RESEARCH

Aim of the GISTAR group is the investigation of:

  1. DEM pre-processing

1.1.     Flowdirection methods
1.2.     Flat areas treatments methods1.
1.3.     Pit filling
1.4.     Blueline automatic extraction

  1. Rainfall-Runoff Geomorphological Model for ungauged basins

2.1.     Width function definition
2.2.     WFIUH model

  1. High resolution DEM for Hydrological application

3.1.     Lidar DEMs
3.2.     Hydrogeomorphic features and attributes extraction

During the years, following PhD Students and PhD worked with GISTAR Group focusing on Terrain Analysis and Statistical Hydrology topics:

YELEINE ALMOZA HERNANDEZ, from Agrophysics Research Group, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba. Expert in soil erosion and landslide risk assessment, she worked with GISTAR Group from December, 2007, to April, 2008 on DEM preprocessing and rainfall-runoff modelling.
GUSTAVO ALONSO BRITO, from Agrophysics Research Group, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba. Expert in soil erosion and DEM analysis, he worked with GISTAR Group from April to August, 2009 on high resolution DEM processing and rainfall-runoff modelling.
AHMET TANSEL SERIM, from Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, General Directorate of Agricultural Research, Turkey. Expert in water resources management, he worked with GISTAR Group from December, 2009, to May, 2010 on flood prevention and rainfall-runoff modelling.
MOHAMMAD ABDOLHOSSEINI, from Water Engineering Department of Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. Expert in statistical hydrology, he worked with GISTAR Group from March to December 2010 on Copula function and rainfall distribution.
ZUZELL LEAL CUBA, from Agrophysics Research Group, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba. Expert in soil erosion and bioengineering techniques, she is working with GISTAR Group from September 2010 to March 2011 on bioengineering techniques development and basin sustainable management.
NEILI MACHADO GARCIA, from Informatics Department, Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba. Expert in computer programming, she is working with GISTAR Group from September 2010 to March 2011 on routines development and integration with existing GIS softwares.
AMIR AHMAD DEHGHANI, visiting Professor from Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Golestan, Iran. Expert in Artificial Neural Networks, he worked with GISTAR Group from June to August 2011 on rainfall runoff modelling.
ABDIEL ALVAREZ FERNANDEZ, from Basics Science Department, Technical Science Faculty, Agrarian University of Havana. Expert in Remote Sensing and GIS, worked with GISTAR Group from September 2011 to January 2012.