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Biography

Dr. Mui-HowPhua

Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Deputy Dean


Email: pmh@ums.edu.my


Qualifications


2001 Ph.D., The University of Tokyo, Forest Science

2001 M.Sc., The University of Tokyo, Biol. & Envi. Engineering

1998 M. Env. Sc ., University of Tsukuba, Forest Remote Sensing

1994 B.A.(HON), University of Malaya, Geography


Publications (selected)

  1. Kamlun K. U., Goh M. H., Teo S. P., Phua, M.-H.. in press. Monitoring of Deforestation and Fragmentation in Sarawak, Malaysia between 1990 and 2009 using Landsat and SPOT Images. Journal of Forest Science.
  2. Osman R., Phua, M.-H., Kamlun K. U., Ling Z. Y.. in press. Monitoring of Deforestation Rate and Pattern in Sabah, Malaysia Using Multitemporal Landsat Data. Journal of Forest Science.
  3. Teo S. P., Phua, M.-H..in press.Modeling the Natural Occurrence of Selected Dipterocarp Genera in Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Forest Science.
  4. Aoyagi K., Tsuyuki, S., Phua, M.-H., Teo S. P..in press.Mapping of Distribution of Dipterocarpus in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Journal of Forest Science.
  5. Alfred, R., Ahmad, A.H., Payne, J., Williams, C., Ambu, L.N., Phua, M.-H., Goossens, B. 2012. Home Range and Ranging Behaviour of Bornean Elephant (Elephas maximus borneensis) Females. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31400: 1-12.
  6. Phua, M.-H., Tsuyuki, S., Lee, J. S. and Ghani, M. 2012. Simultaneous detection of burned areas of multiple fires in the tropics using multisensor remote sensing data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 33: 4312-4333.
  7. Sandra S.C. Foo, Lim, W.F., Kerishnan, P. B. and Phua, M.-H. 2012. The Challenges of Bird Watching and Nature-Based Recreation in a Wetland: A Case Study of KKWC, Sabah, Malaysia. Sabah Society Journal.
  8. Tsuyuki, S., Goh M. H., Teo S. P., Kamlun, K. U. and Phua, M.-H. 2011. Monitoring deforestation in Sarawak, Malaysia using multitemporal Landsat data. Kanto Forest Research 62: 87-90. 4
  9. Lee, J. S. and Phua, M.-H. 2010. Estimation of stand volume of conifer forest: A Bayesian approach based on satellite-based estimate and forest register data. Forest Science and Technology 6(1): 7-17.
  10. L. Friedl, H. Stone, R. J. Assako, N. Davies, A. L. Dominguez, S. J. Goetz, A. Kozlova, M. Lal, G. Olchin, D. Peters, S. Phinn, J. Lopez-Portillo, M.-H. Phua, H. Reyes, E. Sanchez, A. Singh, N. Villars, A. Vrieling, F. Wielgolaski, 2010. Critical Earth Observations Priorities: Ecosystems Scoietal Benefit Area (Part 2), Battelle Memorial Institute & NASA, 65p.
  11. Phua, M.-H., Lee, J. S. and Tsuyuki, S. 2010. Fire Risk Mapping Using GIS-based Probability Modeling for Operational Fire Monitoring in the Tropics. The International Forestry Review 12(5): 60.
  12. Phua, M.-H., Tsuyuki, S., Furuya, N. and Lee, J. S. 2008. Detecting deforestation with a spectral change detection approach using multitemporal Landsat data: A case study of Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Environmental Management 88: 784–795.
  13. Phua, M.-H. and Tsuyuki, S. 2008. Evaluation of Fire-induced Deforestation of Tropical Peat Swamp Forest Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques: A Case Study of Klias Peninsula, Sabah, Malaysia. In: Columbus, F. (ed.) Deforestation Research Progress, Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 203-215.
  14. Phua, M.-H., Conrad, O. Uni Kamlun, K. and Fisher, M. 2008. Multitemporal Fragmentation Analysis of Peat Swamp Forest in the Klias Peninsula, Sabah, Malaysia Using GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques. Bohner, J. and Blaschke, T. and Montanarella, L. (eds.) Hamburg’s Contribution to Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology, University of Haumburg,, Hamburg, pp. 81-90.
  15. Phua, M.-H. 2008. GIS: A Practical Approach. Universiti Malaysia Sabah Publisher, Kota Kinabalu, 162p (in Malay). Phua, M.-H., Tsuyuki, S., Sasakawa, H. and Lee, J. S. 2007. Detection of burned peat swamp forest in a heterogeneous tropical landscape: A case study of Klias Peninsular, Sabah, Malaysia. Landscape and Urban Planning 82 (3): 103-116.
  16. Tsuyuki, S., Lee, J. S., Phua, M.-H. and Hirata, Y. 2006 Promoting the use of GPS in the forest: Availability of highly sensitive GPS receiver in the forest. Japanese Journal of Forest Planning 40: 283-291.
  17. Phua, M.-H. and Minowa, M. 2005. A GIS-based multi-criteria decision making approach to forest conservation planning at a landscape scale: A case study in the Kinabalu Area, Sabah, Malaysia. Landscape and Urban Planning 71(2-4): 207-222.
  18. Phua, M.-H. and Minowa, M. 2005 Application of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management to a GIS-based multiple criteria decision making approach for forest conservation planning in the Kinabalu Region, Sabah, Malaysia. In: Innes, J.L., Hickey, G.M. and Hoen, H.F. (eds.) Forestry and Environmental Change: Socioeconomic and Political Dimensions, CABI Publishing, Oxford, 213-227.
  19. Phua, M.-H., Lee, J. S. and Tsuyuki, S. 2005. Multitemporal detection of burned peat swamp forest in Sabah, Malaysia Using Landsat Data. The International Forestry Review 7(5): 185.
  20. Tsuyuki, S., Miyake, M. and Phua, M.-H. 2005. Monitoring successive changes of oil palm plantation area using Landsat data in Sabah, Malaysia. The International Forestry Review 7(5): 186.
  21. Phua, M.-H. and Tsuyuki, S. 2004 Deforestation detection in Kinabalu Area, Sabah, Malaysia by using multi-sensor remote sensing approach. Journal of Forest Planning 10(1): 31-40.
  22. Phua, M.-H. and Phan, C. 2004 Land cover information from remote sensing for supporting park management. In: Mohamed, M., Hamzah, Z. Tachi, T. & Nais, J. (eds.) Crocker Range Scientific Expedition 2002, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 200-207.
  23. Phua, M.-H. and Saito, H. 2003 Estimation of biomass of a tropical mountain using Landsat-TM data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 29 (4): 429-440.
  24. Phua, M.-H. 2003 Monitoring of mountain environment by using satellite remote sensing technology. In: Salleh, H., Othman, M., Komoo, I. & Aziz, S. (eds.) Culture And Science of Mountains, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 243-255.
  25. Phua, M.-H. and Minowa, M. 2000 Evaluation of environmental functions of tropical forest in Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Malaysia using GIS and remote sensing techniques: Implications to forest conservation planning. Journal of Forest Research 5 (3): 123-131.

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