1. Members

Dr. BUI Quang Hung Researcher

Prof. Dr. NGUYEN Thanh Thuy Advisor


Dr. NGUYEN Thi Nhat Thanh          Researcher

 MSc. MAN Duc Chuc

Team leader/Researcher

Mr. PHAM Tuan Dung

PhD Candidate

Mr. Kristofer LASKO

PhD Candidate

   Mr. Kazuki HAO

PhD Candidate


PhD Candidate

Mr. LAI Ngoc Diep


Ms. DO Thi Phuong

Mr. NGUYEN Hoang Anh

Ms. VU Hoa

  1. Mission
  • Research and development on land cover/land use change monitoring.
  1. Vision
  • Research and development of high resolution and up-to-date land cover maps at regional and national scales using satellite images (Landsat 5/7/8, MODIS, …) and open data (Open Street Map, …).
  • Impact assessment of land cover and land use change on environment and human life (air pollution, economy, …).
  • Research and development of urban maps at national scale using multisource data.
  • Research and development of local climate zone maps for urban heat island research.
  • Development of web application for sharing land cover/land use data and providing different services to users.
  1. Partners

National Partners:

  • National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection (NIAPP).

International Partners:

  • Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba University, Japan.
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • University of Maryland, USA.
  1. Projects
  • Building a system for periodical rice monitoring in Red River Delta region, (VNU) (On-going).
  • Research, transfer, develop the Global land cover datasets – GLCNMO and CEReS Gaia system for collection, management, analysis, and sharing of geospatial data, (VNU ARC) (Finished).
  1. Products
  • Vietnam urban maps for 2008 and 2015.
  • Rice maps for Red River Delta at different resolutions in 2005, 2010, 2015, 2016.
  • Web application for rice monitoring in Red River Delta.

Group contact: 408, E3, 144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam. Email: [email protected]