Research News

1. SIUE professors granted five-year study of endangered languages and geography in Nepal

2. SIUE receives a $215,000 IDOT grant

3. The Manang Languages Project

Selected Publications

Onuoha, H. S. Hu and F. Odemerho, 2017. Analysis of Urban Growth in Edwardsville/Glen Carbon, Illinois Using Remote Sensing and Population Change Data, Papers in Applied Geography (under review)

Hu, S., B. Karna and K. Hildebrandt, 2017. Web-based Multimedia Mapping for Spatial Analysis and Visualization in Digital Humanities: a Case Study of Language Documentation in Nepal, Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis (in press)

Hildebrandt, K. A. and S. Hu. 2017. Areal analysis of language attitudes and practices: A case study from Nepal. In Hildebrandt, Kristine A., Carmen Jany, and Wilson Silva. (Eds) Documenting Variation in Endangered Languages. Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication no. 13. [PP 152-179] Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press

Du, J., D. Zheng, Y. Xu, S. Hu, C. Xu, 2016. Evaluating Functions of Reservoirs′ Storage Capacities and Locations on Daily Peak Attenuation for Ganjiang River Basin Using Xinanjiang Model, Chinese Geographical Science, 26(6): 789–802. doi: 10.1007/s11769-016-0838-6

Hu, S., M. Puri, and Z. Qin. 2016. An Android-based Smartphone App for Fire Emergency First Responders , Papers of Applied Geography(under review).

Hu, S. 2015. The Use of GIS, Remote Sensing and Virtual Reality in Flooding Hazardous Modeling, Assessment and Visualization, in Evolving Approaches to Understanding Natural Hazards (G.A. Tobin and B.E. Montz, eds.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, pp 230-239.

Jalayer, M., S. Hu, H. Zhou, and R. Turochy. 2015. Evaluation of Geo-tagged Photo/Video Logging Method to Collect Geospatial Highway Inventory Data for Supporting Highway Safety Manual Implementation, Papers in Applied Geography , 1(1): 50 - 58.

Du, J., C. Li, and S. Hu. 2014. The Long-term Hydrological Impact Assessment of Land Use and Land Cover Changes using L-THIA Model in the Qinhuai River Watershed of Jiangsu Province, China, Proceedings of the ASPRS 2014 Annual Conference.

Jalayer, M., J. Gong, H. Zhou, S. Hu, and M. Grinter. 2014. A Comprehensive Assessment of Highway Inventory Data Collection Methods, Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 53(2): 73-92.

Hu, S. and T. Dai. 2013. Online Map Application Development Using Google Maps API, SQL Database and ASP.NET, International Journal of Information Communication Technology Research , 3(3): 102 - 110.

Hildebrandt, K. and S. Hu. 2013. Multimedia Mapping on the Internet and Language Documentation: New Directions in Interdisciplinarity, Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal, 3 (3): 51 - 61.

Zhou, H., M. Jalayer, J. Gong, S. Hu, and M. Grinter. 2013. Investigation of Methods and Approaches for Collecting and Recording Highway Inventory Data. Illinois Center for Transportation Series No. 13-022.

Hu, S. 2012. Online Mapping for Fire Service First Responders Using Google Maps API, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, 35: 54 - 63.

Hu, S. 2012. Multimedia Mapping on the Internet Using Commercial APIs, Online Maps with APIs and Mapservices (M. P. Peterson, ed.), Springer, pp. 61-71.

Hu, S. 2012. Online Map Service Using Google Maps API and Other JavaScript Libraries: An Open Source Method, Online Maps with APIs and Mapservices (M. P. Peterson, ed.), Springer, pp. 265-278.

Du, J., C. L. Li, H. Y. Rui, Q. Li, D. P.Zheng, Y. p. Xu, and S. Hu, 2011. The Change Detection of Impervious Surface and its Impact on Surface Runoff in the Qinhuai River Basin, Nanjing, P. R. China. Proceedings of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society. (unpaginated)


Hu, S. and T. Kysor. 2010. Modeling our Environment: from Cartographic to Photo-realistic, Proceedings of the Joint Symposium of ISPRS Technical Commission IV & AutoCarto.

Hu, S. 2010. Multimedia Mapping, Encyclopedia of Geography (B. Warf, ed.), SAGE Reference Publication.

Starr, M. and S. Hu. 2009. Applying Geography for Species Conservation: the Case of the Endangered Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis), Papers of Applied Geography Conference , 32: 314-321

Hu, S. 2009. Advancement of Web Standards and Techniques for Developing Hypermedia GIS On the Internet, ASPRS Manual of GIS (M. Madden, ed.), American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), pp.975-983.

Hu, S., N. Satam, and W. Retzlaff, 2007. Monitoring Land Use/Cover Change in the Piasa Creek Watershed, Illinois, Using Landsat Satellite imagery, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, 30: 494-503.

Du, J., S. Xie, Y. Xu, H. Xie, Y. Hu, P. Wang, and S. Hu. 2006. Effect of DEM uncertainty on the distributed hydrological model TOPMODEL, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Remote Sensing Symposium, Vol. 3: 1074 – 1077.

Wang, P., J. Du, X. Feng, and S. Hu. 2006. Flood Simulation with Distributed Hydrological Approach Using DEMs and Remotely Sensed Data, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Remote Sensing Symposium, Vol. 2: 1060 – 1063.

Hu, S. 2004. Design Issues Associated with Discrete and Distributed Hypermedia GIS, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 41(4): 330-342.

Hu, S. 2004. Use of GIS, Remote Sensing and Virtual Reality in Flooding Hazardous Modeling, Assessment and Visualization, Papers of Applied Geography Conference, 27: 203-211.

Hu, S. 2003. Monitoring Suburban Sprawl Using High Resolution Aerial Imagery: An Interactive Approach, Papers of Applied Geography Conferences 26: 10-19.

Shi, C.J. and S. Hu, 2003. Cementitious Properties of Ladle Slag Fines Under Autoclave Curing Conditions, Cement and Concrete Research, 33: 1851-1856.

Hu, S. 2003. Multimedia GIS: Analysis and Visualization of Spatio-temporal and Multimedia Geographic Information, Geographic Information Sciences, 9: 90-96.

Hu, S., A. O. Gabriel and L. R. Bodensteiner. 2003. Inventory and characterization of wetland habitat on the Winnebago Upper Pool Lakes, Wisconsin: An Integrated Multimedia Approach, Wetlands, 23(1): 82-94.

Hu, S. 2003. Web-based GIS-Exploring interactive maps and associated multimedia information on the Internet, In Maps and the Internet (Michael Peterson, editor), Elsevier Science, pp. 335-344.

Hu, S. 2001. Analyzing Rice Production Potential in the Midwest and Great Plain States of the United States: a geographic information system approach, Proceedings for Workshop and Conference on World Japonica Rice Marketing and Production Potential.

Hu, S., C. Lancaster and A. O. Gabriel. 2000. Integrated Multimedia Approach for Wetland Management and Planning for Terrell’s Island, Winnebago Pool Lakes, Wisconsin, The Wisconsin Geographers, 15/16: 34-44.

Hu, S. 1999. An Integrated Multimedia Approach to the Utilization of an Everglades Vegetation Database, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 65(2): 193-198.