Victor Mesev


Ph.D. Geography, University of Bristol, 1995
M.A. Geography, The Ohio State University, 1991
B.A. Geography, University of Leicester, 1989

Research Activities

Integration of GIS and remote sensing
Urban image spectral/spatial/temporal interpretation and classification
Urban morphological analysis
Disaggregate representation of population
GIS measures of ethno-religious segregation in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Selected Publications

Mesev, V. 2019. Cities from space: Satellites and remote sensing. In Smith, R.G. (ed) Companion to Urban Studies. Routledge (in press).
Strode, G. Mesev, V. and Maantay, J. 2018. Improving dasymetric population estimates for land parcels: Data pre-processing steps. Southeastern Geographer 58 (3) 300–316. (doi: 1353/sgo.2018.0030).
Mesev, V. 2017. Spatial filtering. In D. Richardson (ed) International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, Wiley-Blackwell.
Myint, S.W., Mesev, V., Quattrochi, D. and Wentz, E.A. 2016. Urban image classification: per-pixel classifiers, sub-pixel analysis, object-based image analysis, and geospatial methods. In P. Thenkabil (ed) Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies. Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, 219–230.
Strode, G., Thornton, B., Mesev, V. and Johnson, N. 2016. Bivariate statistical legends: Mapping examples on Florida covariance data using scatterplots from open source visual analytic tools. The Florida Geographer 47, 1–17.
Wentz, E.A., Anderson, S., Fragkias, M., Netzband, M., Mesev, V., Myint, S.W., Quattrochi, D., Rahman, A. and Seto, K.C. 2014. Supporting global environmental change research: a review of trends and knowledge gaps in urban remote sensing. Remote Sensing 6, 3879–3905.

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