Selected Works of Rouzbeh Nazari

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Published Papers

  1. MH Motamedi, A. Iranmanesh, R. Nazari, Quantitative Assessment of Resilience for Earthen Structures Using Coupled Plasticity-Damage Model, Journal of Engineering Structures, Volume 172, Pages 700-711, 2018
  2. Peter Dorofy, Rouzbeh Nazari, Peter Romanov. Application of Dynamic Threshold in a Lake Ice Detection Algorithm. American Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 64-73. doi: 10.11648/j.ajrs.20180602.12
  3. Karimi, M. Nazari, R. Dutovo, D., Vant-Hull, B., Khanbilvardi, R., A Conceptual Framework for Environmental Risk and Social Vulnerability Assessment in Complex Urban Settings, Working Paper, Journal of Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN: 2212-0955, 2018
  4. Ismaeil Kamali,Rouzbeh Nazari, Determination of maize water requirement using remote sensing data and SEBAL algorithm, Agricultural Water Management, Volume 209, Pages 197-205, 2018
  5. Fahad, Md. Golam, Nazari, Rouzbeh, Joseph Daraio, Dot Lundberg, Regional Study of Spatial and Temporal Temperature and Precipitation Patterns Using Bias Corrected RCP and High Resolution Scenarios, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.4172/2157-7617.1000409, 2017
  6. Fahad, Md. Golam, Islam, AKM Saiful, Nazari, Rouzbeh, M., Islam, G.M., Bala, Sujit, Regional changes of precipitation and temperature over Bangladesh using bias corrected multi-model ensemble projections considering high emission pathways, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5284, 2017
  7. Karimi, M. Nazari, R. Vant-Hull, B., Khanbilvardi, R., Predicting Surface Temperature Variation in Urban Settings Using Real-Time Weather Forecasts, Journal of Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN: 2212-0955, DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2017.04.008. April 2017
  8. Dorofy, P. Nazari, R. Romanov, P. Key, J. Development of a Mid-Infrared Sea and Lake Ice Index (MISI) Using the GOES Imager, Journal of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing 8(12)· December 2016
  9. Mohammadreza Yadollahi, Rouzbeh Nazari, Nicholas Joseph Spanos & Nicholas Minner, An application of fuzzy factor analysis for sustainable bridge maintenance and retrofit projects, International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, Aug 2016, DOI: 10.1080/17509653.2016.1205528
  10. Karimi, M. Nazari, R. Vant-Hull, B., Khanbilvardi, R., Urban Heat Island Assessment with Temperature Maps Using High Resolution Datasets Measured at Street Level, The International Journal of the Constructed Environment, Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2015, pp.17-28.
  11. P. Dorofy, J. D. Moore, K. Varghese, R. Nazari, Establishing a Geospatial Intelligence Pipeline through Earth SySTEM Education, Journal of The Earth Scientist, ISSN: 1045-4772, Volume XXXI, Issue 2, Summer 2015
  12. Kamali, I. Nazari, R. Faridhosseini, A. Ansari, H. Saeid Eslamian, S. The Determination of Reference Evapotranspiration for Spatial Distribution Mapping Using Geostatistics, Water Resources Management, ISSN: 0920-4741, Volume 29, 2015
  13. Vant-Hull, B. Karimi, M. Sossa, A. Nazari, R. Khanbilvardi, R., “Fine Structure in Manhattan’s Daytime Urban Heat Island: a New Dataset”, J. Urban and Env. Eng. vol. 8, núm. 1, pp. 59-74, 2014
  14. Dobler, G. Ghandehari, M. Koonin, S. Nazari, R. Patrinos, A. Sharma, M. Tafvizi, A. Vo, H. Wurtele, J. Dynamics of The Urban Lightscape, Journal of Information Systems, ELSEVIER, Volume 54, 115-126, 2015
  15. Mahani, S. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. Evaluation of Remotely-Sensed Rainfall Algorithms for Strong Hurricanes, International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, ISSN : 0976-6219, Pp. 1–18, 2013
  16. Nazari, R. Clark, V. and Khanbilvardi, R. Assessment of Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Normalized Difference Sea Ice Index (NDSI) Derived from MSG SEVIRI Satellite for Sea Ice Applications, Journal of Flood Engineering, 3(1); Pp. 39–47, ISSN: 0976-6219, 2012
  17. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. ‘Application of dynamic threshold in sea and lake ice mapping and monitoring’, Int. J. Hydrology Science and Technology, Vol. 1, Nos. 1/2, pp.37–46. 2012
  18. Nazari, R. Rychtecka, M. Ghedira, H. and Khanbilvardi, R. Stepwise Linear Regression for mapping and monitoring sea and lake ice for the future GOES-R, International Journal of Terraspace Science and Engineering, Volume I, Issue 2, ISSN: 1943-3514 June, 2009

Working Papers

  1. Nazari, R. Sabrin, S. Musilli, A. Sabrin, S. Ledig, J., Development of a Landfill Risk Index for Assessment of Elevated Internal Temperatures, Working Paper
  2. Katie Miller, Rouzbeh Nazari, Joseph A. Daraio, Golam Rabanni Fahad, Dot Lundberg, Community Based Resiliency Planning Through Green Infrastructure and Fine Scale Modeling, Working Paper

Recently Submitted Papers

  1. Iranmanesh, A., Clark, U., Fahad, G., Lundberg, D., Motamedi, M., & Nazari, R. (2017) "Resilience Assessment of Bridges Subjected to Hurricanes" Transportation Research Part B, Under Second Review.
  2. Dot Lundberg, Rouzbeh Nazari, Golam Rabanni Fahad, Time Series Study of Mid-Atlantic Region Coastal Nuisance Flooding in a Changing Climate, Hydrological Processes, manuscript's ID: HYP-18-0124
  3. Nazari, R. Alferghani, H. Musilli, A. Tyler S. Ross, A. Bouaynaya, N., Everett, J., Using Satellite Remote Sensing for a Forensic Investigation of the Subsurface Smoldering Event at Bridgeton Landfill, Journal of Waste Management
  4. Haralambos Vasiliadis, Rouzbeh Nazari, Stanley Simon, Teng Zhang, Golam Rabbani Fahad2 and Dorothea Lundberg, Hydrodynamic Modeling Study of Extreme Flooding Events Impact on New York City Wastewater Treatment Plants, Urban Water Journal, NURW-2017-0095, 2017
  5. Nazari, R. Hurler, C. Plucinsky, A. Sooy, K. Stenger, J. Impact Assessment of Extreme Storm Events on Southern New Jersey Coastal Communities, International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, ISSN : 0976-6219, Accepted, Vol. 7 No. 2 Journal of Flood Engineering 2017
  6. Zareian, M. Nazari, R. Eslamian, S. Safavi, H. Gohari, A. Adaptation to Hydrologic and Climatic Changes through Optimization of Groundwater Withdrawal, Water Resources Management, Submitted, 2016

Conference Proceedings

  1. Iranmanesh, A., Clark, U., Fahad, G., Lundberg, D., Motamedi, M., & Nazari, R. (2018) "Resilience Assessment of Bridges Subjected to Hurricanes" Transportation Research Board (TRB), 97th Annual Meeting, January 7-11, Washington D.C., USA
  2. Iranmanesh, Clark, U., Sukumaran, B., Dusseau, R. & Nazari, R. (2017) “Resilience Assessment of Bridges Subjected to Hurricanes”, Super Strom Sandy: Five Years Later, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA
  3. Rouzbeh Nazari, Applications of High Resolution Enhanced Hydrodynamic Modeling for Coastal Community Resiliency, Interfaces in the Critical Zone, AGU-SEG Hyrdrogeophysics, Stanford, CA 2017
  4. P. Awolumate, M. Rudy, R. Ramachandran, N. Bouaynaya, K. Dahm, R. Nazari, U. Thayasivam, A Pattern Recognition Approach To Signal To Noise Ratio Estimation Of Speech, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference, NSF Grantees Session, Columbus, Ohio 2017
  5. P. Dorofy, J. A. Yuhas and R. Nazari, Evaluating GLOBE Data to Calibrate a Satellite Product for Snow and Ice Discrimination, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, 26th Symposium on Education, Seattle, WA 2017
  6. Katie Miller, Rouzbeh Nazari, Joseph A. Daraio, Community Based Resiliency Planning Through Green Infrastructure, 14th Urban Watershed Management Symposium, ASCE-EWRI, Sacramento, CA 2017
  7. Rouzbeh Nazari, A Decision Making Framework in Assessing Climate Resilience and Vulnerability of Southern New Jersey Coastal Communities Through Multi-Scale Hydrodynamic Modeling, ASCE-EWRI, West Palm Beach, FL 2016
  8. R. Nazari, P. Dorofy, P. Romanov, and R. Khanbilvardi, Sea Ice Mapping Algorithm for Future Operational Geostationary Satellites, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, New Orleans, LA 2016
  9. R. Nazari, M. Karimi, C. Goins, A. Musilli, M. Ghandehari, and R. Khanbilvardi, A Framework to Conceptualize Environmental and Social Vulnerability to High Temperatures in Urban Landscapes, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, Seventh Conference on Environment and Health, New Orleans, LA 2016
  10. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R., Surface Temperature Variation Prediction Model Using Real-Time Weather Forecasts, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, Seventh Conference on Environment and Health, New Orleans, LA 2016
  11. P. Dorofy, M. Mooney and R. Nazari, Pixel Classification for Pre-College Students Using GOES-R Proxy Data, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, New Orleans, LA 2016
  12. Rouzbeh Nazari, Katie Miller and Collin Hurler, Hydrodynamic Based Decision Making Framework for Impact Assessment of Extreme Storm Events on Coastal Communities, AGU, San Francisco, 2015
  13. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R., Surface Temperature Variation Prediction Model Using Real-Time Weather Forecasts, AGU, San Francisco, CA 2015
  14. Dorofy, P. Nazari, R. Establishing a Geospatial Intelligence Pipeline through Earth SySTEM Education, NOAA/NESDIS Cooperative Research Program (CoRP), Univeristy of Maryland, September 16-17, 2015
  15. Nazari, R. Hurler, C. Plucinsky, A. Sooy, K. Stenger, J., Impact Assessment of Extreme Storm Events on Southern New Jersey Coastal Communities, International Conference on Coastal Cities and their Sustainable Future, 7 - 9 July, 2015, New Forest, UK
  16. Musilli, A. Nazari, R., Application of Big Data in Landfill Fire Management and Risk Assessment, New Jersey Big Data Alliance 2015 Symposium, April 29, 2015
  17. Nazari, R. Urban Microclimate Assessment and Neighborhood Temperature Variations Due to the Urban Heat Island, American Meteorological Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2015
  18. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. Impact of Environmental Factors in Variation of Temperature in Respect to Urban Heat Island, American Meteorological Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2015
  19. Vant-Hull, B. Karimi, M. Nazari, R. Sossa, A. and Khanbilvardi, R. A Simple Statistical Model for Predicting Fine Scale Spatial Temperature Variability in Urban Settings, American Meteorological Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2015
  20. Sossa, A. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Karimi, M. Landsat Retrieved Surface Properties Effects on the Day Time Temperature Pattern in New York City, American Meteorological Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2015
  21. Nazari, R. Vasiliadis, H. Flooding Impacts on New York State Wastewater Infrastructures in the Light of Extreme Events, SHPE Conference, Detroit, MI, November 2014
  22. Nazari, R. New York City Thermal Cycle Assessment and Neighborhood Temperature Variations Due to the Urban Heat Island, Fifth International Conference on The Constructed Environment , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Prior to Rowan University, 16–17 October 2014
  23. Nazari, R. Ghandehari, M. Gholitabar, S. Thurston, G. Assessment of the Air Quality Impact of Traffic Congestion in Urban Environment, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 9-13 December, 2013
  24. Nazari, R. Ghandehari, M. M. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Khanbilvardi, R. Assessment of Urban Infrastructure Impact on New York City Neighborhoods Thermal Variations, The 94th AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia from 2-6 February, 2014
  25. Nazari, R. De Hoyos, S. and Khanbilvardi, R. Monitoring Humidity Over Land Using Satellite Based Data, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Munich, Germany, July 22-27, 2012
  26. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Khanbil vardi, R. Thermal Neighborhood Observations and Effects on Human Health Neighborhood Variations in Urban NorthEast Urban Heat Island, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Munich, Germany, July 22-27, 2012
  27. Nazari, R. and Speight, B. The Effects of Temperature, Humidity, and Pollution on Asthma-Related Emergency Department Visits at Two Hospitals in Bronx, New York, The Sixth Education and Science Forum, NOAA Educational Partnership Program, Florida A&M University, March 26-28, 2012
  28. Nazari, R. De Hoyos, Land Surface Humidity Monitoring Using Satellite Based Data, The Sixth Education and Science Forum, NOAA Educational Partnership Program, Florida A&M University, March 26-28, 2012
  29. Karimi, M. Vant-Hull, B. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. Characterizing Environmental Factor for Climate Health Impacts and Asthma, The Sixth Education and Science Forum, NOAA Educational Partnership Program, Florida A&M University, March 26-28, 2012
  30. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. Development of an Advanced Technique for Mapping and Monitoring Sea and Lake Ice in Preparation for GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, AMS, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26 2012
  31. Nazari, R. and Khanbilvardi, R. Mapping and Monitoring of Sea and Lake Ice in Preparation for GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), American Geological Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 6-10, 2011
  32. Nazari, R. Impact of Flood and Sea Level Rise on Coastal Areas and Damages in Long Island, NY, Pilot Study for the US Coastal Regions, 9th Annual New York City College of Technology Faculty and Student Research Poster Session, November 17, 2011
  33. Nazari, R. Ghedira, H. Temimi, M. Romanov, P. and Khanbilvardi, R. Development and validation of a BRDF model for ice mapping for the future GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) using Artificial Neural Network, The AMS 88th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008
  34. Nazari, R.Temimi, M. Ghedira, H. and Khanbilvardi, R. NOAA- CREST, New York City, New York, An automated approach for sea ice mapping and ice fraction determination for the future GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), 2008 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, MA, July 6-11, 2008,
  35. Nazari, R. Mahani, S. and Khanbilvardi, R. Climate Changes Interaction with Tropical Storm (Hurricane), Fourth Annual NOAA-CREST Symposium, Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, February 23-25 2006
  36. Eslamian, S. S., Ghoudarzi, A. and Nazari, R. Investigation of the Changes of Permeability, Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Sediment Basins for Artificial Recharge In Bagh-E-Sorkh Region, Shahreza, Isfahan, 22nd Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2006
  37. Nazari, R. Mahani, S. and Khanbilvardi, R. Changes in Sea Surface Temperature and North Atlantic Hurricane Activities, AGU Joint Assembly, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23-25 2006,
  38. Nazari, R. Mahani, S. and Khanbilvardi, R. Impacts of Climate Change and Tropical Storms (Hurricanes) on Coastal regions, 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Monterey, California, 2006
  39. Nazari, R. and Eslamian, S. S., Management, Optimization and Simulation for an Optimum Distribution of Water in Kalamarz Multi-Reservoir System, Mianeh Basin. 6th International Conference on Hydro science and Engineering (ICHE-2004), Brisbane, Australia, May 30-June 2, 2004.
  40. Nazari, R., Tabatabaei H., Abedi Koupai, J., A Mathematical & Management Model of Ground Water with Emphasis on Artificial Recharge for Damaneh Plain, The Second International Conference on Salt Water Intrusion and Coastal Aquifers, Mirada, Mexico, 2003
  41. Eslamian, S. S., Khatoonabadi, S. A., Hamadani, A. and Nazari, R., Water Resources Mismanagement and Desertification of a Semiarid Region, Gahavand Plain, Seventh International Conference on Dry Land Development: Sustainable Development of Dry Lands in the 21st Century, The International Dry Lands Development Commission (IDDC), Tehran, Iran. 2003
  42. Nazari, R. and Eslamian, S. S. Hydrological Homogeneity Test of Catchments Using L-moments Diagram, International Conference on the Rational Use and Conservation of Water Resources in a Changing Environment, Yerevan, Armenia, 2003
  43. Eslamian, S. S. and Nazari, R., Economic Evaluation of an Iranian Water Resources Project, Third Conference on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Iran and Russia, Moscow. 2002
  44. Eslamian, S. S., Ashtari A. and Nazari, R., A Traditional System of Water Harvesting, Turkey Nest, International Conference of Human and Water, Ramsar, Iran. 2002

Student Presentations

  1. Zimmerman, T., McKane, I.H., Martin, R.A., Nguyen, T.T.T, Principato, R.L., Wagner, S.M. and Nazari, R. The Role of Drones in Mapping Models, The Role of Drones in Mapping Models, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  2. Principato, R.L., Zimmerman, T., McKane, I.H., Martin, R.A., Nguyen, T.T.T, Wagner, S.M. and Nazari, R. Flood Modeling for the Measurement of Resiliency, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  3. Martin, R.A., Principato, R.L., Zimmerman, T., McKane, I.H., Nguyen, T.T.T, Wagner, S.M. and Nazari, R. Development of a Resiliency and Vulnerability Index for community usage during storm events, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  4. Dorofy, P.T., Conroy, M.S., Grosmick, M.A. and Nazari, R. Remote Sensing of Sea Ice, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  5. Stacker, M.E., Karsiotis, A.M., Dvorak, G.J. and Nazari, R. Proactive Waste Management Through Infrared Thermography for Landfill Monitoring and Fire Warning, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  6. Minner, N., Nazari, R. and Spanos, N.J. Road Weather Information System, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  7. Fasolo, A.J., Getler, A.M., Heaning, K.G., Sohail, S. and Nazari, R. Storm Resiliency Visualization, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 21, 2017
  8. Ross, A., T. Paronich, A. Musilli, and Nazari, R. Remote Sensing of Land Surface Temperature of Landfills and Risk Assessment, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 22, 2016
  9. Dorofy, P., Nazari, R., Joyner, G. and Plucinsky, A. Remote Sensing of Sea Ice: Satellite Reflectance over the Great Lakes, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 22, 2016
  10. Musilli, A. Tyler S. Ross, A. Ledig, J. Woodruff, I. Haskell, A. Motto, M. Bouaynaya, N. Nazari, R.. Remote Sensing of Land Surface Temperature of Landfills and Risk Assessment, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 24, 2015
  11. Candelaria, K. Cohen, R. Davidson, T. Musilli, A. Austen, M. Cetrullo, N. Nazari, R. Understanding Thermal Neighborhoods, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 24, 2015
  12. C. Hurler, A. Plucinsky, K. Sooy, J. Stenger, Nazari, R. Application of Hydrodynamic Modeling in Extreme Storm Assessment Scenarios, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 24, 2015
  13. Varghese, K. Dorofy, P. Nazari, R. Establishing a Geospatial Intelligence Pipeline through Earth SySTEM Education, Rowan University STEM Research Symposium, April 24, 2015

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Alireza Gohari, Mohammad Javad Zareian, Saeid Eslamian and Rouzbeh Nazari, Inter-basin Transfers of Water: Zayandeh-Rud Basin, Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group (CRC Press), 2017
  2. Dinara Abbasova, Saeid Eslamian, Rouzbeh Nazari, Paleo-Drought: Measurements and Analysis, Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group (CRC Press), 2017
  3. Khanbilvardi, R. Lakhandkar, T. Nazari, R. Krakauer, N. Powel, A. Remote Sensing Data and Information for Hydrological Monitoring and Modeling, Handbook of Engineering Hydrology, Modeling Climate Changes and Variability. Taylor & Francis Publishing Group (CRC Press), 2013
  4. Nazari, R. De Hoyos, S. Khanbilvardi, R. Freshwater Demands and Shortages, Encyclopedia of Crisis Management. ISBN: 9781452275956, Publisher: SAGE Publications, 2013
  5. Nazari, R. Karimi, M. Mahani, S. Environmental Contamination, Encyclopedia of Crisis Management. ISBN: 9781452275956, Publisher: SAGE Publications, 2013
  6. Fakhri, M., Farzaneh, M. R., EslamianS. and Nazari, R., Wind Speed Regionalization Under Climate Change Conditions, New Developments in Renewable Energy, ISBN 978-953-51-1040-8, Publisher: INTECH, 2013
  7. Nazari, R., S. Eslamian and R. Khanbilvardi, Water Reuse and Sustainability, Chapter 11, in Ecological Water Quality-Water Treatment and Reuse by K. Voudouris & D. Vousta, 241-254, Intech., ISBN 979-953-307-745-0, 2012