urban built-up areas extraction methods based on DSMP-OLS night-light data,” Remote Sensing Technology & Applications, 26(2)‚ 169-176.
 Yu, J., H. Liu, K. C. Jezek, R. C. Warner, and J. Wen (2010), “Analysis of velocity field, mass balance, and basal melt of the Lambert Glacier–Amery Ice Shelf system by incorporating Radarsat SAR interferometry and ICESat laser altimetry measurements,” Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B11102, doi:10.1029/2010JB007456.
 Yu*, B. H. Liu, J. Wu, Y. Hu and L. Zhang, 2010 “Automated derivation of urban building density information using airborne LiDAR data and object-based method,” Landscape and Urban Planning, 98, 210-219.
 Wang, L., K. Jezek, and H. Liu, 2010. “Antarctica seasonal melt extent and duration [in .State of the Climate in 2009.],” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 91, pp. S130-S131.
 Liu, H., L. Wang*, D. Sherman, Y. Gao*, and Q. Wu*, 2010. “An object-based conceptual framework and computational method for representing and analyzing coastal morphological changes,” International Journal of Geographical Information Sciences. 1-27 DOI: 10.1080/13658810903270569
 Wen, J., Y. Wang, W. Wang, K. Jezek, H. Liu, and I. Allison, 2010. “Basal melting and freezing of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica,” Journal of Glaciology, 56(195): 81-90
 Yu, B., Liu, H., & Wu, J. (2010). “A method for urban vegetation classification using airborne LiDAR data and high resolution remote sensing images,” Journal of Image and Graphics, 15(5), 782-789.
 Yu, B., Liu, H., & Wu, J. (2010). “Exploring the theoretical framework of object-oriented analysis for urban spatial information using remote sensing data,” Journal of East China Normal University (Natural Science), 6, 12-25 (in Chinese).
 Liu, H., H. Su, L. Wang, A. Filippi, W. Heyman, 2010. “Global, Regional And Localized Inversion Methods For Mapping Bathymetry Based On Multi-Spectral Imagery”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 25 – 30, 2010, IGARSS 2010 Proceedings, 2010 IEEE International, 1-4.
 Bhattacharya, I., K. C. Jezek, L. Wang and H. Liu , 2009. “Surface melt area variability of Greenland ice sheet: 1979-2008,” Geophysical Research Letters. 36, L20502, doi: 10.1029/2009GL039798.
 Wang, L., and Liu, H., 2009, Antarctica seasonal melt extent and duration [in .State of the Climate in 2008.]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 90, pp. S111-S118.
 Yu*, B., H. Liu, J. Wu and W. Lin, 2009. “Investigating impacts of urban morphology on spatio-temporal variations of solar radiation with airborne LiDAR data and a solar flux model: a case study of downtown Houston,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30 (17), 4359-4385, DOI: 10.1080/01431160802555846.
 Yu, B., Liu, H., Zhang, L., & Wu, J. (2009). An object-based two-stage method for a detailed classification of urban landscape components by integrating airborne LiDAR and color infrared image data: A case study of downtown Houston. Proceeding of the 2009 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event, Shanghai.
 H. Su*, H. Liu, and W. Heyman, 2008. “Automated Derivation of Bathymetric Information from Multi-Spectral Satellite Imagery using a Non-Linear Inversion Model,” Marine Geodesy. 31(4): 281-298
 Yu, B. H. Liu, J. Wu and Y. Gao, 2008. “Object-based algorithms and methods for quantifying urban growth pattern using sequential satellite images”, in Wei Gao, Hao Wang (eds), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7083, 708305, pp1-11, doi: 10.1117/12.793369, Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability V, SPIE Optics+Photonics 2008, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA, August 10-14, 2008.
 Liu, H., J. Yu*, Z. Zhao, and K. Jezek, 2008. “Incorporation of Flow Stripes as Constraints for Calibrating Ice Surface Velocity Measurements from Interferometric SAR Data,” Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensin, 74(12), 1501-1508.
 Liu, H., L. Wang, and K. Jezek, 2008. “State of the Climate 2007-Antarctica seasonal melt extent and duration,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 89, S102-S103.
 Liu, H., Z. Zhao, J. Yu*, and K. Jezek, 2008. “Simultaneous Least-squares Adjustment of Multi-Frame Velocities Derived from Interferometric and Speckle Tracking Methods,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 5(2), 289-293.
 Liu, H., and L. Wang*, 2008. “Mapping Detention Basins and Deriving their Spatial Attributes from Airborne LiDAR Data for Hydrological Applications,” Hydrological Processes, 22, 2358-2369.
 Liu, H., Wang, L., and Jezek, K., 2007 “State of the Climate 2006-Antarctica seasonal melt extent and duration,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 88, pp. S75-S75.
 Liu, H., J. Yu*, Z. Zhao, and K. Jezek, 2007. “Calibrating and Mosaicking Surface Velocity Measurements from Interferometric SAR Data with a Simultaneous Least-squares Adjustment Approach,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28(6), 1217-1230.
 Liu, H. Z. Zhao and K. Jezek, 2007. “Synergistic fusion of phase unwrapping and speckle tracking methods for deriving surface velocity measurements from interferometric SAR data,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letter 4(1), 102-106.
 Kim, K., K. Jezek, and H. Liu, 2007. “Orthorectified image mosaic of the Antarctic coast compiled from 1963 Argon satellite photography,” International Journal of Remote Sensing 28 (23), 5357-5373.
 Liu, H., D. Sherman, and S. Gu*, 2007. “Automated extraction of tidal datum referenced shoreline from airborne LIDAR data and accuracy assessment based on Monte Carlo Simulation,” Journal of Coastal Research, 23(6), 1359-1369.
 Liu, H., L. Wang*, and K. Jezek, 2006. “Delineation of Dry and Melt Snow Zones using Active and Passive Microwave Observations from Space,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(8), 2152-2163.
 Liu, H., L. Wang*, and K. Jezek, 2006. “Spatio-temporal variations of snow melt zones in Antarctic Ice Sheet derived from satellite SMMR and SSM/I data (1978-2004),” Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, 1-20, F01003, doi:10.1029/2005JF000318.
 Wang*, L. and H. Liu, 2006. “Identification and filling of surface depressions in massive digital elevation models for hydrological modeling,” International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 20(2), 193-213.
 Jezek, K. and H. Liu, 2005. “Structure of Eastern Antarctic Peninsula Ice Shelves and Ice Tongues from Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery,” Journal of Glaciology, 51(174), 373-376.
 Liu, H., L. Wang*, and K. Jezek, 2005. “Wavelet-based edge detection approach to derivation of snow-melt onset, duration and extent from satellite passive microwave measurements,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26 (21), 4639-4660.
 Liu, H., L. Wang, and K. Jezek, 2005. “Delineation of Dry and Melt Snow Zones in Antarctica using Active and Passive Microwave Observations from Space”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Seoul, Korea, 25-29 July, 2005, IGARSS ’05 Processings, 2005 IEEE International, Volume 8, 5452-5455.
 Liu, H. and K. Jezek, 2004. “Automated extraction of coastline from satellite imagery by integrating Canny edge detector and locally adaptive thresholding method,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25, 5,937-958.
 Liu, H. and K. Jezek, 2004. “A complete high-resolution coastline of Antarctica extracted from orthorectified Radarsat SAR imagery,” Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 70(5), 605-616.
 Liu, H. Z. Zhao, and K. Jezek, 2004. “Correction of positional errors and geometric distortions in topographical maps and DEMs using rigorous SAR simulation technique,” Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 70(9), 1031-1042.
 Liu, H., 2003. “Derivation of surface topography and terrain parameters from single satellite image using shape-from-shading technique,” Computers & Geosciences, 29, 1229-1239.
 Liu, H., K. Jezek and M. O’Kelly, 2001. “Detecting outliers in irregularly distributed spatial data sets by locally adaptive and robust statistical analysis and GIS,” International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Vol. 15, No.8, p721-741.
 Jezek, K., H. Liu, Z. Zhao, and B. Li, 2000. “Improving Antarctic Digital Elevation Model by Using Radar Remote Sensing and GIS techniques,” Polar Geography, Vol 23, No 3, p209-224.
 Liu, H. and K. Jezek, 1999. “Investigating DEM error pattern by directional variograms and Fourier analysis,” Geographical Analysis, Vol. 31, No.3, p249-266.
 Liu, H., K. Jezek and B. Li, 1999. “Development of Antarctic digital elevation model by integrating cartographic and remotely sensed data: a GIS-based approach,” Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 104, No. B10, p23,199-23,213.
 Liu, H., and B. Li, 1992. “Application of shift-share methods on analysis of urban economic structure,” Territorial Development and Management, Vol. 2, No.2, p44-51.
 Dong, L. and H. Liu, 1991. “Development and planning concepts for the great urban agglomeration in the central Liaoning province,” City Planning Review, No. 5, p21-24.
 Liu. H., 1988. “On location of enterprises and development of town,” City Planning Review, No.4, p6-8.
 Liu, H., 1988. “Systems analysis and regionalization of population capacity in the Southern Ningxia,” Economic Geography, Vol. 8., No.4, p249-252.
 Liu, H., 1987. “Analysis of urbanization characteristics and trend in Wenzhou,” City Planning Review, No. 2, p39-44.
* denotes the papers that were co-authored with graduate students
Refereed book chapter
 Liu, H., 2009. ” Shoreline Mapping and Coastal Change Studies Using Remote Sensing Imagery and LiDAR Data” in X Yang (Ed.) Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technologies for Coastal Ecosystem Assessment and Management, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-88183-4_13, SPRINGER-VERLAG GMBH, Heidelberg Platz 3, 14197 Berlin, Germany, pp297-322.
Liu, H. 2000. Development of An Antarctic Digital Elevation Model, BPRC report, No.19, ISSN: 0896-2472, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 157pp.