Dr. Weibo Liu         

Dr. Weibo Liu

Associate Professor
Department of Geosciences
E-mail: liuw@fau.edu  

Phone: 561-297-4965
Office: SE-410

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About:
Ph.D. in Geography (University of Kansas) 2016 
MS in Geographic Information Science (China University of Petroleum) 2011 
BS in Geographic Information Science (China University of Petroleum) 2008

Research Interests: 

Geographic Information Science
Spatiotemporal Data Modelling
Geocomputational Methods in GIS and Web GIS
GIS and RS Applications in Natural Hazards, Urbanization, and Coastal Environment

 

Teaching: 

     GIS 4035C/5038C: Remote Sensing of Environment   
     GIS 4043C/5051C: Principles of Geographic Information Systems
     GIS 4048C/5100C: Applications in GIS
     GIS 4054C/6061C: Web GIS
     GIS 4102C/5103C: Programming in GIS
     GIS 4118C/6112C: Geospatial Databases

 

Peer-reviewed Publications (* graduate students advised)

  • Rifat, S.A.A.* and Liu, W. (2022). Predicting future urban growth scenarios and potential urban flood exposure using Artificial Neural Network-Markov Chain Model in Miami Metropolitan Area. Land Use Policy, 114, 105994, 1-11.
  • Xu, C.* and Liu, W. (2022). Mapping and analyzing the annual dynamics of tidal flats in the conterminous United States from 1984 to 2020 using Google Earth Engine. Environmental Advances, 7, 100147, 1-16.
  • Xu, C.* and Liu, W. (2022). The spatiotemporal characteristics and interactions between urban expansion and tidal flat dynamics: A case study of three highly urbanized coastal counties in the Southeastern United States. Earth, 3 (2), 557-576.
  • Rifat, S.A.A.* and Liu, W. (2021). One year into the Pandemic: The impacts of social vulnerability on COVID-19 outcomes and urban-rural differences in the conterminous United States. International Journal of Environmental Health Research https://doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2021.1979196 
  • Xu, C.* and Liu, W. (2021). The spatiotemporal characteristics and dynamic changes of tidal flats in Florida from 1984 to 2020. Geographies, 1 (3), 292-314.
  • Xu, C.* and Liu, W. (2021). Integrating a three-Level GIS framework and a graph model to track, represent, and analyze the dynamic activities of Tidal Flats. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 10 (2), 61, 1-23.
  • Bloetscher, F., Rojas, G., Abbate, A., Hindle, T., Huber, J., Jones, R., Liu, W., Meeroff, D., et al. (2021). A framework for a subwatershed-scale screening tool to support development of resiliency solutions and flood protection priority areas in a low-lying coastal community. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 9, 180-205.
  • Rifat, S.A.A.*, Senkbeil, J., and Liu, W. (2021). Assessing influential factors on inland property damage from Gulf of Mexico tropical cyclones in the United States. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 10 (5), 295, 1-19.
  • Bloetscher, F., Abbate, A., Huber, J., Liu, W., Meeroff, D., et al. (2021). Establishing a framework of a watershed-wide screening tool to support the development of watershedbased flood protection plans for low-lying coastal communities. Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development, 5 (1), 1273, 1-15.
  • Zhang, C., Su, H., Li, T., Liu, W., Mitsova, D., Nagarajan, S., Teegavarapu, R., Xie, Z., Bloetscher, F., and Yong, Y. (2020). Modeling and mapping high water table for a coastal region in Florida using Lidar DEM data. Groundwater, 59 (2), 190-198.
  • Rifat, S.A.A.* and Liu, W. (2020). Measuring community disaster resilience in the conterminous coastal United States. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9 (8), 469, 1-22.
  • Weisner, M., Root, T., Harris, M., Mitsova, D., and Liu, W. (2020). The complexities of trust between urban water utilities and the public. Sustainable Water Resources Management. 6, 1-12.
  • Rifat, S.A.A.* and Liu, W. (2019). Quantifying spatiotemporal patterns and major explanatory factors of urban expansion in Miami metropolitan area during 1992–2016. Remote Sensing. 11 (21), 2493, 1-29.
  • Weisner, M., Root, T., Harris, M., Mitsova, D., and Liu, W. (2019). Tap water perceptions and socioeconomics: assessing the dissatisfaction of the poor. Sustainable Production and Consumption. 21 (1), 269-278.
  • Liu, W., Feddema, J., Hu, L., Zung, A., and Brunsell, N. (2018). Seasonal and diurnal characteristics of land surface temperature and major explanatory factors in Harris County, Texas. Sustainability, 9 (12): 2324.
  • Sun, C., Shen, Y., Chen, Y., Chen, W., Liu, W., and Zhang, Y. (2017). Quantitative evaluation of the rainfall influence on streamflow in an inland mountainous river basin within Central Asia. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 1-14.
  • Liu, W. and Li, X. (2016). Life cycle characteristics of warm-season severe thunderstorms in the central United States from 2010 to 2014. Climate, 4 (3): 45, 1-18.
  • Liu, W., Purdon, K., Stafford, T., Paden, J., and Li, X. (2016). Open Polar Server (OPS) - an open source infrastructure for the cryosphere community. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 5 (3): 32, 1-15.
  • Liu, W., Li, X. and Rahn, D. (2016). Storm event representation and analysis based on a directed spatiotemporal graph model. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30 (5): 948-969.
  • Liu, P., Li, X., Liu, W., and Ai, T. (2016). Fourier-based multi-scale representation and progressive transmission of cartographic curves on the Internet. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 43 (5): 454-468.
  • Bechtel, B., Foley, M., Mills, G., Ching, J., See, L., Alexander, P., O'Connor, M.,... Lackner, S., Liu, W., Perera, N., Rosni, N., Theeuwes, N., and Gal, T. (2015). CENSUS of Cities: LCZ classification of cities (Level 0)- workflow and initial results from various cities. In: Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC9). Toulouse, France.
  • Gogineni, S., Yan, J., Paden, J., Leuschen, C., Li, J., Rodriguez-Morales, F., Braaten, D., Purdon, K., Wang, Z., Liu, W., and Gauch, J. (2014). Bed topography of Jakobshavn Isbrae, Greenland, and Byrd Glacier, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, 60 (223): 813-833.
  • Zhang, Y., Bai, Z., and Liu, W., (2013). Assessing the surface urban heat island effect in Xining, China. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem. Wuhan, China.
  • Liu, W., Liu, Z., Wei, H., and Xu, Q. (2011). The 3D visualization of strata based on Open Inventor. Marine Geology Frontiers, 27(1): 40-45.
  • Su, W., Shen, L., Liu, W., and Shan, X. (2010). Study and implementation of visualization technology of reserve information. Journal of Shandong University (Natural Science), 45(11): 12-15.
  • Shen, L., Su, W., Liu, W., Shan, X. and Meng, X. (2010). Study and implementation of the representation of reserve information. Petroleum Geophysics, 8(4): 9-14.

  

 

 

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