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YinPhan  Tsang

Name :

YinPhan Tsang

Title :

Associate Professor

Unit :

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Address :

1910 East-West Road
                  Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Sherman Lab 243

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Specialties :

Ecohydrology; Watershed Hydrology; Hydrological Modeling; Ecological modeling; Aquatic Landscape Ecology; Aquatic Habitat Assessment; Water Science; Hydrology

Professional Prep/Appointments :

Ph.D. Biological Resources Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2008
M.S. Bioenvironmental System Engineering, National Taiwan University, 2003
B.S. Agricultural Engineering, National Taiwan University, 2001


NREM 301 Natural Resources Management
NREM 301L Natural Resources Management Laboratory 
NREM 662 Watershed Hydrology
NREM 664 Small Watershed Modeling

Selected Recent Publications :

  1. Tsang Y-P, Tingley RW III, Hsiao J, Infante DM. 2019. Identifying high value areas for conservation: Accounting for connections among terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats in a tropical island system. Journal for Nature Conservation. In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2019.125711
  2. Cooper AR, Tsang Y-P, Infante DM, Daniel WM, McKerrow AJ, Wieferich D. 2019. Protected areas lacking for many common fluvial fishes of the conterminous USA. Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12937. In Press.
  3. Martin B, Tsang Y-P, Tingley RW III, Clilverd H, Infante DM. 2019. Characterizing Natural Barriers to Non-native Stream Fauna in Hawai‘i. Pages 83–104 in R. M. Hughes, D. M. Infante, L. Wang, K. Chen, and B. de Freitas Terra, editors. Advances in understanding landscape influences on freshwater habitats and biological assemblages. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 90. Bethesda, Maryland.
  4. Clilverd H, Tsang Y-P, Lynch AJ, Infante DM. 2019. Long-term streamflow trends in Hawai'i and implications for native stream fauna. Hydrological Processes 33 (5): 699-719.
  5. Tingley RW III, Infante DM, MacKenzie RA, Cooper AR, Tsang Y-P. 2019. Identifying natural catchment landscape influences on tropical stream organisms: classifying stream reaches of the Hawaiian Islands. Hydrobiologia 826(1): 67-83. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-018-3726-5
  6. Munasinghe D, Cohen S, Huang Y-F, Tsang Y-P, Zhang J, Fang Z. 2018. Intercomparison of Satellite Remote Sensing-Based Flood Inundation Mapping Techniques. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 54 (4): 834–846 DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12626
  7. Zhang J, Huang Y-F, Munasinghe D, Fang Z, Tsang Y-P, Cohen S. 2018. Comparative Analysis of Inundation Mapping Approaches for the 2016 Flood in the Brazos River, Texas. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 54 (4): 820–833 DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12623
  8. Yang D, Cai J, Hull V, Wang K, Tsang Y-P, Liu J. 2016. New road for telecoupling global prosperity and ecological sustainability. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 2 (10): e01242 DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1242
  9. Tsang Y-P, Infante DM, Stewart J, Wang L, Tingly RW, Thornbrugh D, Cooper AR, Daniel WM. 2016. StreamThermal: A Software Package for Calculating Thermal Metrics from Stream Temperature Data. Fisheries 41 (9): 548–554 DOI: 10.1080/03632415.2016.1210517
  10. Sievert NA, Paukert CP, Tsang Y-P, Infante D. 2016. Development and assessment of indices to determine stream fish vulnerability to climate change and habitat alteration. Ecological Indicators 67: 403–416 DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.03.013