reda-m-amer Reda M. Amer
Professor of practice

Phone: 504-862-3220
Fax: 504-865-5199
Email: ramer1@tulane.ed

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Room 209 Blessey Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118


Ph.D., Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, 2011 Certificate
Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS, Saint Louis University, 2011
M.S. Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, 2005
B.S. Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, 2000

Research Interests

Remote Sensing Geographic Information System (GIS) for Geological, Hydrological, and
Environmental applications


Reda Amer, Alexander Kolker, Annelise Muscietta (2017). Propensity for erosion and deposition in a deltaic wetland complex: Implications for river management and coastal restoration. Remote Sensing of Environment, 199 (2017) 39-50

Segun Adebayo, Reda Amer (2017): Impacts of Mississippi River spillway opening on Fecal Coliform concetration in the Lake Pontchartrain. River Research and Applications. (DOI: 10.1002/rra.3179)

Reda Amer, Hatem El Dosoky (2017): A Remote Sensing Method for Mapping Sillimanite Mineralization. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 134 (373-382)

Reda Amer, Ahmed Al Mezayen, Mohamed Hasanein (2015). ASTER spectral analysis for alteration minerals associated with gold mineralization, Ore Geology Reviews. 75, 239-251

Mahmoud Hassan, Gehad Saleh, Hatem El-Desoky, Reda Amer, and Ahmed El-Kady (2015). Lithological-Structural Setting of Homrit Waggat Granites in Central Eastern Desert, Egypt: New Contributions. International Journal of Innovative Science. Engineering & Technology, 2015: 2(11), 670-690.

Reda Amer, Ahmed Saad, Tharwat Abd Elhafeez, Hassan El Kady, Mohamed Madi (2014). Geophysical and Geotechnical Investigation of Pavement Structures and Bridge Foundations. Austin Journal of Earth Science. 2014; 1(1): 6

Rosenheim, B., Pendergraft, M. Flowers, G., Carney, R., Sericano, Amer, R., Chanton, J., Dincer, Z., Wade, T., (2014). Employing Extant Stable isotope Data in Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Organic Matter for Oil Spill Studies. Deep Sea Research. (

Tharwat Abd Elhafeez, Reda Amer, Ahmed Saad, Hassan El Kady, Mohamed Madi (2014). Evaluation of Flexible Pavement Mixtures Using Conventional Tests and Ultrasonic Wave Propagation. Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering Material, doi:10.1520/ACEM20130076

Courses Taught

EENS 3150/6150 - Introduction to Geograpic Information Systems
EENS 3151/6151 - Laboratory to accompany Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
EENS 4030-6030 Advanced GIS
EENS 4081/6081 - Introduction to Remote Sensing
EENS 4440/6444 - Introduction to Geophysics
EENS 1110 - Physical Geology

101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-865-5198