Astrogeology Science Center

Education

2000                Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Emphasis: Geospatial Information Engineering), University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

Dissertation title: Multi-dimensional Matching Techniques for Automated Surface Extraction from Multispectral Satellite Imagery

1995                Ph.D. Distributed Minor: Geography and Computer Science.

1988                M.Sc.Eng. in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada. 

Thesis title:  The Effects of Resampling on the Spatial and Radiometric Fidelity of Digital Imagery

1979                B.Sc.Eng. in Surveying (Geomatics) Engineering, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

Bibliography

Publications

[1]         Saleh, R., and Kirk, R. L. (2013). “Proposed Documentation Standards for Describing Specifications of Imaging Systems for Planetary Mapping”. The 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX. 18-22 March.

[2]         Saleh, R., and Kirk, R. L. (2013). “Automated Image Matching Techniques for Planetary Photogrammetric Mapping”. The 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX. 18-22 March.

[3]         Saleh, R.,  Thurber, C. H. and Kestay, L. P. (2012). “Multi-sensor Network Deployment Using Low Cost Delivery Space Vehicle”. The International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions (IPM-2012), Oct 10-12, 2012, Greenbelt, Maryland.

[4]         Saleh, R., and Kirk, R. L. (2012). “Proposed Standards for Describing Space Imaging Systems Used for Planetary Mapping”.  The International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions (IPM-2012), Oct 10-12, 2012, Greenbelt, Maryland.

[5]         Saleh, R. (2004). “Foreword, Linear Feature Extraction from Remote Sensing Data for Road Network Delineation and Revision” Special Issue of the Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing Journal, (PE&RS ), December 2004, Volume 70, Number 12, pp. 1351-1353.

[6]         Park, J., Saleh, R., and Yeu,, Y. (2002). “Comprehensive Survey of Extraction Techniques of Linear Features from Remote Sensing Imagery for Updating Road Spatial Databases”. The 2002 ASPRS-ACSM Annual Conference and FIG XXII Congress, Washington D.C., April 22-26.

[7]         Saleh, R., (2000). “Economics of Softcopy Photogrammetric Production”.  GIM International November 2000, Volume 14, Number 11, pp. 32-35.

[8]         Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (2000). “Image Scanning Resolution and Surface Accuracy; Experimental Results”.  International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Amsterdam, Vol. 32(B2), 16-23 July.

[9]         Saleh, R. (2000). “The Cost And Benefits of Softcopy Photogrammetric Production”.  International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Amsterdam, Vol. 32(B2/5), 16-23 July.

[10]     Saleh, R., and Jaafar, M. (2000). “Economics of Image Acquisition Alternatives for Softcopy Photogrammetric Production”.  International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Amsterdam, Vol. 32(B2/7), 16-23 July.

[11]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (2000). “Surface Extraction from Multispectral/Hyperspectral Imagery”.  Proceedings for the ASPRS 2000 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 22-26 May.

[12]     Scarpace, F., and Saleh, R. (2000). “Effects Of Scanning Resolution On Surface Accuracy”.  Proceedings for the ASPRS 2000 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 22-26 May.

[13]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F.  (1999). “Investigation on the Relation Between Scanning Resolution and DEM Accuracy: Preliminary Results”.  The 1999 ASPRS Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, 17-21 May.

[14]     Saleh, R., and Worden, K.  (1999). “The Economics and Cost Recovery of Softcopy Photogrammetric Systems”. The 1999 ASPRS Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 17-21 May.

[15]     Scarpace, F., and Saleh, R. (1996).  “Investigation of Aerial Triangulation and Surface Generation Using a Softcopy Photogrammetric System”.  International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vienna, Vol. 31(B2), pp. 340-344.

[16]     Saleh, R. (1996).  “Photogrammetry and the Quest for Digitalization”. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 62(6): 675-678.

[17]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (1995). “Multi-Dimensional Matching Techniques for stereophotogrammetric Mapping.  The 1995 ASPRS-ACSM Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28 February -  2 March.

[18]     Saleh, R., Scarpace, F., and Dahman, N. (1994). "Softcopy Photogrammetric System Evaluation for Production Environment ".  The ASPRS Conference on Mapping and Remote Sensing Tools for the 21st Century, Washington, DC, 26-29, August.

[19]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (1994). "Evaluation of Digital Photogrammetric System: Concept, Testing Strategy, and Preliminary Results". The Symposium of ISPRS Comm. II, Ottawa, Canada, 4-10 June.

[20]     Saleh, R. (1994). "Object Oriented Representation of Geographic Reality: A Philosophical View".  The 6th Canadian Conference on GIS, Ottawa, Canada, 4-10 June.

[21]     Saleh, R., and Thurber, C. (1994). "Verification of Nuclear Explosions Locations at the Shagan River Testing Site, Khazakhstan, Using Seismic and Satellite Image Data". The 1994 ASPRS-ACSM Annual Conference, Reno, Nevada, 25-28 April.

[22]     Thurber, C., Quin, H., and Saleh, R. (1994). "Catalog of Locations of Nuclear Explosions at Balapan, Khazakhstan, 1965 to 1985". Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

[23]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (1992). "Multispectral Matching Techniques for DTM Generation".  The 1992 ASPRS-ACSM Conference, Washington, D.C., 3-8 August.

[24]     Saleh, R., and Scarpace, F. (1992). "Evaluation of Digital Photogrammetric Systems". The 1992 ASPRS-ACSM Conference, Washington, D.C., 3-8 August.

[25]     Cosentino, B., Saleh, R., Savory, D., Stewart, J., and Wasserman, R. (1991). "GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques for Monitoring and Analysis of Wetland and Prairie Communities at the UW Arboretum". GIS/LIS '91, Atlanta, Georgia, 30 October-1 November.

[26]     Cosentino, B., Saleh, R., Savory, D., Stewart, J., and Wasserman, R. (1991). "Monitoring and Analysis of Wetland and Prairie Communities Using GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques". 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology, U. of Wisconsin-Madison, 18-23 June.

[27]     Vonderohe, A., and Saleh, R. (1991). "Status of GIS within State Transportation Agencies". ACSM/ASPRS/Auto Carto 10 Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 23-29 March.

[28]     Saleh, R., Ventura, S., and Gurda, R. (1991). "Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangles, Dane County Wisconsin, Evaluation, Results, and Prospects". The 1991 ASPRS-ACSM-Auto Carto 10 Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 23-29 March.

[29]     Saleh, R., Scarpace, F., Kline, V., and Armstrong G. (1991). "GIS Framework for Ecological Restoration and Management". The Canadian Conference on GIS, Ottawa, Canada, 18-22 March.

[30]     Ventura, S., Saleh, R., Gurda, R., and Niemann, B. (1990). "Prototype 1:12,000 Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangles for Dane County, Wisconsin: Evaluation by the CONSOIL Project". Report submitted to USDA-SCS and USGS, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

[31]     Scarpace, F., Saleh, R., Kline, V., and Armstrong G. (1990). "GIS and DBMS in Ecological Restoration and Management". GIS/LIS '90, Anaheim, California, 7-10 November.

[32]     Saleh, R. and Gurda, R. (1990). "Evaluation of Prototype 1:12000 Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangles in Dane County, Wisconsin". ACSM-ASPRS Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, 18-23 March.

[33]     Derenyi, E. and Saleh, R. (1989). "Effect of Resampling on the Geometric and Radiometric Fidelity of Digital Images". IGARSS '89, 12th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 10-14 July.

[34]     Saleh, R. and Derenyi, E. (1988). "Radiometric Fidelity of Satellite Images Resampled by Cubic Convolution".  The ASPRS-ACSM Fall Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, 11-16 September.

[35]     Saleh, R. (1988). "The Effects of Resampling on the Spatial and Radiometric Fidelity of Digital Imagery". M.Sc.E. Thesis, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.