South China Sea Institute of Oceanology
DanLing Tang received her Ph.D. in Marine Ecology and Remote Sensing from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Her post-doctorates were completed at the University of Rhode Island (USA) and HKUST. She had conducted research and teaching in Hong Kong, USA and Japan over 10 years, and was awarded the “100 Talents Program” from the Chinese Academy of Sciences upon her return to China in 2004. She was a professor of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and now is the leading professor for “Research Center for Remote Sensing and Marine Ecology & Environment” (RSMEE) of South China Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Professor Tang has participated or lead about 30 international research programs, including various UNEP Programs “Millennium Ecosystem Assessment”, “Global Environment Outlook (GEO4)”, and “Policy Synthesis of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment with Respect to Marine and Coastal Systems”. She also served on varies international science organizations, as member of the AUG Council, Board of Director of PACON, and SOC of PORSEC. She has jointly-organized many international conferences and workshops, and she was the Chairman of 9th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference (PORSEC2008).She has published about 150 papers/book chapters, including about 60 international peer reviewed papers (SCI).For her research achievements, Professor Tang has received International awards, such as the “Zayed Award Diploma\\\\\\\" (2006) and the PACON “Ocean Service Award” (2007). In 2009 she was awarded the national honorary title of China –“National 3.8 Red-banner Pacesetter”.
Professor Tang is personally active in research associated with application of remote sensing on marine ecology and coastal environment, her research interests are ocean dynamic of phytoplankton blooming, oceanic natural hazard (typhoon, HAB, tsunami), and global changes.