• Analyzing COVID-19 Impacts on Vehicle Travels and Daily Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Levels among Florida Counties 

      Karaer, Alican; Balafkan, Nozhan; Gazzea, Michele; Arghandeh, Reza; Ozguven, Eren Erman (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The COVID-19 outbreak and ensuing social distancing behaviors resulted in substantial reduction on traffic, making this a unique experiment on observing the air quality. Such an experiment is also supplemental to the smart ...
    • Automated Power Lines Vegetation Monitoring using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery 

      Gazzea, Michele; Pacevicius, Michael Felix; Dammann, Dyre Oliver; Sapronova, Alla; Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Vegetation Management is a significant preventive maintenance expense in many power transmission and distribution companies. Traditional Vegetation Management operational practices have proven ineffective and are rapidly ...
    • Automated Satellite-based Assessment of Hurricane Impacts on Roadways 

      Gazzea, Michele; Karaer, Alican; Ghorbanzadeh, Mahyar; Balafkan, Nozhan; Abichou, Tarek; Ozguven, Eren Erman; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      During extreme weather events like hurricanes, trees can cause significant challenges for the local communities with roadway closures or power outages. Local responders must act quickly with information regarding the extent ...