FCE Site Role
Florida International University
Airborne LIDAR mapping, 3D visualization, GIS, hurricane vulnerability, and coastal erosion
FCE Working groups
Climate & Disturbance Legacies
- Mailing address:
- International Hurricane Center
- Florida International University
- 11200 SW 8th St, MARC 360
- Miami, FL 33199
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- FCE Publications (7)Journal Articles
Rivera-Monroy, V.H., R.R. Twilley, S.E. Davis, D.L. Childers, M. Simard, R.M. Chambers, R. Jaffe, J.N. Boyer, D.T. Rudnick, K. Zhang, E. Castañeda-Moya, S.M.L. Ewe, R.M. Price, C. Coronado-Molina, M.S. Ross, T.J. Smith, B. Michot, E. Meselhe, W.K. Nuttle, T. Troxler, and G.B. Noe. 2011. The role of the Everglades Mangrove Ecotone Region (EMER) in regulating nutrient cycling and wetland productivity in south Florida. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 41: 633-669.
Castañeda-Moya, E., R.R. Twilley, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, K. Zhang, S.E. Davis, and M.S. Ross. 2010. Sediment and nutrient deposition associated with Hurricane Wilma in mangroves of the Florida Coastal Everglades. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 45-58.
Ross, M.S., J.J. O'Brien, G. Ford, K. Zhang, and A. Morkill. 2009. Disturbance and the rising tide: the challenge of biodiversity management on low-island ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 471-478.
Zhang, K., M. Simard, M.S. Ross, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, P. Houle, P.L. Ruiz, R.R. Twilley, and K. Whelan. 2008. Airborne laser scanning quantification of disturbances from hurricanes and lightning strikes to mangrove forests in Everglades National Park, USA. Sensors 8: 2262-2292.
Simard, M., K. Zhang, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, M.S. Ross, P.L. Ruiz, E. Castañeda-Moya, R.R. Twilley, and E. Rodriguez. 2006. Mapping height and biomass of mangrove forests in Everglades National Park with SRTM elevation data. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 72: 299-311.
- Recent FCE Leveraged ProjectsOptimization of LiDAR data processing algorithms for wetland graminoid marsh and prairie vegetation
Authors: Gann, D., P.C. Olivas, J.H. Richards, S. Wdowinski, K. Zhang
Funding organization: National Park Service - Department of the Interior
Time period: 15 May 2018 - 31 May 2020RAPID: Hurricane Irma: How do ecosystem perturbations interact to influence long-term resilience mechanisms?
Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.R. Heithaus, K. Zhang, T. Troxler, J. Kominoski
Funding organization: National Science Foundation
Time period: Dec 2017 - Dec 2019