Dr. Weibo Liu         

Dr. Weibo Liu

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

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

Personal Website


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



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



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, 50. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-020-00407-6

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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