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Dr. Amr Abd-Elrahman

School of Forest Resources and Conservation - Geomatics

University of Florida, USA

Associate Professor


Email: aamr@ufl.edu


Qualifications

2001 Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Civil Engineering - Geomatics

1995 M.Sc., Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Civil Engineering (Digital Mapping)

1990 B.Sc., Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Civil Engineering


Publications (selected)

  1. Szantoi, Z., Escobedo, F. J., Abd-Elrahman, A., Pearlstine, L., Dewitt, B., & Smith, S., 2015. Classifying spatially heterogeneous wetland communities using machine learning algorithms and spectral and textural features. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187: 1-15.
  2. Pande-Chhetri, R., Abd-Elrahman, A., & Jacoby, C., 2014. Classification of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Black River Using Hyperspectral Image Analysis. Geomatica, 68:169-182.
  3. Anne, N. J., Abd-Elrahman, A. H., Lewis, D. B., & Hewitt, N. A., 2014. Modeling soil parameters using hyperspectral image reflectance in subtropical coastal wetlands. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 33:47-56.
  4. Cademus, R., Escobedo, F. J., McLaughlin, D., & Abd-Elrahman, A., 2014. Analyzing Trade-Offs, Synergies, and Drivers among Timber Production, Carbon Sequestration, and Water Yield in Pinus elliotii Forests in Southeastern USA. Forests, 5:1409-1431.
  5. Delphin, S., F. Escobedo, A. Abd-Elrahman, C. Wendell, 2013. Mapping potential carbon and timber losses from hurricanes using a decision tree and ecosystem services driver model Journal of Environmental Management. Environmental Management 129:599-607.
  6. Szantoi, Z., F. Escobedo, A. Abd-Elrahman, S. Smith, and L. Pearlstine, 2013. Analyzing fine-scale wetland composition using high resolution imagery and texture features. International journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 23:204-212.
  7. Panda-Chhetri, R.and A. Abd-Elrahman, 2013. Filtering high-resolution hyperspectral imagery in a maximum noise fraction transform domain using wavelet-based de-striping. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34:2216-2235.
  8. Timilsina, N., F. Escobedo, W. P. Cropper Jr., A. Abd-Elrahman, S. Delphin, and S. Lambert, 2013. A framework for mapping carbon hotspots and determining optimal forest structure and management regime characteristics. Environmental Management 114:293-302.
  9. Dix, M., A. Abd-Elrahman, B. Dewitt, and L. Nash, 2012. Accuracy evaluation of terrestrial LiDAR and multibeam sonar Systems mounted on a survey vessel. Journal of Surveying Engineering, 138:203-213.
  10. Nettleman, C.A. and A. Abd-Elrahman, 2012. A Contemporary Review of Deficiencies Associated with Calculated Tidal Datums and Property Ownership Law. Surveying and Land Information Science Surveying and Land Information Science 71:69-77.
  11. Panda-Chhetri and R., A. Abd-Elrahman, 2011. De-striping hyperspectral images using wavelet transform and adaptive frequency domain filtering. International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Journal 66:620-636.
  12. Malone, S.L., L. Kobziar, C. Staudhammer, and A. Abd-Elrahman, 2011. Modeling relationships among 217 fires using remote sensing of burn severity in southern Pine forests. Remote Sensing 3:2005-2028.
  13. Abd-Elrahman, A., M. Croxton, R. Pande-Chhetri,  G. Toor, S. Smith, and J. Hill, 2011. Chlorophyll-a estimation using in-situ hyperspectral imaging system in aquaculture water bodies. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing  66: 463-472.
  14. Shaker, I., A. Abd-Elrahman, A. Khedr and M. Atef, 2011. Building extraction from high resolution space images in high density residential areas in the Great Cairo region. Remote Sensing 3:781-791.
  15. Abd-Elrahman A., R. Pande-Chhetri and G. Vallad, 2011. Design and development of a multi-purpose low-cost hyperspectral imaging system. Remote Sensing 3:570-586.
  16. Eltokhy, M., A. Abd-Elrahman, T. Fathy, A. Awad, 2011. Preliminary Evaluation of Baseline Relative Accuracies Using L1 Frequency Observations of Navigation-Grade GARMIN Receivers. Journal of Surveying Engineering 137:26-32
  17. Abd-Elrahman, A., M. Andreu, and T. Abbott, 2010. Using text data mining techniques for understanding free-style question answers in course evaluation forms. Research in Higher Education Journal, 9:12-23.
  18. Abd-Elrahman, A., M. Thornhill, M. Andreu, and F. Escobedo, 2010. A community-based urban forest inventory using online mapping services and consumer-grade digital images. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 12:249-260.

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