Category Archives: Research

Soil salinity mapping in Everglades National Park using remote sensing techniques and vegetation salt tolerance

A research paper was published by

Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C

Summary: Everglades National Park (ENP) is a hydro-ecologically enriched wetland with varying salinity contents, which is a concern for terrestrial ecosystem balance and its nearby urban

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An automatic traffic density estimation using Single Shot Detection (SSD) and MobileNet-SSD

A research paper was published by

Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C

Summary: Traffic density estimation is a very important component of an automated traffic monitoring system. Traffic density estimation can be used in a number of …

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Decision support system for urban major hazard installations management based on 3DGIS

A journal article on the application of 3DGIS was recently published by Wenjiang Chen, Hongbo Su, Yong Yan and Zhaoji Hu on

Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C

Highlights of the Article:

• A 3D reconstruction method of
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Mapping Historical Changes in Florida’s Coastline from 1875 to 2000

Florida’s beaches are highly dynamic coastal features. They are vulnerable to accretion and erosion over time due to human interaction and climate change stressors such as storm activity.  This research used a well-documented record of historical land surveys and literature, …

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Jason Blankenship was awarded the Francis H. Moffitt Memorial Scholarship from ASPRS

FAU Geomatics graduate student, Jason Blankenship, won the Francis H. Moffitt Memorial Scholarship from the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) during the ASPRS 2018 meeting in Denver Colorado on Feb. 6, 2018. Jason received $7000 and one-year …

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We developed a new approach to count cars on the road automatically using traffic cameras

counting cars, managing traffic

Results of this study was published in the journal Sensors

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FAU Faculty visited Keith & Schnars Office in Ft. Lauderdale on Oct. 16

Drs. Kaisar, Teegavarapu, Nagarajan and Su visited Keith & Schnars Office in Ft. Lauderdale to meet with the administrative team and the technical team of K&S on Oct. 16. Both sides agreed to seek future collaborations on Geomatics, Transportation and …

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Fahad Khan won the 2nd place in the Poster Contest of Student Group in 2015 South Florida GIS Expo

FAU Geomatics Engineering graduate student Fahad Khan won the 2nd place in the student group in the Poster Contest in 2015 South Florida GIS Expo. Fahad presented a poster on “Tidal River Management (TRM) concept and geo-spatial implications in …

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FAU Geomatics Engineering Faculty and Students attended 2015 South Florida GIS Expo

2015 South Florida GIS Expo was held in West Palm Beach, FL on Oct. 8 and 9. FAU Geomatics Engineering Faculty and Students attended the conference as a group (Drs. Nagarajan and Su, graduate students: Nivedita Sairam, Fahad Khan, and …

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2015 AGU Fall Session on Evapotranspiration

Dr. Hongbo Su organizes an AGU Fall Session on Evapotranspiration with an international team of conveners. The full title of the session is:  Evapotranspiration: Advances in In Situ Measurements and Remote Sensing Based Modeling Approaches.

There are about 33 …

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