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Bagheri, Sima

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Email: sima.bagheri@njit.edu
Office: 207 Colton
Phone: 973-596-2470
Dept: Civil Environ. Eng.
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INDEPENDENT RESEARCH I
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Program/Course Outlines

Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems Options in Engineering Science ProgramThis is an interdisciplinary program designed for those individuals who seek advanced knowledge in Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems, particularly related to the study of the Earth from space. The main objective of creation of this specialization is to educate the professionals to make well informed decisions in solving environmental problems utilizing combined technology of Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems. 


Research Interests

Applications of remotely sensed data in natural resources monitoring and management. Current research Projects are focused on utilization of both airborne/spaceborne imageries and their integrations into GIS with emphasis on mapping aspacts. Currently I have a NASA faculty fellowship working on "Development of an Expert System for Optical Water Quality Parameters of Nearshore Waters". I was a PI for the National Science Foundation project to establish the "Remote Sensing and GIS Instructional Laboratory" at NJIT.

Funded Research Projects

PI: S. Bagheri, "A Microcomputer Based Digital Image Processing and Geographic Information Systems". National Science Foundation Grant No. CES 8704553, July 1987 - May 1990. CPI: S. Bagheri, "Impact of Reducing P Loads from Domestic Wastewater on New Jersey Coastal Algal Related Water Quality, NOAA National Sea Grant, May 1, 1987 - May 1, 1988. PI: S. Bagheri, "Reliability of remotely sensed data in Eutrophication Related Water Quality Analysis in New Jersey Coastal Waters". New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium Minigrants, August 1987 - August 1988.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Applicability of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Data in Eutrophication Related Water Quality analysis in N.J. Coastal Waters". N.J. Marine Sciences Consortium Minigrant, Aug. 1988 - Aug. 1989.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Use of Multispectral Video Data for Water Quality Assessment in Hudson/Raritan Estuary" New Jersey Sea Grant July 1989 - October 1990.

PI: S. Bagheri, " Utility of TM Data in Chlorophyll-a Estimation in New Jersey Nearshore Waters". NOAA Sea Grant, Project No. R/E 15, May 1989 - August 1992.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Utility of GER Imaging Spectrometer in Turbidity analysis". National Science Foundation, Division of Biological and Critical Systems, Grant # BSC-9210232, September 15, 1992 - Feb. 28, 1994.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Development of an Expert System for Optical Water Quality Parameters in Nearshore Environment". National Aeronautic and Space Administration, NASA-University JOVE, Grant # 991969, September 1994 - September 1997.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Instructional Laboratory Development". National Science Foundation. Grant # DUE:9651462. July 1, 1996 - June 30, 1998.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Use of SIR-C/X-SAR data in Tectonic Investigation". National Aeronautic and Space Administration, NASA-University JOVE Augmentation Grant # 991969, September 1996 - September 1998.

PI: S. Bagheri, "Remote Sensing of Nearshore water Quality using Bio-Optical and Retrieval Techniques". National Science Foundation. Grant # BES-9806982. And NASA. August 1, 1998 - July 30, 2001.

 


Selected Publications

Bagheri, S. and Kiefer, R. W., "Utilization of Landsat CCTS in Detection of Structural Lineaments", Technical papers, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., March 1985, Vol. II, pp. 481-491. Bagheri, S. and Kiefer, R. W., "Regional Geologic Mapping of Digitally Enhanced Landsat Imagery", Intl. Sympos. on Remote Sensing, Commission VII, ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands, August 1986, pp. 555-559.

Bagheri, S. and Hordon, R. M., "Ground Water Identification Using Digitally Enhanced NHAP", Technical papers - ASPRS, Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1987, Vol. I, pp. 94-103.

Bagheri, S. and Hordon, R. M. "Hazardous Waste Site Identification Using Aerial Photography - Case Study Burlington Co., N.J." Environmental Management Journal, January 1988, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 119-125.

Bagheri, S. and Dios, R. A., "Reliability of Remotely Sensed Data in Assessing Planktonic Algal Chlorophyll in New Jersey Nearshore Waters", 16th Intl. Congress for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Kyoto, Japan, July 1988.

Bagheri, S., Novemsky, L. and Kimmel, H., "Remote Sensing Literacy Using Video Disc", Intl. Electronic Imaging Conference, Boston, Mass. October 1988.

Bagheri, S. and Kiefer, R. W., "Updating Regional Geology of the South Central Alborz Mountains of Iran, based on Landsat digital data. Geocarto Intl. Jour. Vol.2, 1989. pp. 35-42.

Bagheri, S., "Role of Fracture Traces in Groundwater Investigation", Journal of Hydrological Science and Technology, Sept. 1989, Vol.3, NO. 1-2, pp. 67-74.

Bagheri, S. and Dios, R. A., "Utility of AVHRR in Eutrophication Related Water Quality Analysis in NJ Nearshore Waters" ASPRS Image Processing´89. Sparks, Nevada, May 1989, pp. 230-237.

Bagheri, S. and Dios, R. A., "Chlorophyll-a Estimation in New Jersey´s Coastal Waters Using Thematic Mapper Data". Int’l Jour. Remote Sensing, 1990, Vol. II, No.2, pp. 289-299.

Bagheri, S. and Islam, K. R., "Use of Multispectral Video Data for Water Quality Evaluation in Hudson/Raritan Estuary". IGARSS ´90, Washington, D.C., May 1990, Vol. I, pp. 469.

Bagheri, S. and Islam, K. R., "Rock Type Discrimination Using Digitized NHAP", IAPR TC7 Workshop on Multisource Data Integration in Remote Sensing, Washington, D.C., June 1990.

Bagheri, S. and Dios, R. A., "Utilization of Geographic Information Systems in Selection of Hazardous Waste Disposal Site in New Jersey Piedmont Province". GIS/LIS ´90. pp. 299 - 306.

Bagheri, S. and Stein, M., "Compatibility of MSC-02 and TM Data for Hydrological Features Extraction", ASPRS Thirteenth Biennial Workshop on Color Aerial Photography in Plant Sciences, Orlando, FL, May 6-9, 1991.

Bagheri, S., "Utility of Remotely Sensed Data in Delineation of Seismotectonic Region of Alborz Mountains of Northern Iran" 1st Intl. Conf. on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering May 27-29, 1991, Tehran, Iran. pp.145-154.

Bagheri, S. and Stein, M., "Monitoring of Hudson/Raritan Estuary Using Multispectral Video Data", Intl. Jour. Remote Sensing 1992, Vol.13, No.5, pp. 965 - 969.

Bagheri, S. and Stein, M., "Use of Airborne Multispectral Video Data for Water Quality Evaluation in Sandy Hook, New Jersey", AGU/Jour. of Water Resources Research 1992, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 1457-1462.

Bagheri, S. and Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Change Detection in water Quality conditions Using Multidate Images". ERIM Thematic Conf. on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, New Orleans, LA, June 1992, pp. 417-422.

Bagheri, S. and Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Water Quality Modeling of Nearshore Waters Using Integrated Remotely Sensed Data and In Situ Measurements". XVII ISPRS Congress, Wash., D.C., Aug. 1992.

Bagheri, S., "Ecological Studies of Estuarine Waters". 1992 ASPRS/ACSM Conv., Wash., D.C.

Bagheri, S., Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Eutrophication Assessment Using Integrated Data". Intl. Assoc. for Pattern Recognition TC7, Delft, The Netherlands, September 1992, pp. 3-8.

Bagheri. S., "Imaging Spectroscopy of Nearshore Waters". 25th International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change, Graz, Austria, April 1993, Vol. 2, pp. 860-868.

Bagheri, S., "Potential Utility of Imaging Spectrometry in Turbidity Investigation". IGARSS ´93, Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 18-21, 1993, pp. 491-493.

Bagheri, S., Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Use of Integrated Remotely Sensed Data in Water Quality Assessment of Hudson/Raritan Estuary". Jour. of Marine Environmental Engineering, 1993, Vol. I, pp. 53-63.

Bagheri, S. and Zetlin, C., " Bathymetry Mapping with Airborne Imaging Spectrometer Data". 2nd ERIM Thematic Conf. on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, New Orleans, LA., Jan. 1994, Vol. II, pp. 104-111.

Bagheri, S., "Utility of Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy and Videography in Nearshore Waters". 1st International Airborne Remote Sensing Conference, Strasbourg, France, September 1994, Vol. III, pp. 56-65.

Bagheri, S., Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Videography as an oil response monitoring system, Encyclopedia of Environ. Tech. Gulf pub. Co., May 1995, Vol. II, pp.25-30.

Bagheri, S., Zetlin, C. and Opyrchal, H., "Development of Library Spectra of Optical Water Quality Parameters in Nearshore Waters", 3rd ERIM Thematic Conf. on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, Seattle, WA, September 1995. Vol. II, pp. 25-30.

Bagheri, S., "Utility of NOAA/AVHRR Data in Impact Analysis of the Hudson River Plume", Pacific Conf. on Marine Science and Technology. Hawaii, June 16-20, 1996.

Bagheri, S. and Borengasser, M., "Mapping of Geologic Hazards using Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar, "Eight Int’l Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering " SDEE’97. Istanbul Turkey, pp. 90-91.

Bagheri, S., Zetlin, C., Dios, R., Smith, B. and Pan Z., "Optical Signature Utilization of remote Sensing of Nearshore Waters" 4th Int’l Conf. on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, Orlando, Fl, 17-19 March 1997. V.II pp.52-59.

Bagheri, S., Stein, M. and Zetlin, C., "Assessing Shallow Water Conditions using Imaging Spectroscopy and Videography", EPA/903/R/97009, 1997, pp. 253-258.

Bagheri, S., Stein, M. and Dios, R., "Utility of Hyperspectral data in Bathymetric Mapping in a Turbid Estuary", Int’l Jour. of Remote Sensing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 1998, Vol. 19, No. 6, 1179-1188.

Bagheri, S. and Balorda, J., "Hazardous waste sites characterization using GIS", ASEE’98, Seattle, WA.

Bagheri, S., Zetlin, C. and Dios, R., "Estimation of Optical Properties of Nearshore Waters", Int’l Jour. Remote Sensing-Letter, 1999, vol. 20, pp58-63.

Bagheri, S., Zetlin, C., "Remote Sensing as a Tool for Management of New Jersey Coastal Water Quality",Geological Association of New Jersey Field Book, 1999, 18p.

Bagheri, S., Dekker, A., "Remote Sensing of Nearshore Water Quality Using Bio-Optical Modeling and Retrieval Techniques", 8th JPL AVIRIS’99 Geoscience Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Feb 7-12,1999.

Bagheri, S., Rijkeboer, M. Pasterkamp, R. and Dekker, A., " Comparison of Field Spectroradiometers in Preparation of Bio-Optical Modeling", 9th JPL AVIRIS’00, Geoscience Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Feb 23-25,2000.

Bagheri, S., Dekker , A. and E. Hoogenboom, "Utility of the AVIRIS Hyperspectral Data in Case 2 Waters", 6th Int’l Conf. on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, Charlston, SC, 1-3 May 2000.

Bagheri, S., Dekker, A., "Optical Measurements of Nearshore Water Quality Conditions", International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Space Utilization, Cancun, Mexico, Nov 1-4,00 (Invited Paper).

Gons, H., Rijkeboer, M. and Bagheri, S., "Teledetection of Chlorophyll-a in Inland Waters Using Field Spectroradiometer", Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.34:5189-5192

Bagheri,S., Rijkeboer, M., and Gons,H., "Inherent and Apparent Optical Measurements in the Hudson/Raritan Estuary", Aquatic Ecology(in press).

Bagheri, S., K, Stamnes., and L. Wei., "Application of Radiative Transfer Theory of Atmospheric Correction of AVIRIS Data", 10th JPL AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, Feb 20 - March 3, 2001.

Bagheri, S., K, Stamnes., Y, Ting., L. Wei., J, Shigan., "Validation of Water Quality Parameters retrieved from Remote Sensing Data using Inverse Model", 11th JPL AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, CA, March 5 - 8, 2002.