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SMCD shieldQuanhua (Mark) Liu

Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division

Satellite Calibration & Data Assimilation Branch


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Quanhua (Mark) Liu photoQuanhua (Mark) Liu is a physical scientist at the NOAA/NESDIS and is leading the soundings team at NOAA/STAR. He received a B.S. from Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (former Nanjing Institute of Meteorology), China, a Master's Degree in Physics from the Chinese Academy of Science, and a PhD in Meteorology and Remote Sensing from the University of Kiel, Germany. He has contributed to the development of the first Chinese Meteorological Satellite FengYin-1, the METEOSAT second generation satellite, various NOAA/NASA meteorological satellites, JPSS and GOES-R satellites. Quanhua (Mark) Liu was a senior research scientist at the University of Maryland (College Park, MD), working as a co-chair of the Community Radiative Transfer Model committee in the United States.

His expertise includes: radiative transfer models, satellite radiance assimilation, and sensor calibration and climate studies.



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