• Chen, X., B. Zhao. X. Yang. The obesogenity of restaurant food: Mapping the nutritional foodscape of Franklin County, Ohio using food review images. Applied Geography.
  • Zhang, S., D. Xu, B. Zhao. “Small” analysis of Big Data: An evaluation of the effects of social distancing in the United States. Methodological Innovations. https://doi.org/10.1177/20597991221090856
  • Huang, X., Y. Xu, R. Liu, Siqin. Wang,  Sicheng. Wang, M. Zhang, Y. Kang, Z. Zhang, S. Gao, B. Zhao, & Z. Li. Exploring the spatial disparity of home-dwelling time patterns in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic via Bayesian inference. Transactions in GIS. doi: 10.1111/TGIS.12918
  • Zhao, B. Humanistic GIS: Towards a Research Agenda. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2021.2004875
  • Yu, Y., B. Zhao. Can TikTok Promote a Healthier Ageing Paradigm? A Case Study of Older Digital Celebrities from China. Area. doi: 10.1111/area.12777
  • 乐阳, … 赵博…空间和地理计算与计算社会学的融合路径. 武汉大学学报. 47(1): 1-18 (Yue, Y. … B. Zhao … Integration Path of Spatial and Geo-Computing and Computational Social Science. Wuhan University Journal 47(1): 1-18). doi: 10.13203/j.whugis20210619


  • He, C., Q. Huang, X. Bai, D.T. Robinson, P. Shi, Y. Dou, B. Zhao, J. Yan, Q. Zhang, F. Xu, J. Daniel. A Global Analysis of the Relationship between Urbanization and Fatalities in Earthquake-prone Areas. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. doi: 10.1007/s13753-021-00385-z
  • Zhao, B., S. Zhang, C. Xu*, Y. Sun*, and C. Deng. Deep fake geography? When geospatial data encounter artificial intelligence. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 48(4), 338-352. doi: 10.1080/15230406.2021.1910075
  • Mathews, K.S., K.P. Seitz, K.C. Vranas, A. Duggal, T.S. Valley, B. Zhao, S. Gundel, M.O. Harhay, S.Y. Chang, C.L. Hough. Variation in initial U.S. Hospital Responses to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. Critical Care Medicine. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005013


  • Zhao, B., and X. Huang. Encrypted monument: The birth of crypto place on the blockchain. GeoForum. doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.08.011
  • Zhang, S., B. Zhao+, Y. Tian*, and S. Chen. Stand with #StandingRock: Envisioning an epistemological shift in understanding geospatial big data in the “post-truth” era. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2020.1782166
  • Chen, Z., D. Chen, C. Zhao, M.P. Kwan, J. Cai, Y. Zhuang, B. Zhao, et al. Influence of meteorological conditions on PM2. 5 concentrations across China: A review of methodology and mechanism. Environment International. 139 (105558). doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105558


  • Huang, X., B. Zhao, Y. Liu and D. Xue. Belonging to a Place: An Analysis of the Perceptions of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China. Geographical Review.
  • Chen, Z., D. Chen, N. Cheng, Y. Zhuang, M.P. Kwan, B. Chen, B. Zhao, et al. Evaluating the Recent 2+26 Regional Strategy for Air Quality Improvement During Two Orange Air Pollution Alerts in Beijing: variations of PM2.5 concentrations, source apportionment, and the relative contribution of local emission and regional transport. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. doi: 10.5194/acp-2018-1085
  • Zhang, S., B. Zhao, and J. Ventrella. Towards an archaeological-ethnographic approach to big data: Rethinking Data Veracity. The 2018 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1111/1559-8918.2018.01197
  • Chen X., L Zou, and B. Zhao. Detecting climate change deniers on Twitter using a deep neural network. International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC 2019) proceeding, Zhuhai, China, Feb 22-24, 2019.


  • C. Xu, B. Zhao. Satellite Image Spoofing: Creating Remote Sensing Dataset with Generative Adversarial Networks (Short Paper). In LIPIcs-Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (Vol. 114). Schloss Dagstuhl-Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik: doi: 10.4230/LIPIcs.GISCIENCE.2018.67
  • Y. Fan, S. Chen, B. Zhao, S. Yu, H. Ji, C. Jiang. Monitoring tidal flat dynamics affected by human activities along an eroded coast in the Yellow River Delta, China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 190 (7). doi: 10.1007/s10661-018-6747-7.
  • B. Zhao, X. Huang, D. Sui. Place spoofing: A case study of the xenophilic copycat community in Beijing, China. The Professional Geographer. 70(4): 1-13. doi:10.1080/00330124.2018.1501711
  • B. Zhao, S. Zhang. Rethinking spatial data quality: Pokémon Go as a case study of location spoofing. The Professional Geographer 70(3):1-13. doi: 10.1080/00330124.2018.1479973
  • Y. Fan, S. Chen, B. Zhao, S. Pan, C. Jiang and H. Ji. Shoreline dynamics of the active Yellow River delta since the implementation of Water-sediment regulation scheme: A remote-sensing and statistics-based approach. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.11.035


  • D. Sui, B. Zhao, H. Kong. The Development of Copycat Towns in China: An Initial Analysis of Their Economic, Social, and Environmental Implications. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. WP17DS1
  • B. Zhao and Q. Chen. Location Spoofing in a Location-Based Game: A Case Study of Pokémon Go. Lecture Notes Geoinformation, Cartography, Michael P. Peterson (Ed.): Advances in Cartography and GIScience. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-57336-6_2
  • B. Zhao and D. Z. Sui. True lies in geospatial big data: detecting location spoofing in social media. Annals of GIS: 1-14. doi: 10.1080/19475683.2017.1280536


  • B. Zhao, D.Z. Sui and Z. Li. Visualizing the gay community in Beijing with location-based social media. Environment and Planning A. doi:10.1177/0308518X16685885.
  • B. Zhao. Study on the Effects of Human Intention on Spatial Data Quality. International Conference on GIScience Short Paper Proceedings, 1(1). doi: 10.21433/B31180p357ks. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/80p357ks
  • J.C. Liu and B. Zhao. Who speaks for climate change in China? Evidence from Weibo. Climatic Change. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1883-y
  • Y. Li, J Qiu and B. Zhao. Quantifying urban ecological governance: A suite of indices characterizes the ecological planning implications of rapid coastal urbanization. Ecological Indicators. 72 (2017): 225-233


  • D.Z. Sui and B. Zhao. GIS as Media through the GeoWeb. In Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media, eds. S.P. Mains, J. Cupples, and C. Lukinbeal. Springer. Berlin.191-208.
  • X. Chen, B. Zhao, and E. Blackard. Unveiling Perceptions of Food Safety Scandals in China: An Exploratory Study with Search Engine. Global Media Journal.
  • S.J. Kay, B. Zhao, and D.Z. Sui. Can Social Media Clear the Air? A Case Study of the Air Pollution Problem. The Professional Geographer, 67:3:351-363.


  • B. Zhao and D.Z. Sui. True Lies in Big Data: Detecting Location Spoofing based on Geographic Knowledge. In Workshops on Big Data and Urban Informatics, ed. P. Thakuriah. Chicago, IL.


  • D.Z. Sui, Z.W. Xu and B. Zhao. Networks in Geography. In R. Alhajj and J. Rokne, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (ESNAM) Berlin, Springer.
  • L.J. Zhang, B. Zhao and D.H. Jiang. Research on the Conversion from CAD to GIS Data. Geomatics Technology and Equipment, 14-17. (In Chinese)


  • Z.Y. Chen, M.C. Li and B. Zhao. Geo-Interface – Connecting the Real World with Cyberspace. Science of surveying and mapping, 34. (In Chinese)


  • B. Zhao, M.C. Li and Z.X. Jiang. Using GeoRSS to Syndicate the Spatiotemporal Information. Geospatial Information Technology and Applications, Proc. SPIE 6754, 675428.


  • B. Zhao, X.M. Huang and G.P. Wu. OGC Web Services Based on Ajax Engine. Geospatial Information Technology, Proc. SPIE 6421, 64210R.
  • X.M. Huang and B. Zhao. SVG based Remote Sensing Visualization. Remotely Sensed Data and Information,Proc. SPIE 6419, 64191N.
  • B. Zhao. An Introduction to UMN MapServer. Software World, 20:48~49. (In Chinese)


  • B. Zhao and J.Z. TAN. A Research on Linear Elements Smoothing in the MapInfo. Bulletin of Surveying and Mapping, 6:25~27. (In Chinese)
  • B. Zhao and J.S. MA. Design of XML based Geo Data Model. Geomatics Technology and Equipment, 1:9~12. (In Chinese)