Geo-Information Engineering
Faculty of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Technion
Israel Institute of Technology

Books

  1. Shoshany, M., Long, D., and Bonfil, D., 2013, Remote Sensing for Sustainable Agriculture. Special Issue: International Journal of Remote Sensing. (On Line)

Articles published in refereed journals

  1. Shoshany, M., 1989a, Secondary reflection effect on sensor response for a V shaped valley. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 10(7), 1197-1206.
  2. Shoshany, M., 1989b, A roughness digitizer for field measurements of roughness elements and their spatial patterns. J. of Sedimentary Petrology, 59, 628-629.
  3. Shoshany, M., 1991, The equifinality of bidirectional reflectance distributions (BRDF) of various microstructures. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 13(12), 2355-2361.
  4. Shoshany, M., 1992, A Simulation of bidirectional reflectance distributions for various surface microstructures. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 13(12), 2355-2361.
  5. Shoshany M. and Degani A., 1992, Shoreline detection by digital image processing of aerial photography. Journal of Coastal Research, 8 (1), 29-34.
  6. Shoshany, M., 1993, Roughness – reflectance relationships of bare desert terrain: an empirical study. Remote Sensing of Environment. 45. 15-27.
  7. Shoshany, M., Inbar, M., Begin, M., and Hall, J., 1993, Analysis of facet and regional structure relationships in determining DTM grid density. Israel Journal of Earth Science. 41(2-4). 217-225.
  8. Shoshany, M., Kutiel, P. and Lavee, H., 1994, Remote Sensing of vegetation cover along a climatological gradient. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 49, 1-8.
  9. Shoshany, M., Aminov, R., and Goldreich, Y., 1994, The extraction of roof tops from thermal imagery for analyzing the urban heat island structure. Geocarto International 9(4). 61-69.
  10. Shoshany, M., Kutiel, P. and Lavee, H., 1995, Seasonal vegetation cover changes as indicators of soil types along a climatological gradient: a mutual study of environmental patterns and controls using remote sensing. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 16, 2137 – 2151.
  11. Shoshany, M., 1995, Geographic Information Systems in Israel: A review of the current development trends. Advanced Technology Assessment System, 10, 399-402. (Invited Article). United Nations Conference on Trade & Development, Division for Science and Technology for Development. http://unctad.org/en/Pages/Publications/Series.aspx
  12. Kutiel, P., Lavee, H., and Shoshany, M., 1995, The influence of a climatic gradient upon vegetation dynamics along a Mediterranean arid transect. J. of Biogeography. 22, 1065-1071.
  13. Shoshany M., Golik A. Degani A. Lavee H. & Gvirtzman G., 1996, New Evidence for Sand Transport Direction Along the Coastline of Israel, J. of Coastal Research, 12(1), 311-325.
  14. Shoshany, M. and Wechsler, E., 1995, Analysis and modeling of urban floor area densities using remote sensing : the case study of Haifa , Israel. Urban Systems, 3. 32-41.
  15. Shoshany M. Kutiel P. & Lavee H. ,1996, Monitoring temporal vegetation cover changes in Mediterranean and arid ecosystem using a remote sensing technique: case study of the Judean mountain and the Judean desert. Journal of Arid Environment, 32, 1-13.
  16. Shoshany, M., Svoray, T., Curran, P., Foody, G., and Perevolotsky, A., 2000, The relationships between ERS-2 SAR backscatter and soil moisture: generalization from a humid to semi-arid transect. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 21(11), 2337-2343.
  17. Kelman, E., and Shoshany, M., 2000, A method for the detection of Repetitive Local Effects (RLEs) in Discrete Recrusive Processes. .Int. J. of Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 5, 139-148
  18. Shoshany, M., 2000, Detection and analysis of soil erodibility patterns using multi-date airphotographs : the case study of Avisur Highland, Israel. IAHS Publ. Series 261, 127-138.
  19. Sternberg, M., and Shoshany, M., 2001, Bio-physical slope related differences in Mediterranean woody formations: a comparison of a semiarid and an arid sites in Israel. J. of Ecological Research, 16, 335-345
  20. Svoray, T, Shoshany, M., Curran, P., Foody, G., and Perevolotsky, A., 2001, Relationship between bio-physical parameters of four life-forms and ERS-2 backscatter in the semi-arid zone of Israel. Int. J. of Remote Sensing. 22(8), 1601-1607.
  21. Sternberg, M., and Shoshany, M., 2001, Aboveground biomass allocation and water content relationships in Mediterranean trees and shrubs at two climatological regions in Israel. Plant Ecology, 157, 171-179.
  22. Shoshany, M., 2002, Landscape fragmentation and Soil erodibility in south and north facing slopes during ecosystems recovery: an analysis from multi-date airphotographs. Geomorphology, 45, 3-20.
  23. Shoshany, M., and Svoray, T., 2002, Multi-date adaptive spectral unmixing and its application for the analysis of Ecosystems’ transition along a climatic gradient. Remote Sensing of the Environment. 81, 1-16
  24. Shoshany, M., and Goldshlager, N., 2002, Land-use Changes in Israel, 1950-1990 and their deriving forces: A Comparative two-scale Analysis. Land-Use Policy. 19(2), 123-133
  25. Cohen, Y., and Shoshany, M., 2002, Integration of remote sensing, GIS and expert knowledge in national knowledge-based crop recognition in Mediterranean environment. Int. J. of Applied Earth Observation and GeoInformation, 4, 75-87.
  26. Svoray, T., and Shoshany, M., 2002, SAR based estimation of Aerial Above ground Biomass (AAB) of Herbaceous vegetation in the Semi Arid zone of Israel : A Modification to the Water Cloud Model. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 23, 4089-4100.
  27. Svoray, T., and Shoshany, M., 2003, Herbaceous Biomass Retrieval in Habitats of complex composition: A Model Merging SAR images with Unmixed Landsat TM data. IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 41(7), 1592-1601.
  28. Svoray, T., Shoshany, M., and Pervolotzki, A., 2003, Mediterranean rangeland response to human intervention: a Remote Sensing and GIS study, J. of Mediterranean Ecology, 4, 3-11
  29. Sokoletsky, L., Dubinsky, Z., Shoshany, M., and Stambler, N., 2003, Estimation of phytoplankton pigment concentration in the Gulf of Aqaba (Eilat) by in situ and remote sensing single-wavelength algorithms. Int. J. of Remote Sensing. 24(24), 5049-5073.
  30. Goldshlager, N., Amit, I., and Shoshany, M., 2003, Green Ideas at the beginning of the 20st Century : Planning the Ahuza Neighborhood in Haifa. KATEDRA. 87-110. (in Hebrew)
  31. Sokoletsky, L., Dubinsky, Z., Shoshany, M., and Stambler, N., 2004, Single-wavelength algorithms for in situ or remote sensing estimation of mean pigment concentration. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 25(7), 1517 – 1525.
  32. Cohen, O., Kutiel, P., Shoshany, M., and Shuv, M., 2004, Vegetation establishment on the southern Israeli coastal sand dunes between the years 1965 and 1999. Landscape and Urban Planning. 67, 141-156.
  33. Cohen, Y., Shoshany, M., and Doytsher, Y., 2004, Integrating pseudo hydrologic logic in road extraction, Surveying and Land Information.64 (1).
  34. Cohen, O., Kutiel, P., Shoshany, M., and Shuv, M., 2004, , Invasion rate of alien species Acacia Saligna in the Nitzanim coastal sand dunes. Isr. J. of Plant Sciences 52(2), 115-124.
  35. Svoray, T., and Shoshany, M., 2004, SAR-based mapping of soils by Multi-Scale analysis of drying – rates. Remote Sensing of Environment 92(2), 233-246.
  36. Kelman, E., Sonis, M., and Shoshany, M., 2004, Log-linear model for discrete anisotropic dynamics of geographical objects. Surveying and Land Information Systems. 64(2)
  37. Kelman, E., and Shoshany, M., 2005, Implicit Reconstruction of Patch dynamics from single date aerial photographs: mutuality and complementarity in Pattern Change. Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 26(9), 2021-2028.
  38. Cohen, Y., and Shoshany, M., 2005, Analysis of convergent evidence in an evidential reasoning knowledge-based classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, 96(3-4), 518-528.
  39. Shoshany, M., and Kelman, E., 2006, Mutuality in soil and vegetation pattern characteristics: Modeling with Cellular Automata. Geomorphology , 77(1-2), 35-46.
  40. Goldshleger, N., Amit, I., and Shoshany, M., 2006, A Step Ahead of Time Ahuza in Haifa – Public Use of Privately Owned Land in the 1920s. GeoJournal , 67, 57-69.
  41. Rud, R., Shoshany, M., Alchanatis, V., and Cohen, Y.,2006, Application of spectral features’ ratios for improving classification in partially calibrated hyperspectral imagery: a case study of separating Mediterranean vegetation species. J Real Time Image Processing, 1(2), 143-152.
  42. Shoshany, M., and Cohen, Y., 2007, Evidence versus Inference in Remote Sensing Recognition. Int. J. of Remote Sensing 28(11), 2613-2634.
  43. Shoshany, M., Even Paz, A., and Bekhor, S., 2007, Clusters’ Evolution in Dynamic Point Patterns: with a case study of Ants’ Simulation. Int. J. of Geographical Information Science. 21(7), 777-797.
  44. Porat, I., Shoshany, M., and Frenkel, A., 2008, Residential and Non-Residential Construction Initiations in Tel-Aviv from 1976 to 2003: Autocorrelation Analysis of Urban Structure Evolution. Environment and Planning B , 35, 535-551.
  45. Shoshany, M., 2008, An Evolutionary Patch Pattern approach for Texture Discrimination. Pattern Recognition, 41, 2327-2336.
  46. Shoshany, M., Almog, O., and Alhanatis, V., 2009, Wavelet decomposition for reducing flux density effects on hyperspectral classification, IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 6(1), 38-41.
  47. Carmel, Y., Paz, S., Jahashan, F., and Shoshany, M., 2009, Assessment of Fire Risk using Monte Carlo Simulations of Fire spread. Forest Ecology and Management, 257, 370-377.
  48. Srebro, H., and Shoshany, M., 2009, Comprehensive Process-Driven Boundary Making Model: A Case Study of the Jordan-Israel Boundary. Survey Review, 41, 174-191.
  49. Goldshleger, N., Shoshany, M., Karnibad, L., Getker, M., and Arbel, M., 2009, Modelling Mutual Relationships between Urban Rainfall and Runoff: A Remote Sensing Case-Study in Israel. Urban Water, 5(1), 201-208.
  50. Cohen, Y., Cohen, A., Amit-Cohen, I., and Shoshany, M., 2009, Least Cost Path for Green Corridors Delineation. Journal of Spatial Science. 54(1), 212-220.
  51. Rud, R., Shoshany, M., and Alhanatis, V., 2010, Spectral Indicators for Salinity Effects in Crops: A comparison of a new Green Indigo Ratio with existing indices. Remote Sensing Letters, 2(4), 289-298.
  52. Shoshany, M., Kizel, F., Netanyahu, N, Goldshlager, N., Jarmer, T., and. Even-Tzur, G., 2011 Iterative Search in End-Member Fraction Space for Spectral Unmixing. IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol.8(4), 706-710.
  53. Paz, S., Carmel, Y., Gahashan, F., and Shoshany, M., 2011, Post-fire Analysis of Pre-fire mapping of forest fire risk. Forest Ecology and Management, 262, 1184-1188.
  54. Shoshany, M., and Karnibad, L., 2011, Mapping Shrubland Biomass Along Mediterranean Climatic Gradients: the synergy of Rainfall and NDVI-Based Models. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 32(24), 9497-9508.
  55. Porat, I., Shoshany, M., and Frenkel, A., 2012, Two Phase Temporal-Spatial Autocorrelation of Urban Patterns: Revealing Focal Areas of Re-Urbanization in Tel-Aviv Yafo. Applied Spatial Analysis. 5, 137-155.
  56. Shoshany, M., 2012a, The Rational Equation of Pattern, Precipitation and Biomass Relationships in semi-arid Shrublands, J. of Arid Environments. 78, 179-182
  57. Goldshleger, N., Karnibad, L., Shoshany, M., and Asaf. L., 2012, Generalizing urban runoff and connectivity relationships from a hydrological and remote-sensing case study in Israel, Urban Water, 9(3), 189-197.
  58. Shoshany, M., 2012b, Desert Threshold Identification by Maximizing Potential Instability in Soil and Shrubs’ Patterns: A remote sensing study. Land Degradation and Development, 23, 331-338.
  59. Yael Etzion, David .M. Broday, Tsafrir Kolatt, Thomas Jarmer, Maxim Shoshany 2012, Night time Ground Hyperspectral imaging for Urban-Scale remote sensing of ambient PM I., Optical Thickness Acquisition. Aerosol Science & Technology. 46, 1119-1128.
  60. Rud, R., Shoshany, M., and Alhanatis, V., 2013, Spatial-Spectral Autocorrelation for Detecting Salinity Effects in Crops: The Indicative Pixels Approach. Biosystems Engineering 114(4), 384-396.
  61. Friedman, L., Netanyahu, , N., and Shoshany, M., 2013, Mean Shift Algorithm for the classification of Agriculture and Land Cover. International Journal of Remote Sensing (On Line)
  62. Shapira, A., Shoshany, M., and Nir-Goldenberg, S., 2013, Combining Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Agglomarative Hierarchical Clustering (AHC) in the search for experts consensus in managing green-landscape corridors development. Environmental Management. 51(4) (On Line)

Review Papers

  1. Shoshany, M., 2000, Satellite Remote Sensing of Mediterranean Vegetation: A review within an Ecological Research. Progress in Physical Geography , 24(2), 153-178
  2. Shoshany, M., Goldshlager, N., and Chudnowsky, D., 2013, Remote Sensing of Agricultural Soil Degradation: A Review, International Journal of Remote Sensing. (On Line)

Refereed Chapters

  1. Shoshany, M., 1996, Remote sensing of the environment in Israel. “Mosaic of Israeli Geography”, – Ben-Gurion University Press 1996 (Liphshitz and Grados : editors). 321-332.
  2. Shoshany, M., 2004, Remote Sensing of Landscape Changes in the Israeli Mediterranean, Contemporary Israeli Geography (Edited by : Maos, Inbar and Shmueli). Pp. 237-246
  3. Kelman, E., Shoshany, M., and Sonis, M., 2004, Mathematical Modeling of spatio-temporal shoreline dynamics. Contemporary Israeli Geography (Edited by : Maos, Inbar and Shmueli). Pp. 195-202.
  4. Shoshany, M., Goldshlager, N., Bar (Kutiel) , P., and Grossman, D., 2004, Man-Landscape Relationships in Mediterranean Areas : A Study of Landscape Changes in the Mount Carmel. In : Recent Dynamics of Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape (Edited by: Mazzoleni, S., di Pasquale, G., de Martiono, P., Mulligan, M. , and Rego, F., John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, London. P. 95-104. (2nd Edition 2005)
  5. Sonis, M., Shoshany, M., Goldshlager, N., 2006, Landscape change in the Carmel area of Israel: an application of matrix land-use analysis, In: “Modeling Landuse Change” (Edited by : Eric Koomen, Aldrik Bakema, John Stillwell, Henk Scholten) Springer, The Nederlands, 61-82.
  6. Shoshany, M., 2009, Vegetation Cover and Biomass along climatic gradients: A Synthesis of two case studies in the Eastern Mediterranean. Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing in the Assessment and Monitoring of Land Degradation and Desertification (RGLDD) Book, Taylor & Francis. 189-197
  7. Avraham, G., Maeir, A.M., Shoshany, M., and Brenner, S. 2011, Digitizing the Past: Knowledge Discovery within Spatial-Archaeological Databases. In Portal Science and Archaeology – Views from the Mediterranean Lands, eds. T. E. Levy, S. H. Savage, C. Baru and O. LaBianca. Continuum: London. (In press)

Refereed Articles & Book Chapters in Hebrew

  1. Ben Artzi, Y., and Shoshany, M., 1986, The Arabs of Haifa 1972-1983 : Demographic and Spatial changes. Monograph Series on the Middle East, (4), 33-49.
  2. Shoshany, M., 1994. The application of Satellite data for the study of spatio-temporal vegetation cover changes in Mediterranean regions and their margins. Horizons, 40-41. 83-97
  3. Shoshany, M., Kutiel, P., Rozenshtock, Golan, N., and Lavee, H., 1996, The study of cloud patterns along the climatological gradient of the Judean Desert. Judea and Samaria Research Vol. 4. 311-316.
  4. Kutiel, P., Lavee, H., and Shoshany, M., 1996, Vegetation response to climatic changes in the Judean Mountains and desert. Judea and Samaria Research, 6. 299-308
  5. Svoray, T., Shoshany, M., and Perevolotsky, A., 1996, Man’s impact on Mediterranean woodland: a quantitative assessment with remote sensing technique. Ecology & Environment, (3) , 155-160.
  6. Svoray, T., Shoshany, M., and Pervolotsky, A., 1997, A study of vegetation – topography relationships in the Judean Mountains using Digital Elevation Model and satellite images. . Judea and Samaria Research, 7, 379-388
  7. Shoshany, M., and Lavee, H., 1998, Soil erodibility along the climatic gradient of the Judean Desert. Judea and Samaria Research. 8, 291-298.
  8. Shoshany, M., and Goldshlager, N., 1998, A comparative study of developed area in Israel in general and Mount Carmel in particular between 1950 and 1990. Horizons, 48-49, 131-145.
  9. Shoshany, M., Goldshlager, N., 2000, Pine plantations in Ahuza Haifa: Implementation of “Greeny Ideas” at the beginning of the 20th Century, Israel and Jerusalem Research. 9, 347- 358.
  10. Shoshany, M., 2000, Studying the vegetation distribution and landuse with satellite Images, Remote Sensing – The Use of Aerial Photographs and Satellite Images in Israel Studies. (Editors: Kedar & Danin). Yad Ben-Zvi Press, Jerusalem, p. 85-92.
  11. Kula, R., Shoshany, M., and Gvirzman, G., 2000, Lithological and Minerological mapping in Makhtesh Ramon with Airborne Scanner Images , Remote Sensing – The Use of Aerial Photographs and Satellite Images in Israel Studies. (Editors: Kedar & Danin). Yad Ben-Zvi Press, Jerusalem, p. 45-50. (In Hebrew)
  12. Shoshany, M., Golik, A., and Haimi, O., 2002, Shoreline changes in Ashquelon coast between 1956 and 1990. Ashquelon Book (Sasson, A., and Safrai, Z., editors). 222-231, ERETZ Pub. Tel Aviv.
  13. Cohen, O., Kutiel, P., Shoshany, M., and Shuv, M., 2002, Invasion rate of alien species Acacia Saligna in the Nitzanim coastal sand dunes, Israel. Horizons, 55. 77-96
  14. Cohen, O., Kutiel, P., Shoshany, M., and Shuv, M., 2003, Landscape changes in Israel’s Southern Coastal Dunes 1965-1999, Horizons , 56. 46-61.
  15. Shoshany, M., Srebro, H., and Schick, A., 2003, Historical Carto-Morphological perspective on the definition of Wadi Arava boundary. Horizons. 57/58, 159-167.
  16. Amit-Cohen, I., Goldshlager, N., and Shoshany, M., 2010, The ownership and function of Open Areas: Richard Kaufmann Planning Concepts. “Richard Kaufmann Book”. Kibutz Meuchad Publishers.