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LIN Honglei
  Special-term Associate Professor
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  Planetary Science
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 2021/01 – now Associate Prof., Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2018/06 – 2021/01 Postdoc Scholar, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2013/09 – 2018/06 Ph.D. Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2016/12 – 2017/12 Visiting Ph.D. student, Brown University
  • 2009/09 – 2013/07 B.S. Shandong University of Technology, China

Research Interests:
  1. Theory and application of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  2. Planetary Remote Sensing
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  1. Honglei Lin, J. D. Tarnas, J. F. Mustard, Xia Zhang, Yong Wei, Weixing Wan, F. Klein, and J. R. Kellner (2021). Dynamic aperture factor analysis/target transformation (DAFA/TT) for Mg-serpentine and Mg-carbonate mapping on Mars with CRISM near-infrared data. Icarus 355: 114168.

  2. Honglei Lin, Zhiping He, Wei Yang, Yangting Lin, Rui Xu, Chi Zhang, Menghua Zhu, Rui Chang, Jinhai Zhang, Chunlai Li, Hongyu Lin,Yang Liu, Sheng Gou, Yong Wei, Sen Hu, Changbin Xue, Jianfeng Yang,Xiaohui Fu, Weixing Wan, and Yongliao Zou (2020). Olivine-norite rock detected by the lunar rover Yutu-2 likely crystallized from the SPA-impact melt pool. National Science Review 7(5): 913-920.
  3. Honglei Lin, Yazhou Yang, Yangting Lin, Yang Liu, Yong Wei, Shuai Li, Sen Hu, Wei Yang, Wenhui Wan, Rui Xu, Zhiping He, Xiaohui Liu, Yan Xing, Chengwu Yu, and Yongliao Zou (2020). Photometric properties of lunar regolith revealed by the Yutu-2 rover. Astronomy & Astrophysics 638, A35.
  4. Honglei Lin, Yangting Lin, Wei Yang, Zhiping He, Sen Hu, Yong Wei, Rui Xu, Jinhai Zhang, Xiaohui Liu, Jianfeng Yang, Yan Xing, Chengwu Yu, and Yongliao Zou (2020). New Insight into Lunar Regolith‐forming Processes by the Lunar Rover Yutu-2. Geophysical Research Letters 47(14): e2020GL087949. 
  5. Honglei Lin, Yangting Lin, Yong Wei, Rui Xu, Yang Liu, Yazhou Yang, Sen Hu,Wei Yang, and Zhiping He (2020). Estimation of Noise in the In Situ Hyperspectral Data Acquired by Chang’E-4 and Its Effects on Spectral Analysis of Regolith. Remote Sensing 12(10): 1603.
  6. Honglei Lin, Rui Xu, Wei Yang, Yangting Lin, Yong Wei, Sen Hu, Zhiping He, Le Qiao, and Weixing Wan (2020). In Situ Photometric Experiment of Lunar Regolith with Visible and Near-Infrared Imaging Spectrometer on Board the Yutu-2 Lunar Rover. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 125(2): e2019JE006076.
  7. Yang Yazhou, Honglei Lin, Yang Liu, Yangting Lin, Yong Wei, Sen Hu, Wei Yang, Rui Xu, Zhiping He, and Yongliao Zou (2020). The effects of viewing geometry on the spectral analysis of lunar regolith as inferred by in situ spectrophotometric measurements of Chang'E-4. Geophysical Research Letters 47 (8): e2020GL087080.

  8. Honglei Lin, J. F. Mustard and Xia Zhang. (2019). A methodology for quantitative analysis of hydrate minerals on Mars with large endmember library using CRISM near-infrared data. Planetary and Space Science 165: 124-136.
  9. Tarnas, J. D., J. F. Mustard, Honglei Lin, T. A. Goudge, E. S. Amador, M. S. Bramble, C. H. Kremer, X. Zhang, Y. Itoh, and M. Parente (2019). Orbital identification of hydrated silica in Jezero crater, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters 46 (22): 12771-12782.

  10. Honglei Lin and Xia Zhang (2017). Retrieving the hydrous minerals on Mars by sparse unmixing and the Hapke model using MRO/CRISM data. Icarus 288: 160-171.

  11. Honglei Lin, Xia Zhang,Tong Shuai, Lifu Zhang, and Yanli Sun. (2016). Abundance retrieval of hydrous minerals around the Mars Science Laboratory landing site in Gale crater, Mars. Planetary and Space Science 121: 76-82.
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