XiaoHang Liu


Department of Geography & Environment

1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS 279

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA 94132

Email: xhliu@sfsu.edu

Office: HSS 279

Tel: 415-338-7509

Fax: 415-338-6243


curriculum vitae


Ph.D. in Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. 2003.


Research Interests

Geographical Information Science, urban remote sensing, spatial statistics and their application in socioeconomic and environmental modeling.


Courses Taught

Geog. 103/205: Geographic Techniques

Geog. 603: Geographical Information Analysis

Geog. 620/720: Geographical Information Systems

Geog. 705: Geographical Analysis

Geog. 815: Geographical Information Science Seminar

Peer-reviewed Publications since 2009


McClure, A.*, Liu, X., Hines, E., and Ferner, M., 2015. Error reduction techniques on a LiDAR-derived salt marsh digital elevation model. Journal of Coastal Research, accepted. [download]

Liu, X., Hu, P. and Hu, H., 2015. Accuracy assessment of LiDAR-derived DEMs based on approximation theory. Remote Sensing, 2015, 7, 7062-7079 [download]

Liu, X., Hu, P., and Hu, H., 2014. The “M” in digital elevation models. Cartography and Geographical Information Science, 42(3), 235-243. [download]

Hu, H., Liu, X., Hu, P., 2014. Voronoi diagram generation on the ellipsoidal earth. Computers and Geosciences, 7, 81-87. [download]

Liu, X., Hu, P., Hu, H., and Sherba*, J., 2012. Approximation theory applied to DEM vertical accuracy assessment, Transaction in GIS, 16(3), 397-410. [download]

Merryfield*, M., Hines, E., X. Liu, and M. Beck, 2011. Building regional threat-based networks for estuaries in the western United States. PLoS One 6(20): e17407. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017407. [download]

Liu, X. and Griswold*, J., 2009. Pedestrian Volume Modeling: A Case Study of San Francisco. APCG yearbook, 71, 164-181. [download]


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