Weibo LiuWeibo Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone (561) 297-4965
Office SE 410                        Personal webpage



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 WebGIS
Remote Sensing Application



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
GEO 4930/6938 :  Web GIS



  • Liu, W., Feddema, J., Hu, L., Zung, A., and Brunsell, N. (2017). 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 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. (2015). 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. (in Chinese with English abstract)
  • Su, W., Shen, L., Liu, W., and Shan, X. (2010). Study and implementation on visualization technology of reserve information. Journal of Shandong University (Natural Science), 45(11): 12-15. (in Chinese with English abstract)
  • Shen, L., Su, W., Liu, W., Shan, X. and Meng, X.  (2010). Study and implementation on representation of reserve information. Petroleum Geophysics, 8(4): 9-14. (in Chinese with English abstract)