Andong Ma

Andong Ma

Visiting Assistant Professor

  CSA 301D


Dr. Ma is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on remote sensing, geospatial data science, machine learning, and geospatial artificial intelligence. Domain applications concentrate on land-cover/land-use change, natural hazard mapping, vegetation property extraction, and urban remote sensing.

Selected Publications

Peer-review journal articles

[1] A. M. Filippi*, I. Guneralp, C. R. Castillo, A. Ma, G. Paulus, and K. H. Anders, "Comparison of Image Endmember- and Object-based Classification of Very High-Spatial-Resolution Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Narrow-band Images for Mapping Riparian Forests and Other Land Covers", Land, 11(2), 246, 2021.

[2] X. Li*, H. Ning, B. Dadashova, A. Ma, Y. Kang, and X. Huang, "Urban Infrastructure Audit: An Effective Protocol to Digitize Signalized Intersections by Mining Street View Images", Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 1-18, 2021.

[3] E. A. Coleman*, B. Schultz, V. Ramprasad, H. Fischer, P. Rana, A. M. Filippi, B. Guneralp, A. Ma, C. R. Solorzano, V. Guleria, R. Rana, and F. Fleischman, "Limited Effects of Tree Planting on Forest Canopy Cover and Rural Livelihoods in Northern India", Nature Sustainability, 2021. (

[4] D. Huo*, Z. Chi, and A. Ma, "Modeling Surface Processes on Debris-Covered Glaciers: A Review with Reference to the High Mountain Asia", Water, 13(1): 101, 2021.

[5] A. Ma*, A. M. Filippi, Z. Wang, Z. Yin, D. Huo, X. Li, and B. Guneralp, "Fast Sequential Feature Extraction for Recurrent Neural Network-based Hyperspectral Image Classification", IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing} (IEEE TGRS), 59(7), 5920-5937, 2020.

[6] Z. Yin*, D. W. Goldberg, T. Hammond, C. Zhang, A. Ma, and X. Li, "A Probabilistic Framework for Improving Reverse Geocoding Output", Transactions in GIS} (TGIS), 24(3), 656-680, 2020.

[7] X. Li*, T. Chu, D. W. Goldberg, and A. Ma, "Enhancing Driving Safety: Discovering Individualized Hazardous Driving Scenes using GIS and Mobile Sensing", Transactions in GIS (TGIS), 23(3), 538-557, 2019.

[8] Z. Yin*, A. Ma, and D. W. Goldberg, "A Deep Learning Approach for Rooftop Geocoding", Transactions in GIS} (TGIS), 23(3), 495-514, 2019.

[9] A. Ma*, A. M. Filippi, Z. Wang, and Z. Yin, "Hyperspectral Image Classification using Similarity Measurements-Based Deep Recurrent Neural Networks", Remote Sensing, 11(2), 194, 2019.

[10] L. Ma*, A. Ma, C. Ju, and X. Li, "Graph-based Semi-supervised Learning for Spectral-spatial Hyperspectral Image Classification", Pattern Recognition Letters, 83, 133-142, 2016.

[11] X. Liu*, J. Zhang, Z. Zhao, and A. Ma, "Built-up Areas Extraction in High Resolution SAR Imagery based on the Method of Multiple Feature Weighted Fusion", International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences, 40, 2015.


Ph.D., Geography, Texas A&M University
M.S., Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences
B.S., Remote Sensing, China University of Geosciences


GNSS in the Geosciences
Applications in GIS
GIS Modeling

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